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A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

William Findlater

Male 1837 - 1921  (84 years)


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  • Name William Findlater 
    Born 1837  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mason Apprentice 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Presbyterian 
    Residence 1864  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ayr 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-31321 
    Died 28 Apr 1921  Wingham, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Carcinoma of Neck 1 year-Toxaemia 4 months 
    Buried 1 May 1921  Wingham Cemetery, Wingham, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I31321  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father George Findlater,   b. CALC 4 Nov 1803, , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Lyons,   b. 1804, , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1830  Inverurie, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F38997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Janet Cavers,   b. 14 Nov 1836, Hobkirk, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Dec 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F32362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Janet Cavers,   b. 1837, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Dec 1864  [5
    Children 
     1. Georgena Findlater,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Findlater,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Stephen B. Findlater,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ada C. Findlater,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F274572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Findlater - Death of William Findlater - The death took place at Wingham on Friday, April 29th, of William Findlater, a former resident of this section, in his 83rd year. Deceased had been ill for some time. He was a carpenter by trade and lived in Ayr in his younger days. He is survived by six children. His wife predeceased him about two years. Mr. John Findlater, North Dumfries, is a brother, while Messrs. Lyon Findlater and J. A. Manson of the same township are nephews and Miss Bessie Manson, a niece. The gentlemen above named attended the funeral on Sunday.

      Ayr News - 5 May 1921, page 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Findlater b. Unites States res: North Dumfries Age: 26 born abt 1838 father: George mother: Elizabeth Lyon married Janet Cavers Age:: 28 born abt 1836 b. Scotland Spouse res: N. Dumfries Township father: A. mother: J. Clark married 9 Dec 1864 county: Waterloo

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 3 Page 29.

    3. [S2485] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News, Death of William Findlater - May 5 1921 pg 1.

    4. [S2556] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), Obituary of William Findlater - 5 May 1921, Page 1.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 24.

    6. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Parish registers for Inverurie, 1609-1854 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Inverurie (Aberdeenshire), film 993192.
      George Findlater married 26 Jan 1850 Inverurie, Aberdeen, Scotand to Elizabeth Lyon

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mason Apprentice - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Dec 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ayr - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Carcinoma of Neck 1 year-Toxaemia 4 months - 28 Apr 1921 - Wingham, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 May 1921 - Wingham Cemetery, Wingham, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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