The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

Richard Slater Brydon

Male 1878 - 1944  (66 years)


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  • Name Richard Slater Brydon 
    Born 1 Jul 1878  Galt, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Naturalization 1909  Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Naturalization 1911  , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1918  La Verne, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a rancher. The ww1 document says he's "practically blind in his right eye."
    Residence 1920 
    Los Angeles, California 
    • Calif. census: Richard S Brydon, b. abt 1879
    Occupation 1930  San Jose Twp., Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer on a citrus ranch 
    Residence 1935  La Verne, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1940  San Jose Twp., Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a citrous rancher/owner
    Died 12 Nov 1944  La Verne, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1460  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2015 

    Father Robert Armstrong Brydon,   b. 25 Dec 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Christina C. Slater,   b. 1848, Galt, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1912, , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1869  Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Grace Paddison,   b. 27 Jan 1882, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1966, , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1904  , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Robert John Brydon,   b. 17 Nov 1905, , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1990, , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Janette Anne Brydon,   b. 23 Feb 1909, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1990, , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. Edith Leona Brydon,   b. 6 Feb 1911, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1999, Fullerton, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +4. Mabel Christina Brydon
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1878 - Galt, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1904 - , Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1909 - Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1911 - , Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918 - La Verne, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer on a citrus ranch - 1930 - San Jose Twp., Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - La Verne, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - San Jose Twp., Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1944 - La Verne, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    Brydon Bros.
    Brydon Bros.
    Their mark on one of the saddles they made.
    saddle by Brydon Bros. of Los Angeles
    saddle by Brydon Bros. of Los Angeles
    Brydon Bros. ad
    Brydon Bros. ad
    Brydon Bros. saddle - side view
    Brydon Bros. saddle - side view
    Brydon Bros saddle - end view
    Brydon Bros saddle - end view
    Brydon Brothers holster
    Brydon Brothers holster

    Newspapers
    Brydon Bros. Harness and Saddlery Co.
    Brydon Bros. Harness and Saddlery Co.
    '...everything in the way of horse goods and carriage equipment'
    "...everything in the way of horse goods and carriage equipment"
    Brydon Bros in Los Angeles

    Places
    Los Angeles, California, 239 South Main St.
    Los Angeles, California, 239 South Main St.
    This once was the location of Brydon Bros. saddlery. This photo was taken in the 50s. Google maps in 2009 shows a parking lot at this address.
    photo by Charles W. Cushman

  • Notes 
    • The Brydon Brothers are mentioned in "Saddlemaker to the Stars The Leather and Silver Art of Edward H Bohlin" By James H. Nottage, Published by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles In Association With University of Washington Press, Seattle, London 1966 including a picture of "Andy Brydon" with one of the Saddles they created.