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From: elizabeth mcdonald <>
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Duncan BEATON and wife Janet MacDONALD
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 17:14:13 +0000
Adding to what Sue has listed below may I add:
This family is well-known in Vaughan because son Kenneth became a local school teacher. And, by the 1870's Historic Atlas of York County, Kenneth is the only Beaton owning land left in the township.
> To: ;
> Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 19:15:58 -0400
> Subject: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Duncan BEATON and wife Janet MacDONALD
> Hi Heather - I'm not related or connected.
> Hopefully this helps a bit.
> Sue Visser
> 1851 Canada East Census, York Co, Vaughan Twp, pg 286-7
> Donald Beaton, farmer, 29, living in a plank house
> Margery Beaton, 25
> Mary Ann Beaton, 7
> Kenneth Beaton, 5
> Catherin Beaton, 3
> John Beaton, farmer, 38
> Jennet Beaton, widow, age 70, living with presumed family (relationships not
> given in this census)
> Flora Beaton, 31
> All the above are Baptist.
> 1861 Canada West, York, District 4, Vaughan, Lots 18 to 35 inclusive
> 5,6,7,8, & East half of the 9th concession, pg 132-3
> 1 family living in 1 1/2 storey log house
> John, farmer, b SCT, 47
> Janet, married 1801, widow, b SCT, 84
> Flora, house work, b SCT, 40
> Janet, house work, b SCT, 25
> All are Baptist
> 1 family living in a 2 storey plank house
> Donald, farmer, b SCT, married 1845, 37
> Margery, wife, b SCT, married 1845, 31
> Mary A., house work, b CAN, 16
> Kenneth, b CAN, 13
> Cathrine J., b CAN, 11
> Alexander, b CAN, 7
> Janet, b CAN, 5
> Duncan, b CAN, 3
> John G., b CAN, 1
> All are Baptist.
> In the 1871 census, John, 57, and Flora, 49, are living alone, still in
> Vaughan Twp, but now are Church of Scotland.
> Presumably Janet has died between 1861 and 1871 but the death records 1869
> and since I couldn't find a death, again presume she died before 1869.
> In the OCFA cemetery database there is a Duncan Beaton buried St. Paul's
> Cemetery in Vaughan Twp.
> History of Vaughan Twp online
> pg 233 Duncan Beaton listed as among purchasers at an auction
> pg 281 lists the lots and concessions of where the Beatons lived in 1837. A
> Duncan listed at Lot 25 Con 7 and if this is your Duncan, then is death
> would be between 1837 and 1851
> pg 70 lists Donald Beaton at Lot 25 Con 7 as a voter in Ward 4 Jan 1850
> FYI Lot 25 Con 7 is east of Kleinburg.
> >From A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada Before Confederation, Vol
> 1, by Donald Whyte, pg 16
> 434. Beaton, Duncan, c 1791 - 22 Aug 1850. From Mull, ARG to York Co, ON
> bef 1844, settled Kleinburg. marr Jessie McDonald, son Donald.
> 430. Beaton, Donald, b 1823, From Mull, ARG, s/o Duncan Beaton and Jessie
> McDonald. To York Co, ONT, settled Kleinburg bef 1844. Marr Margery Grant.
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> Subject: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Please post in the Isle of Mull mailing list
> >I am searching for info on Duncan Beaton b ca 1780 (Ross of Mull - maybe)
> >m. Janet Mac Donald b1778 Isle of Skye. They emigrated to Vaughan, York,
> >Ontario, Canada sometime after 1825. thanks for any and all assistance!!!
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