McPhail/MacPhail genealogy research in Scotland,Ireland, Ontario Canada, USA: NY York, Michigan, Montana, Idaho, Washington State.
My great, great granfather Alex McPhail, who was born in Scotland, est. 1830's, met and married Anna Fettes, also from Scotland. They migrated to the Ontario Canada in the mid 1800's.
My great grandfather Archibald McPhail was born in Ontario Canada on Aug. 6 1858 and he migrated to the USA when he was about 19 years old. He met Mary Foster, who was born in Buffalo NY, and they got married in NY. They then migrated across the USA to Sheboygan, Michigan.
My Grand Father William John McPhail was born on Drummonds Island, Michigan in 1885. He met Rowena Parcels and they got married in Point St Ignace, Michigan on July 4 1911. They then migrated west to Montana, then to Couer D' Alene, Idaho.
My father William John McPhail Jr. was born in Couer D' Alene, Idaho on Aug 15 1920. The family moved west to Tacoma Washington
where my father met my mother Alice Clarice Morris and they got married in Tacoma, Washington on Aug 31 1941. My mother was born in Tacoma on Aug 25 1920.
On Nov 10 1942,William Eugene McPhail was born, that's me...and that starts a whole new chapter, which can be found in my family tree.