James Riddell1,2,3

M, #18641, b. 10 April 1851
Father*Walter Riddell1,2,3 b. 10 Feb 1814, d. 22 Feb 1904
Mother*Mary Ann Herbert Renwick1,2,3 b. 28 Oct 1818, d. 1 Sep 1906
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited1 Feb 2012
     James was born circa 1850 in Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG.1,2,3 James was born on 10 April 1851 in Ontario, CanadaG.4

Census Data

     James Riddell appeared on the 1861 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West in the household of his parents, Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.2
     James Riddell appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Waltar Riddell and Mary Riddell, listed as a farmer.3 James Riddell appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Calgary, Alberta, The Territories, enumerated 4 April 1901, enumerated as a carpenter.4

Citations

  1. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, James Riddle b: 1850 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."
  2. [S3661] Walter Riddell household, January 14, 1861 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Canada West; Page 92, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-1055-1056.
  3. [S3672] Waltar Riddell household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, West Northumberland, Ontario; Page #68; Family No: 248., Ancestry.com Roll: C-9983.
  4. [S3670] ? Rhodes household, 4 Apr 1901 Canada census, unknown repository address, Schedule 1, Page 4, Family No: 41., unknown repository, ? Rhodes household.

Honourable William Renwick Riddell1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #18642, b. 6 April 1852, d. 17 February 1945
Father*Walter Riddell1,4,5,6,7 b. 10 Feb 1814, d. 22 Feb 1904
Mother*Mary Ann Herbert Renwick1,4,5,6,7 b. 28 Oct 1818, d. 1 Sep 1906
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited23 Jan 2019
Honourable William Renwick Riddell
     William was born on 6 April 1852 on the Gifford farm, in Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9 William married Anna Esther Crossen on 5 March 1884 in Cobourg, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 008153. His occupation was recorded as a barrister.10,2,3,4,5,8,9 He died on 17 February 1945 at his home in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaG, at age 92.11,12,13,3,14,15 Honourable William Renwick Riddell was buried in Union Cemetery, Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaG.12,15

     Honourable William Renwick Riddell was also known as Hon Justice Riddell.16      He also went by the name of Will.17 He was educated from 1857 to 1870 in Cobourg Grammar School, Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaG; estimated years.18 He was educated from 1871 to 1878 in Victoria College, Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaG; BA (1874)
BSc (1877)
LLB (1878.)18 He was listed as a witness to the marriage of Elizabeth Amelia Richard and Dr. George Riddell on 31 December 1880 in Coldsprings, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG; according to Ontario Marriage Registration 007819.19,20,21,22
     He won the Law Society of Upper Canada's gold medal and in 1883 was called to the bar.

He started a law practice in Cobourg, and in 1893 he moved to Toronto.

In 1891 he was elected as a "bencher" of the Law Society. In 1898 he became a QC (Queen's Counsel.)18
     The following newspaper article appeared in the DeKalb, Illinois Daily Chronicle 18 July 1916 :
Big Honor For Near Relative of DeKalbite
The following clipping from a big Canada paper refers ot the brother of Francis Riddell of this city. Justic (sic) Riddell visited here several years ago and many local folks had the opportunity of meeting him. He is on e of the big legal figures in the Dominion and has a great influence on legal affairs there. The honor that has been conferred upon him is explained thoroughly in the clipping:
The Honorable William Renwick Riddell, justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario, has accepted the invitation of the authorities of Yale University to deliver the Dodge lectures on the Responsibilities of Citizenship in the coming year/ This lectureship has been held by the most prominent Americans, including ex-President Taft, Elihu Root, Charles E. Hughes, etc; but no one not an American citizen has heretofore been selected as lecturer, excepting Viscount Bryce, when he was ambassador at Washington.23

     In the obituary of Francis W Riddell who died 22 November 1916, Francis's brother, Will Riddell was listed as a survivor.24,17
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Newton, Kansas Evening Kansan-Republican 6 April 1923 :
Our Daily Birthday Party
Justice William Renwick Riddell of the Supreme Court of Ontario, born in Northumberlandand (sic) county, Ont., 71 years ago today.

Similar notices appear in newspapers across the U.S. during the early to mid-1920's - RGM.25
He and Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell returned home on 5 September 1924 through Québec City, Québec, CanadaG, arrviving on the Montroyal, from a trip to England. They had left from Quebec City on July 8, 1924. On William's form it appears he was travelling on Canadian Bar Association business. He gave his occupation as "judge."26
     Honourable William Renwick Riddell, uncle of the grrom,was referenced in an article about the wedding of Walter Riddell and Mary A McGrath which appeared on 24 August 1931 in the newspaper the, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaG; Weddings
RIDDELL McGRATH
AT the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McGrath, 1007 Melrose Avenue, a very pretty wedding was solemnized on Saturday, August 22, when their eldest daughter Mary, became the bride of Mr. Walter Riddell, only son of the late Mr. W. R, Riddell and Mrs. Riddell, of Peterborough, Ont., and nephew of Hon. Justice Riddell, of Toronto. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Fr. B. J. Kennedy, O.M.I, pastor of St. Joseph's parish, Nutana.

The bride was given in marriage by her father and was attended by her sister, Berniece. Mr. J. McGrath, an uncle of the bride, acted as groomsman. Aa the bride entered the drawing room. Master Bob McGrath, her youngest brother, played the bridal march from Lohengrin.

The house was prettily decorated with gladioli and sweet peas. Following the ceremony a wedding luncheon was served at the home of the bride's parents, after which Mr. and Mrs. Riddell left on the Continental for Seattle, Vancouver. and Victoria.

Mr. and Mrs. Riddell will be at home at 12 Kewanee Apartments, after September 30.16
     In the obituary of Anna Esther Crossen who died 12 February 1945, her husband, Mr Justice W R Riddell was listed as a survivor.27
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Windsor Star published in Windsor, Ontario 19 February 1945:
Mr. Justice W. R. Riddell Dies at 92
Member of Supreme Court for 39 Years
TORONTO, Feb. 19.
A member of the supreme court of Ontario for 39 years, Mr. Justice William Renick Riddell died at his home here early yesterday. He was 92 years old, and w as predeceased by his wife last Monday.

BORN IN NORTHUMBERLAND
Born in Hamilton township, Northumberland county, Ont., April 6, 1852, Mr. Justice Riddell was educated at Cobourg Collegiate Institute and Victoria University, Toronto. He was gold medallist at Osgoode Hall from where he graduated in 1883. Interviewed on his 92nd birthday last year, he said he had no intention of retiring from the bench and told newspapermen to "come back next year and each year after. I figure about another 24 years should be about right. HEALTH LEAGUE HEAD Last November he was elected to his 25th consecutive term as president of the Health League of Canada and took a leading part in that organization's fight against venereal disease. Officials of the league today expressed the deepest gratitude for the long years of continued interest Mr. Justice Riddell devoted to work in the field of health. Mr. Justice Riddell was holder of 11 honorary doctorates and was senior honorary member of the American Bar Association. He also was honorary member of 13 state bar associations, a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh. Though his position as justice of appeal in the Ontario Supreme Court took much of his time, he was working on an abridgement of Canadian law decisions, 47 volumes of which have already been published.

WORKED HARD
His one recipe for long life was work. On his 82nd birthday he said: I celebrate my birthday by doing as much work as I can. I think that is the best way one can keep alive. His favorite story "The funniest episode in my somewhat elongated career concerned the last report of my death. A certain United States medical record, to which he. had often been a contributor, addressed a letter to the estate of the late Justice Riddell asking an account of his early life. He wrote in reply that his executors declined to act unless they had been seated formally in their positions and had been appointed by the courts, which refused to act until I was dead. I pointed out that I was not yet 92, which is considered almost juvenile in my family, he chuckled.

PUBLISHED WORKS
Among his published works are found "legal profession in Upper Canada, The Constitution of Canada, William Kirby, F.R.S.C., "La Roche-foucault's Travels in Canada, 1795, The Salve in Canada, "Old Province Tales, Michigan Under British Rule, and many others. Beside writings in book form, Mr. Justice Riddell contributed many ai tides in literary, legal and scientific journals. His ability and scholarship were recognized by many universities which honored him with degrees. Among these were University of Toronto, Syracuse University, Trinity College, Hartford. Boston University. University of Edinburgh, McMaster University. Northwestern University, Yale University and others. He was also honored by the state bar associations of New York. Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri. Georgia, Maine, North Dakota, Vermont, Nebraska, Ohio, and the Law Academy of Philadelphia. As a student at Victoria University he specialized first in history, obtaining his B A. in 1876. He then turned to mathematical and natural sciences and obtained the degree of B.Sc. in 1876. His next academic pursuit was law and an LL.B. in 1878. As a judge he was equally at home handing down a stern judgment from the bench, delivering an official welcome to a distinguished visitor on behalf of the city or lecturing in a great American university on the superiority of the Canadian constitution. William Renwick Riddell was for a number of years mathematical master at the Ottawa Normal School. ' He was called to the Bar in 1883, and practiced law at Cobourg from 1883 until 1892. He then came to Toronto and was for a time with the firm of Fasken, Robertson and Company. Elected a bencher in the Law Society in 1892. he was re-elected every year until his appointment to the bench. He was made a Queen s Counsel In 1898. He enjoyed a very large practice and his opinion was much sought by other lawyers in important cases.

APPOINTED JUDGE IN 1906
In 1906 he was made a judge of the King's Bench division, and in October 1925 he was appointed a justice cf Appeal of the Second Divisional Court. As a judge he was very highly regarded by his colleagues and by the legal profession as a whole. Shortly after his appointment he created a precedent by sentencing a man to life imprisonment for negligence in connection with a railway accident. He was a member of the royal commission appointed in 1920 to enquire Into timber operations in Ontario. As a lecturer and writer Judge Riddell was widely known throughout Canada and the United States. He has delivered the Dodge lectures at Yale University and the Blumenthal lectures at Columbia. One of his favorite topics was the Canadian constitution, on which he was an authority.

