Thanks for your response. How exciting to have found a Hilborn cousin !
Seems strange that our HILBORNS seem to missing from the 1881 Cnd. census or the 1880 U.S. census. Have tried a variety of spellings & allowed for some leeway re birth dates but to no avail. My husband's g.grandparents, WILLIAM WALTERS & MARY ALMIRA HILBORN are living in Uxbridge, Ont. N., Ont. in 1881 with their young family & William's widowed mother, Louisa Isabella. By 1901 they had moved to Tay Twp., Simcoe Co.
Children of GEORGE HILBORN & SARAH GOULD - - -
MARY JANE b. abt 1837 ELLEN b. abt 1840 m. Wm. WIDDIFIELD b. 1836 WILLIAM b. 1842 m. ELLEN WOODWARD on Jan. 14, 1868, Whitchurch Twp., York Co., Ont. JOHN G. b. June 1, 1844 m. LOUISE ? b. Jan. 27, 1855 ANN DELIA b. 1846 MARGARET b. 1847 SARAH ANN b. 1848 MARY ALMIRA ? b.1849 m. Wm. WALTERS b. 1845-7 in York Co. ELIZA JANE b. 1853 RUTH ANNIE b. 1855 JOSEPH b. 1861
In the 1871 census, WALTERS was spelled WATTERS. Some of the above came from Roger Miller. Robin Hilborn has GEORGE & SARAH on her data base.