WELLINGTON   COUNTY

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



Alexander M'Eachern was born January 3, 18509 in Scotland and arrived in Canada in 18529.   He married Euphemia on ??.   She was born March 11, 18699 in Ontario.   They resided in Arthur Township and had the following children:

Allan M'Eachern was born September 8, 18452,7,8,9,14 in Scotland and died 190714.   He married Margaret Brown on April 16, 18732 in Mount Forest.   She was born in 18562,9,11,14 in Ontario and died 194114.   Allen was a Grocer in Mount Forest, they had the following children:

Angus M'Eachern was born February 15, 18196,8,9,14 in Scotland, arrived in Canada in 1847, and died September 25, 19103,14 in Arthur Township.   His wife Ann Campbell was born about 18263,6,14 in the Isle of Islay, Scotland and died April 7, 18993,14 in Arthur Township.   They resided in Arthur Township and had the following children:

Angus M'Eachern was born 18622,9,10,14 in Arthur Township and died 194714 in Mount Forest. He married Margaret McLellan on November 21, 18952 in Arthur Township. She was born 18622,9,10,14 in Arthur Township and died 193814. The family resided in Arthur Township and had the following children:

Archibald M'Eachern was born about 18007,14 in Scotland and died September 1, 187514.   He married Ann Gilcrist on ??   She was born about 18117,14 in Scotland and died October 28, 187214.   They resided in Guelph and had the following children:

Archibald M'Eachern was born 18265,6,7,14 in Argyleshire, Scotland and died 188714. He married Barbara McLean on ?? She was born October 13, 18365,6,7,9,14 in Ontario and died 1915.   They resided in Erin and had the following children:

Archibald M'Eachern was born about 18608 in Ontario.   His wife Elizabeth was born about 18518 in Ontario. They resided in Guelph and had the following children:

Archibald M'Eachern was born about 1868 in Scotland.   By 1900 he was widowed and resided in Mount Forest.   He married Eughuina on March 28, 1900.   She was born about 1868 in Glenlee.

Donald M'Eachern was born about 18045 in Islay, Argyleshire, Scotland and died July 13, 186514 in Wellington Co.   He married:

