Hector McLean1

#439, (bt 1788 - 1790 - bt 1871 - 1881)
ChartsHector McLean & Mary McGillivray's children & grandchildren
Hector McLean & Mary McGillivray - 5 generations of descendants
Ancestors of Isabella McLean Inkster (my great grandmother)

Children of Hector McLean and Mary McGillvra

Life Events

BirthHector McLean was born between 1788 and 1790 in Scotland.2,3
 
Research Note Surviving Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon parish records begin in 1804, so there likely is no extant record of Hector's birth or who his parents were.4 
MarriageHe married Mary McGillvra on 15 Mar 1814 in Kilfinichen & Kilvickeon, Argyll.
Mary's residence was Killunaig.1 
Residence Between 1815 and 1819, the family lived in Torran Iochdarach as recorded in the baptism records of their first three children. 
ImmigrationHector and Mary and their children immigrated from Mull in the county of Argyll, Scotland to Vaughan Township, York County, Canada circa 1820. 
1851/2 CensusHector and Mary McLean appeared on the 1852 Census of Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario, enumerated Jan 1852. Hector was age 63 next birthday, a farmer, born in Scotland and with religion Kirk Scotland. Mary was age 60 next birthday and born in Scotland. They lived with their children Allan (21[sic]), Catharine (22), Christie (18), and Hugh (17) in a one story log house along with son John, his wife Flora and their son Duncan.3 
1851/2 CensusIn the Jan 1852 census agricultural return for Conc 5, Lot 15, Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario, Hector had 200 acres:

120 under cultivation
107 in crops in 1851
12 in pasture
1 acre orchard or garden, 80 wild
40 acres wheat yielding 700 bushels
8 acres peas
14 acres oats
30 acres fallow, now in wheat
15 acres meadow
45 yards fulled cloth produced
7 bulls, oxen or steer
4 milch cows
3 calves
7 horses
30 sheep
13 pigs
700 barrels beef
2000 barrels pork.5
 
1861 CensusHector and Mary appeared on the 1861 Census of Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario. Hector was a farmer, born in Scotland, Church of Scotland, age 71, and married. Mary was 67, born in Scotland, Church of Scotland, and married. They lived in a two story frame house with their children Hugh (26) and Christie (28).2 
1871 CensusHector and Mary appeared on the 1871 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario, enumerated 2 Apr 1871. Hector was 89, born in Scotland, Church of Scotland, a farmer, and married. Mary was 85, born in Scotland, Church of Scotland, and married. Neither one was able to read or write. Their daughter Christie (35) lived with them, as well as Christie's son Hector McLean (11).6 
DeathHector died between 1871 and 1881 in probably Bruce County, Ontario.7
 
Last Edited28 Aug 2014

Citations

  1. Microfilm of the Old Parochial Register of Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon, Argyllshire, 1804-1854 (Family History Library, 1041079), 102388 is another filming, McLean/McGillvra marriage, 1814.
  2. 1861 Census for Ontario "York County, Vaughan Tp (474), page 101."
  3. 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.
  4. Microfilm of the Old Parochial Register of Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon, Argyllshire, 1804-1854 (Family History Library, 1041079), 102388 is another filming.
  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 231 (agricultural return).
  6. 1871 Census for Canada "Bruce County, Bruce Twp, page 51."
  7. Inferred from analysis of data.
  8. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Allan McLean, #008931-12.
  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), McLean/Bryson marriage, 1861.