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(d.) was b. Glasgow, Scot., 1826 d. 1887.In early youth he came to
Canada with his parents, who were pioneers in Wellesley Twp. He lived there
until 1856,when he started life on his own account, purchasing a bush farm of
100 acres, lot 2, con. 7, Maryborough, on which he set. This farm he cleared
and had all of the experience of a pioneer life. He was a successful man, a
good citizen, and held in high esteem. He was a member of the Methodist church,
and in politics was a Conservative. He m .Mary A. Welsh . Issue: James (d.),
John, Mrs. Alex. Fleming, Isabella and Robert, who m. Martha J. Adams.
John succeeded to the homestead where he now resides. He m. Minnie A. Gillatly.
Issue: James H., John A., and Irene M. Like his respected father, he is a
representative and successful citizen.
From: Historical Atlas of the County of Wellington, Ontario. Toronto: Historical Atlas Publishing Co., 1906
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