James McLeod, son of James McLeod and Margaret Strachan, is my great great grandfather, born March 2nd,1809 in ELGIN, Morayshire, Scotland. He came to Canada in 1829 with his brother George who passed away in Detroit. James settled in Huron County Ontario and moved to Manitoba in 1885 to a location now known as Angusville. From there he moved to Norgate area in 1893.
He passed away March 2nd, 1901, aged 92 yrs. He is buried in a stone pile NE 29-19-15W in the Kelwood area of Manitoba.
Married Sarah Fischer (Pennsylvania Dutch) born on Nov. 17ty, 1818. She perished in a blizzard on 22nd of October, 1891 en route to see her adopted daughter Annie Matheson near Toddburn, age 73 years.
They had 7 children, my great grandfather was his 4th son William, whose son Irwin was father to my Dad Robert, still living June 16th, 2013, about to celebrate his 90th birthday June 18TH.
I, Paul, was born Oct. 24th, 1951 in St Rose du Lac, some distance NW of Norgate where my grandfather Irwin had settled.