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by George Johnstone
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)
Replies: 38
Views: 34420

Re: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)

Thanks alot. Then the Fanny Thomas buried along side George Johnstone in St Andrews is neither F Thomas daugther of Thomas Thomas as she is buried in the US nor can she be Fanny Thomas, daughter of John Thomas since that woman is buried in Scotland. I have just asked the Glenbow archives to send me ...
by George Johnstone
Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM COOK (1815-1885)
Replies: 15
Views: 12290

Re: WILLIAM COOK (1815-1885)

Pam

quite welcome

good luck in your quest!!
by George Johnstone
Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:32 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GEORGE JOHNSTONE (1797-1873)
Replies: 24
Views: 18706

Re: GEORGE JOHNSTONE (1797-1873)

thanks very much I would not change your dates on Fanny Thomas yet. I am still confused as to which one married George Johnstone According to the Thomas genology on line concerning Fanny Thomas daughter of John Thomas: )-*Frances (Fanny) Thomas, Metis, b-1796 Moose Factory, married about 1811 Moose ...
by George Johnstone
Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:20 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM COOK (1815-1885)
Replies: 15
Views: 12290

Re: WILLIAM COOK (1815-1885)

parents pf Philip McDonald: Donald 'Little' MCDONALD was a blacksmith(Charles D. Denney Papers, Glenbow Archives, Calgary, Alberta.). He was born circa 1797 Orkney(ibid.). He and Nancy FERGUSON were married according to the custom of the country before 1825. He was enumerated in the census in 1828 R...
by George Johnstone
Sat Jun 01, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)
Replies: 38
Views: 34420

Re: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)

)-#-Francois [sic] Thomas, Metis, born 1795 married to Andrew Stewart also married May 20, 1828 Red River a Henry Buxton born 1792 Europe (ID # 611).

this is from Thomas geneology on line

It suggests the Frances Thomas, who was d of John Thomas, married Buxton after Stewart died.
by George Johnstone
Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)
Replies: 38
Views: 34420

Re: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)

from Thomas genology on line Thomas Thomas (1) born 1765 married Sarah born 1776-1846 (I)-Thomas Thomas (2) born 1766-1824 married Neenish born 1781 (I)-Thomas Thomas (3) born 1772-1868 married Mienish (Mary) born 1774 Thomas Thomas (4) born 1781 married Sally (Gaily) born 1800 Thomas Thomas (5) bor...
by George Johnstone
Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WILLIAM COOK (1815-1885)
Replies: 15
Views: 12290

Re: WILLIAM COOK (1815-1885)

1. Eliza MCDONALD was born on 21 January 1877. --- 2nd Generation --- 2. Philip MCDONALD was born circa 1830 St.Andrews, (Manitoba). He was baptised on 10 June 1830 St.Johns, (Manitoba). He married Mary COOK, daughter of William COOK and Mary Anne BEARDY, in 1861. He died on 10 August 1918 Bresaylor...
by George Johnstone
Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)
Replies: 38
Views: 34420

Re: GOVERNOR THOMAS THOMAS (1765-1828)

What is evidence that his daughter Frances (Fanny) married a man called Henry Buxton?

I had hoped she married my ancestor, George Johnstone.
by George Johnstone
Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GEORGE JOHNSTONE (1797-1873)
Replies: 24
Views: 18706

Re: GEORGE JOHNSTONE (1797-1873)

Just noticed that you say George moved to Red River in 1831 when his wife Fanny was 24 years old. That also makes her date of birth 1807, too young to have married Stewart in 1813.
by George Johnstone
Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: GEORGE JOHNSTONE (1797-1873)
Replies: 24
Views: 18706

Re: GEORGE JOHNSTONE (1797-1873)

This is a wonderful site with info I never knew I never knew that Hugh had also come to Canada and worked for the HBC. I still have one major puzzzle. For years I thought George married Francis Thomas, d of John Thomas, who was fired at one point by Thomas Thomas. But some dates of her birth and her...