People of Lanark County Andrew Dunlop 1944

People of Lanark County Andrew Dunlop 1944

Mr. Andrew Dunlop, an esteemed and well known resident of Carleton Place and Almonte, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wilbert J. Porterfield, Lake Avenue West, on Wednesday of last week. Mr. Dunlop was in his 90th year. Mr. Dunlop was a man younger looking than his years and enjoyed good health until his illness, which occurred on Saturday, October 28th. Up until that time he was able to take his walks to the barber shop and enjoyed meeting and conversing with old and new friends whom he met from time to time.

Mr. Dunlop’s passing is widely mourned by his friends throughout the whole district. Born in Paisley, Scotland, in 1885, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Dunlop, he came to Canada with his parents in 1870, and settled in Guelph, and later at Fergus, Ont. In 1872, the family moved to Almonte where Mr. Dunlop entered the employ of the Rosamond Woolen Company. He remained there 49 years, 40 of them as overseer. In 1922 Mr. Dunlop was forced to retire due to ill health. On September 4th, 1878, Mr. DunIop was married to the former Miss Agnes Lindsay Gilmour, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Gilmour at the home of her parents on the 8th line of Ramsay, by the late Rev, Mr. Lougheed.

In 1936 Mr. and Mrs. Dunlop came to visit with their son-in-law and daughter . Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Porterfield, and were only here a short time when Mrs. Dunlop passed away, since which time Mr. Dunlop has made his home in Carleton Place. The late Mr. Dunlop was one of Almonte’s oldest and best known citizens and since coming to reside in this town had made a host of friends. He was well read and kept close contact with current events through his daily newspaper.

The death of his young grandson, Flying Officer Andrew Porterfield, overseas, was an almost overwhelming blow from which Mr. Dunlop never seemed to recover. As husband and father he had met all of his years with a brave heart and cheerful courage and it was always more natural of him to think of others than of himself. Mr. Dunlop lived a full and well rounded life with an abundance of philosophy and good humour that enabled him to endure a great deal and he leaves behind him a good name and the inspiration of a friendship that will be cherished by those who knew it.

During his long years of residence in Almonte, Mr. Dunlop was active in many of the town’s affairs. He was a member of Bethany United Church and was deeply interested in its welfare. He was a member of Mississippi Lodge, A. F. & A. M. No. 147, Almonte, for 67 years and some time ago was given the 50-year veteran jewel and the Past Master’s 50-year medal and was the oldest living member at the time of his death.

Left to mourn are five daughters (Ethel) Mrs. W. J. Porterfield, Qarleton Place, (Gertrude) Mrs. Harry Reynolds, Calgary, (Inez), Mrs. Charles Lay, Toronto, (Olga) Mrs, Arthur T. Roberts, Desplain, 111., U. S. A., (Roberta) Mrs. Grdon Brown, Toronto, also two sons, Mr. Frank Dunlop, Ottawa and Mr. Russell Dunlop, of Calgary, and one brother, Mr. David Dunlop, North Adams, Mass., and one sister, Miss Tena Dunlop of Almonte.

Two daughters, Delcia and (Jessie) L. Thompson, are deceased. The funeral took place from the home of his son-in-law, Mr. Porterfield, Saturday afternoon. A short service was conducted at the home by Rev. D. C. Munro, minister of Memorial Park United Church at 2 o’clock and the cortege then proceeded to Almonte for service at 2.30 at Bethany United Church by the minister, Rev, W. J. Scott. Buried at Almonte Interment was made at the AuKirk Cemetery. The honorary pallbearers were Messrs. George Clement, W. C. Pollock, William Coxford, Robert Hogg, Nelson Washburn and Dr. Kelly, all of Almonte. The active pallbearers were P. S. G. Mac Porterfield, Messrs. George George Buffam, Elmer Walker, Harry Buffam, Elmer Walker, Harry Gilmour, Roy Gilmour, and W. W. Pollock, K. C, Many beautiful floral tributes were received evidence of the high esteem in which Mr. Dunlop was held.

Born in Paisley High Church, Renfrewshire, Scotland on 02 Sep 1855 to Andrew Dunlop and Christina RODMAN. Andrew Dunlop married Agnes Lindsay Gilmour and had 9 children. He passed away on 01 Nov 1944 in Carleton Place, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

Andrew Dunlop
2 Sep 1855Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
1 Nov 1944 (aged 89)Carleton Place, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
Auld Kirk Cemetery
Mississippi Mills, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
203007189 · View Source

1911 Census

Name:Andrew Dunlop
Marital status:Married
Race or Tribe:Scotch (Scotish)
Birth Date:Sep 1856
Birth Place:Scotland
Census Year:1911
Relation to Head of House:Head
Immigration Year:1871
Dwelling No.:60
District:Lanark North
District Number:89
Sub-District:17 – Ward 2
Sub-District Number:17
Place of Habitation:Bell St
Occupation:Boss Filler
Own Account:Yes
Works at:Woolen Mill
Weeks Employed:52
Life Insurance:1000
Can Read:yes
Can Write:yes
Family Number:63
Neighbors:View others on page
Household Members:NameAgeAndrew Dunlop54Agnes Dunlop53Ethel Dunlop27Olga Dunlop16Delsie Dunlop16Rufuta Dunlop11
Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
April 19, 2019  · 

It’s Photo Friday! In 1952 the Elders of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church posed for a group photo.
Back Row: Poynter, S. Cavers, H. McRae, T. MacCracken, H. Lowry,
L. Paul, W. Armour, N. Featherston.
Front Row: P. Dunlop, A. Arbuckle, Dr. L. Sheine, G. Allan, E. Cram, (not present W. Campbell) Nov. 1952″.
Photo by “Ernie Foote Photographer Box 589 Carleton Place”.

Miss Christena Dunlop –Teacher Church Street School

Fred Dunlop 100 years old

The Band was Amazing but the Coke Driver Let Jack Hastie Down CPHS 1951- Delmar Dunlop

The John Dunlop Burial Site Almonte

The Memories of Dunlop Hill

Sometimes When You Least Expect it– The Dunlop Issue

The Dunlop House — Saturday is the End of an Era in Carleton Place

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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