YORK   COUNTY

These trees begin in or focus upon York County (now known as York Region).   Unless indicated, all place names are in York County



Alexander M'Eachern was born about 18687 in Scotland and died before 1901.   He worked as a 'book keeper', he married:

  1. Annie Eleanor Mowat on April 1, 18902 in Toronto.   She was born about 18643 in London and died February 19, 18913 in Toronto.   They resided at 139 Cumberland St. in Toronto and had the following child:
    • Elizabeth Mowat was born December 13, 18901,3 in Toronto and died April 13, 18913 in Toronto.
  2. Mary Dora Bartholomew on April 16, 18942 in Toronto.   She was born August 29, 18711,9,11 in Rainham, Haldimand Co.   They resided at 438 King St. West and in 1911 they are residing at 430 Ossington.   They had the following children:
    • Douglas was born February 23, 18951,7,8,9 in Toronto.   He joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served in the 46th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry, Saskatchewan Regiment.   He died in battle on April 10, 191712,13 and is honoured in remembrance at Vimy Memorial.
    • Gracie Emma was born December 13, 18961,9 in Toronto.   She married Reginald Osbert Wright on July 20, 19202 in Toronto.   He was born about 1898 in England.   He was employed as a clerk.
    • Sarah was born May 15, 18991,9,11 in Toronto.   She maried Henry Ewan Ferris on November 26, 19192 in Toronto.   Henry was born February 14, 18981,2,10,11,12 in Toronto.   He enlisted into the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force.

Charles Archibald M'Eachern was born September 3, 18842,3,9,10 in Charlottetown, Queens Co., P.E.I. and died August 10, 19213,13 in West Vancouver, British Columbia.   He married Sarah Jane Vogan on July 9, 19102 in Toronto.   Sarah was born March 187910 in Ontario.   He enlisted into the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force.   When she married Charles, she was a widow and had three children from her previous marriage, they resided in Toronto and had one child:

Donald John M'Eachern was born June 8, 18639,10 and died 191914.   He married Annie McDougall on January 27, 18972,15 at the residence of the bride's father...Chingaucousy.   She was born January 22, 18732,9,10,11.   They resided in Minto Township and later removed to Toronto, they had the following children:

Donald M'Eachern was born July 23, 18579,10 in Scotland and arrived in Canada in 1886.   His wife Mary Hanna was born June 26, 18549,10 in Ireland and arrived in Canada in 1873.   They resided at 425 Yonge St. and moved to 177 Blythwood Rd. before 1920.   They had the following children:

Donald M'Eachern was born November 186910 in Ontario.   His wife Catherine was born June 187510 in Ontario.   They had the following children:

Donald D. M'Eachern was born October 6, 18762,10 in Bolsover, Victoria Co.   He married Sophia McKenna on April 21, 19012 in Belleville, Hasitings Co.   She was born November 18752.   They had the following children:

Hugh M'Eachern was born 18382,3,7,8,9,10 in Scotland and died May 20, 19283 in Vaughan Township.   He married:

  1. Rebecca Snider on September 6, 18642 in Haldimand Co.   She was born about 18422,7,8 in Ontario.   Hugh was a farmer in Vaughan Township and they had the following children:
    • Elizabeth was born about 18647 in Ontario
    • Annie Marie was born May 16, 18662,7,9,10,11 in King.   She married James Thompson on January 13, 18982 in York Co.   James was born May 9, 18662,9,10,11 in King City.   They resided in York Co. and had the following children:
      • Mary was born May 29, 18969,10 in King Township
    • John Neil was born August 30, 18697 in Vaughan Township
    • Thomas E. was born about 18707 in Ontario
    • Joseph Arthur was born August 25, 18717,8 in Vaughan Township and died April 22, 19493 in Vancouver, BC.   Joseph was a Stationary Engineer and resided in Vancouver, BC.   He never married.
    • Hugh was born about 18737,8 in Vaughan Township.
    • Isaac A. was born June 14, 18747,8,9,10 in Vaughan Township, York Co.   He married Margaret Bell on January 5, 18982 in Aurora, York Co.   She was born July 18, 18779 in Ontario.   Isaac worked as a "Labourer" and they had the following children:
      • Jessie Doris was born May 27, 18981,9,10,14 in York Co. and died March 11, 194414 in Toronto.   She married William James McCallistar on March 24, 19232 in Toronto, York Co.   William was born about 18982 in Whitby, Ontario Co.
      • Lizzie Stella was born May 20, 19011,9,10 in Birk's Falls2.   She married George Richard Finnimore on October 20, 19202.   He was born September 15, 18992,10,11,12 in Plumstead, England.   George enlisted into the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force.
      • Cecil was born August 30, 19031,3 in Parry Sound and died April 8, 19063 in Woodbridge, York Co.
      • Annie Elma was born August 190810 in York County
    • George was born December 18807 in Vaughan Township.
  2. Lucy Brown (widow McCallum) on December 1, 18972 in Toronto.   She was born June 12, 18452,9,10 in Picton, Prince Edward County and died July 16, 1930 in Nashville, York Co.   She brings two daughters into the family:
    • Isabella McCallum was born February 4, 1880 in Ontario
    • Jean E. McCallum was born November 21, 1883 in Ontario

