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John Graham Turnbull

Male 1862 - 1921  (58 years)


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  • Name John Graham Turnbull 
    Born 9 Nov 1862  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Christened 25 Jan 1863  United Presbyterian Church, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clerk 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Manufacturer 
    Elected Office 1907  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor - Galt 
    Interesting politics, business, mill, 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Manufacturer, Woolen Mill 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-67962 
    Died 6 Sep 1921  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: Paralysis - Brain Haemorrhage 
    Buried 8 Sep 1921  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I67962  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Robert Turnbull,   b. 11 Jan 1827, Hawick, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Graham,   b. 1827, Hawick, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F17760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ellen Hogg,   b. 29 Dec 1866, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1946, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1894  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Isabell Turnbull,   b. 24 Dec 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Marion Graham Turnbull,   b. 20 Jun 1897, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Douglas Moffatt Turnbull,   b. 18 Aug 1901, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F17759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JOHN GRAHAM TURNBULL

      1863-1921

      John Graham Turnbull was born in Galt on November 9, 1863, a son of Robert Turnbull and Elizabeth Graham and the younger brother of Charles Turnbull. After his father died at the early age of 52 in 1879, John assisted his brother Charles in the operations of the Turnbull Knitting

      Company. Mr. Turnbull served as a director and sales manager of the C. Turnbull and Co. He was a president of the South Waterloo Automobile Association and was a member of the Galt Board of Trade. Mr. Turnbull served on the Galt municipal council sitting as a councillor from 1907 to 1909, as the second deputy reeve in 1910 and 1911 and as first deputy reeve in 1912 and 1913. He also served as the chairman of the Galt and Suburban Roads Commission, was a member of the Ontario Highways Commission and was a member of the Waterloo County council from 1910 to 1913. Mr. Turnbull died on September 6, 1921 and is buried in Mount View Cemetery.

      Sources:
      1. Linda Foster "Biographical Information on Waterloo County Councillors", Unpublished manuscript, 1995. City of Cambridge Archives A995.071, MG1 Vol. 83.
      2. Obituary Galt Weekly Reporter Thursday September 8, 1921.



      Cambridge Mosaic, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [used with kind permission of Jim Quantrell]

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-12 Page 8.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 80.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Graham Turnball Born: Galt Age: 31 Est. Birth: abt 1863 Father: Robert Turnball Mother: Elizabeth Graham married Maggie Ellen Hogg Age:: 27 Est. Birth: abt 1867 Born: North Dumfries Father: George Hogg Mother: Isabella Scott married 5 Sep 1894 Marriage Place: Waterloo, North Dumfries

    4. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 17.

    5. [S575] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - United Presbyterian.
      John Graham Turnbull Born 09 Nov 1862 Galt Parents Robt. Turnbull & Elizabeth Graham baptized 25 Jan 1863

    6. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 19 Page 37.

    7. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      TURNBULL/ John Graham TURNBULL/ Nov. 9, 1863 - Sept. 6, 1921/ his wife/ Margaret Ellen HOGG/ Dec. 29, 1866 - Mar. 1, 1946/ Mary Adele BRAYLEY/ Aug. 23, 1901 - Aug. 1, 1971/ beloved wife of/ Douglas Moffatt TURNBULL/

    8. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 033107 (1921).
      Name:John Graham Turnbull Gender:Male Age:59 Birth Date:abt 1862 Birth Place:Galt, Ontario Death Date:6 Sep 1921 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Hemorrhage In Brain

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1862 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1894 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor - Galt - 1907 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer, Woolen Mill - 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: Paralysis - Brain Haemorrhage - 6 Sep 1921 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Sep 1921 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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