  1. Isabella Kerr on April 18, 183616 in Leeds, Megantic Co., Quebec.   Isabella was born about 1810 in Scotland.   They resided in St. Croix, Quebec where Donald was a tavern keeper, they had the following children:
    • John D. was born January 25, 18385,6,8,9,14 in St. Croix, Quebec
    • Malcolm M. was born May 3, 18391,5-10,14,16 in St. Croix, Quebec and died February 25, 19183,14 in Minto.   He married Jane Bell on May 18, 18662 in Blandford Township, Oxford Co   Jane was born December 13, 18463,6-10,14 in Blandford Township, Oxford Co. and died April 9, 19353,14.   They resided in Minto Township and had the following children:
      • Donald was born about 18676 in Ontario
      • Effie Elizabeth was born July 4, 18701,3,6 in Minto and died November 14, 1871 in Minto.
      • Malcolm David Bell was born October 20, 18721,7-10,14 in Minto Township and died 194614.   He married Agnes Adelaide Darroch on November 7, 1900 in Minto Township.   She was born February 18, 18771,9,10,14 in Minto Township and died 195814.   They resided in Minto Township.
      • Cassie was born October 20, 18747,8 in London, England(adopted).   She died March 4, 19053,14 in Palmerston.   She married William George Black on October 19, 18982 in Minto Township.   William was born November 18752,9,10,14 in Palmerston and died 196114 in Palmerston.   They resided in Palmerston where William was a barber, they had the following children:
        • Wilfred Keith was born September 28, 18991,9,10,12 in Palmerston.   He enlisted into the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force.   He married Alda Douglas Dupdate on December 29, 19252 in Guelph.   Alda was born about 19012 in Ontario.
        • Cassie Jean was born March 1, 19031,10,14 in Palmerston and died 193514
        • Annie Ethel was born January 16, 19051 in Palmerston
      • Beatrice was born September 16, 18868,9 in London, England and came to Canada in 18909 (adopted)
    • Alexander Carr was born July 13, 18432,5,9,10 in St. Croix, Quebec and died October 1, 1914 in Harriston.   He married Ann Martin on January 3, 18672 in Wellington.   She was born October 3, 18439,10,14 in Caledon and died May 31, 192314 in Harriston.   They resided in Minto Township and had the following children:
      • Donald was born November 5, 1867 in Minto Township and died January 28, 19333.   He married Catherine Hannah Barber on February 18, 18962 in Minto Township.   Catherine was born June 30, 18741,2 in Minto Township and died August 23, 1953.   They had the following children:
        • Norman Dwight was born November 9, 19031 in Wellington Co. and died January 19, 190414 in Maryborough.
      • Martha A. was born October 1869 in Harriston and died July 24, 192314.   She married Duncan Sinclair on January 3, 1894 in Harriston.   Duncan was born about 1870 and died June 19, 1951.
      • Malcolm Martin was born November 9, 18727,9 in Harriston and died December 21, 19323 in Minto Township.   He married Florence Hughes on ??   She was born October 1878 in Ontario and died 1973.   Malcolm was a farmer in Minto Township, they had the following children:
        • Stewart Alexander was born August 19062,10,11,14 in Cotswold and died 196714.   He married Christine Sophia Scott.   She was born July 2, 19111,14 in Harriston and died December 200314
        • Kenneth was born August 3, 19083,10,11 in Cotswold and died June 24, 19263 in Cotswold.   Cause of death: Accidental drowning
        • Norman Carr was born April 191110,11 in Cotswold
        • Anna was born 191311 in Wellington Co.
      • Isabella was born May 15, 18742,9,10,11,14 in Harriston and died 195714   She married George Andrew Broughton on December 27, 18992 in Minto Township.   George was born September 23, 18732,9,10,11,14 in Minto and died 196014 in Minto.   They resided in Minto and later removed to Egemont, Grey Co., they had the following children:
        • Annie Isobel was born October 18, 19001,9,10 in Harriston.
        • Martha Blanche was born July 18, 19071,10,11 in Harriston
        • George Matheson was born September 11, 19081,3 in and died September 25, 19083 in Harriston
        • Gertrude was born January 30, 19101,10,11 in Harriston
        • Jessie May was born September 10, 19121,11 in Harriston
        • Edward was born about 191511 in Wellington Co.
      • John Alexander was born May 15, 1879 in Harriston and died September 3, 19353 at the General Hospital in Hamilton, Wentworth Co.    He married Lucy Britton on September 5, 19062 in Brantford, Brant Co.   She was born about 18842 in Brantford, Brant Co.   They resided in Galt, Waterloo Co. and had the following children:
        • Gordon Ainslie was born April 20, 19081,14 in Minto Township and died October 30, 197414 in Galt, Waterloo Co.   He married Dorothy B. Dickson.   She was born June 23, 190714 and died June 20, 200014.
      • Norman Allan was born June 21, 188214 in Harriston and died July 24, 194514.   He married Annie Levina Beange on August 25, 19102 in Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island.   She was born July 31,18782,14 in Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island and died April 1, 196514.   Norman was a Presbyterian Minister.   They resided in Brampton by 1911.   Norman signed up for the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force and was given the rank of Captain.   They had the following children:
        • Norman Alexander Beange was born June 26, 19111 in Brampton
      • Florence Marion was born March 24, 18869,14,* in Harriston and died January 15, 194114 in Hamilton, Wentworth Co.   She married Frederick Charles Dawson on June 4, 1918 in Harriston.   Frederick was born September 25, 189014 in Camberwell, London, England and died March 29, 197214 in Hamilton, Wentworth Co.   He was a mechanical draughman and Florence was a nurse.   They resided at 187 Emerson Ave., Toronto.
      • Mary Jane was born about 1886 in Harriston.   She married William Marwood Parish on June 27, 1900.   William was born about 1871 in Palmerston.   He was a druggist.
    • Flora was born July 26, 18431,5 in St. Croix, Quebec
    • Euphemia was born December 5, 18451,5 in St. Croix, Quebec
    • Isabella was born about 18475 in St. Croix, Quebec
  2. Mary Cameron before 1851 in Quebec.   Mary was born about 18235,14 in Scotland and died August 4, 190514 in Wellington Co.   They resided in St. Croix, Quebec and removed to Wellington Co in the mid 1850's.   They had the following children:
    • James was born about 18515 in St. Croix, Quebec
    • Mary D. was born September 20, 18585,9,15 in Minto and died May 19, 190815 in Edmonton, Alberta.   She married Levi Musselman on October 28, 18852 in Minto.   Levi was born December 11, 18592,9 in Woolrich, Waterloo Co.   They resided in Guelph where Levi was a carriage maker, they had the following children:
      • Christina was born August 14, 18869 in Guelph
      • Anna Bella was born September 12, 18881,9 in Guelph
    • Donald was born about 18605 in Ontario

