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

Robert Cranston[1]

Male 1797 - 1876  (79 years)


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  • Name Robert Cranston 
    Born 1797  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1834  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Church of Scotland 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ch. of Scotland 
    Occupation 1876  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-42718 
    Died 1 Sep 1876  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: old age and infirmity 
    Buried Cedar Creek Cemetery, North Dumfries Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I42718  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family 1 Margaret McDougall,   b. 1795, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1886  (Age 91 years) 
    Children 
     1. Isabella Cranston,   b. 1824, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Cranston,   b. 1 Oct 1832, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1918, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Robert Cranston,   b. 10 Apr 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1920, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Jane Cranston,   b. 6 May 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1918, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F11124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret,   b. 1797, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F233587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1797 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1834 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of Scotland - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Ch. of Scotland - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1876 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age and infirmity - 1 Sep 1876 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Creek Cemetery, North Dumfries Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "The families of the following persons also came out together by the 'Sarah Mary Ann,' of Maryport, England, in April 1831: George Landreth, James Bunyan, Thomas Adams, John Kerr, David Brown, Adam Kersell, Robert Cranston, James and Walter Deans, John, Thomas and William Henderson, John and William Veitch, Robert Laidlaw (father of James Laidlaw M.P.P.), Paisley Block; James Little and Robert Aitkin, Blue Lake, and James Davidson, Keg Lane, near Paris. With possibly one exception, all these families were from Roxburghshire, Scotland. Voyage - five weeks and four days.


      Young, The Hon. James M. Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of North Dumfries . Toronto: Hunter, Rose and Company, 1880; footnotes, pgs 60-61)

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Margaret Kerr aged 86y, b. Galt d. Galt, d/o Robert Cranston & Margaret McDougall, d 11 Nov 1918, cause: old age.

    2. [S529] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Cedar Creek CC#4490 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Robert CRANSTON/ who died/ Sept. 1st, 1876: / aged 78 years/ Blessed are the dead who die/ in the/ Lord.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Robert Cranston Death Date: 1 Sep 1876 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1798 Birth Location: Scotland

    4. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 7 Page 54.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 13.

    6. [S799] Book - Reminiscenses of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of Dumfries in the Province of Ontario.
      List of Residents