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From: Frances LaChance <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] McGill - des Riviere Research...
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2006 16:20:33 -0500
This might or might not be what you are looking for:
Ontario Vital Index Registration - (I can get the image if you think it
might be them)
Allan McGILLEVRAY (William & Nancy McDONALD) (b: Glengarry, ON
m 28 Jan 1873, Stormont, Glengarry & Dundas Co., ON
Margery GILLES (John & Mary Gilles) (she was born in Scotland)
Allan McGILLIS (Alec & Helen McGillis)
m 23 Oct 1867, Montreal, QC - Notre Dame
Ann GILLIS (Alexander & Mary McDONALD)
Can't find them in any other source or in the 1881 census.
nothing comes up for McGill & Gillie marriage
Sarnia, ON, Canada
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Kevin M. O'Brien wrote:
> I am searching for any leads or information anyone would like to share
> regarding a family surnamed McGill. Family lore said they were related to
> the McGill Univ. family but I cannot find a shred of support for that
> contention or why the surname of des Riviere would be attached to it.
> The missing link was named Margaret or Elizabeth GILLIE who was born in
> Ottawa but the rest of the family was from Grenville, Quebec. The family
> moved back and forth in both provinces before she met the gentleman McGill,
> whose given name I do not have. They dropped from sight in the early 1900s
> but no one can explain why. Entries in the family bible and some letters
> about them refer to the family as the des Riviere's and placed them in the
> Chatham, Ontario area late in life, I cannot find anything else of
> significance. Many of the family eventually emigrated to Gratiot County and
> Saginaw County, Michigan but there is no trail for the McGill-desRiviere
> connection. Any advice would be welcomed and greatly appreciated. I will
> certainly share any information I have if you find a connection to this
> clan.Thank you!
> Kevin O'Brien
> Laguna Hills, CA
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