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Brickwalls: Seeking Information on John MacGregor, UEL – Charlottenburg, Glengarry County, Ontario

I am searching for information about John MacGregor, born in Scotland in 1727, although this date is uncertain. May have been in Canada by 1757-1763. He was a UE Loyalist who ultimately settled in Charlottenburgh, Glengarry County. He may have married Anne MacGilvray in 1797, possibly his second marriage. He had several children including Donald, born about 1800 in Charlottenburg as well as John, William, Elizabeth, Nancy and Malcom.

Donald was my great great grandfather, and his birth year is fairly well documented. He had a son, William Harvey, born in 1850, and a daughter, Anne. Anne was known after her marriage as Annie Wilson. William Harvey emigrated to the US, Massachusetts, in about 1871, and married Ella Jane Sprague, a Mayflower descendant, in Vermont in 1873. Their marriage certificate lists Donald MacGregor as William Harvey MacGregor’s father and Catharine McKay as his mother.

I am particularly interested in verifying the information I have about John MacGregor’s birth and marriage, and would like also to verify his birthplace in Scotland. One document I have seen says he was born in Little Dunkeld parish in Perthshire, Scotland, but I can find no information to support that. Any information that anyone could provide would be most helpful.
Margaret McGregor Castle
megmcgc[@]mac.com

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One Response to “Brickwalls: Seeking Information on John MacGregor, UEL – Charlottenburg, Glengarry County, Ontario”

  1. Greetings; This might be the family you are seeking info on; John MacGregor, UEL – Charlottenburg, Glengarry County, Ontario http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogsblog/?p=5615 From William D Reid’s Loyalists in Ontario 1973, son & daughter of American Loyalists p202 McGREGOR, John of Charlottenburgh. R. R. N. Y.
    Elizabeth. OC 6 Dec 1803.
    Nancy, in. Robert Shannon of Charlottenburgh. OC 6 Dec 1803.
    John of Charlottenburgh. OC 5 Nov 1818.
    Donald of Charlottenburgh. OC 2 Oct 1822.
    William of Charlottenburgh. OC 2 Oct 1822.

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    Courtenay, BC
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