COLCHESTER   COUNTY

These trees begin in or focus upon Colchester County.   Unless indicated, all place names are in Colchester County



Alexander M'Eachern was born December 25, 18472,3,7,8,13 in Antigonish and died February 4, 19243,13 in Truro.   He married Mary Canady on April 16, 18712 in Truro.   Mary was born January 1, 18477,8,13 in Nova Scotia and died July 9, 190513 in Truro.   They resided in Truro where Alex was a machinist.   They had the following children:

Alexander M'Eachern was born February 18599 in Nova Scotia.   His wife had died before 1911.   They resided in Truro and had the following children:

Angus M'Eachrn was born April 20, 18663,8 in Massechusettes, USA, came to Canada in 18818, and died February 1, 1932 at his residence in Bible Hill.   He married Minnie Belle Smith on June 27, 18952 in New Annan.   She was born August 9, 18672,8 in New Annan.   Alex was a Telegraph Foreman with the CPR.   They resided in Salmon River and had the following children:

Collin M'Eachern was born May 13, 18543,5,8,9,18 in Keppoch, Pictou Co. and died July 16, 19273 in Londonderry.   His wife, Catherine McLellan, was born January 21, 18637,8,9,18 in Antigonish and died August 18, 19493 in Londonderry.   They resided in Acadia Mines (Londonderry) where Colin was a miner.   They had the following children:

Collin M'Eachern was born October 28, 18728 in Nova Scotia.   His wife, A. Mary, was born August 3, 18778 in Nova Scotia.   They resided in Truro and had the following children:

Duncan M'Eachern was born about 18357,13 in Scotland and died March 22, 189513 in West Tatamagouche.   His wife Jane McNabb was born March 1841 in Nova Scotia.   They resided in West Tatamagouche and had the following children:

James M'Eachern was born about 18107,13 in Scotland and died March 31, 189413 in Colchester Co.    His wife Catherine McMillan was born about 181213,16 in Argyle, Scotland and died April 25, 188513,16in Tatamagouche.   They arived in Canada in 18438 and resided in Tatamagouche and had the following children:

John M'Eachran was born about 18345 in Nova Scotia.   His wife Isabella was born about 18365 in Scotland.   They resided in Colchester Co. and had the following children:

John M'Eachran was born about 18446 in Scotland.   His wife, Margaret, was born about 18486 in Nova Scotia.   They resided in Londonderry and later removed to Rat Portage, Kenora District, Ontario.   They had the following children:

Robert M'Eachern was born about 18432 in Craignish.   He worked as a carpenter.   He married:

  1. Catherine McDonald on July 28, 18642 in Cape George, Antigonish Co.   They resided in Great Village and had the following children:
    • Catherine Elizabeth was born January 19, 18761 in Great Village
  2. Flora McPherson on August 9, 18882 in Acadia Mines.   She was born about 18552 in ? Grant.   They resided in Londonderry and had the following children:
    • Mary was born about 18882 in Londonderry.   She married Richard Gladuz on October 31, 19112 in Antigonish, Antigonish Co.   Richard was born about 18882 in St. John's, Newfoundland

William C. M'Eachern was born about 18632 in Blue Mountain, Kings Co.   He married Alice A. Cameron on July 11, 18952 in Truro.   Alice was born about 18632.

Angus M'Eachern died before 18917.   His wife, Margaret McDonald, was born about 18537 in Nova Scotia.   They resided in Acadia Mines West and had the following children:

Notes from other sources

  1. Angus McEachron of Acadia Mines passed away on May 20, 1888 at the age of 45.   He leaves behind a wife and 5 children.
    Londonderry Times, March 26, 1888
  2. John M'Eachern was born in 1863 in Woodstock, Carleton Co., New Brunswick and died April 19, 1924 in Bible Hill.   He was a widower at the time of death.   His trade was that of a bricklayer.   His parents were Angus M'Eachern of Antigonish and Jane M'Coleman of New Brunswick.   He was the brother of Angus (above)
    Nova Scotia Archives, Deaths, Book 112, Page 311


Nova Scotia

SOURCES

  1. Birth Registration
  2. Marriage Registration
  3. Death Registration
  4. 1851 Census of Canada East
  5. 1871 Census of Canada
  6. 1881 Census of Canada
  7. 1891 Census of Canada
  8. 1901 Census of Canada
  9. 1911 Census of Canada
  10. Provincial Archives of Nova Scotia
  11. Library & Archives Canada
  12. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  13. Gravestone Inscription
  14. C.E.F. Burial Register
  15. Ship's Passenger List
  16. Daniel F. Johnson Collection
  17. Newspaper Obituary/Article
  18. 1921 Census of Canada




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