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A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Helen "Ellen" McBean

Female 1805 - 1889  (84 years)


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  • Name Helen "Ellen" McBean 
    Born 1805  , Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1830  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Ellen McBean 
    Name Helen "Ellen" McDonald 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Church Presbyterian 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-134300 
    Died 9 Jun 1889  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I134300  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Family John McDonald,   b. 1790, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. William McDonald,   b. 1823, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alexander McDonald,   b. 6 Feb 1829, Cawdor, , Nairn - Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1899, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. George McDonald,   b. CA 1831,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ann "Nancy" "Annie" McDonald,   b. 18 Dec 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1903, Chandos Twp, Peterborough Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Mary McDonald,   b. 1837, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1904, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Helen McDonald,   b. 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Margaret McDonald,   b. 26 Oct 1838, Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1925, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Isabella McDonald,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Eliza McDonald,   b. 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Hugh McDonald,   b. CALC 2 Nov 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1897, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     11. Angus McDonald,   b. 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Agnes McDonald,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. John A. McDonald,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F34842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In North Dumfries, on Sunday, June 9th, at 20 minutes past 6 o'clock, p.m., Ellen McBean, relict of the late John McDonald, in her 84th year.

      Galt Reporter Jun 14 1889 pg 8

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      There died last Sunday morning, at the residence of her son, Hugh, near Branchton, Mrs. John McDonald, widow of the late John McDonald. Mrs. McDonald was in her 84th year. She came to Canada from Invernesshire, Scotland, with her husband, in 1830, and in 1831 they took up the land now owned by their son, Hugh. Mr. McDonald died in 1854. Of their family there are living, Alexander and Hugh, of North Dumfries; William, of Washington; George, of Paris; Mrs. Walter Henderson, of Beverly; Mrs. Hugh Caldwell, Chandos, near Peterborough; Mrs. Andrew McBride, South Dumfries, and Miss Isabella McDonald, living in Galt.

      The deceased lady was held in great respect by her many friends. Her funeral took place on Wednesday and was very largely attended. She was interred in Mount View Cemetery.

      Galt Reporter Jun 14 1889 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 72.

    2. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 19.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 4 Page 31.

    4. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 5 Page 39.

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ Ellen McBean/ relict of the late/ John McDonald/ who died/ June 9, 1889/ in her 84th year/ Grace/ 1922-1926/ Scott, Galt /

    6. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [N] In/ memory of/ Ellen McBEAN/ relict of the late/ John McDONALD/ who died/ June 9, 1889/ in her 84th year/

    7. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 1 Page 37.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1805 - , Inverness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1830 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jun 1889 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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