The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

James William Laidlaw

Male 1763 - 1829  (65 years)


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  • Name James William Laidlaw 
    Born 16 Apr 1763  Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1818  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Feb 1829  Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Boston Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3904  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 

    Father Robert Laidlaw,   b. 1728, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1800, Hopehouse, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Betty Biggar,   b. 1741, Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1820, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1762  , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Scott,   b. 2 Nov 1767, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1800, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Scott Laidlaw,   b. 7 Sep 1791, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1847, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Andrew Laidlaw,   b. 28 May 1794, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1874, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. James Laidlaw,   b. 22 May 1796, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1886, Georgetown, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. William Laidlaw,   b. 11 Feb 1798, Hopehouse, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1839, Joliet, Kendall, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     5. Robert Murray Laidlaw,   b. 18 Sep 1798, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Walter Laidlaw,   b. 23 Oct 1799, , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1873, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F2994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Apr 1763 - Phawhope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1818 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1829 - Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Boston Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • A full cousin of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd.
      source: Canadian Champion (newspaper Milton, ON), 10 Jun 1886, p. 3

      Monument inscription:
      Born in Ettrick Forest, Scotland, died Feb 13, 1829 aged 66 years. His wife, Helen Scott, born in Ettrick Forest, Scotland, died June 25, 1800 aged 33 yrs.