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

Alexander Rodgers Goldie

Male 1873 - 1951  (78 years)


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  • Name Alexander Rodgers Goldie 
    Born 4 Jun 1873  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Christened 7 Sep 1873  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Interesting public service, business 
    Name Alex Goldie 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Law Student 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Foundry Owner 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Manufacturer, ? & Safes 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-66209 
    Died 9 Nov 1951  [8
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I66209  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Goldie,   b. 6 Aug 1822, Ayr, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1896, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Margaret Rodgers,   b. 1838, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1920, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1870  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F18072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nora Gibson,   b. 6 May 1874, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 31 May 1897  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. John Gibson Goldie,   b. 27 Oct 1899, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1972  (Age 72 years)
     2. Major Alexander Gibson "Gibson" Goldie,   b. 21 Apr 1903, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1973  (Age 70 years)
     3. Mary McDonald Goldie,   b. 4 Jun 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F17288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Grace Elizabeth Wilson,   b. 18 Sep 1878, Brantford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1963  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1911  Brantford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Wilson Rodgers Goldie,   b. 1916, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1918, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F271176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1873 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Sep 1873 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Law Student - 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 MapsMarried - 31 May 1897 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foundry Owner - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer, ? & Safes - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 
    • Alexander Goldie was born in Galt, the son of John Goldie and Margaret Rodgers. In 1893 he graduated as an engineer from University and became vice-president of the newly created Babcock-Wilcox & Goldie-McCulloch Co. Ltd. and was named president in 1932. He was active in the war effort in both world wars and member of Galt City Council. He was president of the YMCA and the president of the Gore Mutual Insurance Co.


      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-10 Page 8.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 72.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Alexander Goldie Born: 4 Jun 1873 County: Waterloo Father: John Goldie Mother: Margaret Rogers

    4. [S573] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Union Presbyterian Church.
      Alexr. Rodgers Goldie Born 04 Jun 1873 Galt Parents John Goldie & Margaret Rodgers baptized 07 Sep 1873 Occupation: Machinist

    5. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 18 Page 26.

    6. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 157.

    7. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 022354 (1873).
      Name:Alexander Goldie Date of Birth:4 Jun 1873 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:John Goldie Mother's name:Margaret Rogers

    8. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [A] Alexander R. GOLDIE/ died Nov. 9, 1951 aged 78 years/

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Alexander B Goldie Born: Galt, Ont Age: 23 Father: John Mother: Margaret Born: abt 1874 Spouse: Nora Gibson Age: 24 born: Near Berlin Father: James Mother: Mary married 31 May 1897 married: Waterloo Township

    10. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 001479 (1911).
      Name:Alexander Rodgers Goldie Age:38 Birth Year:abt 1873 Marriage Date:19 Sep 1911 Marriage Place:Brant, Ontario, Canada Father:John Goldie Mother:Margaret Rodgers Spouse:Grace Elizabeth Wilson