The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

William Brydon

Male 1808 - 1885  (77 years)


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  • Name William Brydon 
    Born 30 May 1808  , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Jun 1808  , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On arrival in Galt, Robert III Brydon purchased a 30 acre wooded Lot 3, Concession VIII, on the west bank of the Grand River downstream from Galt.
      William II Brydon purchased a similar Lot 2, Concession VII nearby.
      - source James Emerson Brydon
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's single, living with his younger sister Margaret Brydon, single.
      John Black, servant is in the household.
    Died 16 Oct 1885  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2356  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 29 May 2017 

    Father Robert Brydon,   b. 1773, Mosstower, Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Janet Young,   b. 1777, , Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Albums
    Brydon - Young family
    Brydon - Young family (76)
    They're from Roxburghshire and settled in Galt, Waterloo Co. before heading to Manitoba and California.
    Family ID F777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1808 - , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Jun 1808 - , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1885 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    William Brydon death certificate
    William Brydon death certificate

    Born in Scotland, came to Ontario as a young child.

    Headstones
    Brydon - Young
    Brydon - Young
    William Brydon/Died 16th OCt. 1885/Aged/77 Y'rs 4 Mo's/Brydon

    He's sharing the headstone with his parents, Robert Brydon and Janet Young

    photo by Tom Brydon (with apologies for the poor readability)

    Newspapers
    'Wool Stolen'
    "Wool Stolen"
    "Wm. Brydon finished his shearing Friday night and..."

  • Notes 
    • Stalwart Brydons' William I.