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Re: looking for : mcgillis/margaret stuart.or stewart..

Posted: 30 Sep 2002 6:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Stuart, McDonald
My great aunt was a Margaret Stuart and she was born in 1899 in Glengarry and died this year (!) in Vancouver. Her father was Kenneth Stuart and he was married to Flora (possible middle name of Margaret) McDonald (MacDonald, MacDonell) from Glengarry and they had 6 children together before Flora died young in 1904 of Bright's Disease and was buried in Wiliamstown as Mrs. Kenneth Stewart (mis-spelled). Some time after Flora's death, Kenneth and the children moved to Mannville, Alberta. I do not have really any information on either the Stuart family (other than from Kenneth onwards) or Flora's family although it seems that her family were long-time Glengarrians (Alexandria I think) and that Flora was born RC and had to leave the church when she married Kenneth. I do not know if there is a connection here but given that your lady is a Margaret and mine is too (albeit born a couple of generations later), and given the Scottish naming practices, I wondered if there was a connection. The other childrens' names were Marion (my grandmother), Angus, Donalda, Albert Kenneth (AK), and Campbell. Thanks for any information that this might inspire!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
john mcgillis frechette 22 Jul 2001 12:57AM GMT 
Anonymous 24 Jul 2001 1:11AM GMT 
john mcgillis frechette 3 Sep 2001 12:50PM GMT 
Janice Marion 31 Aug 2001 12:58AM GMT 
Jeff Bruce 12 Oct 2001 1:15PM GMT 
Janice Marion 12 Oct 2001 6:47PM GMT 
PatJaap 29 Sep 2002 3:16AM GMT 
lewdeputy_1 18 Apr 2002 2:21AM GMT 
ShirleyReid21 30 Sep 2002 12:13PM GMT 
marciamcgilli... 17 Oct 2009 4:23AM GMT 
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