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James Edgar

James Edgar[1, 2]

Male 1796 - 1873  (77 years)

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  • Name James Edgar 
    Born 1796  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/190714398 
    Immigration 26 Jul 1836  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Militia Rolls 1857  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Ensign 
    Land - Directory 1864  North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 38, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 38, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Died 22 Mar 1873  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Cause: Chronic Cystitis 20 days 
    Buried 25 Mar 1873  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Residence 1877  North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 38, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-78496P 
    Person ID I78496  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Thomas Edgar,   b. CA 1768,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Hogg,   b. CA 1768,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F47611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean Douglas Wallace,   b. 16 May 1798, Mosside, AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1821  Girvan, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Thomas Edgar,   b. 13 Oct 1823, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1899, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Helen Edgar,   b. 29 Mar 1825, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     3. Elizabeth Edgar,   b. 14 Jul 1826, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1907, Salem, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Ann Edgar,   b. 1828, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Edgar,   b. 14 Feb 1828, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1908, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. John Edgar,   b. 7 Jun 1830, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1894, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Alexander "Sandy" Edgar,   b. 27 Mar 1832, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1915, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. James Edgar,   b. 29 Apr 1834, Crossroads, Ayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1912, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. William Edgar,   b. Aug 1835, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1906, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     10. Jane Edgar,   b. 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1914, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Helen Edgar,   b. 26 Oct 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1912, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F27332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James Edgar
    James Edgar
    Waterloo Historical Society

  • Notes 
    • In North Dumfries, near Ayr, this (Saturday) morning, at 6 o'clock. James Edgar, Aged 77 Years. Funeral, on Tuesday, the 25th inst., at one o'clock P.M., from his late residence, Lot 38, 7th Con., to the Burying Ground one mile east of Ayr. North Dumfries, March 22nd, 1873.

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Edgar b. Scotland res: North Dumfries Age: 24 born abt 1837 father: James mother: Jane Wallace married Catherine Deans Age:: 21 born abt 1840 b. Canada Spouse res: South Dumfries Township father: Mathew mother: Mary Cornel married 27 Feb 1861 county: Waterloo

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Elliot b. Scotland res: North Dumfries Age: 30 born abt 1835 father: John Elliot mother: Isabella Hogg married Helen Edgar Age:: 23 born abt 1842 b. Canada Spouse res: North Dumfries father: James Edgar mother: Jane Edgar married 5 Dec 1865 county: Waterloo

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      James Edgar/ 1796 - 1873/ his wife/ Jean Douglas Wallace/ 1798 - 1884/ daughter/ Helen/ 1825 - 1839/ Edgar

    4. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of James Edgar," 22 Mar 1873.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Thomas Edgar/ 1823 - 1899/ his wife/ Marion Manson/ 1823 - 1853/ William son/ 1853 - 1854/ his wife/ Elizabeth Hall/ 1831 - 1898/ Marion daughter/ 1856 - 1864/ John McKenzie son/ 1858 - 1864/ Edgar
      [Left/South] James Edgar/ 1852 - 1916/ Jessie Hope his wife/ 1856 - 1917/ Helen Anderson/ Feb. - Aug. 1881/ Marion Adella/ 1883 - 1884/ daughters/ Alexander Edgar/ 1860 - 1940/ Mary Gray his wife/ 1854 - 1925/ Mabel Grace daughter/ Feb. - Aug. 1886/ Elizabeth Hutchinson/ 1895-1975
      [Back/West] William Edgar/ 1835 - 1906/ his wife/ Kathryn Kirkwood Deans/ 1839 - 1916/ son/ Matthew Wallace/ 1867 - 1886/ daughter/ Mary/ 1873 - 1953/ Edgar
      [Right/North] James Edgar/ 1796 - 1873/ his wife/ Jean Douglas Wallace/ 1798 - 1884/ daughter/ Helen/ 1825 - 1839/ Edgar
      [A] Marion/ died 29 Dec./ 1853/ aged 31 Y'r
      [B] Marion/ died 12 Oct./ 1864/ aged 8 Y'rs/ 7 Mo
      [C] Mabel G./ died/ 27th Aug. 1886/ aged/ 6 Mos. 6 Ds
      [D] Thomas Edgar/ born/ Oct. 13, 1823/ died/ Sept. 20, 1899
      [E] Elizabeth Hall/ born/ Nov. 12, 1831/ died/ May 13, 1898
      [F] Ellen A./ died 31st Aug. 1881/ aged/ 7 months
      [G] William/ died 10th Aug./ 1854/ aged 8 Mo's.
      [H] John McKenzie/ died 24th Oct./ 1864/ aged 6 Y'rs 5 Mo's
      [I] M. Adella Edgar/ died 20th July/ 1884/ aged 1 Y'r 4 Mo. 3 D's
      [J] Jessie Hope/ 1856-1917
      [K] James Edgar/ 1852 - 1916
      [L] Elizabeth/ 1895 - 1975

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 10.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: James Edgar
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1796
      Birth Place: Scotland
      Age at Death: 77
      Death Date: 22 Mar 1873
      Death Place: North Dumfries, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Occ: farmer
      Cause: chronic systiles 20 days

    8. [S2480] New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [Ancestry.com], Arrival Date: 26 Jul 1836 Port of Departure: Greenock, Scotland Port of Arrival: New York, New York Ship Name: Glide.
      Jas Edgar Age: 40 - farmer
      Jean 39
      Thomas 12
      Hellen 11
      Elizabeth 9
      Ann 7
      Mary 6
      John 4
      Alex 2
      James 1
      Mrs. Wallace 64
      Sarah 35
      Helen 22

    9. [S2439] Militia Roll - Roll Two of the Seventh Company of the First Battalion of the Waterloo Militia for the year 1857, All residing on the 7th, 8th and 9th Concessions of the Township of Dumfries from Lot No. 33 to the boundary of the township inclusive.

    10. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.

    11. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
      MARRIAGE: 'James Edgar in the Parish of Girvan & Jean Wallace in this parish have given in their names for proclamation in order to their marriage July 28 1821'

      Film No. 1041339 Image 385

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1796 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1821 - Girvan, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 26 Jul 1836 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitia Rolls - Ensign - 1857 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Directory - 1864 - North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 38, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 38, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Cystitis 20 days - 22 Mar 1873 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Mar 1873 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1877 - North Dumfries Concession 07 Lot 38, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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