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John Anderson

Male 1798 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Anderson  [1
    Born 8 Dec 1798  Great Lumley, Chester-le-Street, , Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Christened 20 Jan 1799  Chester-le-Street, , Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1832  , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    to Canada 
    Court 14 Dec 1837  , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Deposition re his involvement in the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada 

    • D 59 DEPOSITION OF JOHN ANDERSON
      14 December 1837
      [PAC, Upper Canada Sundries, v. 180, pp. 99241-2]

      ... he was with others who took arms &c. from some, ... A [Angus]
      MK [MackenzieJ with 2 others come to Dep [Deponent's] house the
      eveng [evening] before[,] said the Gov his 6 counsellors & the city of
      Toronto was taken by the reform party - & asked Dep what he meant to
      do sd. did not Know, was told a meeting wd be at his [,] A [Angus] M
      [Mackenzie's][,] house next day & he best come - they went away -
      . . . went next morng to the meeting, a great number, took his Musket,
      as others who had arms did - the conclusion of the meeting was, that
      nearly all, Dep among the number[,] turned out viz, volunteered to go
      to assist WLM & his party who, as the[yJ heard & believed, had taken
      the Gov[,] the city of Toronto &c. - AM appeared to take the lead,
      Donald Black[,] T. [ThomasJ G. [Galloway] was there, but as they
      spoke Gaelic which Dep does not understand, was at a loss to Know
      many things was said, - but no orders shewn no force used, but was
      told by A M. he wd be in danger of losing his life if he did not go with
      them, from the Tories who wd shoot him [-J they seperated, Dep went
      with those who took a gun from A Gallaway[,] 2 at J. yourt[']s, did not
      say any thing to dissuade them from doing so[,] went with the party. A
      M. leader, past his own home, to Shepherd[']s in E [East] F.
      [Flamboro] & afterwds seperated, did not use any compulsion with
      Dep to force him to go with them - they were to meet next morning at
      A.Mks to go off to Toronto, to assist the reform party - Dep did not go
      did not hear any news but considered he had went rather too far -
      nothing sd. when they parted about returning or paying for the guns
      &c. taken,. AM & the others took them with them[.]

      John Anderson farmed in the Nassagaweya area. After taking his deposition, the
      magistrates freed him on bail.

      Angus Mackenzie, a Nassagaweya area farmer, was indicted for his part in the
      events of December. He fled and was attainted a traitor.

      Donald Black , a Scot, and his brothers settled in the southwestern part of the
      province in 1798. Donald moved to Nassagaweya in 1823, where he acquired 100
      unpatented acres of lot 17, concession 5. In 1837 he was the township clerk.
    Census Jan 1842  Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1842 
    Occupation Jan 1842  Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    _UID 2B97C9F34DB746D3AFC8907936DC5320A05D 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I2485  Jan R. Schwarz III Genealogy file
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2014 

    Father John Anderson,   b. Est 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sythe Emmerson,   b. Est 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Alt. Marriage 18 Apr 1790  Chester-le-Street, , Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married 18 May 1790  Chester-le-Street, , Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F1906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Robinson,   b. Est 1800, , North Yorkshire, Yorkshire-Humber, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Apr 1820  Stainton In Cleveland, , York, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Residence 1842  Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Concession 4 East, lot 24 
    • 150 acres, 40 improved
      # bushels produced = 150 wheat, 40 barley, 100 oats, 30 peas, 200 potatoes
      200 maples
      12 cows, 2 horses, 12 sheep, 8 hogs
      produced 20 pounds of wool
    Children 
     1. George Anderson,   b. Abt 1826, , North Yorkshire, Yorkshire-Humber, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Anderson,   b. From 1828 to 1837,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Anderson,   b. From 1828 to 1837,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anderson,   b. From 1828 to 1837,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Margaret Anderson,   b. Abt 1828, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1883  (Age ~ 55 years)
     6. Anderson,   b. From 1837 to 1842, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. William Anderson,   b. 16 Apr 1838, Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1924, Acton, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F1109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1798 - Great Lumley, Chester-le-Street, , Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Jan 1799 - Chester-le-Street, , Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1820 - Stainton In Cleveland, , York, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - to Canada - 1832 - , , , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - Deposition re his involvement in the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada - 14 Dec 1837 - , , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Concession 4 East, lot 24 - 1842 - Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1842 - Jan 1842 - Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - Jan 1842 - Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S42] Marriage Records - Ontario Archives, Ontario. Archives of Ontario., Home District Volume 12, 193, 6, Anderson-Ritchey; MS248; Reel: 2. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S71] Census Canada 1842 - Nassagaweya Township, Halton Ontario, Gore District, Ontario, Canada, p. 2, dwelling 4 C.E. 24, John Anderson; M-7747 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S156] Pers: Irma and Catherine Amderson Polci Letters, Anderson-Polci, Catherine. Supplied by compiler London, Ontario, Canada. 1992. (Reliability: 3).
      (John Anderson and Elizabeth Robinson)

    4. [S8] $Search - FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((https://www.familysearch.org/)), accessed 25 Jan 2014), John Anderson; England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S158] Book - The Rebellion of 1837, Colin Read and Ronald J. Stagg, editors, (Toronto, Ontario: The Champlain Society, Ontario Heritage Foundation, 1985.), 304, 305. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S71] Census Canada 1842 - Nassagaweya Township, Halton Ontario, Gore District, Ontario, Canada, p. 2, dwelling 4 C.E. 24, John Anderson; M-7747 LAC # MS-700 Reel 2 / M-7747 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S186] $Search - findmypast, ((http://www.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed Oct 1, 2014), Marriage John Anderson and Sythe Emmerson; Northumberland and Durham Marriages Transcription. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S8] $Search - FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((https://www.familysearch.org/)), accessed 25 Jan 2014), John Anderson and Sythe Emmerson; England Marriages, 1538–1973. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S186] $Search - findmypast, ((http://www.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed Oct 1, 2014), Marriage John Anderson and Sythe Emmerson; Boyd's Marriage Index 1538-1840 Transcription. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S8] $Search - FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((https://www.familysearch.org/)), accessed 25 Jan 2014), John Anderson and Elizabeth Robinson Marriage; England Marriages, 1538–1973. (Reliability: 3).