RESEARCH WORK
Justice Riddell did a great deal of research on Canadian history. Much of his spare time was spent poring over old records in the Dominion Archives at Ottawa or at Osgoode Hall Most of his published works have been the outcome of this research. They include: The Constitution of Canada in Its History and Practical Working, Old Provincial Tales. Travels of La Rochcfoucalt in Canada in 1795, The First Judge of Detroit and His Court, Life of Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe. and other works. Besides those writings published in book form Judge Riddell has contributed many articles to literary, legal and scientific journals. His ability and scholarship were recognized by many universities which have honored him with degrees. Besides those of his Alma Mater, Victoria University, he held honorary degrees from the University of Toronto, Syracuse University, Trinity College, Hartford, Boston University, University of Edinburgh and others. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Hociety (sic).

GOOD FORM
In court he was a great stickler for good form ana was always very-anxious to uphold the dignity of the court. He has often reproved barristers for what he regarded as improper or slangy language in the court room. The story is told that once while sitting as judge in a county town, in order to expedite business he consented to a night session. When the time came for the opening of court the plaintiff in the action was nowhere to be found. Judge, jury and counsel were all kept waiting. Judge Riddell began to grow impatient at the delay and every one expected that the tardy litigant would receive a stern rebuke on his arrival. When he did arrive he was most elaborately dressed and carefully groomed. The judge smiled at this deference to the importance of the occasion, and the plaintiff got off without a harsh word. Not content with being a popular judge and a great scholar. Judge Riddell took an active interest in fraternal, benevolent and educational affairs. He was a governor of the University of Toronto. At one time he was chairman of the board of trustee.-, of Cobourg Collegiate Institute, and president of the Educational Society of Eastern Ontario. He was president of the Toronto branch of the League of Nations Society, and did much to
make known in Canada the ideals and workings of the league. He was an active worker for the Toronto General Hospital. He was a Presbyterian and a Liberal. Funeral services will be held Tuesday from his home here with burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.11



     The following newspaper article appeared in the Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Citizen 21 July 1945 :
$82,434 Estate Left Bv Mr. Justice Riddell
TORONTO, July 20. fCP)
A /[motion/] for administration of the estate of the late Justice William Renwick Riddell of the Ontario Court of Appeal revealed he left property totalling $82,434. of whicch $76,678 is personal and $5.756 realty.

The will was executed April 26. 1934, leaving the entire estate to Justice Riddell's widow. It contained a clause that the will should become null and void should she predecease him. which she did by a short time.

Principal items of the estate are moneys secured by mortgage, $52,197; life insurance $5,960; stocks $1,814; cash $12,135.

Application for letters of administration was made by William Crossen James, solicitor The heirs-at-law are stated to be three nieces. Jeanette Armitage, Maple, Ont; Mary Ford and Jessie Eagleson, Canborne, Ont; and two nephews. William A. Riddell, Vancouver, and Walter Riddell, Saskatoon, Sask.28


The following biographical information appeared in in a now obsolete (2016) web page re: Ontario Courts - Former judges of the superior courts; viewed in, circa 2000:
William Renwick Riddell
1906-1913 King's Bench
1913-1925 High Court of Justice
1925-1931 2nd Division Appellate Division
1931-1945 Court of Appeal.14


External link for Honourable William Renwick Riddell on his WeRelate Wiki Person Page.29

Census Data

     William Riddell appeared on the 1861 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West in the household of his parents, Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.6
     William R Riddell appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Waltar Riddell and Mary Riddell.7
     William Ridell and Anna appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario, enumerated 20 April 1891. William was enumerated as a barrister. They had two domestics within their household, one of which was 12 years old..9
     William R Riddell and Anne H appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Toronto, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. William was enumerated as a barrister. They had a housemaid, a parlour maid and a cook..8

Family

Anna Esther Crossen b. 18 Apr 1863, d. 12 Feb 1945 or 13 Feb 1945
Marriage*William married Anna Esther Crossen on 5 March 1884 in Cobourg, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 008153. His occupation was recorded as a barrister.10,2,3,4,5,8,9 

Citations

  1. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, William Renwick Riddle b: 06 Apr 1852 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada d: 01 Feb 1945 in Canada. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."
  2. [S1152] Quebec History Encyclopedia - William Renwick Riddell, online http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/quebechistory/…, http://www2.marianopolis.edu/quebechistory/bios/…. Hereinafter cited as QC History Ency - Wm R Riddell.
  3. [S1153] Light, Lens & Heart - Honourable William Renwick Riddell, online http://www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca/…, http://www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca/…. Hereinafter cited as LLL - Wm Riddell.
  4. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., William Renwick Riddell & Anna Esther Crossen.
  5. [S3404] Herbert George Todd, Armory and lineages of Canada: comprising pedigrees with historical notes, brief biographies and family registers of prominent men of Canada, including blazons and illustrations of many armorials, and of insignia of knighthood (Yonkers, N.Y.: Todd, 1919), William Renwick Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Armory and lineages of Canada.
  6. [S3661] Walter Riddell household, January 14, 1861 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Canada West; Page 92, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-1055-1056.
  7. [S3672] Waltar Riddell household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, West Northumberland, Ontario; Page #68; Family No: 248., Ancestry.com Roll: C-9983.
  8. [S3744] Wm R Riddell household, Mar 3, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 4, Toronto West, Ontario; Page 4, Family No. 24, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6500.
  9. [S3746] William Ridell household, Apr 20, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cobourg, Northumberland West, Ontario; Family No: 146., Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6357.
  10. [S262] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), William Renwich Riddell & Anna Esther Crossen. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  11. [S9071] Mr. Justice W. R. Riddell Dies at 92, The Windsor Star, Winidsor, ON, Feb 19, 1945, Page 10, coulmn 2 to 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Mr. Justice William R. Riddell; Obituary: William Renwick Riddell part 1; Obituary: William Renwick Riddell part 2; https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27369452/…">Obituary: William Renwick Riddell part 3; Obituary: William Renwick Riddell part 4. Hereinafter cited as Windsor Star.
  12. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Riddell," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, William Renwick Riddle b: 06 Apr 1852 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada d: 01 Feb 1945 in Canada
    Anna K. Hester Kirsop Crossen b: 18 Apr 1863 d: 13 Feb 1945 in Canada Burial: Union Cemetery.
  13. [S1152] QC History Ency - Wm R Riddell, online http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/quebechistory/…, William Renwick Riddell (1852-1945)."
  14. [S3402] Ontario Courts - Former judges of the superior courts, online Ontario Courts - Former judges of the superior courts, William Renwick Riddell - summary of his service"

    1906-1913 King's Bench
    1913-1925 High Court of Justice
    1925-1931 2nd Division Appellate Division
    1931-1945 Court of Appeal. Hereinafter cited as Former Judges.
  15. [S3405] Union Cemetery (Non-Denominational) Gravestone Transcript, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…, William Renwick Riddell and Anna H K Crossen. Hereinafter cited as Crossen Gravestone Transcript.
  16. [S9064] Weddings: Riddell--McGrath, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Aug 24, 1931, Page 6, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding: Riddell--McGrath. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  17. [S6406] Fell Over Dead, Sterling Standard, Sterling, IL, Nov 25, 1916, Page 1, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Francis Riddell, Father of Mrs. C. E. Sagle, Stricken At Home in DeKalb;Note that this is a very poor image and there is some interpretation required. Hereinafter cited as Sterling Standard.
  18. [S3403] Canadian Encyclopedia - Riddell, William Renwick, online Canadian Encyclopedia - Riddell, William Renwick. Hereinafter cited as Riddell, William Renwick.
  19. [S3667] George Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 20, Family No: 91, Ancestry.com Roll: C-13240.
  20. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: George Riddell (Physichan) & Elizabeth A Richard.
  21. [S3678] George Riddell household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Louise, Lisgar, Manitoba; Page 6, Family No: 53., Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6432.
  22. [S3743] Dr George Riddle household, May 12, 1891 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Louise, Selkirk, Manitoba; Page 49, Family 239, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6295.
  23. [S6410] Big Honor For Near Relative of DeKalbite, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, July 18, 1916, Page 8, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, The Daily Chronicle; (De Kalb, Illinois); 18 July 1916, Tue; Page 8, column 1
    Big Honor For Near Relative of DeKalbite. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  24. [S3893] Death of Francis Riddell, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Nov 29, 1916, Page 1, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Death of Francis Riddell. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  25. [S6411] Our Daily Birthday Party, The Evening Kansan-Republican, Newton, KS, Apr 6, 1923, Page 4, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, The Evening Kansan-Republican; (Newton, Kansas); 6 Apr 1923, Fri; Page 4, column 3
    Our Daily Birthday Party. Hereinafter cited as Evening Kansan-Republican.
  26. [S3745] Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell entry; Montroyal Declaration of Passenger to Canada, Sep 5, 1924, Judge William Renwick Riddell &, Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell; in Rolls T-14939 through T-15248 (Canada: Library and Archives).
  27. [S9073] Unknown article title, The Ottawa Journal, unknown location, Obituary: Anna Kester Kirsop Grossen Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.
  28. [S9075] $82,434 Estate Left Bv Mr. Justice Riddell, the Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, ON, Jul 21, 1945, Page 5, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, $82,434 Estate Left Bv Mr. Justice Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Citizen.
  29. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Anna Esther Crossen1,2,3

