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Anthony & Elizabeth McBryde Burial Site

Con 2, Lot 13west, North Sherbrooke Twp., Lanark County, Ontario.


 

From the book The Lanark Society Settlers by Carol Bennett:

Page 167:

McBride, Anthony

Ship: Earl of Buckinghamshire, 1821

Location: West lot 13, con 2, North Sherbrooke Township.

Accompanied by a wife.

He was a member of the Paisely Townhead Emigration Society.

Still there at the time of the 1834 inspection.

Anthony McBryde signature Page 158:

 

1834 report of Col. Marshall:

Anthony McBride, settled 1821, N. Sherbrooke Con. 2, Lot 13W.

Here with family on broken, sandy, rocky lot.

 

From Census records for North Sherbrooke Township:

1842 Census of North Sherbrooke Township, Anthony McBryde was living on Con 2, Lot 13 and he had been there since 1822. There were two people living in the household. The 1842 Census only recorded the heads of household and it is unknown if it was a wife or his sister Elizabeth living with him.

1851 Census of North Sherbrooke Township has Thomas Izatt living on Con 2, Lot 13W.

Thomas is 30 years old and single.  Betsey (Elizabeth) McBryde is listed as a 66 year old single female.

1861 Census of North Sherbrooke Township has Thomas Izatt living on Con 2, Lot 13W.

Thomas is 39 years old farmer, single and living in a log house.  Elizabeth McBride is listed as a 74 year old single female.

1871 Census of North Sherbrooke Township has Thomas Izatt living on Con 2, Lot 13W.

Thomas is 48 years old farmer, married to Barbara 44 years old and their son James 1 year old. Betsy McBride is listed as an 85 year old single female and living with the Izatt family.

1881 Census of North Sherbrooke Township has Thomas Izatt living on Con 2, Lot 13W.

Thomas is 59 years old farmer, married to Barbara 52 years old and their sons James 12 and Allan 10 years old. Betsy McBride is not listed as she died March 5, 1880 at an age of 94 years old and was buried on the Izatt farm.

Note from Peter Ferguson’s Almanac: March 4, 1880, Betty McBride died.

Elizabeth McBryde’s Death Certificate indicates she died March 5, 1880 at age of 94 and was a spinster from Ayrshire Scotland. Her death was reported by Thomas Izatt.

1891 Census of North Sherbrooke Township has Thomas Izatt living on Con 2, Lot 13W.

Thomas is 69 years old farmer, married to Barbara 61 years old and their sons James 21 and Allan 19 years old.

 

Land Records notes by B. Griffith

Elizabeth McBryde - christened April 3, 1786 - Colmonell Ayrshire, Scotland.

Father:  Anthony McBryde

Mother: Janet Whannel

 

Memorial No. 222, Folio 293, General Register, Lanark County 22 June 1844.

Anthony McBryde of North Sherbrooke sold to Elizabeth McBryde, spinster for £65.0.0 SW½ of W½ of Lot 13, Concession 2.  (I have a photocopy of this instrument.)

Memorial No. 222, North Sherbrooke. Land Copy Book (1830-1847) Anthony McBryde sold W½ Lot 13 Con. 2 to Elizabeth McBryde spinster for £65.0.0 “reserving notwithstanding what is hereafter said the free use and access to the Burial ground now on said fifty acres being a square of twelve feet on each side.” 18 July 1844.

Folios 32, 33 Memorial No. 34 Copy Book 166 (1847-1859)

Thomas Izatt bought NW½ of front or E½ Lot 12, Conc. 2 containing the Twaddle burying ground for £27.0.0 from Robert Twaddle on 24 March 1853.

Folios 68, 69, No. 51 Copy Book 167 (1860-1889)

Thomas Izatt of North Sherbrooke bought 50 acres S½ of W½ of Lot 13, Concession 2 North Sherbrooke from Elizabeth McBryde (Reserving burial ground) 5 April 1869.

Folio 68, 69 No. 51 Copy Book 167 (1860-1889) Elizabeth McBryde of North Sherbrooke spinster sold to Thomas Izatt of North Sherbrooke for $300.00, 50 acres, S½ of W½ of Lot 13, Con 2 “Reserving the burial ground situated on Said Fifty acres being a square parcel of land containing by a measurement one hundred and forty four square feet, 5 April 1869.

Conclusions:

Anthony McBryde died sometime between June 1844 and the 1851 Census taken July 20, 1852. His sister Elizabeth McBryde died March 1880 and both are buried in the above mentioned “burial ground” located on Con 2, Lot 13W of North Sherbrooke. Twp.

Location of “burial ground” was provided by descendants of Thomas Izatt.


Received from: Jim Brownlee - clarabrownlee@rogers.com                                        Posted: 07 December, 2006