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Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1488665593000
Classification: Query
Surnames: McDonald, Provorse
I am searching for any additional information on the family of the above man, who married Amanda Smith, born in 1794 in what is now Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario. She died 24 March 1874 in Norwich Twp., Oxford Co, ON.

Amanda was the daughter of Isaac Smith, born in 1767 in Caldwell, New York, and Lucy Otis, b. 20 May 1773 in New London, Conn. They were married about 1790 in Warren Co., NY. That family had 11 children, most born in Norwich, Oxford Co., but two of the later ones were born in New York.

Amanda Smith married Peter McDonald 6 Nov 1814 in Wainfleet, Pelham, London District, Upper Canada.

I know of 5 children of that marriage, all born in Dereham Township, Oxford County:

Smith McDonald, b. 22 Jan 1815, d. 8/1880 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan USA
Wellington McDonald. b. 22 Jan 1815, d. 1865 Arkansas City, Arkansas, USA
Melinda McDonald, b. abt 1817, d. 1892, Huron Co., Michigan, USA
Nelson Horatio McDonald, b. 16 Mar 1820, d. 4 Apr 1900, Sheridan Twp., Newago Co, Michigan, USA
Emily Minerva McDonald, b. 24 Mar 1821, d. 9 Nov 1881, Madison, Grundy Co., Missouri, USA

I have the spouses and children of all of them. Melinda and Emily Minerva married sons of John and Jemima Provorse of Dereham Twp. Oxford Co., Ontario.

John is believed to have died about 1854 in Dereham Township. Jemima died sometime after June 1870, in St. Clair, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA, living with a grandchild.

I descend from Melinda McDonald, who married John Allen Provorse on 29 Nov 1835 in what is now Bayham Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario

I would very greatly appreciate any additional information on either or both of these families.

I suspect that there were other McDonald children, but I only have the 5.

I have been working on my family genealogy since 1979, and I have very limited information on most of the ones that came to Canada.

Re: Peter Mc DONALD . 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1488666000000
Classification: Query
Surnames: McDONALD
Hi Have you searched - Family Search Org - Canada - and USA
there may be some further iformation to be found - family connections etc

Re: Peter Mc DONALD . 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1488672163000
Classification: Query
Yes I have, several times.

Thanks, I'll check again.

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1492863418000
Classification: Query
I have a MacDonald family in the same area Norwich, Oxford County, Ontario at the same time as your family. As of yet I have not come across a Peter. I know you probably did use Mac in place of Mc. I have found documented proof that is written both ways for my family.

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1492885191000
Classification: Query
Early London District Marriages
http://my.tbaytel.net/bmartin/london_m.htm

London District
Marriage Records
1800 - 1833
(Oxford County Entries)
http://www.oxford.ogs.on.ca/Marriage%20London%20District.pdf

6 Nov 1814. Peter McDonald and Amanda Smith of Wainfleet in the Niagara
District, by Amos Chapman, JP. at Pelham. Witnesses- Wm. Chapman,
Catherine Farr, Lavinia Chapman and Nancy Chapman.

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1492885760000
Classification: Query
Thank you for that information.

Bill Stewart

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1509247652000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Smith, Vorce, Provorse
I don't believe Amanda is the daughter of Isaac Smith and Lucy Otis, but the daughter of Isaac Smith and Lucy Vorce. Both couples lived in the same area at the same time, but Amanda's name is in the front of the family bible of Isaac Smith and Lucy Vorce. Are you on Family Search? Check out Amanda (K2XP-RSH). It lists the same 5 children that you have, and the Provorse spouses.

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1509283361000
Classification: Query
I will check this out.

Thank you,

Bill Stewart

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1519268788000
Classification: Query
Hello:
My direct ancestor is Peter's son Wellington.
However let me note to you that on Peter's son Nelson's death certificate, he lists his father Peter and his mother Amanda as both being born in Scotland.
I lived in Kilwinning Scotland for three years with my Scottish husband and have been to Dunblane. It was like a religious experience to me, I was so happy.

Thanks for your info.
Barbaragillies20@gmail.com

Re: Peter McDonaldb. 1794 In Dunblane, Perthshire, died Dec 1882 Oxford Co., ON

Posted: 1568607567000
Classification: Query
hello... I have the same info from SCOTSPEOPLE. Peter's Wellington is my xxx grandfather......Anna Evelina McDonald married to Chris LaGrange is my grandmother..........I am barbaragillies20@gmail.com


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