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

John Gourlay

Male 1843 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name John Gourlay 
    Born 30 Sep 1843  , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1865  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Manufacturer 
    Galt-Cant,Gourlay&Co.-1884Advert..JPG
    Galt-Cant,Gourlay&Co.-1884Advert..JPG
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Commercial Traveller 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-65545 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I65545  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father James Gourlay,   b. 1823, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Isabella Fulton,   b. 15 Aug 1820, Eaglesham, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1887, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1841  Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F22194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Bell,   b. 23 Aug 1844, Kelso, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1917, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1865  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Janet Whitson Gourlay,   b. 7 Jul 1867, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Gourley,   b. 1870, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alexander Gourlay,   b. 6 Mar 1876, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Parnell Ord Gourlay,   b. 3 Feb 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Arthur Gladstone Gourlay,   b. 17 Oct 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Frank Gourlay,   b. 27 Aug 1884, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F17130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1843 - , Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Sep 1865 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Commercial Traveller - 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 MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Cant, Gourlay, & Co., manufacturers. of all kinds of wood-working machinery, with latest improvements, also steam engines, portable and stationery. The works are located on Concession Street. near G. W. R. R. station. Mr. Cant in a native of Scotland, where he was born in 1828, and has been a resident of the county since 1843. Mr. Gourlay was born in Huron County, 1844, but removed here with parents when only 2 years old.

      Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-9 Page 11.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 5.

    3. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 7.

    4. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 3 Page 47.

    5. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 139.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Gourley Born: Huron County, Ontario, Canada Res: Galt Age: 22 Born: abt 1843 Father: James Gourley Mother: Isabella Fulton Spouse: Jane Bell Age: 20 Born: abt 1845 born: Kelso Scotland Res: Galt Father: William Bell Mother: Janet Watson married 11 Sep 1865 married: Galt

    7. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, og 47.

    8. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
      James Gourlay
      Spouse's Name:Isabella Fulton
      Event Date:20 Jun 1841
      Event Place:Glasgow,Lanark,Scotland