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

Henry McCrum

Male 1787 - 1843  (56 years)


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  • Name Henry McCrum 
    Born 1787  Of, New York State Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1834  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    clerk 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-388169 
    Died 11 May 1843  [1
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I388169  Generations
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 

    Children 
     1. Henry McCrum,   b. 1819, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Julia McCrum,   b. 1822, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1844  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F262449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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

  • Sources 
    1. [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/

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1787 - Of, New York State Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk - 1834 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, 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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