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

John Melvin

Male 1866 - 1936  (70 years)


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  • Name John Melvin 
    Born 26 Feb 1866  Sebringville, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Blacksmith 
    Residence 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1897  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    mechanic 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith, ? Works 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-66108 
    Died 26 Jul 1936  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Paralysis of Throat due to Head Injury from fall on Ice (3 weeks) 
    Buried 29 Jul 1936  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I66108  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 

    Father David Lees Melvin,   b. 10 May 1833, Riccarton, Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1904, Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Hoggart "Marsy" Hopkin,   b. 5 Nov 1839, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1914, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F247791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza N. "Minnie" Whitson,   b. 7 Aug 1869, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1956, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ina Gladstone Melvin,   b. 28 Mar 1897, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 
    Family ID F17265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Minnie Wilson,   b. 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 
    Family ID F246699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-10 Page 6.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 18 Page 20.

    3. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 110.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Melvin/ In Loving memory of/ John Melvin/ died July 26, 1936 aged 69 years/ his wife/ Minnie N. Whitson/ died Jan. 29, 1956 aged 86 years/ Ina G. Bastedo/ 1897 - 1980/ at Rest

    5. [S512] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Central Presbyterian.
      Ina Gladstone Melvin Born 28 Apr 1897 Galt Parents John Melvin & Minnie Whitson baptized 13 Jul 1897 Occupation: Mechanic

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Melvin, 24, res. Blenheim, b. Scotland, son of James and Agnes (Lees), married 2 Nov 1860 Mary Hopkin, 20, res. Ayr, b. Scotland, daughter of John and Mary (Hogarth)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1866 - Sebringville, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Blacksmith - 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 - mechanic - 1897 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith, ? Works - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Paralysis of Throat due to Head Injury from fall on Ice (3 weeks) - 26 Jul 1936 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jul 1936 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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