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

Mary Common

Female 1816 - 1902  (86 years)


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  • Name Mary Common 
    Born 12 Aug 1816  Hobkirk, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1831  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1841  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Emigration 1850  [1
    Name Mary Douglas 
    Name Mary Douglas 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    United Presbyterian 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    United Presbyterian of North America 
    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
    U. Presb. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-65608 
    Died 24 Sep 1902  Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I65608  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Richard Common,   b. 16 May 1790, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1875, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Martha Miller,   b. 1790, , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1874, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 May 1816  Bedrule, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F44296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Douglas,   b. 1820, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1852  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1841  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. James J. Douglas,   b. 23 May 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1909, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Thomas C. Douglas,   b. 25 Feb 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1903, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. David Douglas,   b. 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Christina Elliott Douglas,   b. CALC 28 Apr 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1911, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     5. Richard Douglas,   b. 1850, 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 F17148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Douglas,   d. Bef 1871 
    Children 
     1. James Douglas,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. David Douglas,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Christina Douglas,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Richard Douglas,   b. CALC 30 Jan 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1890, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F233580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1816 - Hobkirk, , Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1831 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1841 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian of North America - 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 - U. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1902 - Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Died In Beverly, on Wednesday, Sept. 24th, 1902, at 1 o'clock a. m. Mary Common, Relict of the late John Douglas, In her 87th year. The Funeral Will take place from the residence of her son, James Douglas, Lansdowne Avenue, Galt, on Friday afternoon, Sept. 26th, at 2 o'clock, to Mount View Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation. Galt, Sept. 24th, 1902


      Funeral Card of Mary Common

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-9 Page 12.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 62.

    3. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 16.

    4. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 6 Page 48.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 11.

    6. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11790-4 , System Origin: Scotland-VR , GS Film number: 1067936 , Reference ID: 2:18BM35R.
      Mary Common Christening Place: HOBKIRK, ROXBURGH, SCOTLAND Birth Date: 12 Aug 1816 Birthplace: Hobkirk, Roxburgh, Scotland Father's Name: Richard Common

    7. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ Martha Miller/ wife of/ Richard Common/ died Sept. 16, 1874/ aged 82 years/ Richard Common Sr./ born May 16, 1790/ died Nov. 17, 1875/ Emigrated from/ Roxburghshire, Scotland/ in the year 1831

    8. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      John Douglas, married Mary Comon, Both of Dumfries. 19 Mar. 1841, Dumfries. Witnesses Thomas Douglas and John Comon.

    9. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ John Douglas/ who died June 2, 1852/ aged 35 years/ Mary Common/ his wife/ died Sept. 24th 1902/ in her 87th year/ Douglas

    10. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M11782-6 , System Origin: Scotland-ODM , GS Film number: 1067932.
      Name: Richard Common Spouse's Name: Martha Miller Event Date: 25 May 1816 Event Place: Bedrule,Roxburgh,Scotland