* Corrections sent in by Andrew Shedden. Thank you Andrew!

Donald M'Eachem was born about 18383,8 in Ontario and died June 10, 19023 in Clifford.   He married Euphemia Jane Blair on November 30, 18712 in Toronto, York Co.   She was born July 18428,10 in Ireland and died November 18, 19113 in Clifford.   Donald was a 'General Merchant' and resided on Ann Street in Clifford.   They had the following children:

Duncan M'Eachern was born about 18286 in Scotland.   He married Mary on ??   She was born about 18306 in Scotland.   They reside in Arthur Township and had the following chldren:

James M'Eachern was born about 18602,6 in Quebec.   He married Martha Ross on June 6, 18932 in Minto Township. She was born about 1861 in Minto Township.

At the time of marriage, James was residing in the State of Washington.   It was quite possible that they went to Washington as I can't find any children born to this couple .... yet.

John M'Eachern was born in Scotland.   He married Margaret McMullin in Scotland.   She was born in Scotland.   They resided in Arthur Township, Their children are:

John M'Eachern was born 181514 in Argyleshire, Scotland and died July 5, 189714 in Erin.   He married Mary Leitch on November 8, 18452 in Erin.   She was born 181814 in Argyleshire, Scotland and died February 10, 19013,14 in Erin.   They resided in Erin Township and had the following children:

John M'Eachern was born in Scotland and died before 1871 in Arthur.   He married Sarah McDougall in Scotland.   Sarah was born about 18206,8 or 18256,9in Scotland.   They resided in Arthur and had the following children:

John M'Eachern was born November 183310 in Scotland.   He married Catherine McGilvery in Scotland.   She was born October 15, 18309,10 in Scotland.   They resided in Erin Township and had the following children:

John M'Eachern was born September 185810 in Ontario.   He married Margaret on ??   She was born October 186910 in Ontario.   They resided on Elm St. in Hariston and had the following children:

Malcolm M'Eachem was born about 178214 in Islay, Scotland and died June 11, 185914 in Erin Township. His wife Mary was born about 178414 in Islay, Scotland and died June 21, 186814 in Erin Township. They resided in Erin Township and had the following children:

Rodger M'Eachren was born May 25, 18253,6,7,8,9,14 in Islay, Scotland, arrived in Canada in 18509 and died July 25, 191014.   His wife Elizabeth Morrison was born January 13, 18277,8,9,14 in Scotland, arrived in Canada in 18549 and died December 6, 190914.   They resided in Minto Township and had the following children:

Source *: Carolynne Williamson Vynychenko

Ronald M'Eachern was born about 18123,8 in Scotland and died February 13, 19003 in Erin.   His wife Margaret was born about 18198 in Scotland.   Ronald was a farmer in Erin Township

William Currie M'Eachern was born February 12, 1841 in Scotland and arrived in Canada in 1871.  



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  4. 1851 Census of Upper Canada
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  6. 1871 Census of Canada
  7. 1881 Census of Canada
  8. 1891 Census of Canada
  9. 1901 Census of Canada
  10. 1911 Census of Canada
  11. 1921 Census of Canada
  12. Library & Archives Canada
  13. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  14. Gravestone Inscription
  15. Newspaper Obituary / Article
  16. Drouin Collection



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