The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

Robert Brydon

Male 1773 - 1853  (80 years)


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  • Name Robert Brydon 
    Born 1773  Mosstower, Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 4 Jul 1773  , Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Sep 1853  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 I2357  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father George Brydon,   b. 20 May 1744, Stonedge, Hobkirk, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Janet Dodds,   b. 28 Jul 1734, Craig, Ancrum, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Nov 1768  , Bedrule, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Brydon,   b. 4 Mar 1802, Eckfordmoss, Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1822  (Age 19 years)
     2. George Brydon,   b. 1 Dec 1804, , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Brydon,   b. 30 May 1808, , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1885, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Robert Brydon,   b. 30 Aug 1810, , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1866, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +5. John Brydon,   b. 22 Jan 1814, , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +6. Janet Brydon,   b. 12 Aug 1817, , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Margaret Brydon,   b. 1 May 1822, , Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Galt, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 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.
    Last Modified 7 May 2012 
    Family ID F777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Jul 1773 - , Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Sep 1853 - 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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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Brydon - Young
    Brydon - Young
    Robert and Janet

    photo by Tom Brydon
    Brydon - Young
    Brydon - Young
    "Robert Brydon/Died 10th Sept. 1855/Aged/80 Y'rs 3 Mo's
    /Janet Young/His Wife/Died 28th April 1858/Aged 80 Y'rs 5 Mo's
    /Natives of Roxburghshire/Scotland"

    Robert's death date on his monument we feel is in error. The death date that we've accepted is 10 Sep. 1853. This comes from Robert's obituary in the Dumfries Reformer, published Wednesday, Sep. 14, 1853.

    photo by Tom Brydon

    Obituaries
    '..was among the first settlers of this township'
    "..was among the first settlers of this township"
    obit for Robert Brydon, formerly of Morebattle, Scotland

    Maps
    1839 land survey
    1839 land survey
    William Dickson's daybook recorded that, on 30 June 1829, Robert Bryden (sic) entered into a bond to purchase 190 acres on Lot S2W in Concession VII for 190 pounds.

  • Notes 
    • Stalwart Brydon's Robert II.