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

John Ballantine

Male 1836 - 1912  (76 years)


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  • Name John Ballantine 
    Born 5 May 1836  , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1865  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 1867  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1867  [8
    machinist 
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Finisher 
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Weaver 
    Religion 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Church of Scotland 
    Religion 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    N. C. Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Engineer 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Manufacturer 
    Church 1904  Galt Free Methodist Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    donated property for Galt Free Methodist Church in Galt, Ontario 
    Name John Ballantyne  [9
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Manufacturer 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-90325 
    Died 12 Nov 1912  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Cause: enlarged prostate (several years) & Prostatis - heart failure (one week) 
    Person ID I90325  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Thomas Ballantyne,   b. Abt 1806, Of, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Susan Strachan,   b. Abt 1806, Of, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F35753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Barclay,   b. Jan 1837, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1917, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Andrew Ballantyne,   b. 1864, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Ballantyne,   b. 1 Oct 1867, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 95 years)
     3. John Ballantyne,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret "Maggie" Ballantyne,   b. 26 Sep 1869, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F38476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 May 1836 - , Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1865 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1867 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Finisher - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Weaver - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of Scotland - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - N. C. Methodist - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineer - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: enlarged prostate (several years) & Prostatis - heart failure (one week) - 12 Nov 1912 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John was superintendent of Goldie & McCulloch Co. Ltd. later employed by Cowan & Co foundry where he became manager. Moving in 1895 to Preston where with his son Thomas he founded John Ballantine and Son Co. Ltd. The company made woodworkings machines. Later the company was purchased by Canada Machinery Corporation of Galt in 1910.

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 27.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 18.

    3. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 74.

    4. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 9.

    5. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 31947 (1912), Thomas Ballantine.
      John Ballantine, d. 12 Nov 1912 Preston, b. 6 May 1836, manufacturer, s/o Thomas Ballantine & Susan Strachan. cause: enlarged prostate (several years) & Prostatis - heart failure (one week)

    6. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 18.

    7. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] 2 Flat Markers] Margaret Ballantine/ Wife Of Robt. Pollard/ 1869 - 1945/ Robert S. Pollard/ 1865 - 1936./ [Back] John Ballantine/ 1836 - 1912/ Janet Barclay/ His Wife/ 1837 - 1917/ Ballantine./ [Flat Marker] Husband/ Thomas Ballantine/ 1867 - 1963. [Footstones] Father/ Mother./ [Burial Card] Mrs. Mary Ballantine Buried Oct. 21, 1964.

    8. [S511] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Knox Presbyterian card index.
      Thomas Ballantine, b. 1 Oct 1867, chr. 29 Dec 1867, s/o John (Machinist) & Janet Barclay St. Andrews

    9. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian.
      Thomas BALLANTINE born 01 Oct 1867 Galt Parents John BALLENTINEJanet BARCLAY baptized 29 Dec 1867 St. Andrew's Presbyterian