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

William Adams

Male 1810 - 1892  (82 years)


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  • Name William Adams 
    Born 25 Mar 1810  Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Christened Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 11 Lot 28, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 11 Lot 09, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Free Church 
    Directory 1864  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 29, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • William Adams, Con. 11, Lot 29, North Dumfries, "f", pg 22
    Residence 1868  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
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presb. 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-33436 
    Died 10 Sep 1892  [2
    Buried Hallman Mennonite Cemetery, North Dumfries, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I33436  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    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) 
    Family ID F224161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy McDonald,   b. 1841, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1876, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Adams
     2. Mary Adams,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F8755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Adams Born: Scotland Res: North Dumfries Age: 59 Father: Thomas Adams Mother: Margaret Mein Born: 1809 Spouse: Nancy, Widow Easton Age: 26 born: Brantford Res: Ayr Born: 1842 Father: William McDonald Mother: Christina McLean married 3 Mar 1868

    2. [S267] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Hallman Mennonite CC#6073 Internet Link, monumental inscription.
      William ADAMS / died Sept 10, 1892/ aged 86 years / 5 mo's & 16 dy's / also his wife Nancy MCDONALD / died Jan. 26/ 1876/ aged 34 years.

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 36.

    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. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11799-6 System Origin: Scotland-VR GS Film number: 1067949 Reference ID: 2:18DBV5P.
      Thomas Adams, chr. Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland, b. 25 May 1816 Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland

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

    9. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864, pg 22.
      William Adams, Con. 11, Lot 29, North Dumfries, "f"

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1810 - Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - - Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 11 Lot 28, 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 MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 29, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1868 - , 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 MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hallman Mennonite Cemetery, North Dumfries, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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