The Brydons

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James Dark

Male 1858 - 1949  (90 years)


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  • Name James Dark 
    Born 8 Jul 1858  Brussels, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Grey Twp., Huron Dist., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Marquette, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marquette is a census district.
    Residence 1901  Langford, RM MacDonald, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Living in township14 range15 W1 meridian.
      The Walter Brydon family is four census entries away.
    Residence 1921  Neepawa, RM Langford, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a carpenter.
      Living on Isabell St. in the town.
    Died 18 Mar 1949  Neepawa, RM Langford, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, RM Langford, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2291  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2019 

    Father George H. Dark,   b. 1821, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1891, Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Ann Fursman,   b. Nov 1825, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1897, Cranbrook, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Family ID F3515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Brydon,   b. 20 Feb 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1927, Neepawa, RM Langford, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1882  Beautiful Plains, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. George Albert Dark,   b. 17 Mar 1883, Beautiful Plains, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1948, Langley, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jul 1858 - Brussels, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Grey Twp., Huron Dist., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1882 - Beautiful Plains, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Marquette, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Langford, RM MacDonald, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - Neepawa, RM Langford, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Mar 1949 - Neepawa, RM Langford, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Newspapers
    'Congratulations'
    "Congratulations"
    James Dark, Neepawa, born Brussels, Huron county, Ont., 1858

  • Notes 
    • James Dark Pioneer Resident Buried Monday.

      The funeral service for James Dark, 90, pioneer resident of Neepawa and district, who passed away at his home here Friday, March 18, was held in Knox Presbyterian Church on Monday, with Rev. Douglas Anderson officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery.

      Pall Bearers were: Fred McLain, Arthur Clark, C. Orchard, W.J. Pollock, D.E. Pollock and G.H. Kilburn. The body lay in state in the Masonic Temple from 12 to 1 P.M. Monday and members of the Masonic order conducted the service.

      Mr. Dark was born at Brussels, Huron County, Ont. On July 8th 1858 and received his education there. He came to Neepawa District in 1879 and helped construct some of the first buildings in town.

      He married Janet Brydon of Galt, Ont. Here in 1882 and they farmed in the Union District. Mr. And Mrs. Dark retired to Neepawa in 1914. Mrs. Dark predeceased her husband in 1927. Mr. Dark spent one year in British Columbia with his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Dark before returning to Neepawa.

      Mr. Dark was a governor of the Neepawa Hospital Board for several years and also served on the Parks Board. He was a member of the Masonic and I.O.O.F. lodges here. Surviving is one grandson, James Dark, of Winnipeg. A son George died in Oct. 1948.
      NEEPAWA PRESS - Thur. March 24, 1949