Peter Reid
(1819-1900)

 

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Isabelle Melville

Peter Reid 2,72

  • Born: 1819, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland 72
  • Marriage: Isabelle Melville
  • Died: 1900 at age 81 72
  • Buried: Langside, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 72

bullet   Cause of his death was pernicious anaemia.

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bullet  General Notes:

OCCU: MAP
LATI N56.8397
LONG W4.1906

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Trade as a tailor Scotland, Between 1815 and 1841. 72 After arriving in Canada, he worked as a tailor in: Toronto, Ottawa, a nd Watford.
After coming to Kinloss Twp. in 1854, Peter was appointed Clerk of th e Township in 1856. For the next 44 years he never missed a Council m eeting. He retired after 44 years of service and was presented wit h a leather easy chair. In April 1900 he died of pernicious anaemia.
After arriving in Canada, he worked as a tailor in: Toronto, Ottawa, a nd Watford.
After coming to Kinloss Twp. in 1854, Peter was appointed Clerk of th e Township in 1856. For the next 44 years he never missed a Council m eeting. He retired after 44 years of service and was presented wit h a leather easy chair. In April 1900 he died of pernicious anaemia.

Residence: Lot 25, Concession 5 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 1855. 72 Peter Reid owned this 100 acres and on December 8, 1855 he sold the no rth half of Lots 25 and 26, Concession 5 to Robert Farish (Dunfieshire , Scotland). The price was107 pounds, 10 shillings.



1871 Census of Canada: Peter, age 55, with wife Esebella, age 53, and children Jean, age 17 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 1871. 305 , Alexander, age 15, Andrew, age 13, and Bell, age 13.
Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 75, lines 15-20,household 208;
Peter, age 55, with wife Isabella, age 53, and children Jane, age 17 , Alexander, age 15, Andrew, age 13, and Bell, age 13.



1861 Census of Canada: Peter, age 50, with wife Isabella, age 44, and children William, age 1 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 1861. 93 7, John, age 14, Janet, age 12, Peter, age 10, Jane, age 7, Alex, ag e 5, Andrew, age 3, and Isabella, age 3.


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Peter married Isabelle Melville. (Isabelle Melville was born in 1818 in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland,72 died in 1899 72 and was buried in Langside, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 72.)




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