Friday, July 14, 2006

James Cowan, Wellington 1901 Census

James & family, Wellington County 1901 Census - Guelph

Guelph Township Census Index 1901

1901 Census Province/Territory: Ontario district name: WELLINGTON (South/Sud) District Number; 1S -Sub-district name: Guelph Sub-district Number: d -1chedule: 1 Reference: RG31 Statistics Canada Microfilm Reel Number: T-6505 Finding aid Number: 31-40 -13 Pages

Entry may include:

* The Name (and initials in many cases)
* The Sex
* The position in the household
* Whether married, single, widowed, lodger, niece, etc
* The complete date of birth
* Age at last birthday
* Place born
The ‘u’ or ‘r’ that follows the Place born is important. Eg. Ont ‘r’ stands for rural or a ‘u’ stands for urban (although they are often difficult to distinguish). They can help you locate birth information.
* Year of Immigration if born outside of Canada
* Religion
* Ethnic Origin
* Occupation
* The number of months worked
* Wages, etc.

Guelph Twp. Part 2 - Pg 4

Cowan, James ……………………..M Head W 9 Apr 1825 -75 Scotland 1829 Scot Presb Farmer [entry 16 33-33]
Cowan, William M Son M 3 July 1854 -46 Ont r Scot Presb Farmer Farmer’s Son
Cowan, Mary F Dau in Law M 26 Nov 1864 -36 Ont r English Presb
Cowan, James M Gr Son S 17 Mar 1890 -11 Ont r Scot Presb Student
Cowan, George M Gr Son S 10 Apr 1894 -6 Ont r Scot Presb Student
Cowan, Ella F Gr Dau S 10 Mar 1899 -2 Ont r Scot Presb Student

Fourth group down, page 4. If the above link doesn't work, try:

1901 Wellington County Census Transcriptions:

The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. - Albert Schweitzer


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