Mary McKinnon1

#452, (1842 - 1922)
FatherAngus McKinnon1,2 (bt 1792 - 1796 - 1882)
MotherMary McFadyen1,2 (bt 1798 - 1805 - 1889)
RelationshipDaughter of Angus McKinnon
ChartsAngus McKinnon & Mary McFadyen's children & grandchildren
Angus McKinnon & Mary McFadyen - 5 generations of descendants

Children of Mary McKinnon and Peter Gilchrist

Life Events

BirthMary McKinnon was born in Aug 1842 in Mull, Scotland.1,2
 
(with parents) ImmigrationShe immigrated with her parents from Mull in Argyll, Scotland to Vaughan Township in York County, Ontario, Canada in 1849.3
 
(with Parents) 1851/2 CensusMary appeared on the 1852 Census of Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario with her parents. She was born in Scotland, free Presbyterian, and age 9 next birthday.4 
(with Parents) 1861 CensusMary appeared on the 1861 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario with her parents. She was 18, born in Scotland, Free Church, and single.5 
MarriageShe married Peter Gilchrist, son of Neil Gilchrist and Mary Hunter, on 2 Apr 1868 in Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario.
Information from registration: Peter Gilchrist, 22, residence Bruce, born Scotland, parents Neil Gilchrist, Mary Gilchrist;
Mary McKinnon, 26, residence Bruce, born Scotland, parents Angus McKinnon, Mary McKinnon;
They were married by Wm Matheson, Canada Presbyterian Church Bruce and the witness was Hugh Blue of Bruce.1 
1871 CensusPeter and Marey [sic] Gilchrist appeared on the 1871 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario. They were both born in Ontario, of Scotch origin, and Presbyterian. Peter was 40 and Mary 28. Their children, born in Ontario, were Marey (2) and Neil (6 months).6 
1881 CensusPeter and Mary appeared on the 1881 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario. Peter was 52, born in Scotland, and a farmer. Mary was 38 and born in Scotland. Their children were Mary (12), Angus (9), Esibella (7), Flora (5), and Neil (2). The oldest 3 attended school.7 
(Mentioned) ObituaryShe was mentioned in Mary McKinnon's 1889 obituary as daughter Mrs. Gilchrist of Bruce.3
Mary (McFadyen) McKinnon
obituary, 1889
1891 CensusPeter and Mary appeared on the 1891 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario. The Gilchrist family lived in a 2 story wood house with 10 rooms. Peter was 60, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, religion Canada Presbyterian, and was a Farmer. Mary was 47, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, and her religion was Canada Presbyterian. Their children were Angus (19), Bell (17), Flora (15), Neil (12), William (9), James (5), and Peter (2).8 
1901 CensusPeter and Mary appeared on the 1901 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario. Peter was born in 1828 in Scotland, immigrated in 1854, and was a farmer working on his own account. Mary was 56, born in August 1844 in Scotland, and immigrated in 1862. Their children were Isabella (26), Flora (24), Neil W (22), William A (19), James J (15), and Peter A (12). The family was Presbyterian, spoke Gaelic, and could read, write, and speak English. They lived on the 6th Concession in a 4 room wood house on 50 acres, with 2 outbuildings.9 
(Widowed) DeathHer husband Peter died on 19 Mar 1907.10 
1911 CensusMary Gilchrist appeared on the 1911 Census of Kincardine Township, Bruce County, Ontario. She was a widow, age 68, born August 1843 in Scotland, immigrated in 1860, of Scotch origin, Canadian, and Presbyterian. With her was her unmarried daughter Bella (37).11 
(Next-of-kin) CEFHis mother Mrs Mary Gilchrist of Glamis P.O., Ontario was listed as next-of-kin on the Canadian Expeditionary Force attestation papers of Peter Anderson Gilchrist on 10 Oct 1917.12  
1921 CensusMary Gilchrist and and her daughter Bella appeared on the 1921 Census of Glammis, Kincardine Township, Bruce County, Ontario, at Lot 7. Mary owned her 5 room wood house. She was 77 years old, born in Scotland, as were her parents, immigrated in 1850, living from income. Bella was 37, single, born in Ontario, parents born in Scotland, occupation housekeeper, earning $200 the previous year. They were Presbyterian and, besides English, they spoke Gaelic.13 
(Daughter's death) DeathHer daughter Isabella died on 10 Apr 1922 in Glamis, Kincardine Twp, Bruce County, Ontario.14 
DeathMary died on 30 Nov 1922 in Lot 18 Con 8, Huron Tp, Bruce County, Ontario.
Information from certificate: Scotch, Widow, age 80 yrs 3 mos, born Mull Aug 1842, occupation Farming, resided at place of death 6 mos, Ontario & Canada 73 yrs, father Angus McKinnon born Mull, mother Mary McFayden born Mull, registered by son-in-law Dan C McKinnon RR4 Ripley Ont, buried Tiverton Cemetery 2 Dec 1922.2
Mary Gilchrist
Death Certificate
BurialShe was buried in Tiverton Cemetery, Bruce County, Ontario. "Mary McKinnon, wife of Peter Gilchrist, 1842-1922."15 
Last Edited25 Aug 2014

Citations

  1. Microfilm of the Marriage Registers of Bruce County, Ontario, 1859-1869 (Family History Library, film #1030055), Gilchrist/McKinnon, 1868.
  2. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Mary Gilchrist, #008452-22.
  3. Obituary of Mary McKinnon in Unknown newspaper, 1889 (J Kolthammer, photocopy (no source)).
  4. 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.
  5. 1861 Census for Ontario "Bruce County, Bruce Tp (13), district 4, page 10."
  6. Online image of the 1871 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Bruce North (28), Bruce Township (3-a), page 12.
  7. Online image of the 1881 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Bruce North (177), Bruce (a-2), Page 59.
  8. Online image of the 1891 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Bruce West (53), Bruce Township (a-2), page 51 & 52.
  9. Online image of the 1901 Census for Canada, Bruce (50), Bruce (a-2), page 4, line 26. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com.
  10. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Peter Gilchrist, #006929-07.
  11. Online image of the 1911 Census for Canada, 59 Bruce North, sd 8, ed 3, page 1. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com.
  12. Canadian Expeditionary Force Attestation Papers & Enlistment Forms. Library and Archives Canada, (http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/020110_e.html), online images, Peter Anderson Gilchrist, Regimental Number 259280.
  13. Online image of the 1921 Census for Canada, Ontario, Bruce North, SD 31, Page 6. Image viewed at Ancestry.com.
  14. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Isabel Gilchrist, #008502-22.
  15. Ontario Genealogical Society. Bruce & Grey Branch, Cemetery Inscriptions of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario (Port Elgin, Ontario: OGS).
  16. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Begg/Gilchrist, #001543-91.
  17. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Neil Gilchrist, #016615-71.
  18. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Angus Gilchrist, #026870-72.
  19. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Isabella Gilchrist, #002859-74.
  20. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Flora Ann Gilchrist, #002109-76.
  21. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Neil William Gilchrist, #001939-79.
  22. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. William Alexander Gilchrist, #003012-82.
  23. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. James John Gilchrist, #003630-86.