Robert Took

M, #2074, b. 7 October 1804, d. circa 1868
     Robert Took was born on 7 October 1804 at Norfolk, England.1 He married Elizabeth Burton on 23 April 1829 at Norfolk, England.2 Robert Took died circa 1868 at Kincardine Twp, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.


15 April 1852Oxford, Ontario, Canada3
     Research Note: In 1833 Robert Took and Eliza with their 4 little children set sail for Canada in the brig " Carron" under command of Captain Elliot. After 6 weeks sailing they landed at Quebec and after travelling 3 weeks longer, finally settled in Blandford Township, Oxford county. In 1854 they moved to Kincardine Twp, Bruce county where they remained.

Robert was a farmer and then a shoemaker.

courtesy of Edna MacDonald (4 July 2010.)


Elizabeth Burton b. 4 Apr 1808, d. 14 Apr 1909
  • John Took
  • William Took
  • Sarah Elizabeth Took
  • Robert Tooke+ b. 27 Oct 1836, d. 3 May 1917
  • Samuel Took
  • Mary Ann Took
  • Hannah Took
  • Frederick Wakefield Took
Last Edited22 Dec 2011


  1. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree, Robert TOOKE

    Birth 7 Oct 1804 in Houghton on the Hill, Norfolk, England
    Death abt 1869 in Armow, Kincardine Twp, Bruce Co, ON.
  2. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree.
  3. [S3] Government of Canada, 1851 Census of Canada,
    Robert Took 46 england
    Eliza 41 england
    John 21 england
    Robert 17 england
    Sarah 14 england
    Samuel 12 canada
    Mary 9 canada
    Fredrick 5 canada
    Hannah 7 canada. Hannah is not counted. There is a note that she was deceased.