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Robert Reid Robertson

Male 1864 - 1934  (69 years)


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  • Name Robert Reid Robertson 
    Born 29 Aug 1864  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Robert R. Robertson 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Office Clerk 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1892  6 Elgin St. N. Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 6 Elgin St. N. Built c. 1889 First known as 14 Elgin St. N. Became 6 Elgin N. in 1947 when neighbouring houses were built. First occupant of record was James Hill, Gentleman, who lived in the house from 1889 to 1892 Mr. Hill continued to own the house but rented it to Robert R. Robertson, Clerk, from 1892 to 1895. Mr. Robertson then purchased the house and lived in it until c.1905. In c.1905 Mr. Robertson sold the house to George McBean, Milk Vendor, (sometimes reported as McBain). Mr. McBean lived in the house until c.1920 when he sold to George Johnston. Mr. Johnston lived in the house until his death in 1938 at which time his estate sold it to his son James Scrimger Johnston, Traveller for Ahrens Shoe Co. of Kitchener, who remained in the house until his death in 1951. The house then had a series of occupants. The longest residents after 1951 were Rosaire Chabot 1958-1967 and Ralph Sitak 1970 to present (1998).1a

      1aPrepared by the Cambridge Archives Dec. 1998
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Accountant 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Inspector, Fire Insurance 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-423942 
    Died 17 Aug 1934  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Chronic Pyelonephritis (1 year) - Cachexia (3 months) 
    Buried 20 Aug 1934  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I423942  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John M. Robertson,   b. 27 Dec 1836, Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1924, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Annie Hunter Henderson,   b. 20 Sep 1840, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1862  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 8
    Family ID F16446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Catherine MacGregor,   b. 4 Aug 1867, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1932, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1891  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F272668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1864 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - 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 MapsOccupation - Office Clerk - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1891 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - 6 Elgin St. N. Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Accountant - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inspector, Fire Insurance - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Pyelonephritis (1 year) - Cachexia (3 months) - 17 Aug 1934 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Aug 1934 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-6 Page 18.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 56.

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 17 Page 30.

    4. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Section 2 Page 130.

    5. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [East] ROBERTSON/ John M. ROBERTSON/ 1832-1924/ Annie H. HENDERSON, his wife/ 1840-1913/ Andrew B. ROBERTSON/ 1877-1918/ killed in action at Arras/ Lorne C. ROBERTSON/ 1878- 1899/ Robert R. ROBERTSON/ 1864-1934/ Helen C. MacGREGOR,/ wife of R. R. ROBERTSON/ 1867-1932/

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 033356 (1934).
      Name:Robert Reid Robertson Gender:Male Age:70 Birth Date:abt 1864 Birth Place:Galt, Ontario Death Date:17 Aug 1934 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Robertson Mother:Annie Henderson

    7. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 7 Feb 1862.
      Robertson - Henderson: At Berlin, on the 4th inst.,by the Rev. John McMechen, Mr, John Robertson, of Galt. to Miss Annie Hunter Henderson, of Beverly.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Robertson, 26, res. Galt, b. Scotland, son of Samuel and Mary (McDonald), married 4 Feb 1862 Annie Henderson, 21, res. Beverly, b. Canada, daughter of James and Jane (Reid)

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 001382 (1891).
      Name:Robert Reid Robertson Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1864 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:30 Sep 1891 Marriage Place:Brant, Ontario, Canada Father:John M Robertson Mother:Annie Robertson Spouse:Helen Catharine McGregor