The Brydons

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William Brydon

Male 1815 - 1869  (54 years)


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  • Name William Brydon 
    Born 13 Apr 1815  , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 18 May 1815 
    Gender Male 
    Property 1837  King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Concession 2 lot 9, King Twp.
      He's listed as an original patent holder of land.

                                                                       
      exerpt of 1837 census...
      Bryce               Alexander           C              20   Scarborough         B620                                                                      
      Brydon              William             2              9    King                B635                                                                      
      Buchanan            -                   -              -    Toronto City        B255 Bryce, Buchanan & Co., Dry Goods Store, 163 King St.                 
      Buchanan            Andrew              1              15   Etobicoke           B255                                                                      
      Buchanan            Francis             13             7    Oro                 B255                                                                      
      Buchanan            Isaac               -              -    Toronto City        B255 General Wholesale Merchant, 28 Front St.                             
      Buchanan            John                1              10   Chinquacousy West   B255                                                                      
      Buchanan            Thomas              5              15   Mono                B255                                                                      
      Buchanan            William             1              10   Chinquacousy West   B255                                                                      
      Buchanan            William             -              -    Toronto City        B255 Labourer, New
    Occupation 1843 
    town warden 
    • along with Joel Hughes
    Residence 1846  King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Brown's Toronto City and Home District Directory, 1846-7.
      He's at lot 9 con 5.
      Note that there is listed a William and John Breden at lot 2 con9 and a William Breden at lot 6 con 10.
    Residence 1861  King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1866  King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1866 directory of Toronto
      a farm at lot 26 con 9, King Twp.
    Died 20 Jun 1869  King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Paul's Presbyterian, Linton, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2020 

    Father William Brydon,   b. 9 May 1790, , Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1857, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Margaret Hogg,   b. 19 Dec 1788, Beldhillford, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1842, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 3 May 1814  , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 21 May 1814 William Brydon, shepherd at Marhcleuch, and Margaret Hogg, Beldhillford, gave up their names in order to marry.
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Wilkie,   b. 26 Nov 1821, , Foulden, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1888  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Brydon,   b. 17 Apr 1845, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1885, Newton, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Thomas Brydon,   b. 21 Nov 1847, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1857, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +3. William Brydon,   b. 15 May 1850, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1884, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     4. Brydon,   b. 26 Feb 1852,   d. 22 Mar 1852  (Age 0 years)
    +5. James Brydon,   b. 26 May 1853, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1905, Schomberg, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     6. Agnes Jane Brydon,   b. 6 Mar 1855, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1887  (Age 32 years)
    +7. John Hylson Brydon,   b. 24 Feb 1857, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1936, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +8. Ellen Bauld Brydon,   b. 19 Jan 1861, Lloydtown, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1918, Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     9. Henry Walter Brydon,   b. 18 May 1862, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1866  (Age 4 years)
    +10. Estella Wilkie Brydon,   b. 2 Mar 1864, King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1909, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1815 - , Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 1837 - King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1846 - King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jun 1869 - King Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Paul's Presbyterian, Linton, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Elizabeth, Thomas and William Brydon
    Elizabeth, Thomas and William Brydon
    Toronto directory for 1866

    Headstones
    Brydon - Wilkie
    Brydon - Wilkie
    William and Margaret and their daughter Agnes

    photo by Brydon Brown
    Brydon
    Brydon
    William Brydon

    photo by Brydon Brown:
    "Here are photos of our great-great grandfather William Brydon's tombstone in the Linton Cemetery on Highway 27. I took these in September of this year after cleaning of the lichen and cutting back the bush."

    Histories
    Exerpts from 'Aunt Janets's Legacy'
    Exerpts from 'Aunt Janets's Legacy'
    'Aunt Janet's Legacy to Her Nieces: Recollections of Humble Life in Yarrow in the Beginning of the Century'

    by Janet Bathgate, Published 1894

    Census
    1852 King Twp., York Co., Ontario
    1852 King Twp., York Co., Ontario
    Brydons, McGarvies, Pinkertons

    Newspapers
    Chancery Sale
    Chancery Sale
    Children of William Brydon split the farm property in 1861
    '...and $6 to Wm. Brydon for his sheep killed by dogs.'
    "...and $6 to Wm. Brydon for his sheep killed by dogs."

  • Notes 
    • Headstone inscription, St. Paul's Presbyterian, Linton, Ontario:
      west side:
      Margaret Wilkie/ wife of Wm. Brydon/ died June 24, 1888 in her 67 yr.
      Agnes Jane Brydon/ died Mar 21 1887 in her 33rd yr.
      east side:
      Thomas Brydon died dec 19 1857 age 10 yrs
      Henry W. Brydon oct 2 1866 aged 4 yrs
      infant mar 22 1852 age 26 days
      north side:
      in memory of William Brydon/ died  jun 20 1869 , age 54 yrs
      native of Roxboroughshire Scotland
        -- courtesy Brydon Brown --