Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Robert Wyllie, Esq

Robert Wyllie, Esq[1, 2]

Male 1802 - 1875  (73 years)

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  • Name Robert Wyllie 
    Suffix Esq 
    Born 1802  Kilwinning, , AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Historic Building CA 1845  10 Water St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Creek Cottage 
    • Constructed in the 1840's by Robert Wyllie. One story clapboard house. Other later owners were Robert Guthrie and Agnes McMillan. Designated building 4 Nov 1985 By-Law 848-85
    Ayr-WaterSt.0010-HomeofRobertWyllie.jpg
    Ayr-WaterSt.0010-HomeofRobertWyllie.jpg
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Postmaster 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical Union 
    Business 1867  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Agent for Marriage Licenses, and Agent for Canada Life Assurance & Western Insurance Co of Toronto 
    1867 Advertizement
    1867 Advertizement
    Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Post Master 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Ayr 
    Died 30 Sep 1875  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    Cause: Cause: General Senile Debility (4 weeks) 
    Death 5 Sep 1876  [3
    Occupation Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Postmaster 
    Occupation 24 Northumberland St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Postmaster 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-40762 
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    Person ID I40762  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Jean L. "Jeannie" Beckett,   b. 1806, Kilwinning, , AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1874, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Wyllie,   b. 12 Aug 1835, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1901, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Robert Wyllie,   b. 1840, Of, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1859, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     3. Alexander Wyllie,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Wyllie,   b. 1845, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1918, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Elizabeth J. Wyllie,   b. 1851, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F10666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1802 - Kilwinning, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - Creek Cottage - CA 1845 - 10 Water St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical Union - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Agent for Marriage Licenses, and Agent for Canada Life Assurance & Western Insurance Co of Toronto - 1867 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Post Master - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ayr - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: General Senile Debility (4 weeks) - 30 Sep 1875 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - - 24 Northumberland St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Died At his residence, "Creek Cottage," in the Village of Ayr, on Thursday, the 30th Instant, at 4.30 P.M., Robert Wyllie, Esq., Aged 71 Years. Funeral. You are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral, on Sabbath, the 3rd Instant, at One o'clock P.M., from his late residence to the place of interment, one and a half miles east of Ayr. Ayr, September 30, 1875.


      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Elizabeth J Wyllie Born: Ayr Age: 26 Father: Robert Wyllie Mother: Jeannie Beckett Born: abt 1852 Spouse: Peter W Anderson Age: 31 born: Caledon Father: William Anderson Mother: Susan Campell married 1 Jan 1878

    2. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 31 May 1859.
      In Ayr,on the 25th instant, Robert, third son of Robert Wyllie, Esq., at the early age of 18

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Robert Wyllie/ born KilwInnIng, Scotland/ 1802/ died at Ayr, Ont. Sept. 5, 1876/ Jeannie L. Beckett/ his wife/ born KilwInnIng, Scotland/ 1806/ died at Ayr, Ont. Feb. 3, 1874

    4. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of Robert Wyllie Esq.," 30 Sep 1875.

    5. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 2 Page 19.

    6. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Robert Wyllie/ born Kilwinning, Scotland/ 1802/ died at Ayr, Ont. Sept. 5, 1876/ Jeannie L. Beckett/ his wife/ born Kilwinning, Scotland/ 1806/ died at Ayr, Ont. Feb. 3, 1874
      [Left/South] Jennie B. Wyllie/ died Aug. 27, 1897/ aged 24 years/ Norman W. Wyllie/ died Dec. 19, 1901/ aged 24 years/ James A. Wyllie/ died May 25, 1909/ aged 34 years/ T. J. Stewart/ Hamilton
      [Back/West] John Wyllie/ born August 12, 1835/ died December 21, 1901/ his wife/ Margaret Pringle/ died Oct. 3, 1922/ In Her 86th year/ John Pringle Wyllie/ 1869 - 1914/ Wyllie
      [Right/North] William Wyllie/ 1845 - 1918/ Jane Kennedy/ his wife/ 1846 - 1925
      [A] Grandma [B] Grandpa [C] John P.

    7. [S2792] aaaNorth Dumfries 1871, Sect. 2 Page 1.

    8. [S1668] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1867 - Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867, pg 50.
      1867 Advertizement
      1867 Advertizement
      Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867