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

James Milroy

Male 1797 - 1869  (72 years)


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  • Name James Milroy 
    Born 1797  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1839  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Historic Building Abt 1845  961 Dundas Street South, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1 1/2 story field stone house 
    • In 2010 the house is in good condition, with an brick addition and modern garage on the side.
    Religion 1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1856  , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-65394 
    Died 2 Sep 1869  Hopkinton, Delaware, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I65394  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family 1 Margaret Milroy,   b. 1812, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Jan 1839  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. James Milroy,   b. 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Peter Milroy,   b. 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hannah Milroy,   b. 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Milroy,   b. 1848, 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 F32811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Adair Keachie,   b. 24 Jun 1804, of, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1837, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Milroy,   b. 1828, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 72 years)
     2. Mary Ann Milroy,   b. 1831, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane Milroy,   b. 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1899, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Matilda Milroy,   b. 1835, 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 F32816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1797 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1839 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1 1/2 story field stone house - Abt 1845 - 961 Dundas Street South, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1856 - , Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1869 - Hopkinton, Delaware, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Milroy
    James Milroy
    https://www.stmarysmuseum.ca/

  • Notes 
    • The old rough-cast school-house at the head of Main Street was erected in 1832. Its first teacher was Mr. James Milroy, who removed to Iowa in 1856.


      Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlemen of Dumfires in the Province of Ontario by James Young 1888

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      Milroy settled in this community in 1856, buying land at the high price of $12 an acre. A son, James Milroy, still owns thirty acres of the original place, and a grandson, John W. Milroy, eighty acres."1b

      1bDelaware County History Vol. 1 pg. 272

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 36.
      James MULROY Gentleman Scotland Presbyterian 54
      Margaret MULROY Scotland Presbyterian 39
      Margaret MULROY Spinster Upper Canada Presbyterian 23
      Mary Ann MULROY Spinster Upper Canada Presbyterian 20
      Jane MULROY Spinster Upper Canada Presbyterian 19
      Matilda MULROY Spinster Upper Canada Presbyterian 16
      James MULROY Upper Canada Presbyterian 13
      Peter MULROY Upper Canada Presbyterian 9
      Hannah MULROY Upper Canada Presbyterian 7
      Elizabeth MULROY Upper Canada Presbyterian 3

    2. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      James Milroy, married Margaret Milroy, Both Of Dumfries. 22 Jan. 1839, Dumfries. Witnesses John Milroy And George White.

    3. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 36.