James McKinnon1

#453, (c 1844 - 1891)
FatherAngus McKinnon1 (bt 1792 - 1796 - 1882)
MotherMary McFadyen1 (bt 1798 - 1805 - 1889)
RelationshipSon of Angus McKinnon
ChartsAngus McKinnon & Mary McFadyen's children & grandchildren
Angus McKinnon & Mary McFadyen - 5 generations of descendants

Child of James McKinnon and Mary McKellar

Children of James McKinnon and Margaret Tolmie

Life Events

BirthJames McKinnon was born circa 1844 in Scotland.2
 
(with parents) ImmigrationHe immigrated with his parents from Mull in Argyll, Scotland to Vaughan Township in York County, Ontario, Canada in 1849.3
 
(with Parents) 1851/2 CensusJames appeared on the 1852 Census of Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario with his parents. He was born in Scotland, free Presbyterian, and age 7 next birthday.2 
Research Note Not with his parents in the 1861 census.4 
(Sibling) 1871 CensusHe appeared on the 1871 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario, as a brother in the household of Donald McKinnon. James was age 25, born in Scotland, Canada Presbyterian, Scotch, and a School teacher.5 
MarriageJames McKinnon married Mary McKellar between 1871 and 1874.6
 
(Widowed) DeathHis wife Mary died on 21 Jan 1874.6  
MarriageJames McKinnon married Margaret Tolmie, daughter of Alex Tolmie and Mary Fraser, on 7 Mar 1878 in Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario.
Information from marriage registration: James MacKinnon, 33, residence Port Elgin, born in Scotland, widower, teacher, Presbyterian, son of Angus MacKinnon & Mary McFadden;
Maggie Tolmie, 30, residence Bruce Tp, born in Scotland, spinster, Presbyterian, daughter of Alexander Tolmie & Mary Fraser;
The witnesses were Neil McGillivray of Port Elgin & John Tolmie of Bruce Tp.1 
1881 CensusJames and Maggie McKinnon appeared on the 1881 Census of Port Elgin, Bruce County, Ontario. James was 35 and a teacher. Maggie was 33. They were both born in Scotland and Presbyterian. They had one child, Mary B, age 2.7 
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in Mary McKinnon's 1889 obituary as son James McKinnon of Port Elgin.3
Mary (McFadyen) McKinnon
obituary, 1889
1891 CensusJames and Margaret appeared on the 1891 Census of Port Elgin, Bruce County, Ontario. The McKinnon family lived in a 2 story brick house with 11 rooms. James was 45, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, religion Presbyterian, and was a Teacher. Margaret was 43, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, and religion was Presbyterian. Their children were Mary B (11), Angus J (9), Alex G (7), Maggie T (7), and [unreadable name] (4). [The image was very faint and difficult to decipher]8 
DeathJames died on 22 Nov 1891 in Port Elgin, Bruce County, Ontario.
Details from the registration: age 46, Teacher, born Argyllshire Scotland, Presbyterian, Enlargement of Liver sick for 3 months, registered by Bella McKinnon widow Port Elgin on 25 Feb 1892.9
James McKinnon
Death Certificate
Last Edited8 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. McKinnon/Tolmie, #001535-78.
  2. 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.
  3. Obituary of Mary McKinnon in Unknown newspaper, 1889 (J Kolthammer, photocopy (no source)).
  4. 1861 Census for Ontario "Bruce Township, District 4, p10."
  5. 1871 Census for Canada "Ontario, North Bruce (28), Bruce Tp (a-2), page 59."
  6. Ontario Genealogical Society. Bruce & Grey Branch, Cemetery Inscriptions of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario (Port Elgin, Ontario: OGS).
  7. Online image of the 1881 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Bruce North (177), Port Elgin (h), Page 37.
  8. Online image of the 1891 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Bruce North (52), Port Elgin Village (i), page 58 [faint image, difficult to read].
  9. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. James McKinnon, #001847-92.
  10. E-mails from Alison McDermott to Jennifer Kolthammer, 10 Feb 2004.
  11. Death certificate registered in the Province of British Columbia, Mary Belle McLeod, #1953-09-004050.
  12. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Angus James McKinnon, #002046-81.
  13. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Alexander Gordon McKinnon, #003221-84.
  14. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Margaret Tolmie McKinnon, #003224-84.
  15. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. John Fraser McKinnon, #003260-88.