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

Alexander Addison[1, 2]

Male 1814 - 1878  (63 years)


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  • Name Alexander Addison 
    Born 9 May 1814  Keith, , Banff, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Historic Building constructed About 1850  55 Ainslie St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    stone building constructed by Alexander Addison 
    55 Ainslie St. North, Cambridge, Ontario
    55 Ainslie St. North, Cambridge, Ontario
    Occupation 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    cabinet maker 
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cabinet Maker 
    Residence 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Presbyterian 
    Directory 1864  Main St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Directory 1864  Ainslie St. S. (no address number), Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • listed at cabinet maker
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cabinetmaker 
    Residence 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27643P 
    Died 21 Jan 1878  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Cause: Chronic Bronchitis-Months 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I27643  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2020 

    Family Grace McAllister,   b. 1813, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1895, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elspeth "Elsie" Addison,   b. CALC 10 Apr 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1875, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     2. Eliza Addison,   b. 6 Nov 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1913, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Elisa Addison,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Grace "Aunt Grace" Addison,   b. 31 Oct 1841, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1918, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Alexander Addison,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Addison,   b. 16 Apr 1846, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1901, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     7. Anne Addison,   b. 11 May 1848, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mary Addison,   b. 19 Apr 1850, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George Addison,   b. 21 Jun 1852, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F7198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Alexander Addison was reported to be born in Banffshire, Scotland. He was the treasurer of the Galt Mechancis Institute and from 1858 until death served as the librarian for Galt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian, christening of daughter Anne.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11279-81.
      Joel George Phelps, 28, Occ. Station Agent, b. Pelham Twp., Res. Fontana Kansas, son of Elijah and Martha, married Mary Addison, 28, b. Galt, Res. Same, daughter of Alexander and Grace, Witness(es): Thomas Cowan of Thorold and Annie Hume of Galt, 28 Sept 1881 at Galt

    3. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 15.

    4. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 57.

    5. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 2 Page 24.

    6. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      This/ monument/ is erected by/ John Addison/ in affectionate remembrance/ of his father/ Alexander Addison/ born at Kieth (sic) Banffshire Scotland/ 9th May 1814/ died at Galt/ 21st Jan. 1878/ aged 63 years/ 8 mo's 12 days/ also his wife/ Grace McAllister/ who died/ April 14th 1895/ aged 81 years

    7. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.

    8. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Section 2 Page 52.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 May 1814 - Keith, , Banff, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cabinet maker - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Presbyterian - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - Main St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - Ainslie St. S. (no address number), Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinetmaker - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Bronchitis-Months - 21 Jan 1878 - Galt (Cambridge), 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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