"Excellent, So we are related.....
.On Sep 8, 1829 at St John’s Anglican Church in Red River, Reverend William COCKRAN married John McLEOD to Elizabeth SWAIN, daughter of an Indian woman & James SWAIN, (1775-1829), a Hudson’s Bay…"
"Is the info below your family Robert ? They are in my family tree.In 1829 daughter Elizabeth Swain married John McLEOD (1793-1872) from Scotland.
In 1819 at York Factory, daughter Margaret married Englishman Donald GUNN (1797-1878), an…"
"Hello Robert, I have Swain in my Family Tree.Elizabeth Swain was married to John McLeod and was the daughter of James Swain. My Great Grandmother Matilda McLeod was from the union between Elizabeth and John.That is about all I know .Most were…"
I have several questions concerning the brick wall I have hit. In the 1851 Census for Hamilton, ON my great great grandfather, William Park is listed with his wife Mary and three boys, William, John, and Robert. there are also 5 Hinderson/Henderson young people living with them and they are all listed as Family.I have never been able to trace bach any further for William Park or his wife Mary (Paton) Park. Both were supposed to have come from Scotland. William possibly by himself, and Mary…See More
"Carolyn - Thank you very much, I would be very interested in any pictures you might have from the Little Britain churchyard. When I visited Winnipeg several years ago I really did not know where all to look so missed things I really wanted to…"
"In 1999 The Manitoba Archaeological Journal Published a book on the Little Britain Site (Archaeology Today Vol 9 # 2). In this book (P. 28) there is a set of pictures of Donald Gunn and his wife Margaret (Swain) Gunn. the credits…"
"Hi - saw your comment on my profile page. Yes we are in the Main Chat Room. Mostly an informal chat but sometimes we have scheduled talks. Monday night at 10 pm eastern and Saturday morning at 10 am we have Gentrek with Dae Powell (a…"
"Cathie - Thank you for responding. I have a 1997 copy of "The Selkirk Settlers of Red River and their Descendants" I am listed in the book (Robert James Park - #8040) as a descendant of Donald Gunn. I am assuming that my…"
"I am new to this group and have had a great deal of difficulty trying to trace my Park Family origins. My earliest trace with absolute certainty is only back to my great grandfather Robert Park who was born (1849) in Hamilton, Ontario,…"
Hi - saw your comment on my profile page. Yes we are in the Main Chat Room. Mostly an informal chat but sometimes we have scheduled talks. Monday night at 10 pm eastern and Saturday morning at 10 am we have Gentrek with Dae Powell (a professional genealogist) and Jayne McCormick. On Wednesday and Saturdays around 9 pm eastern we have Trivia. As the tourist season in Gettysburg winds down I will be doing some talks about Pennsylvania. I am a tour guide in Gettysburg at the Farnsworth House.