F, #18643, b. 18 April 1863, d. 12 February 1945 or 13 February 1945
Father*James Crossen3
Mother*Margaret Hayden3
Last Edited23 Jan 2019
     Anna was born on 18 April 1863 in Ontario, CanadaG.4,3,5 Alternatively, she was born circa 1866 in Ontario, CanadaG, according to the 1891 census.6 Anna married Honourable William Renwick Riddell on 5 March 1884 in Cobourg, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 008153. His occupation was recorded as a barrister.1,7,2,3,8,5,6
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Mr Justice W R Riddell.9 She died on 12 February 1945 or 13 February 1945 at her home in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaG.4,2,9 Anna Esther Crossen was buried in Union Cemetery, Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaG.10,11

     She and Judge William Renwick Riddell returned home on 5 September 1924 through Québec City, Québec, CanadaG, arrviving on the Montroyal, from a trip to England. They had left from Quebec City on July 8, 1924. On William's form it appears he was travelling on Canadian Bar Association business. He gave his occupation as "judge."12
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Ottawa Journal published in Ottawa, Ontario 13 February 1945:
Mr. Justice Riddell Bereaved of Wife
5 O'Clock Edition Service. TORONTO, Feb. 13. CP)
Mrs. Anna Kester Kirsop Grossen Riddell, wife of Mr. Justice W. R. Riddell, died yesterday at her home here after a brief illness. Born and, educated in Cobourg, Ont., Mis. Riddell had for the last 25 years been greatly interested in the work for blinded servicemen and under-privileged children. She was a member of many welfare organizations. She was married to Mr. Justice Riddell in 1884.9


Census Data

     William Ridell and Anna appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario, enumerated 20 April 1891. William was enumerated as a barrister. They had two domestics within their household, one of which was 12 years old..6
     William R Riddell and Anne H appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Toronto, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. William was enumerated as a barrister. They had a housemaid, a parlour maid and a cook..5

Family

Honourable William Renwick Riddell b. 6 Apr 1852, d. 17 Feb 1945
Marriage*Anna married Honourable William Renwick Riddell on 5 March 1884 in Cobourg, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 008153. His occupation was recorded as a barrister.1,7,2,3,8,5,6 

Citations

  1. [S262] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), William Renwich Riddell & Anna Esther Crossen. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  2. [S1153] Light, Lens & Heart - Honourable William Renwick Riddell, online http://www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca/…, http://www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca/…. Hereinafter cited as LLL - Wm Riddell.
  3. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., William Renwick Riddell & Anna Esther Crossen.
  4. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Anna K. Hester Kirsop Crossen b: 18 Apr 1863 d: 13 Feb 1945 in Canada Burial: Union Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."
  5. [S3744] Wm R Riddell household, Mar 3, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 4, Toronto West, Ontario; Page 4, Family No. 24, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6500.
  6. [S3746] William Ridell household, Apr 20, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cobourg, Northumberland West, Ontario; Family No: 146., Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6357.
  7. [S1152] Quebec History Encyclopedia - William Renwick Riddell, online http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/quebechistory/…, http://www2.marianopolis.edu/quebechistory/bios/…. Hereinafter cited as QC History Ency - Wm R Riddell.
  8. [S3404] Herbert George Todd, Armory and lineages of Canada: comprising pedigrees with historical notes, brief biographies and family registers of prominent men of Canada, including blazons and illustrations of many armorials, and of insignia of knighthood (Yonkers, N.Y.: Todd, 1919), William Renwick Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Armory and lineages of Canada.
  9. [S9073] Unknown article title, The Ottawa Journal, unknown location, Obituary: Anna Kester Kirsop Grossen Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.
  10. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Riddell," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, William Renwick Riddle b: 06 Apr 1852 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada d: 01 Feb 1945 in Canada
    Anna K. Hester Kirsop Crossen b: 18 Apr 1863 d: 13 Feb 1945 in Canada Burial: Union Cemetery.
  11. [S3405] Union Cemetery (Non-Denominational) Gravestone Transcript, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…, William Renwick Riddell and Anna H K Crossen. Hereinafter cited as Crossen Gravestone Transcript.
  12. [S3745] Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell entry; Montroyal Declaration of Passenger to Canada, Sep 5, 1924, Judge William Renwick Riddell &, Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell; in Rolls T-14939 through T-15248 (Canada: Library and Archives).

Dr. Robert Riddell1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, #18644, b. 12 September 1859, d. 11 February 1938
Father*Walter Riddell2,3,6 b. 10 Feb 1814, d. 22 Feb 1904
Mother*Mary Ann Herbert Renwick2,3,6 b. 28 Oct 1818, d. 1 Sep 1906
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited17 May 2019
     Robert was born on 12 September 1859 in Cobourg, Northumberland County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG.1,3,4,6,8,9,7 Robert married Anna M Dillon on 6 September 1912 in Spokane, Washington, USAG.10,1,8,9,7 He died on 11 February 1938 in Seattle, King County, Washington, USAG, at age 78.11,6 Dr. Robert Riddell was buried in Seattle, King County, Washington, USAG.12

     His name was also recorded as Robert.13
     Robert joined the North West Mounted Police on July 6, 1881.14
     He had graduated from Ontario Veterinary College (Toronto) and was promoted to an officer rank on July 1, 1886.15
     Riddell, Robert (12/9.1859 - )

As a veterinary graduate of Ontario Veterinary College (1880) he served with the North West Mounted Police (North-West Rebellion Medal with clasp) until the end of 1899 when he came to South Africa with the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. He returned to Canada on 16/7/1902. In South Africa he took part in operations in the Cape Colony (actions at Colesburg and Kheis) Organge River Colony (Vet Rivier and Zandr Rivier) and Transvaal from may 1900 to May 1902.16
     In the obituary of Francis W Riddell who died 22 November 1916, Francis's brother, Robert Riddell was listed as a survivor.17,13
Canadian Military Service:
     Capt Robert Riddell began military service on 21 November 1918 in Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG, joining the Canadian Army Veterinanry Corp in the Noll section. He listed his next-of-kin as Anna M Riddell on his enlistment papers.1 On 9 December 1918 in Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaG, he indicated the following military service prior to his current enlistment:
RNWM Police 1881 to 1887,
South Africa 1899-1902, Militia 1902 to date.
He was found unfit due to his age. He was a Veterinary Surgeon. He listed his wife, Anne M Riddell of 1248 11th Ave E, Vancouver as next of kin.

In addition, the RCMP Graves website indicated he served in Siberia in the "B" Squadron but I have been unable to confirm this from any other source.1,18 Capt Robert Riddell ended military service as part of general demobilization on 15 September 1919 in Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG,
End of Military Service section.1
He and Anna M Dillon immigrated in July 1922 to Seattle, King County, Washington, USAG, from Victoria, B.C. They gave his brother, William Riddell of ?Geo? St., Toronto as their next-of-kin in Canada. There is a notation added later as follows:
"Abandoned Domicile March 19/34."10
     The following biographical information is from my personal research in his memorial page on the RCMPgraves.com website, after 31 October 2010:
Career Comments:
Animal Vet. Surgeon.
The following message was received from Vet Sheldon Boles on 31/10/2010,

'Riddell's name is mentioned on pages 27 & 28 in the book entitled 'Vet in the Saddle': John L. Poett: First Veterinary Surgeon of the NWMP” written by Franklin M. Loew and Edward H. Wood.

Page 27 states “Robert Riddel, one of the very first graduates of a Veterinary College to have become a police veterinary non-comissioned officer, was appointed Veterinary Surgeon in July 1886. Riddle’s youth and experience – he had been in the Force since 1881 but was still under 30 – seem to have given him an advantage over Poett.

Was also a Canadian citizen and a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, considerable assets at a time when nationalism was such encouraged in senior police appointments.” ('E' Div. Vet. Sheldon Boles).

Appointed Veterinary Surgeon 1886 from S/Sgt at annual salary of $700

Military Service Comments:
At outbreak of NWRebellion at Battleford, SB

On 02/05/1885 was Vet/S/Sgt in Battle of Cut Knife Hill. In Colonel Otter's column.

After resigning from the Force, he served in the WWI. 'B' Squadron, Siberia.19


Link to the Canadian Great War Project:; "Soldier Page" for Dr. Robert Riddell20

Census Data

     Robert Riddell appeared on the 1861 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West in the household of his parents, Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.3
     Dr. Robert Riddell appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Waltar Riddell and Mary Riddell.21
     Robert appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Dr. George Riddell and Elizabeth A Riddell, listed as a veterinary surgeon.4

Robert Riddell and Annie Dillen Riddell appeared on the 1921 U.S. Federal Census of Victoria, British Columbia, enumerated 1 June 1921, enumerated as retired (possibly stroked out) with "income".9

Robert Riddell and Anne D Riddell appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Centralia, Lewis County, Washington, enumerated 3 April 1930, enumerated as having no occupation. He had come to the US in 1889 but remained an alien..7

Family

Anna M Dillon b. 28 Mar 1867, d. 17 Jan 1943
Marriage*Robert married Anna M Dillon on 6 September 1912 in Spokane, Washington, USAG.10,1,8,9,7 

