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From: Pat Jeffs <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] McQuarrie-Wells
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 18:46:58 +0100
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In-Reply-To: <22b90.53c5154e.38e77a36@aol.com>

In the census, have you tried Marg't, Margret, and even Mary A instead of
Margaret? It was a name enumerators had trouble spelling and transcribers
had trouble reading.

Grey County (and Huron next door to the west) was settled by a lot of second
generation Canadians whose parents were still living on family farms further
south and east.
Good luck

On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 5:49 PM, <> wrote:

> I have found what might be a family connection and can't seem to track it
> at all. Someone has posted a tree showing a Cyrus "Jim" Wells to Margaret
> McQuarrie. There are more than several Margarets so I just don't know. I
> do know that a Margaret was born in 1863 to Charles Harvey and Mary
> (McInnis) McQuarrie in Feversham/Grey Cty. in 1863. There is a single
> Margaret
> later in the area on the 1881 census and then nothing. At some later date
> Jim is with his three children in Michigan. Jim might have been from over
> in
> Lenox and Addington Cty which is not close to Grey or Simcoe counties.
> I have tried searching Margarets on ancestry.ca but can get the US stuff.
> Any thoughts?????
> Bonnie in California
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