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

David Leighton Valentine[1]

Male 1841 -


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  • Name David Leighton Valentine 
    Born 1841  Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-96536 
    Died , South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Paisley Cemetery, Paisley, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I96536  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Family Ann Irving,   b. 1836, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Mar 1865  , Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Valentine,   b. 17 Sep 1865,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F24890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Leighton Valentine's father David Valentine entered the Navy in 1779 as an Able seaman and served on several ships then was promoted to Lieutenant in July 1793. His first ship as a Lieutenant was the Seagull, then he was transferred to the Thames under Capt. Cotes. In October of that year, they were involved in a battle with the French frigate Uranie, he was wounded and taken prisoner and spent two years in a French prison. He was freed in 1795 and promoted to Lieutenant Commander in 1804. He married Agnes Ann Valentine youngest daughter of David Valentine and Mary Smith in 1809 at St. Pancras Old Church, London. Witness to the marriage was John Henderson Valentine, brother of Agnes Ann who was a banker in London. I don't have the date when he was promoted to Captain but it was before 1819 when he signed himself "Captain David Valentine", he was at that time in Montrose and apparently not well. He died May 2, 1820.


      Provided by Pat HOBSON (David's great great granddaughter) in February, 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian.
      John Valentine Born 17 Sep 1865 Parents David Leighton Valentine & Ann Irvine baptized 01 Jan 1866 St. Andrew's Presbyterian

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1841 - Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - - , South Dakota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Paisley Cemetery, Paisley, Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1865 - , Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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