Citations

  1. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Digitized service file - PDF format: Riddell, Robert. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Robert Riddle b: 1854 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada Residence: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."
  3. [S3661] Walter Riddell household, January 14, 1861 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Canada West; Page 92, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-1055-1056.
  4. [S3667] George Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 20, Family No: 91, Ancestry.com Roll: C-13240.
  5. [S3814] B. I. Love Veterinarians of the North-West Territories and Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta: Alberta Veterinarian Medical Association, c 1965), pages 18-29. Hereinafter cited as Veterinarians of the North-West Territories and Alberta.
  6. [S5063] Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960, online Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960, Robert Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960.
  7. [S5066] Robert Riddell household, Apr 3, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0020, Ancestry.com Roll: 2507; Image: 244.0; FHL microfilm: 2342241.
  8. [S5064] Anna Dillon Riddell, Petition for Naturalization, Microfilm Serial: M1542; Microfilm Roll: 106., Anna Dillon Riddell (21 Jan 1937); Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA.
  9. [S5065] Robert Riddell household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 5, Victoria (City), British Columbia; Page: 10, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  10. [S3669] Robert and Anne D Riddell entry; CPR List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission, Jul 1922, Robert (age 63) and Anne D Riddell (age 54); in Seattle Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1957 [database on-line] (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com).
  11. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page, Member Name     Riddell, Robert. (Officer year 1886). WWI
    Regimental No.     560
    This page gave his death date as Nov 2, 1936, but he crossed the border from Canada to the US on Jul 14th, 1936. In Oct 2016 I submitted a change request and the page has been updated to the Nov. 2, 1938 date of death.. Hereinafter cited as RCMP Graves.
  12. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page, Member Name     Riddell, Robert. (Officer year 1886). WWI
    Regimental No.     560.
  13. [S6406] Fell Over Dead, Sterling Standard, Sterling, IL, Nov 25, 1916, Page 1, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Francis Riddell, Father of Mrs. C. E. Sagle, Stricken At Home in DeKalb;Note that this is a very poor image and there is some interpretation required. Hereinafter cited as Sterling Standard.
  14. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page, Riddell, Robert. (Officer year 1886). WWI.
  15. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page.
  16. [S3671] Vets Past QRS, online http://www.nda.agric.za/vetweb/History/…, Riddell, Robert (12/9.1859 - ). Hereinafter cited as Vets Past QRS.
  17. [S3893] Death of Francis Riddell, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Nov 29, 1916, Page 1, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Death of Francis Riddell. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  18. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page, Riddell, Robert. (Officer year 1886). WWI; Regimental No.     560.
  19. [S5062] RCMP Graves, online RCMP Graves search page, search the database for "Riddell" (no quotes) and select:
    Riddell, Robert (Officer, Year 1886), WWI, B Squadron.
  20. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  21. [S3672] Waltar Riddell household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, West Northumberland, Ontario; Page #68; Family No: 248., Ancestry.com Roll: C-9983.

Herbert Riddell1

M, #18645, b. 1856, d. 1860
Father*Walter Riddell1 b. 10 Feb 1814, d. 22 Feb 1904
Mother*Mary Ann Herbert Renwick1 b. 28 Oct 1818, d. 1 Sep 1906
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited2 Feb 2012

Citations

  1. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Herbert Riddle b: 1856 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada d: 1860 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."

Robert James Stephenson1,2,3,4

M, #18647, b. 3 April 1851
Father*John Stephenson2
Mother*Alice Ferguson2
Last Edited26 Apr 2017
     Robert was born on 3 April 1851 in Ontario, CanadaG.5,4 Robert was born circa 1854 in Hope Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG.2 Robert married Ellen Ann Moffatt on 21 April 1875 in Peterborough County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 007796.6 Robert married Janet Riddell on 20 February 1894 in Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 008518. He was a widower living in Pilot Mound, Manitoba at the time of their wedding.1,2,5

Census Data

     Robert James Stephenson appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of RM of Louise, Manitoba, enumerated 9 May 1901, enumerated as a farmer.5 He appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of RM of Louise, Manitoba, enumerated 5 June 1911, enumerated as a farmer.4

Family 1

Ellen Ann Moffatt b. c 1851, d. b Feb 1894
Children

Family 2

Janet Riddell b. 17 Feb 1856, d. 4 Dec 1934

Citations

  1. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Jessie/Janet Riddle ........ +_______ Stephenson. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."
  2. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Jessie Riddell & Robt J Stephenson.
  3. [S3502] Robt J Stephenson household, May 9, 1901 Schedule 1, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Family 117, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) T-6432, Name: Jessie May Stephenson.
  4. [S3503] R J Stephenson household, June 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Schedule 1, Library and Archives Canada (LAC), R J Stephenson household.
  5. [S3502] May 9, 1901 Schedule 1, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Family 117, Robt J Stephenson household.
  6. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Robert J Stephenson & Ellen Ann Moffat.
  7. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Minnie Alletta Stephenson. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  8. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Jessie May Stephenson.
  9. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, Jennie Moffatt Stephenson. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Dr. George Riddell1,2,3

M, #18648, b. circa 1854, d. 27 September 1905
Father*Walter Riddell1,2,3,4 b. 10 Feb 1814, d. 22 Feb 1904
Mother*Mary Ann Herbert Renwick1,2,4 b. 28 Oct 1818, d. 1 Sep 1906
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited20 Jan 2019
     George was born circa 1854 in Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG.2,3,4,5 George married Elizabeth Amelia Richard on 31 December 1880 in Coldsprings, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 007819.6,3,7,5 He died on 27 September 1905 in RM of Louise, Manitoba, CanadaG.8
     In the death registration of William Allan Riddell who died on 6 August 1958, George Riddell was identified as his father.9

Census Data

     George Riddell appeared on the 1861 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West in the household of his parents, Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.2
     George Riddell appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Waltar Riddell and Mary Riddell.4
     Dr. George Riddell and Elizabeth A appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, enumerated 4 April 1881. George was enumerated as a Physician. His brother, Dr. Robert Riddell, who was included in the household was a Veterinary Surgeon.6
     Dr. George Riddle and Elizabeth appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of RM of Louise, Manitoba, enumerated 12 May 1891. George was enumerated as a Doctor. Their children Walter, Allen and Nettie were listed as living with them.5
     Dr. George Riddell and Elizabeth A appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Crystal City, RM of Louise, Manitoba, enumerated 31 March 1901. George was enumerated as a physician. Their children Walter R, William A and Jeanette were listed as living with them. As were his niece, Mary E Ballagh, sister-in-law, Cecilia J Greenway and a domestic, Margaret Speedie.7

Family

Elizabeth Amelia Richard b. Sep 1856
Marriage*George married Elizabeth Amelia Richard on 31 December 1880 in Coldsprings, Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 007819.6,3,7,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1151] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of Walter Riddell per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, George Riddle b: 1860 in Hamilton Twp., Ontario, Canada. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Riddell."
  2. [S3661] Walter Riddell household, January 14, 1861 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Canada West; Page 92, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-1055-1056.
  3. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., George Riddell (Physichan) & Elizabeth A Richard.
  4. [S3672] Waltar Riddell household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, West Northumberland, Ontario; Page #68; Family No: 248., Ancestry.com Roll: C-9983.
  5. [S3743] Dr George Riddle household, May 12, 1891 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Louise, Selkirk, Manitoba; Page 49, Family 239, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6295.
  6. [S3667] George Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 20, Family No: 91, Ancestry.com Roll: C-13240.
  7. [S3678] George Riddell household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Louise, Lisgar, Manitoba; Page 6, Family No: 53., Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6432.
  8. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, George Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  9. [S9079] William Allan Riddell, Death Registration 1958-09-006707 (Jun 13, 1958), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: William Allan Riddell. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Riddell, W A.
  10. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Walter Richard Riddell. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  11. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: William Allan Riddell.
  12. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics (published), Jeanette Riddell - 13/06/1885.

James Herbert Ballagh1,2,3

M, #18649, b. 14 January 1872, d. 3 July 1947
Father*Thompson Ballagh2,5 b. c 1842, d. b 4 Apr 1881
Mother*Mary Riddell2,4,5 b. 28 Aug 1840, d. 21 Feb 1937
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited19 Aug 2017
     James was born on 14 January 1872 in Port Hope, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Birth Registration 012026.2,4,3,5 He died on 3 July 1947 in Spokane, Washington, USAG, at age 75.6
     He also went by the name of Herbert.4 He immigrated on 1 May 1900 to Port Huron, Saint Clair County, Michigan, USAG, from Sarnia, Ontario by ferry boat.3,7 He was naturalized on 27 September 1937 in Spokane, Washington, USAG.7

Census Data

     James H appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.5
     Herbert appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddle and Mary Riddle.4

Citations

  1. [S16] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1881 Canadian Census, LDS CD, Transcriptions., CD-ROM (Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2001), Canadian Census for 1881. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Cdn Census CD.
  2. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: James Herbert Ballagh. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  3. [S3663] James Herbert Ballagh, Declaration of Intention, unknown file number, Name: James Herbert Ballagh (30 Jul 1937); Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA.
  4. [S3662] Walter Riddell household, Apr 6, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario; Family No: 10, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6357.
  5. [S6093] Walter Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 31; Family No: 143, Ancestry.com Roll: C_13240.
  6. [S3665] Washington, Death Index, 1940-2014, online Washington, Death Index, 1940-2014, Name: James H Ballagh. Hereinafter cited as Washington, Death Index.
  7. [S3664] James Herbert Ballagh, Declaration of Intention, Microfilm Serial: M1541; Microfilm Roll: 39, Name: James Herbert Ballagh (27 Sep 1937); Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA.

Sarah Isabella Ballagh1

F, #18650, b. 25 May 1870
Father*Thompson Ballagh1,2 b. c 1842, d. b 4 Apr 1881
Mother*Mary Riddell1,2 b. 28 Aug 1840, d. 21 Feb 1937
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited19 Aug 2017
     Sarah was born on 25 May 1870 in Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Birth Registration 011162.1,2

Census Data

     Sarah Ballagh appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Port Hope, Durham County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Thompson Ballagh and Mary Ballagh, listed as 10 months old.3
     Sarah I appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.2

Citations

  1. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Sarah Isabella Ballagh. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  2. [S6093] Walter Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 31; Family No: 143, Ancestry.com Roll: C_13240.
  3. [S7814] Thompson Ballagh household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Port Hope, East Durham, Ontario; Page: 6 Family No.: 24, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-9979.

