James Neilson Millar

(circa 1845 - 2 March 1903)
FatherWilliam Millar1 (cir. Feb 1812 - May 1871)
MotherIsabella Neilson1 (cir. Jul 1810 - Sep 1876)

BMDB data

     James Neilson Millar was born cir. 1845 Buchlyvie, Par. of Kippen, STI, SCT.1
     James Neilson Millar married Mary Ann Gilhully on 26 Nov 1884 Orillia, Simcoe Co., ONT, CAN, cert. shows James Neilson as 35 bachelor carriage maker b. SCT, resid. Orillia, Presb., s/o William & Elizabeth MILLAR; Mary Ann as 22 b. ENG resid. Orillia, C of E, d/o Dominick & Elizabeth GILHULLY. Wit.: James McGeough, Orillia & Margaret McQUARRIE.2
     James Neilson Millar died on 2 Mar 1903 Galt, Waterloo Co., ONT, CAN; From descendant Pam: "This is the only Millar who was born in Scotland and died Mar 1903 -- which is the death announcement we have. This record shows he died in Ayr Ontario which is not far down the road from Galt where he was buried and my grandfather was born. Galt is now called Cambridge."
Entry shows James N Miller, some records index this as James G Miller
The schedule is for deaths registered in the Division of Galt, County of Waterloo
Aged 53, died Feb 23rd, lived Harris St, occupation Wagon Maker, widower, born Scotland, cod cancer of stomach & liver. Doctor McKendrick, who was also the person making the return.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     James Neilson Millar appeared on the census of 1851 Kippen, STI, SCT, in the household of William Millar and Isabella Neilson as son of William.1 James Neilson Millar appeared on the census of 1861 Galt, Waterloo Co., ONT, CAN, in the household of William Millar and Isabella Millar.4 James Neilson Millar appeared on the census of 1881 Galt, Waterloo Sth, ONT, CAN, in the household of Margaret Millar.5 James Neilson Millar was foreman, Victoria Wheel Co in Jun 1888 Galt, now Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario.6
     James Neilson Millar appeared on the census of 1891 Galt, now Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, with Mary Ann Millar, enumerated as MILLER: James 42 foreman wheel works b. SCT, F/M b. SCT, Free Church; wife Mary 23 b ENG F/M b. ENG; Children: Russel 4, Alice 2 both b. ONT F b. SCT M b. ENG
Position ?NSEW? 1 1/2 / 8.7
     James Neilson Millar appeared on the census of 1901 Galt, now Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, with Mary Ann Millar, enumerated as MILLAR: James N (misindexed as M) 48 b. 20 Dec 1852 SCT emig 1884 ?or 1854?, foreman ????; wife Mary 33 b. Jun 9 1867 ENG emig 18?9?3;
Russell 14 b 22 Sep 1886, Alice 12 b. 4 Jun 1888, both b. ONT.8

All the other info

     James Neilson Millar was the informant for the death of his mother Isabella Millar on 7 Sep 1876 Galt, Waterloo Co., ONT, CAN.9,10
     James Neilson Millar was the informant for the death of his sister Eliza W Kay on 9 Jun 1888 Galt, now Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario.6

External links

     Click here to see James's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.11

Family

Mary Ann Gilhully (Jun 1867 - )
Last Edited24 Dec 2018

Citations

  1. Census image, SCT, 1851: Par. of Kippen, Quod Sacra Par. of Buchlyvie, STI, 486 / 6 / 4, Sched 17, hsehold of William & Isabella MILLAR, extracted Jun 2018.
  2. (Ancestry/Family Search), Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1928: Marr. 26 Nov 1884 James Neilson s/o William & Elizabeth MILLAR; Mary Ann as d/o Dominick & Elizabeth GILHULLY, Orillia, Simcoe Co., ONT, extracted Jun 2018.
  3. (Ancestry/Family Search), Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1938: Dth 2 Mar 1903 James N MILLER, aged 53, b. Scotland, reg. Galt, Waterloo, ONT, extracted Jun 2018.
  4. 1861 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Galt, Waterloo, Canada West, Roll: C-1077, hsehold of Wm & Isabella MILLER, extracted Jun 2018.
  5. 1881 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Galt, Waterloo South, Ontario; Roll: C_13264; Page: 102; Family No: 497, hsehold of Margaret MILLER, extracted Jul 2018.
  6. (Ancestry/Family Search), Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1938: Dth 9 Jun 1888 Eliza W KAY, age 43, widow, reg. Galt, Waterloo Co., ONT, extracted Jul 2018.
  7. 1891 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Galt, Waterloo South, Ontario; Roll: T-6375; Family No: 509, hsehold of James MILLER, extracted Jul 2018.
  8. 1901 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Galt (Town/Ville), Waterloo (south/sud), Ontario; Page: 8; Family No: 91, hsehold of James N & Mary MILLAR, extracted Jul 2018.
  9. 1871 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Galt, Waterloo, ONT, Roll: C-9943; Page: 51; Family No: 201, hsehold of Wiliam & Isabella MILLER, extracted Jun 2018.
  10. (Ancestry/Family Search), Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1938: Dth 7 (or 8) Sep 1876 Isabella MILLER, aged 66, b. Stirlingshire, reg. Galt, Waterloo, ONT, copy d/loaded Jun 2018.
  11. WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Millar-1844, created Jul 2018.

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