Flora Ann McLean1,2

#20897, (c 1828 - 1864)
FatherHector McLean3 (bt 1788 - 1790 - bt 1871 - 1881)
MotherMary McGillvra3 (bt 1790 - 1794 - bt 1871 - 1881)
RelationshipDaughter of Hector McLean
ChartsHector McLean & Mary McGillivray's children & grandchildren
Hector McLean & Mary McGillivray - 5 generations of descendants

Children of Flora Ann McLean and George Smith

Life Events

Research Note *** The evidence for Flora Ann to be a daughter of Hector McLean & Mary McGillvray is strong but circumstantial. She is enumerated next to them in the 1851/2 census, already married with one child. Her surname was recorded on her children's baptisms and she fits well into Hector & Mary's family structure. 
BirthFlora Ann McLean was born circa Nov 1828 in Canada.4
 
MarriageShe married George Smith.5
 
1851/2 CensusGeorge and Flora Smith appeared on the 1852 Census of Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario, enumerated Jan 1852. George was a farmer, born in Canada, Kirk of Scotland, and age 26 next birthday. Flora was born in Canada, Kirk of Scotland, and age 23 next birthday. They had one son, John (3), and they were enumerated next to the Hector & Mary McLean family.5 
1861 CensusGeo and Flo Smith appeared on the 1861 Census of Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario. They lived in a 1 1/2 story log home. Geo was a labourer, born in England, religion Church of Scotland, age 38, and married. Flo was age 35, and married. She was tallied [in error?] as not being a family member. Only George's birthplace was recorded. The children in the household were John (12), Mary (8), Dun (5), James (3), and not named (male, 1). It was noted that John attended school and that there had been one birth in the family that year.6 
DeathFlora died on 4 Mar 1864 in Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario.4
 
BurialShe was buried in St Andrew's Presbyterian Cemetery, Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario. The headstone reads:

Flora Ann
Wife of
George SMITH
Died March 4, 1864;
Aged 35 y'rs 4 mo's.
Also an infant son.4
 
Last Edited1 Jul 2010

Citations

  1. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Smith/McKellar, 013693-89.
  2. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. McMahon/Smith, #011207-74.
  3. Inferred from analysis of data.
  4. Toronto Branch ed. Maple Cemetery, Vaughan, Ontario, Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto, (1995) 0777900890 "entry transcribed by a volunteer."
  5. Online image of the 1851/52 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/020122_e.html), York County (42), Vaughan (401), page 221.
  6. 1861 Census for Ontario "York, Vaughan Twp (474), page 21; transcription online at Ontario Genweb Census Project."
  7. Microfilm of the Church Register of York County Maple Presbyterian Church register (also known as St. Andrews and St. Pauls), 1829-1912 (Family History Library, 0207904), James Smith baptism, 1862.
  8. Microfilm of the Church Register of York County Maple Presbyterian Church register (also known as St. Andrews and St. Pauls), 1829-1912 (Family History Library, 0207904), George Smith baptism, 1862.
  9. Microfilm of the Church Register of York County Maple Presbyterian Church register (also known as St. Andrews and St. Pauls), 1829-1912 (Family History Library, 0207904), Catherine Smith baptism, 1862.