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

John Dryden[1]

Male Cal 1808 - 1878  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name John Dryden 
    Born CALC 28 May 1808  , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1859  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Presb. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-31550 
    Died 28 Sep 1878  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: General Debility Ill 6 days 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I31550  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Andrew Dryden,   b. 1775,   d. 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Janet Cairns,   b. 1783, Hawick, Roxburghshire Co., Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1803  Wilton, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F17806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Shiel,   b. 1817, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1900  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Andrew Dryden,   b. 1837, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Dryden,   b. 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Janet Dryden,   b. 1841, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1919, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. George I. Dryden,   b. 1843, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Thomas Dryden,   b. 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Thomas J. Dryden,   b. 1 Apr 1848, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Robert Dryden,   b. 1849, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936  (Age 87 years)
     8. Ann Dryden,   b. 1852, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Dryden,   b. 1854, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John Dryden,   b. 1859, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Agnes Dryden,   b. Apr 1859, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1859, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F10043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died, In North Dumfries, on Saturday morning, 28th inst., John Dryden, Aged 70 Years and 4 Months. The Funeral Will take place on Monday, 30th inst., at 2 o'clock P.M., from his late residence, to the Galt Cemetery. North Dumfries, Sept. 28, 1878

      \bWaterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Thomas J Dryden Born: Galt Age: 32 Father: John Dryden Mother: Margaret Dryden Born: abt 1849 Spouse: Susan Cornell Age: 28 born: Preston Father: Salbanus Cornell Mother: Mary Cornell married 16 Feb 1881 married: Waterloo, Galt

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ John Dryden/ a native of/ Roxburghshire, Scotland/ who died/ Sept. 28th 1878/ aged 70 years/ Margaret Shiel/ his wife/ died Sept. 21, 1900/ in her 83rd year

    3. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.30.

    4. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of John Dryden," 28 Sep 1878.

    5. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 6 Page 49.

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 78.

    7. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 01 Nov 1859.
      23 Oct 1859 In Galt, on the 23d inst., Agnes, youngest daughter of Mr. John Dryden, aged 6 months

    8. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, Andrew Dryden and Janet Cairns, 21 Nov 1803; citing Wilton,Roxburgh,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,067,954.
      Andrew Dryden Spouse's Name Janet Cairns Event Date 21 Nov 1803 Event Place Wilton, Roxburgh, Scotland

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 28 May 1808 - , Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., 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 - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: General Debility Ill 6 days - 28 Sep 1878 - 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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