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  • ID: I12304
  • Name: John Dewar
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Dewar
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 98B706BFC1DC2F4DBE323CCBB8F530A9AAC0
  • Change Date: 4 MAR 2010
  • Note: He was granted land in Beckwith: DEWAR, John, Scot from Glenarlen, loca ted on 24 Oct 1818 at Conc 9 Lot 20NE. He moved to Plympton from Beckwi th in 1849 and settled on Lot 22, Concession 4. Most of his children ap peared in the Scotch Church, Beckwith baptismal register, but the rest c ame from mentions in his will. 1
  • Baptism: 20 MAR 1796 Dundurn, Perthshire, Scotland
  • Note: "Archibald Dewar in Dundurin and his spouse Margaret Ferguson had their l awful son baptised John". The IGI shows him christened in Comrie on thi s same date. 2 3
  • Birth: APR 1796
  • _SDATE: 15 APR 1796 in Perthshire, Scotland
  • Note: The date is probably incorrect since the baptism register shows him bap tised earlier than this. 4
  • Residence: on Concession 9 East of Lot 20 AFT 1818
  • _SDATE: 1 JAN 1819 Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada 5
  • Residence: on Lot 22, Concenssion 4 1849
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1849 Plympton Twp, Lambton Co, ON, Canada 6
  • Census: 1861
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1861 Plympton Twp, Lambton Co, ON, Canada
  • Note: 1861 census says: John, Scot, FC, 64, Farmer.
  • Census: 1881
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1881 Plympton Twp, Lambton Co, ON, Canada
  • Note: 1881 Census: age 85, farmer, married, Scottish, C. Presbyterian. All th e children were gone from the household in 1881. 7
  • Death: 4 FEB 1890 in Plympton Twp, Lambton Co, ON, Canada
  • Note: "Mr Dewar was called to his reward on the 4th of February, 1890 at the p atriarchal age of 93" (PP57) His stone reads "In memory of John DEWAR d ied Feb. 188? aged 98 (92?) years & 8 months". OPR Baptism of Mar 20 17 96 would be 93 and 10 months. 4
  • Event: Military FROM 1822 TO 1824 Lanark Co, ON, Canada
  • Note: He was in the 3rd Lanark militia. 8



    Father: Archibald C Dewar b: 1756 in Killin, Perthshire, Scotland
    Mother: Margaret Ferguson b: ABT 1770 in Comrie, Perthshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Margaret Buchanan b: 16 JUN 1804 in Edinburgh, Scotland c: 4 JUL 1804 in St Andrews and St Leonards, Fife, Scotland
    • Married: 1821 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada 9
    Children
    1. Has Children George B Dewar b: 26 DEC 1824 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    2. Has No Children Margaret Dewar b: 11 SEP 1828 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    3. Has Children Ann Dewar b: 13 DEC 1829 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    4. Has Children Helen Dewar b: ABT 1831 in ON, Canada
    5. Has Children Janet Dewar b: 22 DEC 1831 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    6. Has No Children Elizabeth Dewar
    7. Has Children Archibald Dewar b: 27 AUG 1835 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    8. Has No Children John Dewar b: 20 MAY 1837 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    9. Has No Children David Dewar b: 22 JAN 1839 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    10. Has Children Alexander B Dewar b: 5 OCT 1841 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada
    11. Has Children Catherine Dewar b: 6 AUG 1843 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co, ON, Canada

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Marriage Registers of Upper Canada
      Title: Marriage Registers of Upper Canada at the Ontario Archives, Toronto
    2. Abbrev: OPR
      Title: Scottish Old Parochial Records (OPR) viewed in Scottish Record offices o r at the Mormon Church. r at the Mormon Church. r at the Mormon Church.
      Page: LDS Film #1040075, Comrie OPR June 1796
    3. Abbrev: IGI
      Title: Mormon Church (LDS), International Genealogical Index (IGI) CD-ROM (Co pyright (c) 1980, 1994 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain ts.) pyright (c) 1980, 1994 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain ts.
      Page: Batch #: C113414, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 1040075, Printout Call #: 6900656, Dates: 1738 - 1820 (Comrie)
    4. Abbrev: Newspaper - Observer, Sarnia, ON
      Title: The Sarnia Daily (or sometimes the Weekly or the Canadian) Observer
      Page: 14 Feb 1890 Page 8.
    5. Abbrev: Genealogy - Dewar, Frank
      Title: Records of the Dewar Families and Connected Families, started 1950 by F rank Dewar of Riverside, Ontario. Manuscript received from Harold Thom as Dewar in October 2003, and transcribed by Glen Charles Bodie, a Dewa r descendant, in October 2003. (Harold Thomas Dewar [adewar@sympatico.c a] ) rank Dewar of Riverside, Ontario. Manuscript received from Harold Thom as Dewar in October 2003, and transcribed by Glen Charles Bodie, a Dewa r descendant, in October 2003. rank Dewar of Riverside, Ontario. Manuscript received from Harold Thom as Dewar in October 2003, and transcribed by Glen Charles Bodie, a Dewa r descendant, in October 2003. Harold Thomas Dewar [adewar@sympatico.ca ] .
      Page: Page 5: names of the original Beckwith settlers, extracts from Minutes of Executive Council of Upper Canada in Public Archives of Canada.
    6. Abbrev: County of Lambton, Biographical Record
      Title: Beers, County of Lambton, Commemorative Biographical Record (1906)
      Page: Page 398
    7. Abbrev: Census of Ontario - 1881
      Title: Census for Ontario for 1881, as transcribed by the Mormon Church to CD
      Page: FHL Film 1375914 NAC C-13278 Dist 179 SubDist K Div 2 Page 59 Family 263
    8. Abbrev: Information - Dewar, Keith
      Title: Information from Donald Keith Dewar
    9. Abbrev: Lambton Biographical Record of 1906
      Title: Lambton Biographical Record of 1906, collected by JH Beers
      Page: Pg 398-399 (Archibald Dewar)
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