James M'Eachern was born in England.   His wife, Sarah Grace Clark was born in England.   They had the following children:

John M'Eachern was born about 18682 in Kleinburg and died in 1942 in Montreal, Quebec.   He married Mary Benson McFaul on June 12, 18952 in Stayner, Simcoe Co.   Mary was born about 18712 in Caledon, Peel Co.   There is a small write-up about him on the web site of Memorable Manitobans.   They had the following children:

John M'Eachern was born about 18533 in Argyleshire, Scotland and died September 4, 18913 accidentally shot at the Humber (River).   His wife, Elizabeth Stone was born about 1852 in Markham, York Co.   John was a piano/keyboard maker.   They resided at 48 Cameron St., Toronto and had the following children:

John M'Eachern was born ?? and died before 1911.   His wife Florence was born August 186510 in Ontario.   They had the following children:

Neil M'Eachran was born November 4, 18334,9,14 in Scotland and died May 4, 19083,14 in Toronto.   His wife, Louisa Turner was born about 183814 in England and died March 9, 190114 in Toronto.   Neil was a Military Tailor.   They had the following children:

Neil D. M'Eachern was born January 11, 18579,14 in Nottawasaga Township, Simcoe County and died December 18, 193314 in Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto.   He married Margaret McColeman on November 19, 18792 in Nottawasaga Township, Simcoe County.   She was born July 23, 186014 in Nottawasaga and died 191914.   Neil was a farmer and resided on Manitoulin Island.   By 1882 he is listed as a carpenter.   They moved from Manitouin Island to Stayner, Simcoe Co. between 1882 and 1885.   By 1892 they are residing at 47 Reid St., Toronto.   In 1894 Neil is listed as a millwright.   At the time of his death he was a care taker and resided at 119 Broadview St. Toronto.   They had the following children:

Neil M'Eachern was born September 21, 1852 and died 1920.   He married Sarah McDougall on August 18, 18862 in Mariposa.   Sarah was born about 18632 in Mariposa.   They resided in Toronto where Neil was a teacher.   They resided at 338 Carlton St. in 1889 and moved in 1890 to 107 Winchester St. Toronto and by 1911 the had removed to Clinton, Huron Co.   They had the following children:

Peter M'Eachern was born March 20, 18549,10,14 in Eldon Township, Victoria County and died 191414 in Toronto.   He married Mary Evelyn Allen on September 3, 18912 in Toronto.   She was born May 2, 18622,9,10 in Bradford and died 194714 in Toronto.   They had the following children:

Wellington Herbert M'Eachern was born August 10, 18801,2,8,10,11,14 in Rosseau, Parry Sound District and died March 7, 196214 in Toronto.   He married Mabel Gertrude Rook in 19042 in Toronto.   She was born July 6, 18752,8,9,10,11,14 in Ontario and died December 18, 195414 in Toronto.   They resided at 133 Pearson Ave. and in 1911 were at 91 Keele St.   They had the following children:

William Neil M'Eachern was born April 18, 18629 in Ontario.   His wife Isobel T. was born June 6, 18639 in Ontario.   They resided at 44 Dale Avenue in Toronto and had the following children:



Ontario

SOURCES

  1. Birth Registration
  2. Marriage Registration
  3. Death Registration
  4. 1851 Census of Upper Canada
  5. 1861 Census of Upper Canada
  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


York County's major city/towns

Aurora
Richmond Hill
Markham
Toronto
New Market
Vaughan