Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - Whitelaw family Post #1 - Meaford Cemetery, Ontario

The Whitelaw family took advantage of all sides of the monument. Over the next few weeks, I will show the different sides.

William Whitelaw Sen.
April 23, 1880
65 yrs, 7 mo's  &12 days
Native of Glasgow
Come to Canada in 1820
settled in St. Vincent
Blessed are the dead which died in
the Lord Rev. XiV 13
Sarah Crow
Wife of
Wm. Whitelaw Sen.
Died Jan 30 1895
74 yrs, 9 mos, 23ds
Native of Portsmouth
Susan L. Whitelaw
1846 - 1933
In the 1851 Census of Canada West, Grey County, St. Vincent Township, William is there with his wife Sarah and 7 children, ranging in ages 14 to 2 (coming about 2 years apart). Their religion is Disciples of Christ.
Sarah's death registration gives her age at death as 74 years, 10 months, 9 days and the cause old age. (MS 935, Reel 74, Archives of Ontario)
No death registration was found for William on Ancestry.
Family history can be found at this site. I have not verified the information given there.

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