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Re: WISHART, Thomas /Barbara SPENCE
Posted by: M. Williamson Date: June 25, 2001 at 16:34:54
In Reply to: Re: WISHART, Thomas /Barbara SPENCE by Rupertslander of 509

Sorry for delay and thank you for responding.
Thomas Wishart was born Orphir, Orkney Islands, Scotland, married 1820 Upper Fort Garry, Red River Settlement, Manitobia, Can.
He died {how I do not know}1840 Turkey Junction, Clayton , Iowa. I have copy of probate. Son of Edward Wishart and Elizabeth Smith.
Thomas Barbary and family were in the 1837 census for Red River Settlement and I have the 1840 with every item listed that they had up there for 1837. I correspond with with desc of James Wishart, in Canada.It took 130 years to put the information together on Thomas family.
I tried sending you a gen rpt but your email address would not work.
Their ch were: Jane 1821 died 1823
Elizabeth bn 1824 not found after 1840
Soloman 15 Apr 1827 not found after 1840
James Thomas15 Aug 1830 mar 22 Sept 1853 Elizabeth Amy Flett, he died 4 Jul 1906
Jane "Jennie" Wishart born 28 Nov 1831 died 25 Jul 1879, narried 28 Sept 1848 Crawford co.Wisc. She married Leverett Hooker ALVORD,
born 1824 Vermont, son of Joseph & Mary Alvord. They divorced 1865, These my great grandparents. They had six children but apparently Willie, bn ca 1855,was on 1860 census, never found again.
Jane married second, Everington Van Wormer 28 Jan 1866 Crawford Co., Wisc. they had three children.
I have a picture of Jane. she looked like a well dressed English lady.
AFTER Jane, was Mary that married the McNab than Elijah Wishart, born 21 Nov 1837 died 1859, killed Turkey Junction by five white poachers.
last Thomas born 1840 died after 1859 Where?


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