Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Thomas Adams[1]

Male 1814 - 1891  (77 years)


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  • Name Thomas Adams 
    Born 2 Feb 1814  Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1846  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 33, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 36, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Free Church 
    Directory 1864  North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 36, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Thomas Adams, Conc. 12, Lot 26 North Dumfries, "f", pg 22
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27631 
    Died 2 Oct 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I27631  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Thomas Adams,   b. Abt 1775, of, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Catherine Mein,   b. 1778, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1869  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 May 1805  Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F224161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Tillie,   b. 10 Jan 1826, Ashkirk, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1920, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married MAYBE 19 Jun 1846  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Jennet Adams,   b. 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret M. Adams,   b. 14 Apr 1849, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1929, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. William Adams,   b. 1850, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Helen "Nellie" Adams,   b. 1854, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 95 years)
     5. Jeannie "Jane" Adams,   b. 27 Jul 1854, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1931, Nassagaweya Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Robin Adams,   b. 1855, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. James Adams,   b. 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sarah Adams,   b. 26 Apr 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1963, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     9. Francis Mein "Frank" Adams,   b. 24 Mar 1866, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1936, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     10. Christina Adams,   b. 1868, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mary Adams,   b. 8 Jan 1870, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F7195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died, At his residence, "Maple Avenue Farm," North Dumfries, on Friday, Oct. 2nd, at 8: 30 P.M., Thomas Adams, Aged 77 Years and 8 Months. Funeral, On Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, from his late residence, Roseville Road, to Mount View Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend. North Dumfries, October 3rd, 1891.


      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S511] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Knox Presbyterian card index, christening of Francis Mean Adams.

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Thomas Adams/ died Oct. 2, 1891/ aged 77 years/ & 8 mos./ Sarah Tillie/ his wife/ died Mar. 9, 1920/ in her 96th year

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 27.

    4. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 9.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 38.

    6. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 73.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 31.

    8. [S1141] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Card index of Church Records.
      Thomas Adams of Dumfries, married 19 Jun 1846? by license to Sarah Gillie of Dumfries.

    9. [S498] Map - Tremaine's 1861 Map of Waterloo County.

    10. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864, pg 22.
      Thomas Adams, Conc. 12, Lot 26 North Dumfries, "f", pg 22

    11. [S2181] Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910.
      Name:Margaret Mein
      Gender:Female
      Marriage Date:25 May 1805
      Marriage Place:Melrose,Roxburgh,Scotland
      Spouse:Thomas Adams
      FHL Film Number:0844776 IT 1, 102299

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1814 - Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1846 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - MAYBE 19 Jun 1846 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 33, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 36, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 36, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Farmer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Oct 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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