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Alexander Cairns

Male 1838 - 1912  (73 years)


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  • Name Alexander Cairns 
    Born 20 Aug 1838  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1862  [1
    Name Alex Cairns 
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Finisher 
    Religion 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    U. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1872  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    machinist 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-74636 
    Died 8 May 1912  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I74636  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Family 1 Isabella Moffat,   b. 1 Jul 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 28 May 1872  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Jennie T. Cairns,   b. 29 Dec 1876, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 65 years)
     2. Isabella May Cairns,   b. 1 May 1883, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F19405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabella Keating,   b. 1836, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1871, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Children 
     1. Perish Cairns,   b. 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alexander Cairns,   b. 19 Jun 1860, Calton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Janet Kirkpatrick "Jennie" Cairns,   b. 17 Nov 1861, Calton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1883, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. John K. Cairns,   b. CALC 4 Apr 1864, of, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1868, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     5. Elizabeth Wallace Cairns,   b. 18 Sep 1865, Mitchell, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1899, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     6. Andrew Wallace Cairns,   b. 6 Feb 1867, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John James Cairns,   b. 28 Jan 1869, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Samuel Clarke Cairns,   b. 16 Jan 1871, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F29138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-3 Page 4.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 70.

    3. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 43.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate Vol 26 pg 402 (1872), Cairns-Moffat.
      Alexander Cairns, 34, Widower, Machinist, res. Galt, b. Scotland, son of Alex Cairns and Elizabeth Wallace, married Isabella Moffat, 36, res. & b. North Dumfries, son of Stephen Moffatt and Jane Thompson, Witnessed by: Thomas Moffat of N. Dumfries and Robert Taylor of Galt, 30 May 1872 at North Dumfries

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1838 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Finisher - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - U. Presbyterian - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1872 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 May 1872 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1912 - 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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