Peter Reid
(1819-1900)

 

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Isabelle Melville

Peter Reid 2,59

  • Born: 1819, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland 59
  • Marriage: Isabelle Melville
  • Died: 1900 at age 81 59
  • Buried: Langside, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 59

bullet   Cause of his death was pernicious anaemia.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Trade as a tailor, Cir 1815-1841, , , , Scotland. 59 After arriving in Canada, he worked as a tailor in: Toronto, Ottawa, and Watford.
After coming to Kinloss Twp. in 1854, Peter was appointed Clerk of the Township in 1856. For the next 44 years he never missed a Council meeting. He retired after 44 years of service and was presented with a leather easy chair. In April 1900 he died of pernicious anaemia.

Residence: Lot 25, Concession 5, 1855, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 59 Peter Reid owned this 100 acres and on December 8, 1855 he sold the north half of Lots 25 and 26, Concession 5 to Robert Farish (Dunfieshire, Scotland). The price was107 pounds, 10 shillings.



1871 Census of Canada, 1871, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 285 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.


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Peter married Isabelle Melville. (Isabelle Melville was born in 1818 in Stirling, , Stirling, Scotland,59 died in 1899 59 and was buried in Langside, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 59.)




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