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

Robert Barbour

Male Cal 1856 - 1899  (~ 43 years)


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  • Name Robert Barbour 
    Born CALC 17 Apr 1856  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Church of England 
    Religion 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of England 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cabinet Maker 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Engine Fireman 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Anglican 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-387807 
    Died 17 Oct 1899  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Paralysis (3 months) 
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I387807  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father John Barbour,   b. 1816, Lochwinnoch, , Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Isabella Gilholm,   b. 1825, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 29 May 1855  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F25886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hilda M. Dobbin,   b. 1862, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1929, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F262316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 17 Apr 1856 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engine Fireman - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Paralysis (3 months) - 17 Oct 1899 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The funeral of the late Robert Barbour on Thursday afternoon was largely attended. It was under the auspices of Waterloo Lodge I.O.O.F., the pallbearers being the following brethren: Messrs. J. Hunter, W. N. Robinson, C. L. McWellam, R. Saunders, J. McFaegan and R. Henderson. Rev. Mr. Knowles conducted the religious ceremonies.

      Galt Reporter, Thursday, Oct 26, 1899

  • Sources 
    1. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 39.

    2. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 54.

    3. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 2 Page 25.

    4. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Section 2 Page 48.

    5. [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
      [East] In loving memory/ of/ Hilda M. DOBBIN/ his wife/ died/ July 18th 1929/ aged/ 73 years/ in loving memory/ of/ Robert BARBOUR/ died at Hamilton/ Oct. 17th 1899/ aged 43 years/ & 6 months/ Erected by his sorrowing wife/ And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and there/ shall be no more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall/ there be any more pain./ Barbour/
      [West] In memory of/ Mary F. DOBBIN/ wife of/ Adam MURRAY/ 1840 - 1921/ Scott, Galt/

    6. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881.

    7. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 028454 (1899).
      Name:Robert Barhour Gender:Male Age:41 Birth Date:abt 1858 Birth Place:Canada Death Date:17 Oct 1899 Death Place:Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

    8. [S110] Church Records - ON, Waterloo Co., Cambridge - First United.
      John Barbour, Cabinet Maker of Galt, Married Isabella Gilholm, Spinster of North Dumfries , Witn: Robert Gilholme & John Cant, 29 May 1855 By License In North Dumfries

    9. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 30 May 1855.
      BARBOUR, John married 29 May 1855 to Isabella GILHOLM At Dumfries, by Rev James Strang. John, Galt; Isabella, eldest dau of late Robert Gilholm, farmer, Dumfries.