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Do you have ancestors from Ontario, Canada West or Upper Canada? These are all the province of Ontario in Canada. This group is for those interested in the history and genealogy of Ontario.

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Park and Hinderson/Henderson Family in 1851 Hamilton, ON Census

Started by Robert J. Park Oct 19, 2013.

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Comment by Bob Mooney-Pa on March 22, 2015 at 11:52am

From what I have found his mother was Ann Quinn born Ireland.

Thomas was born Canada Aug. 27,1838 and died Dec 25,1907 in Pittsburgh,Pa

I did get a copy of his death cert.

Comment by Debby Parkinson Worden on March 22, 2015 at 10:06am

If this is the correct mother Anne she died Aug 30, 1881 age 72 in Toronto

Comment by Debby Parkinson Worden on March 22, 2015 at 8:34am

I think I see your family St Patrick Ward Toronto: Anne 60 Ire, Josephine 12 CW, Thomas 31 CW.

In 1911 Thomas Brennan is age 71 born April 1840.

Comment by Bob Mooney-Pa on March 22, 2015 at 8:06am
I'll see what I have for possible mothers name.
Comment by Bob Mooney-Pa on March 22, 2015 at 8:06am
Thomas didn't marry till he came to the states. He died in 1907am in Allegheny county Pa.
Comment by Debby Parkinson Worden on March 22, 2015 at 6:10am

Bob seems to be a few Thomas Brennan born ~1837 is there a wife or mothers name I could have?

Comment by Bob Mooney-Pa on March 21, 2015 at 6:03pm

I am looking for info on the parents of Thomas Brennan born abt 1837.

I believe his father was Matthew Brennan but not 100% sure.

It's possible Matthew was a gardener in West Toronto in 1871.

I believe he was born abt 1809 in Ireland.

Comment by Robert J. Park on October 31, 2012 at 1:03pm

My Park line, and my Joslin/Joslyn line are both from Ontario.  The Joslyns came from the US as UEL into New Brunswick and the Park's came from Scotland - both then into Ontario.  I have found my Joslins in Oxford Co and the Park line in Oxford Co. and in city of Hamilton.  The Joslins (all large Families) then shifted into Michigan.  Some Joslins moved west to Manitoba and Saskatchewan as did my direct Park line.

If you think you may be connected, please contact me.

Comment by James P. LaLone on November 17, 2011 at 7:41am

From the Quebec-Research mailing list -

Hi there,

Anyone using the Library & Archives Canada (LAC) website for their
research knows how precious a resource it is. What you may not know,
however, is that massive budget cutbacks and a recent change in
management policy are threatening the preservation of this institution.

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has just launched
an awareness campaing about what is really going on at LAC and the very
serious implication this will have on the future of the preservation of
Canada's cultural heritage.

To know more about this issue:
http://www.savelibraryarchives.ca/default.aspx

Cheers,

Mona

Comment by Peter Stines on July 5, 2011 at 9:38am

I'm researching the Pattersons in Ontario.Pehlam, Monck,Thorold, Welland County. Hugh Patterson (1825-1897) Margaret McCullum (???) Robert Patterson (1858-1943) Nellie Corman Patterson (????) John Corman Patterson (1903-1949) Gladys M. Saul Patterson (1908-1983) If these names are in your tree, give me a shout. 

 

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