Walter Alexander Ballagh1,2

M, #18651, b. 1 November 1873
Father*Thompson Ballagh1,3 b. c 1842, d. b 4 Apr 1881
Mother*Mary Riddell1,2,3 b. 28 Aug 1840, d. 21 Feb 1937
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited19 Aug 2017
     Walter was born on 1 November 1873 in Port Hope, Northumberland County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Birth Registration 033508.1,2,3

Census Data

     Walter A appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.3
     Walter appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddle and Mary Riddle.2

Citations

  1. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Walter Alexander Ballagh. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  2. [S3662] Walter Riddell household, Apr 6, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario; Family No: 10, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6357.
  3. [S6093] Walter Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 31; Family No: 143, Ancestry.com Roll: C_13240.

Mary Esther Ballagh1,2

F, #18652, b. 31 March 1876
Father*Thompson Ballagh1,3,4 b. c 1842, d. b 4 Apr 1881
Mother*Mary Riddell1,3,4 b. 28 Aug 1840, d. 21 Feb 1937
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited22 Feb 2018
     Mary was born on 31 March 1876 in Port Hope, Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, Declaration of Birth 901126 signed by her mother on May 22, 1920. Her original according to Ontario Birth Registration gave her name as Mary Jane Ballagh, born in Northumberland and Durham.1,3,5,2,4
     She also went by the name of Esther.5 She was the informant on the death registration of her mother, Mary Riddell who died on 21 February 1937.6

Census Data

     Mary E appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddell and Mary Riddell.4
     Esther appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Hamilton Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Walter Riddle and Mary Riddle.5
     Mary E appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Crystal City, RM of Louise, Manitoba, in the household of Dr. George Riddell and Elizabeth A Riddell.2
     Mary E Ballagh appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario in the household of her mother Mary B? Ballagh, listed as a nurse (public.)7

Citations

  1. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Mary Esther Ballagh. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  2. [S3678] George Riddell household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Louise, Lisgar, Manitoba; Page 6, Family No: 53., Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6432.
  3. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Mary Jane Ballagh.
  4. [S6093] Walter Riddell household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page: 31; Family No: 143, Ancestry.com Roll: C_13240.
  5. [S3662] Walter Riddell household, Apr 6, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario; Family No: 10, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6357.
  6. [S1442] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name: Mary Ballagh
    [Mary Riddell].
  7. [S3504] Mary Ballagh household, Jun 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cobourg, Northumberland West, Ontario; Page 9; Family 111, Library and Archives Canada (LAC), note that her middle initial appears to be a B.

Malcolm McMurchy1,2,3

M, #18653, b. 4 March 1802, d. 14 February 1865
Father*Malcolm McMurchy2
Last Edited12 Jun 2017
     Malcolm was born on 4 March 1802 in Argyllshire, ScotlandG.1,4,5 Alternatively, he was born circa 1802 in SwitzerlandG according to the 1850 census.3 Malcolm married Janet Renwick on 29 March 1842 in Clarke Twp., Durham County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG, Witnesses were Jane and David Renwick.6,7,2,5,3
He died on 14 February 1865 in DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 62.1,2 Malcolm McMurchy was buried in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.1

     The following biographical information appeared in the book The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois published in Chicago, Illinois, 1898:
Malcolm McMurchy, Sr. was reared in his native land and there learned the carpenter's trade, an "occupation which he followed exclusively while yet residing in his native land. In an early day he crossed the ocean to Canada, and in 1845 came to Kane county and there worked at his trade. On the 29th of March, 1842. he married Jeannette Renwick, a daughter of Walter Renwick, both of whom were natives of Scotland. William Renwick. the paternal great-grandfather of our subject, was a native of Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and was also a farmer by occupation He emigrated to America with his family, and in De Kalb county, Illinois, engaged in farming, a vocation at which he continued until his death at the age of eighty years. Malcolm McMurchy, Sr., came to De Kalb county in 1850, and located on his farm where our subject now resides in 1863, and there died, February 14, 1865, at the age of sixty years.2

     The following biographical information is from my personal research in the newspaper the True Republican recorded in Sycamore, Illinois, 22 February 1933:
According to the obituary and article published when her sister Agnes died, there were 4 boys and 2 girls in their family, so all of them have been identified.

This would seem to indicate that Ellen who was included in the 1850 census was not a daughter.3,8

Census Data

     Malcolm McMurchy and Jennet McMurchy appeared on the 1850 U.S. Federal Census of Pampas Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 29 October 1850, enumerated as a carpenter. Their children Daniel, Walter, John and Malcolm were listed as living with them. It is not clear if Ellen McMurchy was also their daughter or possibly a relative. Note that the official enumeration date was June 1, so even though this info was taken in October, ages should reflect the earlier effective date.3

Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy appeared on the 1860 U.S. Federal Census of Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, at Pierceville Post Office, enumerated 16 July 1860, enumerated as a farm laborer. Their children Daniel, Walter, John, Malcolm, Mary and Agnes were listed as living with them.5

Family

Janet Renwick b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Marriage*Malcolm married Janet Renwick on 29 March 1842 in Clarke Twp., Durham County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG, Witnesses were Jane and David Renwick.6,7,2,5,3
 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Malcolm McMurchy b: 03 Apr 1802 in Argylshire, Scotland m: 29
    Mar 1842 in Canada Residence: 1836 Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada Property: 1914 Esmond, DeKalb Co., Illinois d: 14 Feb 1865 in DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: Feb 1865 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  3. [S3643] Malcom McMurchy household, Oct 29, 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pampa, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 370B, Ancestry.com Roll: M432_104; Image: 414.
  4. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Daniel McCurchy
    Father Name:     Malcolm McMurchy, Argyleshire, Scotland
    Mother Name:     Janet Kenwick (sic), Dumfrieshire, Scotland.
  5. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  6. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Jeanette Renwick b: 23 Dec 1813 in Johnstone by Lockerbie, Dumfries, Scotland d: 26 Sep 1905 in South Grove, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: Sep 1905 (Woodlawn) Brodie's Grove Cemetery, Creston, Ogle Co., Illinois
    ...+Malcolm McMurchy b: 03 Apr 1802 in Argylshire, Scotland m: 29
    Mar 1842 in Canada Residence: 1836 Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada Property: 1914 Esmond, DeKalb Co., Illinois d: 14 Feb 1865 in DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: Feb 1865 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois.
  7. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Malcom McMurchy & Janet Renwick.
  8. [S3961] Mrs. A. Bryan Dies At Age 97, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 22 Feb 1933, Page 1 &2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Agnes Bryan née Renwick. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  9. [S3491] "IL Deaths & Stillbirths", online Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947: John McCurchy
    Father Name:     Malcomb McMurchy, Scotland
    Mother Name:     Janet Hienrick (sic), Scotland.
  10. [S7017] Services For John McMurchy on Wednesday, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Mar 13, 1923, Page 2, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.

Mary Ann Reed1,2

F, #18654, b. circa 1823, d. 13 February 1899
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Mary was born circa 1823 in Montréal, Québec, CanadaG,3,2,4 or in 1824 in Montréal, Québec, CanadaG,1 or circa 1825 in Vermont, USAG.5 Mary married William Renwick in 1844 in Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaG.6,7,2,5,4,8
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Walter Renwick, Mrs Jonathan Woodly, Mrs Matthias Belles, George Renwick, Jennie Gordon, Sarah Anderson and Susie Renwick. Predeceased: William Renwick.9 She died on 13 February 1899 in Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, Ryan farm, west of Sycamore.1,2,9 Mary Ann Reed was buried on 16 February 1899 in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.10,9

     Her name was also recorded as Marian on her daughter Ida's death registration.11
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the True Republican published in Sycamore, Illinois 15 February 1899:
Mrs. William Renwick
Mrs. Mary Renwick, relict of William Renwick, died at the home of her son, Walter Renwick, on the Ryan farm just west of Sycamore, at 8 o'clock Monday morning, age 74 years. Deceased had long been in poor health and fell an easy victim to the grip. Her husband, William Renwick, died six years ago. Of the children surviving, Mrs. Jonathan Woodly resides at Cortland; Mrs. Matthias Belles, at Clinton, Ia; George at Freeport; Mrs. Jennie Gordon, at Kingston; Mrs. Sarah Anderson at Chicago; and Walter and Susie at Sycamore.

The funeral services will be from the M. E. church, Thursday at 11 o'clock, with the interment at Ohio Grove.9



     In the obituary of Eliza Jane Renwick who died circa 20 December 1925, Eliza's mother, Mary Ann Renwick was listed as predeceased.12 Mary Ann Reed was listed as predeceased in the obituary of Walter W Renwick who died 19 October 1934.13,14
     In the obituary of Janette Renwick who died 16 October 1953, Janette's mother, Mrs William Renwick was listed as predeceased.15

External link for Mary Ann Reed on her WeRelate Wiki Person Page.16
     October 2016 Research notes:
Why does her obituary not mention Abbie and Ida.9

Census Data

     Mary A Renwick and William Renwick appeared on the 1860 U.S. Federal Census of Pampas Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 11 July 1860, enumerated as a farmer. Their children Eliza, Mary, George, Abby S, Walter and Janette were listed as living with them.4

Mary A Renwick and William Renwick appeared on the 1870 U.S. Federal Census of Malta Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, at Malta Post Office, enumerated 14 September 1870, enumerated as a farmer. Their children George, Abbie, Walter, Jennie and Ida were listed as living with them.3

Mary Renwick and William Renwick appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove, DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 9 June 1880, enumerated as a farmer.5

