Hugh M'Eachern was born May 3, 18439 in Scotland and arrived in Canada in 18439.   His wife Catherine Longworth was born November 14, 18499 in Ontario.   Hugh was a farmer in Cardiff Township.   They had the following children:
- Sarah Ann was born February 12, 18712,9,10 in Cardiff Township, Peterborough Co.   She married Daniel H. Wood in 18972 in Peterborough Co.   Daniel was born September 9, 18712,9,10 in Hyrst.   They resided in Harcourt and later removed to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.   They had the following children:
- Daniel Ray was born December 5, 18981,9,10 in Dysart, Haliburton Co.
- Byron Floyd was born July 19, 19021,10 in Haliburton Co.
- Edith Maud Victoria was born February 12, 19051,10 in Dysart, Haliburton Co.
- Neil was born April 30, 18771,9 in Cardiff Township, Peterborough Co.
- John was born April 9, 18799
- William was born February 23, 1881 9.   In 191110 William is a
Lodgerin the home of the widow Mary Brown in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
- Mary was born May 16, 18831,9 in Cardiff Township, Peterborough Co.
- Alexandria V. was born June 24, 18859
- Margaret was born August 28, 18879
- Catherine I. was born May 24, 18909
The following were listed in the 1911 census:
- Margaret M'Eachern was born 1890 in Ontario.   She was in "Training" as a Nursing Sister in St. Joseph's Hospital in Peterborough