Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: Countries: Scotland: Roxburghshire

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Mills, John and William 1821-1891-to Canada 1851
Posted by: Colin Mills (ID *****6198) Date: May 09, 2002 at 21:46:19
  of 671

John Mills was born in Roxburghshire April 3, 1821 and married Elizabeth Hook of Wooler Parish in 1848. Their first child Mary Jane was born Sept.28, 1848 and the second, Thomas on July 2, 1850. John and Elizabeth immigrated to Scarborough Ontario Canada in 1851 and later took up a homestead farm in Melancthon Township, near Shelburne Ontario. Seven more children followed, namely, Margaret,Watson,William, John James, Richard, Ellen Elizabeth,and Sarah Isabella. John also was the secretary treasurer for the Township for many years and retired 1881 and died Feb.12,in 1891.At least one other brother, William,
immigrated to Canada about the same time and perhaps another brother went to the USA. John was my GG Grandfather and we would like to make contact with any relatives in
Scotland or the UK. If you can help, we would be very greatful.--------R. Colin Mills

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network