Family

William Renwick b. 24 Dec 1817, d. 12 Feb 1893
Marriage*Mary married William Renwick in 1844 in Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaG.6,7,2,5,4,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Mary Ann Reed? b: 1824 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada m: Abt. 1841 in probably Canada d: 13 Feb 1899 in home of her son Walter, on the Ryan farm west of Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: 1899 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S2497] Susan Hewitt, online www.ancestry.com, Susan Hewitt (Durham, NC), downloaded viewed Nov 2009, Mary Ann Reed.
  3. [S1742] William Renwick household, Sep 14, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Malta, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 449, Ancestry.com Roll: M593_215; Image: 222.
  4. [S3508] William Renwick household, July 11, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pampas, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 160, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 160.
  5. [S3482] William Renwick household, June 9, 1880 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 229D; Enumeration District: 41, Ancestry.com Roll: 202; Family History Film: 1254202; Image: 0702.
  6. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, William Renwick b: 24 Dec 1816 in Johnstone by Lockerbie, Dumfries, Scotland Residence: 1860 Courtland Twp., DeKalb Co., Illinois d: 12 Feb 1893 in South Grove Twp., DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: 16 Feb 1893 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois
    .......... +Mary Ann Reed? b: 1824 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada m: Abt. 1841 in probably Canada d: 13 Feb 1899 in home of her son Walter, on the Ryan farm west of Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: 1899 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois.
  7. [S1742] Sep 14, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Malta, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 449, Household:
    William Renwick 54
    Mary A Renwick 44
    George Renwick 18
    Abbie Renwick 16
    Walter Renwick 13
    Jennie Renwick 11
    Ida Renwick 7.
  8. [S3961] Mrs. A. Bryan Dies At Age 97, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 22 Feb 1933, Page 1 &2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Agnes Bryan née Renwick; In the table of siblings in this article, Agnes gave his age at death as 77, so he was born in about 1813/1814. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  9. [S6997] Mrs. William Renwick, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Feb 15, 1899 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Mary Renwick; Mrs. William Renwick née Mary Ann Reed. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  10. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Mary Renwick
    Grave marker transcription:
    RENWICK
    William Renwick ...?...     1817 - 1893
    Mary Ann His Wife Born in ...?... Canada     1824 - 1898.
  11. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Ida B. Fullagar.
  12. [S4072] Mrs. Eliza Woodley, unknown newspaper title, Illinois, Dec 21 , 1925 viewed at http://obits.mirusresearch.com/,, Mrs. Eliza Woodley.
  13. [S3965] Society and Club Activities, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 24 Oct 1934, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  14. [S3968] W. W. Renwick, 76, Passes Here, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 20 Oct 1934, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  15. [S3974] Obituaries - Mrs. Jennie Gordan (sic), True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 20 Oct 1953, Page 8 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Mrs. Jennie Gordan (sic). Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  16. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  17. [S3970] Eliza Jane Woodley Died at Cortland on Last Night, Aged 86, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 23 Dec 1925, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  18. [S3491] "IL Deaths & Stillbirths", online Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947: Name: Abbie Eigenschenk [Abbie Renwick].
  19. [S2497] Susan Hewitt, viewed Nov 2009, Walter Renwick.

James Maitland1

M, #18655, d. 1814
Last Edited26 Feb 2016
     James married Isobell MacNeill before 1808.2 He died in 1814 in ScotlandG.3
     His name was also recorded as William Maitland.3
     Research notes:
Are William and James the same person? Need to reconcile sources.4

Family

Isobell MacNeill
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Henry Maitland b: 02 Feb 1808 in Campbelton, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 21 Feb 1842 in Presbyterian Church in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada by
    Rev. McCleary Residence: Brighton, Ontario, Canada d: 09 Aug 1879 in Presqu'ile Point, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada Burial: 1879 Presqu'ile Point, Ontario, Canada Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  3. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 407 ff - James Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  4. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  5. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, James* Maitland b: 12 Jul 1812 in Campbeltown, Argyllshire,
    Scotland Christening: 14 Jul 1812 Cambeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 09 Mar 1841 in Canada Immigration: 01 Jun 1831 Left Scotland at age 17 Residence: Abt. 1860 (Cole's Wharf), Colborne, Ontario, Canada d: 07 May 1875 in Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: May 1875 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill.

Isobell MacNeill1

F, #18656
Last Edited18 Jan 2012
     Isobell married James Maitland before 1808.2

Family

James Maitland d. 1814
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Henry Maitland b: 02 Feb 1808 in Campbelton, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 21 Feb 1842 in Presbyterian Church in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada by
    Rev. McCleary Residence: Brighton, Ontario, Canada d: 09 Aug 1879 in Presqu'ile Point, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada Burial: 1879 Presqu'ile Point, Ontario, Canada Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  3. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, James* Maitland b: 12 Jul 1812 in Campbeltown, Argyllshire,
    Scotland Christening: 14 Jul 1812 Cambeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 09 Mar 1841 in Canada Immigration: 01 Jun 1831 Left Scotland at age 17 Residence: Abt. 1860 (Cole's Wharf), Colborne, Ontario, Canada d: 07 May 1875 in Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: May 1875 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill.

Sarah Renwick1,2,3,4,5

F, #18658, b. 16 April 1822, d. 12 September 1894
Father*Walter Renwick6,2 b. 20 Dec 1783, d. 11 Apr 1871
Mother*Mary Weal6,2 b. 1793, d. 1842
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Sarah was born in 1820 in ScotlandG based upon her being 15 at the time they landed in New York.2 Sarah was born on 16 April 1822 in Johnstone by Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, ScotlandG, listed as being born in Canada West in the 1861 census.6,3,5,7,8,9 Sarah married James Maitland on 9 March 1841 in Newcastle District, Wentworth County, Upper Canada, British North AmericaG, in the 1861 census, his wife is listed as Mary. Based upon other sources, I assume this is the same person.

According to the obituary and article published when her sister Agnes died, there were 10 boys and 5 girls in their family, so 1 boy and 2 girls are missing.10,11,3,12,4,7,8,13,14 She died on 12 September 1894 in Sycamore, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 72.6,15
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Mrs John Allen, James Maitland, Mrs Arthur Mead, Walter Maitland, Robert Maitland, George Maitland, Herbert Maitland, Henry Maitland, William Maitland, Thomas Maitland and Mrs Theodore Weitzel. Predeceased: James Maitland.16 Sarah Renwick was buried on 14 September 1894 in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.6,16,9

     She was found on a passenger list with Walter Renwick on 30 July 1835 in New York, New York, USAG; sailed from Liverpool on the Ann with his wife, "Mrs. Renwick" and family. Their destination was Upper Canada. Both Walter and his son, William gave their occupation as a farmer. Janet and William may have been twins since they were both 21.2 Sarah Renwick and James Maitland immigrated in 1868 to Illinois, USAG, from Canada.17 Sarah Renwick immigrated in November 1868 to DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, from Canada.8
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the True Republican published in Sycamore, Illinois 15 September 1894:
Obituary
Mrs. James Maitland died at the home of her son George, in Sycamore, Wednesday, September 12, after an illness of ten days from cholera morbus.

Sarah Renwick was born in Johnstown Parish, Scotland, April 16, 1822. At the age of 13 she came with her parents to Canada. On March 9, 1841, she was united in marriage to James Maitland, and with him came to DeKalb county in November, 1868. Mr. Maitland died May 7, 1875, and since that time she had resided in Sycamore.

To Mr. and Mrs. Maitland were born fifteen children, eleven of whom survive them. The children are: Mrs. John Allen of Trenton, Canada; James Maitland, Sycamore; Mrs. Arthur Mead, Elgin; Walter, Robert, George, Sycamore; Herbert, Hitchcock, Dakota; Henry, Sycamore; William, Brighton, Canada; Thomas, Messervy, Iowa; and Mrs. Theodore Weitzel, Sycamore.

Deceased was highly esteemed by her neighbors for many noble traits of character. Forty years ago she united with the Presbyterian church. She was one of seven sisters, and is the first of the number to be called by death.

The funeral was from the Methodist church, Friday morning, at half past ten, the services being in charge of Rev. A. T. Horn. The interment was in the cemetery at Ohio Grove.16



     In the obituary of James Maitland who died 31 January 1932, James's mother, Sarah Renwick was listed as predeceased.18
     In the obituary of Walter Maitland who died 10 May 1944, Walter's mother, Sarah Maitland was listed as predeceased.19
     In the obituary of Herbert Maitland who died 16 August 1944, Sarah Renwick was listed as predeceased.20
     In the obituary of Sarah B Maitland who died 4 February 1955, Sarah's mother, Sarah Maitland was listed as predeceased.21
     In the obituary of David Henry Maitland who died 5 October 1955, David's mother, Sarah Maitland was listed as predeceased.22

Census Data

     Sarah appeared on the 1852 Canadian Census of Darlington Twp., Durham County, Canada West, in the household of James Maitland.4
     James Maitland and Mary appeared on the 1861 Canadian Census of Cramahe Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West, enumerated 14 January 1861. James was enumerated as a carpenter, living in a frame house. Their children John, Jane, James, Jenetta, Robert, Walter, George and Herbert were listed as living with them.7

Sarah Maitland and James Maitland appeared on the 1870 U.S. Federal Census of Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 25 July 1870, enumerated as a carpenter. Their children James, Jennet, Walter, Robert, George, Herbert, William, Henry, Thomas and Sarah were listed as living with them.3

Sarah Maitland appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Mayfield Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 4 June 1880, enumerated as keeping house. Her children Robert and Sarah B were listed as living with her.5

Family

James Maitland b. 12 Jul 1812, d. 7 May 1875
Marriage*Sarah married James Maitland on 9 March 1841 in Newcastle District, Wentworth County, Upper Canada, British North AmericaG, in the 1861 census, his wife is listed as Mary. Based upon other sources, I assume this is the same person.

