Hugh McLean1,2

#444, (c 1835 - 1910)
FatherHector McLean1,2 (bt 1788 - 1790 - bt 1871 - 1881)
MotherMary McGillvra1,2 (bt 1790 - 1794 - bt 1871 - 1881)
RelationshipSon of Hector McLean
ChartsHector McLean & Mary McGillivray's children & grandchildren
Hector McLean & Mary McGillivray - 5 generations of descendants

Child of Hugh McLean and Agnes Bryson

Life Events

BirthHugh McLean was born circa 1835 in Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario.2,1
(with Parents) 1851/2 CensusHugh appeared on the 1852 Census of Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario with his parents. He was a farmer, born in Canada, Kirk of Scotland, and age 17 next birthday.1 
(with Parents) 1861 CensusHe appeared on the 1861 Census of Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario with his parents. Hugh was a labourer, born in Upper Canada, Church of Scotland, and age 26.3 
MarriageHe married Agnes Bryson, daughter of James Bryson and Jane McCallum, on 20 Jun 1861 in Maple Presbyterian Church, Vaughan Twp, York County, Ontario.
Information from the register: Hugh McLean, age 25, born Vaughan, residence Vaughan, son of Hector McLean and Mary McGillvray;
Agnes Bryson, 23, born and residing in Vaughan, daughter of James Bryson & Jane McCallum;
Witnesses: Duncan McLean of Markham, Malcolm Wilkie of Maple.2 
(Widowed) Burial.His wife Agnes died in 1865. They had a baby son who went to live with his Bryson grandparents.4,5 
1881 CensusHugh McLean appeared on the 1881 Census of Markham Township, York County, Ontario. He was a labourer with a German farming family, age 40, born in Ontario, Canadian Presbyterian, and of Scotch origin. His marital status was not recorded.6 
1891 CensusHugh McClean [sic] appeared on the 1891 Census of Markham Township, York County, Ontario. He was a farm labourer with a Mennonite farming family, age 48, widower, born in Ontario, parents born in Scotland, and Presbyterian. He could read and write.7 
DeathHugh died on 29 Nov 1910 in Maple, Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario.
Information from registration: born 15 May 1834 Twp of Vaughan, age 76 yrs 6 mos 14 days, Farmer, widowed, father Hector McLean born Scotland, mother Mary McGillivray born Scotland, informant J B McLean, Maple, registered 1 Dec 1910.8
Hugh McLean
Death Certificate
BurialHe was buried in 1910 in St Andrews's Presbyterian Cemetery, Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario. A photograph of the gravestone can be viewed at the Findagrave website.4,5 
Last Edited25 Sep 2013


  1. Online image of the 1851/52 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada,, York County (42), Vaughan (401), page 221.
  2. 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.
  3. 1861 Census for Ontario "York County, Vaughan Tp (474), page 101."
  4. Index to cemetery transcriptions, Ontario, all years, compiled by Ontario Genealogical Society, Ontario, 2003-2007. accessed online at
  5. Website Find A Grave (
  6. Online image of the 1881 Census for Canada (viewed at, Ontario, York East (135), Markham Township (8), Page 19.
  7. Online image of the 1891 Census for Canada (viewed at, Ontario, York East (139), Markham Township (a-2), Page 16.
  8. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Hugh McLean, #036784-10.
  9. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at McLean/McNeil, #021321-05.