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

John McNeil Adair

Male 1843 - 1923  (79 years)


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  • Name John McNeil Adair 
    Born 29 Aug 1843  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1869  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Presbyterian 
    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
    W. Presbyterian Canada 
    Occupation 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 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1923  79 Oak St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-33418 
    Died 9 Jan 1923  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Cause: Chronic Arthritis (15 years) - Arteriosclerosis (3 years) 
    Buried 11 Jan 1923  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I33418  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Alexander Adair,   b. 1811, , Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Agnes McNeil,   b. 1816, Draswalt, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1846  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1839  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F8745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Keachie,   b. 1843, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1885, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 12, 13
    Children 
     1. Alexander Adair,   b. 12 Mar 1868, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary McNeil Adair,   b. 2 Nov 1869, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Agnes Adair,   b. 8 May 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1898, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     4. Jane Maria Adair,   b. 2 Dec 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1944, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. James Bailey Adair,   b. 4 May 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F8746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Cassandra McMillan,   b. 23 Dec 1850, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1932, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married May 1887  [7
    Children 
     1. John McMillan Adair,   b. 24 May 1890, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F42195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died In Galt, on Tuesday, January 9th, 1923, at 3. 30 o'clock p. m. John McNeil Adair in his 80th year. Funeral Will take place from his late residence, 79 Oak Street, on Friday afternoon, Jan. 12th, at 2. 30 o'clock, to Mount View Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances please accept this intimation. Please Omit Flowers.

      City of Cambridge Archives Funeral Card Collection

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Adair Born: Dumfries Res: Dumfries Age: 24 Father: Alexander Mother: Agnes McNeil Born: 1843 Spouse: Elizabeth Keachie Age: 23 born: Beverly Township Res: Beverly Township Born: 1844 Father: James B. Mother: Mary McKenzie married 14 Jun 1867

    2. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-2 Page 7.

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 63.

    4. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    5. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 15 Page 3.

    6. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 8 Page 61.

    7. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 48.

    8. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [SW] John McNeil ADAIR/ died/ Jan 9, 1923/ in his 81st year/ James ADAIR/ 1879-1975/

    9. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 1 Page 23.

    10. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 034082 (1923).
      Name:John McNeill Adair Gender:Male Age:79 Birth Date:abt 1844 Birth Place:North Dumfries Death Date:9 Jan 1923 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Chronic Arthntis

    11. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      Alexander Adair, married Agnes McNeill, Both of Dumfries. 1 Mar. 1839, Dumfries. Witnesses James Scott and Thomas Moffat.

    12. [S575] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - United Presbyterian.

    13. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 26 Jun 1867.
      Adair, John married 14 Jun 1867 to Elizabeth Keachie By Rev. Mr. Acheson. Groom, of Dumfries; bride, fourth daughter of J.B. Keachie, Beverly.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1843 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1869 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., 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 - 1871 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 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 - W. Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 - 79 Oak St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Arthritis (15 years) - Arteriosclerosis (3 years) - 9 Jan 1923 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1923 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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