According to the obituary and article published when her sister Agnes died, there were 10 boys and 5 girls in their family, so 1 boy and 2 girls are missing.10,11,3,12,4,7,8,13,14 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Sarah* Renwick. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S3465] John J and Clara L Moment entry; S S Santa Rosa Passenger List, 30 July 1835, Walter Renwick and family; in New Yoirk Passenger Lists; Microfilm Serial: M237; (Washington, D.C: National Archives and Records Administration), Microfilm Roll: M237_27; Line: 25; List Number: 533.
  3. [S3528] James Maitland household, July 25, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 597A, Ancestry.com M593_215; Image: 522.
  4. [S3529] James Maitland household, 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, Provo, Utah, USA, Darlington, Durham, Canada West; Page 29, Ancestry.com roll C_11718.
  5. [S3530] Sarah Renwick household, June 4, 1880 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Mayfield, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 126D; Enumeration District: 034, Ancestry.com Roll: 202; Family History Film: 1254202; Image: 0702.
  6. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Sarah* Renwick b: 16 Apr 1822 in Johnstone by Lockerbie, Dumfries,
    Scotland Immigration: 1835 Scotland to Canada d: 12 Sep 1894 in son George Maitland's home, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: 14 Sep 1894 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois.
  7. [S3713] James Maitland household, January 14, 1861 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cramahe, Northumberland, Canada West; Page 72, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-1055-1056.
  8. [S3803] Obituary - Mrs. James Maitland, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, September 15, 1894, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  9. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
    Sarah Renwick Maitland.
  10. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Sarah* Renwick b: 16 Apr 1822 in Johnstone by Lockerbie, Dumfries,
    Scotland Immigration: 1835 Scotland to Canada d: 12 Sep 1894 in son George Maitland's home, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: 14 Sep 1894 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois
    .......... +James* Maitland b: 12 Jul 1812 in Campbeltown, Argyllshire,
    Scotland Christening: 14 Jul 1812 Cambeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 09 Mar 1841 in Canada Immigration: 01 Jun 1831 Left Scotland at age 17 Residence: Abt. 1860 (Cole's Wharf), Colborne, Ontario, Canada d: 07 May 1875 in Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: May 1875 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill.
  11. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 407 ff - James Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  12. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., James Maitland and Sarah Renwick
    Witnesses: Wm Renwick & Henry Maitland.
  13. [S3961] Mrs. A. Bryan Dies At Age 97, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 22 Feb 1933, Page 1 &2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Agnes Bryan née Renwick; Note: In the table of siblings in this article, Agnes gave his age at death as 77, so he was born in about 1813/1814.. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  14. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: James Maitland."
  15. [S3797] Father Time's Harvest, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, January 09, 1895, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  16. [S3803] True Republican, September 15, 1894, Page 2, Mrs. James Maitland.
  17. [S3807] Funeral Today for James Maitland, 83, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Feb 3, 1932, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  18. [S3807] True Republican, Feb 3, 1932, Page 1, James Maitland.
  19. [S4085] Walter Maitland, Local Resident 70 Years, Dies, True Tribune, Sycamore, Illinois, May 12, 1944, Page 1, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Walter Maitland. Hereinafter cited as True Tribune.
  20. [S3881] Herbert Maitland Former Resident, Dies in Minnesota, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Aug 18, 1944, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  21. [S3796] Obituaries, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, February 08, 1955, Page 8 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Sarah BeardsleySarah Beardsley. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  22. [S3802] Obituaries - David Maitland, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, October 7, 1955, Page 4 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Charle L. Riegard. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  23. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: John Allan & Jane Maitland.
  24. [S5743] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1964, online Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1966, James Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Missouri Death Certificates.
  25. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: George Emery Maitland.
  26. [S3802] True Republican, October 7, 1955, Page 4.
  27. [S3796] True Republican, February 08, 1955, Page 8.

James Maitland1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #18659, b. 12 July 1812, d. 7 May 1875
Father*James Maitland1 d. 1814
Mother*Isobell MacNeill1
Last Edited31 Jul 2017
     James was born on 12 July 1812 in Campbelltown, Argyllshire, ScotlandG.1,3 He was christened on 14 July 1812 in Campbelltown, Argyllshire, ScotlandG.1 James was born on 20 July 1812 in Argyllshire, ScotlandG.2 James was born circa 1818 in Upper Canada, British North AmericaG, according to the 1861 census.5 James married Mary Brown before 1839.2,7 James married Sarah Renwick on 9 March 1841 in Newcastle District, Wentworth County, Upper Canada, British North AmericaG, in the 1861 census, his wife is listed as Mary. Based upon other sources, I assume this is the same person.

According to the obituary and article published when her sister Agnes died, there were 10 boys and 5 girls in their family, so 1 boy and 2 girls are missing.8,2,3,9,4,5,10,11,6 He died on 7 May 1875 in Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 62.1,2,10,6 James Maitland was buried in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.6

     He immigrated in 1835 to Darlington Twp., Durham County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG, from Scotland.2,12 He and Sarah Renwick immigrated in 1868 to Illinois, USAG, from Canada.12
     In the obituary of Sarah Renwick who died 12 September 1894, Sarah's husband, James Maitland was listed as predeceased.13

The following biographical information appeared in the book The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois published in Chicago, Illinois, 1898:
...James Maitland, Sr., was a Highlander, born in Argyleshire, Scotland, July 20, 1812, and who emigrated to Canada in 1835, locating near Darlington. He was a carpenter and ship builder by trade, and about 1S54 moved to Colburn, Canada, where he was employed at his trade at Cole's wharf some eight years. He then returned to Darlington where he engaged in farming until 1868, when he removed to Malta, Illinois, where he again worked at his trade. He first married Mary Brown, of Darlington, and in 1841 married Miss Sarah Renwick, who was the mother of our subject. She was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, April 16, 1822, and who came to America in 1835, her parents settling near Darlington, Canada. She was the daughter of Walter and Mary (Guthrie) Renwick, also natives of Scotland. Her death occurred in Sycamore, Illinois, September 12, 1894. The paternal grandfather, William Maitland, was a native of Scotland, where his death occurred in 1814.2

     In the obituary of James Maitland who died 31 January 1932, James's father, James Maitland was listed as predeceased.14
     In the obituary of Walter Maitland who died 10 May 1944, Walter's father, James Maitland was listed as predeceased.15
     In the obituary of Herbert Maitland who died 16 August 1944, James Maitland was listed as predeceased.16
     In the obituary of Sarah B Maitland who died 4 February 1955, Sarah's father, James Maitland was listed as predeceased.17
     In the obituary of David Henry Maitland who died 5 October 1955, David's father, James Maitland was listed as predeceased.18

External link for James Maitland on his WeRelate Wiki Person Page.19

Census Data

     James Maitland appeared on the 1852 Canadian Census of Darlington Twp., Durham County, Canada West, enumerated 12 January 1852, enumerated as a farmer.4
     James Maitland and Mary appeared on the 1861 Canadian Census of Cramahe Twp., Northumberland County, Canada West, enumerated 14 January 1861. James was enumerated as a carpenter, living in a frame house. Their children John, Jane, James, Jenetta, Robert, Walter, George and Herbert were listed as living with them.5

James Maitland and Sarah Maitland appeared on the 1870 U.S. Federal Census of Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 25 July 1870, enumerated as a carpenter. Their children James, Jennet, Walter, Robert, George, Herbert, William, Henry, Thomas and Sarah were listed as living with them.3

Family 1

Mary Brown
Marriage*James married Mary Brown before 1839.2,7 
Child

Family 2

Sarah Renwick b. 16 Apr 1822, d. 12 Sep 1894
Marriage*James married Sarah Renwick on 9 March 1841 in Newcastle District, Wentworth County, Upper Canada, British North AmericaG, in the 1861 census, his wife is listed as Mary. Based upon other sources, I assume this is the same person.

According to the obituary and article published when her sister Agnes died, there were 10 boys and 5 girls in their family, so 1 boy and 2 girls are missing.8,2,3,9,4,5,10,11,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, James* Maitland b: 12 Jul 1812 in Campbeltown, Argyllshire,
    Scotland Christening: 14 Jul 1812 Cambeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 09 Mar 1841 in Canada Immigration: 01 Jun 1831 Left Scotland at age 17 Residence: Abt. 1860 (Cole's Wharf), Colborne, Ontario, Canada d: 07 May 1875 in Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: May 1875 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 407 ff - James Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  3. [S3528] James Maitland household, July 25, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 597A, Ancestry.com M593_215; Image: 522.
  4. [S3529] James Maitland household, 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, Provo, Utah, USA, Darlington, Durham, Canada West; Page 29, Ancestry.com roll C_11718.
  5. [S3713] James Maitland household, January 14, 1861 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cramahe, Northumberland, Canada West; Page 72, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-1055-1056.
  6. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., James Maitland."
  7. [S691] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth or baptism/christening date, Assume that Mary Brown was the mother of John since James did not remarry to Sarah until 1841.
  8. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, Sarah* Renwick b: 16 Apr 1822 in Johnstone by Lockerbie, Dumfries,
    Scotland Immigration: 1835 Scotland to Canada d: 12 Sep 1894 in son George Maitland's home, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: 14 Sep 1894 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois
    .......... +James* Maitland b: 12 Jul 1812 in Campbeltown, Argyllshire,
    Scotland Christening: 14 Jul 1812 Cambeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland m: 09 Mar 1841 in Canada Immigration: 01 Jun 1831 Left Scotland at age 17 Residence: Abt. 1860 (Cole's Wharf), Colborne, Ontario, Canada d: 07 May 1875 in Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: May 1875 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois Father: James* Maitland Mother: Isobell MacNeill.
  9. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., James Maitland and Sarah Renwick
    Witnesses: Wm Renwick & Henry Maitland.
  10. [S3803] Obituary - Mrs. James Maitland, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, September 15, 1894, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  11. [S3961] Mrs. A. Bryan Dies At Age 97, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 22 Feb 1933, Page 1 &2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Agnes Bryan née Renwick; Note: In the table of siblings in this article, Agnes gave his age at death as 77, so he was born in about 1813/1814.. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  12. [S3807] Funeral Today for James Maitland, 83, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Feb 3, 1932, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  13. [S3803] True Republican, September 15, 1894, Page 2, Mrs. James Maitland.
  14. [S3807] True Republican, Feb 3, 1932, Page 1, James Maitland.
  15. [S4085] Walter Maitland, Local Resident 70 Years, Dies, True Tribune, Sycamore, Illinois, May 12, 1944, Page 1, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Walter Maitland. Hereinafter cited as True Tribune.
  16. [S3881] Herbert Maitland Former Resident, Dies in Minnesota, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Aug 18, 1944, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  17. [S3796] Obituaries, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, February 08, 1955, Page 8 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Sarah BeardsleySarah Beardsley. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  18. [S3802] Obituaries - David Maitland, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, October 7, 1955, Page 4 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Charle L. Riegard. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  19. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  20. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: John Allan & Jane Maitland.
  21. [S5743] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1964, online Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1966, James Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Missouri Death Certificates.
  22. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: George Emery Maitland.
  23. [S3802] True Republican, October 7, 1955, Page 4.
  24. [S3796] True Republican, February 08, 1955, Page 8.

