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Vivian & Hill Family - Eastern Townships
Posted by: Graham Gies Date: March 04, 1999 at 11:32:26
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My Grandfather George James Vivian b. Oct 10,1901 in Cranbourne, Dorchester County, Quebec, Canada and d. Oct 17,1987 in Kirkland, Quebec. He had a brother John "Ralph" b. Sept 1904 and d. Nov 1958 who married Hanna Davidson and had two sisters Ethel Mae b. May 09,1898 who married John Byers and Charlette Maude b. Jan 12,1900 and d. Oct 31,1940 who married C. Howard McGill on Sept 26,1931. Thier father was James Vivian b. Jan 20,1857 in Cranbourne, Dorchester County, Quebec and d. Apr 05,1939. His father was George Manfield Vivian born in England and he married Mary Agnus Armstrong b. Sept 09,1828 from Edinburgh, Scotland. They moved to Quebec, Canada. George Manfield Vivian's father was Richard A. Vivian b. 1798 in England (I think) and d. Dec 02,1849 in Vermont, USA. and married Lady Ann DeVerna of Paris, France.

James Vivian married Elizabeth McLaughlin in 1897, in Quebec, Canada. Her parents were John McLaughlin b.Nov 18,1832 d. Aug 20,1903 and Mary Smith b. May 07,1832 d. May 07,1832 d. May 19,1902. His parents were John McLaughlin and Catherine Doherty both of Antrim, Ireland.

George James Vivian married Edna Winnfred Hill b. Jan 28,1905 on Sept 30,1931. She had 4 sisters and 3 brothers.
Mabel who married George Bullis Oct 15,1932
Millie who married Charles Adam June 1925
Burton who married Gladys Parker Dec 19,1923
Alvah who married Hazel Bullis June 12,1929
Mattie who married Jack Wright Oct 29,1932
Edgar who married Currie Goodsell
and Alice who did not marry.

Their father was Fred Burham Hill b. Feb 28,1875 d. May 10,1957. He had 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
Fracena Olive b. Oct 01,1869 who married
A. Chamberlain
Della Ada b. Mar 09,1871 who married Fred Dean on July 03,1892
Winnifred Mary b. June 20,1873 who married John Heath on Dec 24,1896
Lester Burton b. Aug 08,1877 d. Nov 15,1926 who married Imogene Cowens
and Elmer Austin b. Sept 09,1881 who died in infancy

Their mother was Elizabeth Ann Smith and was married Sept 1899.Sisters and brothers were:
Hiram b. 1859 d. Apr 02,1887
C. F. (I only have initials)
Nettie Emma b. Sept 10,1866 d. Feb 27,1956
Levi P. b. Apr 17,1868 d. Nov 13,1943
Lydia b. 1871 d. Nov 12, 1898
and Clara who married Norman Clevland

Elizabeth Ann Smith's parents were Alvin K. Smith b. Feb 24,1823 d. Dec 22,1905 and Mary Greenwood b. Feb 12,1832. Mary Greenwood's father was Lewis Greenwood.
Alvin K. Smith's parents were Elijah Smith b. 1795 d. 1868 and Cynthia b. 1797 d. 1858

Fred Burham Hill's parents were Burton Hill b. Nov 20,1848 d. July 26,1898 who married, on Mar 10,1868, Fanny George b. Oct 10,1849 d. Apr 11,1918
Burton Hill had 2 brothers. Turton b. May 28,1846 d.Apr 02,1911 and Titus who died in the American Cilil War. He was with the Vermont 8th Infantry, Company B and is buried at the National Cementry,Chalmette,LA.

I would appreciate any addition information.
Graham Gies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
ggies@atsrecruitment.com

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