Waterloo Region Generations
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Robert Findlater

Male 1836 - 1913  (77 years)


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  • Name Robert Findlater 
    Born 10 Aug 1836  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1842  , 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 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    United Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farrmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1885  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    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 
    Residence 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1913  North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 21, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1913  North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 24, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73001P 
    Died 4 Nov 1913  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Heart Failure 
    Buried 7 Nov 1913  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I73001  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    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  [8
    Family ID F38997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion H. Lyons,   b. 23 Sep 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1932, Burlington, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1885  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Children 
     1. Reeve William John Lyon "Lyon" Findlater,   b. 29 Nov 1886, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1957, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Elsie Ruby May Findlater,   b. 17 Jan 1888, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1888, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Robert Roy "Rob" Findlater,   b. 11 Jul 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F19038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died in North Dumfries, on Tuesday November 4th, 1913 Robert Findlater in the 79th year of his age. The funeral will take place from his late residence, lot 21 concession 7, North Dumfries on Friday, Novembert 7th, at 2.30 o'clock, p. m. to the Ayr Cemetery.

      Funeral card

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      Death of R. Findlater - The Grim Reaper removed another of North Dumfries oldest residents on Tuesday, Nov. 4th, when Robert Findlater passed away at his home on l;ot 24, concession 7, in his 79th year. Deceased was born in New York city and had lived in this vicinity nearly all his life, residing for the past nineteen years at Wrigley's Corners. He was well a favorably known throughout this district and a large number of friends will mourn his death. He was a member of the Stanley St. Presbyterian Church, and a Liberal in politics. Besides his widow there survive two sons, William L. and R. Roy, both at home; a sister, Mrs. Henry Manson, and a brother, Mr. John Findlater. The funeral will take place form his late residence on Friday, Nov. 7thm, at 2:30 p.m., to Ayr cemetery.

      The Ayr News Nov 6 1913 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 5.

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

    3. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 15.

    4. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 3 Page 29.

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

    6. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] James/ son of/ George & Elizabeth/ Findlater/ died/ Aug. 11th, 1853/ aged 13 years

      [Left/South] In memory of/ George Findlater/ who died/ March 14th 1873/ In his 70th year/ also Elizabeth Lyon/ his beloved wife/ who died/ Aug. 4th 1879/ In Her 74th year/ Natives of Aberdeenshire/ Scotland

      [Back/West] Robert Findlater/ died Nov. 4, 1913/ In his 79th year/ Marion H. Lyons/ his wife/ died Mar. 9, 1932/ In Her 73rd year/ Elsie R. M./ dau. of Rob't & Marion Findlater/ died Aug. 14, 1889; aged 3 M's

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11781 (1886), Findlater-Lyons.
      Robert Findlater, 49, Farmer, res. North Dumfries b. New York, son of George Findlater and Elizabeth Lyon, Married Marion Lyons, 29, res. North Dumfries, b. Same, daughter of James Lyons and Elsie Jane Kenney, Wittness(es) - John Findlater and William Lyons, both of North Dumfries, 18 Nov 1885 at North Dumfries

    8. [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

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Marion Lyons Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1856 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 18 Nov 1885 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: James Lyons Mother: Elsie Jane Kenney Lyons Spouse: Robert Findlater Spouse's Age: 49 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1836 Spouse Birth Place: New York Spouse Father: George Findlater Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Lyon

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1836 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1842 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1845 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farrmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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 MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1885 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Nov 1885 - 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 MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1913 - North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 21, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1913 - North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 24, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Heart Failure - 4 Nov 1913 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Nov 1913 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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