George R Renwick1,2,3,4

M, #18660, b. circa 1822, d. 21 March 1885
Father*Walter Renwick1,3 b. 20 Dec 1783, d. 11 Apr 1871
Mother*Mary Weal1,3 b. 1793, d. 1842
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited27 Oct 2016
     George was born circa 1822 in ScotlandG based upon his being 13 at the time they landed in New York.3 George was born between 1823 and 1824 in Dumfriesshire, ScotlandG.1,2 George was born in 1825 or 1826 in ScotlandG.5,4 George married Mary Young on 6 October 1851 in Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, George's surname is given as Rennick in the Illinois Marriage Index.6,7,2,5,8,9 He died on 21 March 1885 in Mayfield Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.10 He died on 22 March 1885 in DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, in his home near Mayfield.1 He died on 22 March 1888.11 George R Renwick was buried in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.1

     He was found on a passenger list with Walter Renwick on 30 July 1835 in New York, New York, USAG; sailed from Liverpool on the Ann with his wife, "Mrs. Renwick" and family. Their destination was Upper Canada. Both Walter and his son, William gave their occupation as a farmer. Janet and William may have been twins since they were both 21.3 George R Renwickwas referenced in the biographical information that appeared about Robert R Renwick in 1907 in the book Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USAG:
ROBERT R. RENWICK
Among the prosperous and representative agriculturists of Mayfield township may be numbered Robert R. Renwick, who owns and operates one hundred and fifty-seven acres of well improved land on section 29. He was born on this place August 15, 1866, a son of George and Mary (Young) Renwick, who were natives of Scotland and Canada respectively. They came to the United States in 1835, settling on the farm which is now the home of our subject.

Robert R. Renwick pursued his education in the district schools near his father's home. He was early trained to the duties of the home farm, assisting his father in the cultivation of the land and the care of the crops, so that he was well fitted to continue work along this line when he started out in life on his own account. With the exception of a brief period of two years he has spent his entire life on this farm and during the years that have come and gone he has worked diligently and earnestly in his efforts to acquire a competence. He has brought the fields under a high state of cultivation and each year harvests rich and abundant crops as a reward for the care and labor which he bestows upon the fields. He is practical and progressive in all that he does, keeping everything about his place in a good state of repair, so that his property is numbered among the valuable farms of Mayfield township.

Choosing a companion and helpmate for life's journey, Mr. Renwick was married December 17, 1890, to Miss Alice Rote, a daughter of Samuel Rote, a farmer of Mayfield township, and his sketch appears elsewhere in this volume. Two children, a son and daughter, have come to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. Renwick : Clive Duaue, who was born July 19, 1892; and Gladys Irene, born May 11, 1900.

Mr. Renwick gives stalwart support to the republican party and has taken an active interest in its work, having served as tax collector of his township, while for the past twelve years he has served as school director, the cause of education finding in him a warm friend. Fraternally he is identified with the Modern Woodmen of America, belonging to camp No. 47, at Sycamore, while both he and his wife hold membership relations with the Methodist Episcopal church in their township. They are a highly esteemed couple of their community, having a host of warm and lasting friends, while Mr. Renwick is everywhere known as a substantial and reliable man in his business transactions.12

     In the obituary of Lucy Florence Harvey who died 24 March 1907, Lucy's father, George Renwick was listed as predeceased.13
     In the obituary of Herbert H Renwick who died 2 September 1914, Herbert's father, George Renwick was listed as predeceased.14
     In the obituary of Mary Young who died 8 February 1917, Mary's husband, George Renwick was listed as predeceased.9
     In the obituary of Robert R Renwick who died 8 October 1951, Robert's father, George Renwick was listed as predeceased.15
     In the obituary of George Hilan Renwick who died 12 October 1951, George's father, George Renwick was listed as predeceased.16
     In the obituary of Vesta I Renwick who died 29 January 1953, Vesta's father, George Renwick was listed as predeceased.17

Census Data

     George Renwick and Mary Renwick appeared on the 1860 U.S. Federal Census of Mayfield Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 3 July 1860, enumerated as a farmer. She was listed as a housekeeper.. Their children Francis and Edward were listed as living with them.5

George Renwick and Mary Renwick appeared on the 1870 U.S. Federal Census of Mayfield Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, at Sycamore Post Offce, enumerated 6 August 1870, enumerated as a farmer. Their children Frank W, Edwin W, Mary I, George H, Vesta I, Robert and Herbert were listed as living with them.18

George Renwick and Mary Renwick appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Mayfield Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 15 June 1880, enumerated as a farmer. Their children William E, Hiland G, Vestie I, Robert, Herbert, Jessie, Emmet J and Lucy F were listed as living with them.4

Family

Mary Young b. 1 Dec 1833, d. 8 Feb 1917
Marriage*George married Mary Young on 6 October 1851 in Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, George's surname is given as Rennick in the Illinois Marriage Index.6,7,2,5,8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Descendents of William Renwick per Donna Renwick," e-mail message from confidential (unknown address) to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, George R. Renwick b: 1823 in Dumfries, Scotland Residence: 1860 Mayfield Twp. DeKalb Co., Illinois d: 22 Mar 1885 in in his home near Mayfield, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: Mar 1885 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois. Hereinafter cited as "Desc W Renwick."
  2. [S1740] George Renwick household, Aug 6, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Mayfield, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 466, Ancestry.com M593_215; Image: 256, Household:
    George Renwick 46
    Mary Renwick 37
    Frank W Renwick 15
    Edwin W Renwick 11
    Mary I Renwick 9
    George H Renwick 8
    Vesta I Renwick 5
    Robert Renwick 3
    Herbert Renwick 2/12.
  3. [S3465] John J and Clara L Moment entry; S S Santa Rosa Passenger List, 30 July 1835, Walter Renwick and family; in New Yoirk Passenger Lists; Microfilm Serial: M237; (Washington, D.C: National Archives and Records Administration), Microfilm Roll: M237_27; Line: 25; List Number: 533.
  4. [S3620] George Renwick household, June 15, 1880 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Mayfield, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 130D; Enumeration District: 034, Ancestry.com Roll: 202; Family History Film: 1254202; Image: 0504.
  5. [S3460] George Renwick household, July 3, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Mayfield, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 127, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 127.
  6. [S1150] Donna Renwick, "Desc W Renwick," e-mail to Rick Moffat, Sept 7, 2005, George R. Renwick b: 1823 in Dumfries, Scotland Residence: 1860 Mayfield Twp. DeKalb Co., Illinois d: 22 Mar 1885 in in his home near Mayfield, DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: Mar 1885 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois
    .......... +Mary Young b: 01 Dec 1833 in Canada m: 06 Oct 1851 in Sycamore, DeKalb Co., Illinois by Rev. Crossett d: 08 Feb 1917 in DeKalb Co., Illinois Burial: Feb 1917 Ohio Grove Cemetery, DeKalb Co., Illinois.
  7. [S323] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900 , Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, unknown url; cited as "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900., RENNICK, GEORGE YOUNG, MARY 10/06/1852 A/ 827 DE KALB.
  8. [S3961] Mrs. A. Bryan Dies At Age 97, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 22 Feb 1933, Page 1 &2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Agnes Bryan née Renwick; In the table of siblings in this article, Agnes gave his age at death as 77, so he was born in about 1813/1814. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  9. [S4063] Mary Renwick nee Young, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 10 Feb 1917, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Mary Renwick née Young. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  10. [S4081] Obituary, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 25 Mar 1885, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  11. [S4063] True Republican, 10 Feb 1917, Page 1.
  12. [S4650] Prof. Lewis M. Gross Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois, II (Chicago: Pioneer Publishing Company, 1907), Page 52 & 53 - Robert R Renwick. Hereinafter cited as Past & Present - DeKalb County.
  13. [S4070] Mrs. H. L. Harvey, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 27 Mar 1907, Page 8 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  14. [S4061] Herbert H Renwick, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 5 Sep 1914, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  15. [S7087] Final Rites Held for Robt. R. Renwick, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, Oct 12, 1951 viewed at http://obits.mirusresearch.com/,, Final Rites Held for Robt. R. Renwick. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  16. [S3760] Obituaries - Renwick G H, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, October 16, 1951, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, George H. Renwick. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  17. [S3782] Vesta Wilson Dies Sunday, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, February 03, 1953, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Vesta Wilson Dies Sunday. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  18. [S1740] Aug 6, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Mayfield, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 466.
  19. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Walter Francis Renwick.
  20. [S3491] "IL Deaths & Stillbirths", online Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947: Name: William Edwin Renwick.
  21. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi