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Ranald McDonald of Soulanges, St. Polycarpe

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Re: Ranald McDonald of Soulanges, St. Polycarpe

Posted: 30 Dec 2012 8:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McKinnon, McPherson, McGillis
James:
1) I am interested in whether you think this McDonald family came to Canada in 1853 aboard the Sillery. I have McKinnon ancestors from Samadalan, Knoydart, and McPherson ancestors from Doune, Knoydart, who were probably among those evicted in 1853. Both families appear in the 1851 Scottish Census for Glenelg Parish. The McKinnons settled in Lancaster Twp, Glengarry County and the McPhersons went to Saint-Zotique in Soulanges County, Canada East, after arriving in Canada. The timing suggests they would have been Sillery passengers but no passenger list survived. It seems to me that the 1851 Census would inlude many Sillery passengers. I wonder how many of them went to Glengarry County and vicinity after arriving in Canada?

2) Did you compile this list from the 1851 Census yourself or is there a transcript somewhere? Nicely done!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
James Allan M... 21 Apr 2012 8:43PM GMT 
kd_maclennan 21 Apr 2012 10:18PM GMT 
Carol Gottber... 22 Apr 2012 5:18PM GMT 
Carol Gottber... 22 Apr 2012 5:16PM GMT 
cannett59 30 Dec 2012 3:26PM GMT 
arnprior1956 17 Dec 2012 7:25PM GMT 
Carol Gottber... 22 Jan 2013 12:59AM GMT 
Carol Gottber... 19 Apr 2012 8:50PM GMT 
Carol Gottber... 19 Apr 2012 10:17PM GMT 
ReginaFarrell 4 May 2013 1:01AM GMT 
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