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

James Biggar[1]

Male 1836 - 1921  (85 years)


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  • Name James Biggar 
    Born 18 Mar 1836  Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1874  [2
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Pattern Maker 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1892  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    pattern maker 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    pattern Maker 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-63919 
    Died 6 Aug 1921  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: old age 
    Person ID I63919  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 

    Father Robert Biggar,   b. Abt 1806, of, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Dalgleish,   b. Abt 1806, of, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F16478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina Edgar,   b. 23 May 1835, Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1857  Ladhope, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Biggar
     2. Biggar
     3. Elizabeth Biggar,   b. 20 May 1858, Galashiels, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1925  (Age 67 years)
     4. Robert Biggar,   b. 1857, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Biggar,   b. 1866, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1893, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     6. Margaret Biggar,   b. 1868, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. James Biggar,   b. 1871, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. John Biggar,   b. 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Andrew Biggar,   b. 31 Mar 1892, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F16693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11755-82.
      James D. Baillie, 24, occ. Blacksmith, b. Flamborough, res. Galt, son of Elijah Baillie and Martha Machan, married Elizabeth Biggar, 25, b. Galashiels Scotland, res. Galt, daughter of James Biggar and Christena Edgar, Witness(s): Robert Henselwood and Christena Glady, Both of Galt, 5 April 1882 at Galt

    2. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-7 Page 15.

    3. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 31.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      James Biggar d. 6 Aug 1921 Galt b. 18 Mar 1836 Scotland, occ. carpenter, s/o James Biggar (b. Scotland) & Maggie Edgar (b. Scotland) cause: old age.

    5. [S658] Church Records - Scotland, Roxburgh, Melrose - Melrose parish registers of baptisms, marriages, proclamations of marriages, session minutes, 1723-1741 and mortuary rolls, 1642-1820.

    6. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 58.

    7. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Andrew Biggar Date of Birth: 29 Apr 1892 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: James Biggar (pattern maker of Galt) Mother's Name: Christina Edgar

    8. [S117] Vit - Scotland - Marriage Registration.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1836 - Gattanside, Melrose, , Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jul 1857 - Ladhope, Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pattern Maker - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pattern maker - 1892 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pattern Maker - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 6 Aug 1921 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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