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From: Jean Hammond <>
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] John McDonald - finding his wife's family
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:17:00 -0500
Hi Darryl and Elizabeth
Have you tried this site http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onvsr/
There are some early marriages 1900-1927 arranged by county.
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From: "elizabeth mcdonald" <>
To: "isle of mull roots" <>
Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:48 PM
Subject: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] John McDonald - finding his wife's family
> Dear Darryl,
> I guess I am not able to help you further.
> I understood that births, marriages and deaths registration
> began in Ontario in 1869, not the 1880's.
> In the first few years, the indexes on microfilm lump circa
> 1869 to 1874 all together as not all citizens complied initially.
> One other thought of what I have found occasionally.
> Sometimes a child in the family (eg perhaps Christina McDonald aged 6 in
> the 1841 census) has a different surname than the family. And sometimes
> this is because a teenage daughter of the family had a child out of
> wedlock, the child bears the father's surname, but the mother's family is
> raising it. I have found this two or three times.
> Happy New Year.
> All the best.
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