1787 - 1843 (56 years)
||Henry McCrum |
||Of, New York State 
||Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Eby ID Number
||11 May 1843 
||Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||15 Dec 2019 |
| ||1. Henry McCrum, b. 1819, , New York State, USA , d. 12 May 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 60 years)|
| ||2. Julia McCrum, b. 1822, , New York State, USA , d. 22 Aug 1844 (Age 22 years)|
||16 Dec 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- The spring of 1834 found Galt an active village of about two hundred and fifty inhabitants, with a gradually developing country around it, and improving prospects. Besides Messrs. Dickson and Shade, the following are remembered among the citizens of that day: -
Messrs. William Stewart, minister; James Strang, minister; Thomas Rich, builder; Thos. G. Chapman, builder; Andrew Malcom, cabinet-maker; Joseph Purvis, blacksmith; John Legge, shoemaker; Alonzo Bliss, chairmaker: Paul G. Huffman, chair maker; James Welch, farmer; Samuel Hogg, clerk; John Hall (afterwards of Ayr); Thomas Turley, (with Shade; William Shepherd, carpenter; Henry McCrum, clerk; William Kay, waggon maker; John Cheeseman, carpenter; H. G. Barlow, innkeeper; Jarvis Barraclough, miller; Robert Cranston, farmer; James K. Andrews, merchant ; James Fargus, merchant; James Smith, saddler; Archibald Hunter, blacksmith; John Veitch, plasterer ; James Harris, brewer; Augustus Harris, brewer; David Shiel, farmer; John Warnock, miller; James C. Longan, tailor; Andrew Goodell, teamster; John Garrison, fiddler; Robert Turnbull, tailor; Joseph Simmonds, wool carder; Matthew Palmer, workman; William Wyllie Wilkinson, pail maker; John Davison, butcher* and Andrew Scott, machinist.
Besides these gentlemen there had been recently added to the population three others, who afterwards became closely associated with its history : these were, Dr. Robert Miller, Walter H. Benn, and Alex. Burnett.
Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of Dumfries in the Province of Ontario, by James Young, 1880 Toronto: Hunter, Rose
- [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
[South] In/ memory of/ Henry McGRUM Sen./ who died/ May 11th 1843/ aged 56 years/ [West] In/ memory of/ Henry McGRUM who died/ May 12th 1879/ aged 60 years/ also/ Marion BATTERS/ his wife/ born March 21st 1822/ died February 9th 1903/