The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

James Laidlaw, Sr.

Male 1822 - 1905  (82 years)


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  • Name James Laidlaw 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 7 Jul 1822  Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Aug 1822  , Roberton, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married, four children.
    Residence 1881  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a farmer, widowed. Two sons, James and William, living with him.
    Residence 1901  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Mar 1905  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6479  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 

    Father Robert Laidlaw, Sr.,   b. 1791, , Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1883, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Irvine,   b. 1794, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1834  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1820  , Roberton, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Beattie,   b. 1828, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1891, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 12 May 1848  Gore Dist., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Laidlaw, Jr.,   b. 28 Nov 1848, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1911, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. James Laidlaw, Jr.,   b. 10 Nov 1855, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1923, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. William Laidlaw,   b. 28 Oct 1857, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1935, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Thomas Laidlaw, Jr.,   b. 1861, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1897  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F2166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jul 1822 - Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Aug 1822 - , Roberton, Selkirkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 May 1848 - Gore Dist., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 1905 - Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • These farms, the late Robert Laidlaw and his sons cleared, and here he passed his remaining days, passing away in 1883, at the age of 92 years. James, Sr., was b, in Roxburghshire, Scot., in 1822, and was only ten years old when the family came to the "Paisley Block," where he was brought up. He m. Mary Beattie, dau. of William Beattie, who came out with his family from Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scot. to Dumfries Township in 1839. Issue: Robert, Jr., James, Jr., William and Thomas, Jr. (d. age 37). The late James Laidlaw, Sr., became one of the most prominent men in S. Wellington.
      --- Historical Atlas of the County of Wellington, Ontario, Toronto: Historical Atlas Publishing Co., 1906