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Dundas County Births/Baptisms


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Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: birth
Name of Child: William John Bailey
Date of Event: October 13, 1856
Location of Event: Mountain Twp., Dundas Co.
Name of Father: Thomas Bailey
Birthplace of Father: England
Name of Mother: Eliza Wholehan
Birthplace of Mother: Matilda Twp., Dundas Co.
Source: Vital Records,Anglican Church Ottawa Diocese,

Other info: Thomas Bailey resided Concession 5, Lot 22, Mountain Twp.


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Baptism
Name of Child: William John Bailey
Date of Event: March 22, 1857
Location of Event: Mountain Twp., Dundas Co.
Name of Father: Thomas Bailey
Birthplace of Father: England
Name of Mother: Eliza Wholehan
Birthplace of Mother: Matilda Twp., Dundas Co.
Source: Vital Records,Anglican Church Ottawa Diocese,

Other info:


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: birth
Name of Child: John William Bailey
Date of Event: September 24, 1837
Location of Event: Matilda Twp., Dundas Co.
Name of Father: William Bailey
Birthplace of Father:
Name of Mother: May [surname not recorded]
Birthplace of Mother:
Source: Vital Records,Anglican Church Ottawa Diocese,

Other info:


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Baptism
Name of Child: John William Bailey
Date of Event: February 4, 1838
Location of Event: Matilda Twp., Dundas Co.
Name of Father: William Bailey
Birthplace of Father:
Name of Mother: May [surname not recorded]
Birthplace of Mother:
Source: Vital Records,Anglican Church Ottawa Diocese,

Other info:


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: birth
Name of Child: Ann Bailey
Date of Event: January 14, 1822
Location of Event: Williamsburg Twp., Dundas Co.
Name of Father: Micle Bailey
Birthplace of Father:
Name of Mother: Ann Finch
Birthplace of Mother:
Source: Vital Records,Anglican Church Ottawa Diocese,

Other info: Mother = "Ann, widow of the late Finch"



 

Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Baptism
Name of Child: Ann Bailey
Date of Event: January 17, 1822
Location of Event: Williamsburg Twp., Dundas Co.
Name of Father: Micle Bailey
Birthplace of Father:
Name of Mother: Ann Finch
Birthplace of Mother:
Source: Vital Records,Anglican Church Ottawa Diocese,

Other info: Mother = "Ann, widow of the late Finch"


Contributed by: Jack Moffat

Event: birth
Name of Child: Thomas Moffat
Date of Event: 18 Jul 1845
Location of Event: Morewood,Winchester Twp
Name of Father: Thomas Moffat
Birthplace of Father: Kirkpatrick Juxta,Dfs,Scotland
Name of Mother: Ann Boyd
Birthplace of Mother: Dumfries,Dfs,Scotland
Source: Vital Records

Other info: No marriage information known.


Contributed by: Jack Moffat

Event: birth
Name of Child: Elizabeth Moffat
Date of Event: 1852
Location of Event: Morewood,Winchester Twp
Name of Father: Thomas Moffat
Birthplace of Father: Kirkpatrick Juxta,Dfs,Scotland
Name of Mother: Ann Boyd
Birthplace of Mother: Dumfries,Dfs, Scotland
Source: Vital Records

Other info: Info from 1851-1871 Census.No marriage info known.


Contributed by: Jack Moffat

Event: birth
Name of Child: Mary Moffat
Date of Event: 1855
Location of Event: Morewood,Winchester Twp
Name of Father: Thomas Moffat
Birthplace of Father: Kirkpatrick Juxta,Dfs Scotland
Name of Mother: Ann Boyd
Birthplace of Mother: Dumfries,Dfs,Scotland
Source: Vital Records

Other info: 1861-1881 Census.Mary died 26 Nov 1912 and record named Mathew Elliot as husband.  Have birth of daughter called Frances 3 June 1890.  No record of any other children.


Contributed by: Ken Caughey

Event: birth
Name of Child: Samual Arnott Caughey
Date of Event: May 22 1892
Location of Event: Mountain Twp,Dundas Co. Ont
Name of Father: George Caughey
Birthplace of Father: Ont.
Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Source: Personal Knowledge

Other info:


Contributed by: Ken Caughey

Event: birth
Name of Child: William Caughey
Date of Event: 1840
Location of Event: Mountain Township, Dundas County
Name of Father: John Caughey
Birthplace of Father: Ireland
Name of Mother: Sarah Dougall
Birthplace of Mother: Ireland
Source: Personal Knowledge

Other info: Other info: Other siblings include:  Agnes b:1841, John Dougall b:1843, Jane b:1845, George b:1849.


Contributed by: Ken Caughey

Event: birth
Name of Child: James Caughey
Date of Event: 1883
Location of Event: Dundas County
Name of Father: William Caughey
Birthplace of Father: Ireland
Name of Mother: Margaret Orr
Birthplace of Mother: Ireland
Source: Personal Knowledge

Other info: Other siblings born of this second marriage are Robert b.1835 Dan b. 1839.
Children from first marriage of William and Agnes nee Leverty d.UK who imigrated to Dundas Co. from Ireland are: Agnes b:1812, John b:1814, Arthur b:1816, William b:1820, Elizabeth b:1822, Martha b: UK


Contributed by: William (Bill) Galloway

Event: birth
Name of Child: Rebecca Galloway
Date of Event: 3rd October 1880
Location of Event: Dundas County Iroquois village
Name of Father: David Galloway
Birthplace of Father: KirkMaiden, Wigtonshr Scotland
Name of Mother: Mary Laurie MacDonald
Birthplace of Mother: Kirkmaiden Scotland
Source: Vital Records, 032441 Shedule A births Dundas

Other info: This story starts in the parish of Kirkmaiden, County of
Wigtown, Scotland.  Please see Tidbits and Tall Tales for the remainder of the story.


Contributed by: Shirley Halbeisen

Event: Birth
Name of Child: Jane Pearson
Date of Event: September 27, 1821
Location of Event: Matilda, Lower Canada
Name of Father: Joseph Pearson
Birthplace of Father: Cumberland County, England
Name of Mother: Jane Harrison
Birthplace of Mother: England or Ireland
Source: Family Record Book

Other info: Joseph & Jane Pearson left England after 1818 (year of birth of then youngest child Ann) and birth of last child, Jane in 1821. The child Ann died on board ship enroute to Canada and was buried at sea. The family lived Matilda about 12 years, then Niagra Co., NY.  Hope to learn what ship on which they sailed plus any other info.


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