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Alexander Conkey

Male 1828 - 1906  (78 years)


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  • Name Alexander Conkey 
    Born 26 Mar 1828  , Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1832  [1
    Name Alex Conkey 
    Residence 1855  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Inn Keeper 
    Residence 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of Scotland 
    Retired 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1906  81 Rose St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-45670 
    Died 18 May 1906  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I45670  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Family Sarah Bell,   b. CALC 25 Dec 1824, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1891, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 11 May 1855  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Conkey
     2. Ella Conkey
     3. Jane Bell Conkey,   b. 16 Mar 1856, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1937, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Susannah Conkey,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Samuel Alexander Conkey,   b. 3 May 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1928, Clyde, Beverley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Sarah Ann Conkey,   b. 3 May 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1924, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Martha Conkey,   b. 10 Oct 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Martha Jane Conkey,   b. 14 Oct 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     9. Jemima Conkey,   b. 5 May 1863, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1934, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. John James Conkey,   b. 3 May 1866, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1940, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F14811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CONKEY, ALEXANDER

      On the night of May 18, 1906 at 9:20, Mr. Conkey of 81 Rose St. in Galt, in his 79th year. Death was due to general decline. Mr. Conkey was born in Wigtonshire, Scotland and came to Canada at the age of 3 years, his parents settling in Dumfries. Later, he moved to Puslinch, near Clyde, where he resided until about five years ago, when he retired to Galt. Mrs. Conkey predeceased him by thirteen years. Survived by a family of four girls and two boys, Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Orr of Galt; Martha and Jemima, at home; John of Galt; and Samuel on the homestead.

      -Information from the death certificate: Occupation - farmer.

      -Information from the marriage certificate of Jane Bell Conkey: Born c. 1856, daughter of Alexander and Sarah Conkey. Married George Scott.

      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-2 Page 11.

    2. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 2 Page 27.

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      [S] In/ memory of/ Alexander CONKEY/ died 18th May 1906/ in his 79th year/ Sarah BELL/ beloved wife of/ Alexander CONKEY/ died 5th Nov.1891/ aged 66 yrs 10 m/ 11 days/ For the Lord Himself shall descend/ from heaven with a shout with the/ voice of the archangel and with/ the trump of God, and the dead/ in Christ shall rise first/ then we which are alive and/ remain shall be caught up/ togehter with them in the/ Clouds to meet the Lord in the/ air and so shall we ever be with/ the Lord/ 1st Thess. iv:16,17

    4. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 12 May 1855.
      Bell, Sarah married 11 May 1855 to Alexander CONKEY By Rev Hamilton Gibson. Both of Galt.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1828 - , Wigtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1855 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1855 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inn Keeper - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of Scotland - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1906 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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