Re: John Major, Loyalist in Ontario 1800's
Hi Ann, I'm interested in your Jane & James Richardson from Winnipeg because those names are common in my tree as well, and I have ancestors from Winnipeg.See if any of this connects.
Dr. James RICHARDSON b 1790s (grad of Edinburgh,Scot) m Isabella LAWSON 1815 Fife,Scot. Ch: Mary b 1815,
Anne Agnes 1820, Alex abt 1822, James Jr 1824 VA. Dr. James Died abt 1830 & fam returned to Scot. Mary m STRANG & went to Australia. Anne Agnes m HOGARTH in Kirkaldy,Fife. Alexander m Jean BROWNING 1842 Paisley, Scot &stayed in Scot. My line-James b 1824 m Catherine MCLEAN 1843 Neilston, Renfrew Scot near Paisley. James took family to Dundas, Ontario Canada. Children born in Scot: James III 1843,Neil 46, Donald 48. Those born in Dundas:John1850, Alex 53, Hector 55, Isabella 59, Euphenia 61, Catherine 62. James & Catherine d in Brussels, ON. Isabella m CRANDALL, Euphemia m JK RICHARDSON(not related). Catherine was teacher in St. Marys, ON. Neil raised fam in SK (ch:Lyle,Anna m STEPHENS, Graeme, etc). Donald raised fam in Winnipeg, MB (ch:James, Nettie m DODD, Donald, Margaret, etc). Alex raised fam in Winnipeg, MB (ch: Bennie,Nelson,Lillie m MADILL, Lavina, Mildred, etc.). I have other names, dates and pictures.
I've been searching for these for several years.I sure would like to talk to a Canadian relative.Laraine