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

John Findlater

Male 1837 - 1928  (91 years)


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  • Name John Findlater 
    Born 10 Apr 1837  Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1843  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 1845  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mason 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-72776 
    Died 9 Nov 1928  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: Cause: Senility - Myocarditis 
    Buried 11 Nov 1928  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I72776  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father George Findlater,   b. CALC 4 Nov 1803, , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Lyons,   b. 1804, , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1830  Inverurie, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F38997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Harvey,   b. 20 Jul 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1946  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1895  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harvey "Bessie" Findlater,   b. 26 Mar 1895, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1947, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. John Harvey Findlater,   b. 13 Mar 1898, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1988, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Joseph Robertson Findlater,   b. 8 Aug 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1958  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F18989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1837 - Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1843 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1845 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mason - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1895 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Senility - Myocarditis - 9 Nov 1928 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Nov 1928 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Oldest Resident Passes - The oldest resident of North Dumfries Township passed away on Friday afternoon in the person of John Findlater, Con. 7, in his 92nd year. He was born in New York City and came to North Dumfries with his parents when a lad of 5. He was a stonemason by trade but later took up farming. Deceased was the last of a family of ten, and at the time of his demise was living on the old homestead. He was a member of Knox United church. Besides his widow, whose maiden name was Elizabeth Harvey, he is survived by 2 sons and 1 daughter, viz.: Mrs. Robt. Brown, North Dumfries; Joseph, Toronto and John, at home. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon to Ayr cemetery and was largely attended by many old friends and neighbor, by whom deceased was held in high esteem.

      The Ayr News No 15 2918 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 1.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 7.

    3. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 16.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Page 43.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link , Burial Permit.

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: John Findlater Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1837 Birth Place: United States Age at Death: 91 Death Date: 9 Nov 1928 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    7. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Parish registers for Inverurie, 1609-1854 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Inverurie (Aberdeenshire), film 993192.
      George Findlater married 26 Jan 1850 Inverurie, Aberdeen, Scotand to Elizabeth Lyon

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Elizabeth Harvey Age: 36 Birth Date: abt 1859 Birth Place: Ontario Marriage Date: 2 Sep 1895 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: C Harvey Mother: Harvey Harvey Spouse: John Findlater pouse's Age: 46 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1849 Spouse Birth Place: Rochester New York Spouse Father: George Findlater Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Lym