An Amazing Innisville Find

An Amazing Innisville Find




Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  19 Feb 1909, Fri,  Page 1


You seldom see great family photos like this in a newspaper and even though it is hard to read I thought this should be documented as it was just great



Vol 4, pg. 282 – Robert HUGHES, 24, blacksmith, Innisville – Drummond twp., same, s/o Robert HUGHES & Isabella TOMLINSON, married Christena McLAREN, 20, Beckwith twp., same, d/o Peter McLAREN & Agnes MORRISON, witn: John & Catherine McLAREN of Beckwith twp., 10 Feb 1870 at Carleton Place


        INDEX          McGINNIS             FAMILY

1 c1 John McGinnis                                                                            (source Bruce Noble)
  s unknown
2 c1 William McGinnis SGT                                 1791-                       b Ireland
    s Sarah Clarke                                                 1811-                       b Nova Scotia
   3 c1 Robert Clarke McGinnis                            1832-                      b White Lake
       s Sarah Jane Hughes                                    1843-                      b Innisville    
                                                                                                                         married 1862 Ramsay
                                                                                                   (source marages 1862)
                                                                                                    wtn. W. & J. Hughes, Drummond
       4 c1 William (Willie) McGinnis                      1862-1928              b Innisville
       4 c2 Isobella Mary (Belle) McGinnis              1865-1956              b Innisville
          s Thomas Slocombe                                                                                married 1888
      4 c3 Sarah Jane (Sadie) McGinnis                1867-                      b Innisville
         s Robert Berwick
      4 c4 Clara Ann McGinnis                              1869-1965               b Innisville
        s Alfred Hugh Earl Campion                      1865-                      b England   married 1895
      4 c5 Margaret Susanna McGinnis                 1871-1901              b Innisville 
          s Harry Thompson                                                                                      married 1898
      4 c6 Ida Elizabeth McGinnis                          1873-1971             b Carleton Place
         s Jack Dunnan  
      4 c7 Ethel May McGinnis                               1877-1951             b Carleton Place
      4 c8 Cora Lenore McGinnis                           1879-1982             b Carleton Place
         s Thomas Cavendish Shiels                       1883-
      4 c9 Winnifred McGinnis                               1886-1973             b Carleton Place; d Shawville
        s Austin Merritt                                                                                             married 1910
      4 c10 Ira Thomas NcGinnis                           1889-                    b Carleton Place
          s Isa Scott



Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and Screamin’ Mamas (USA)

Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.


Muirhead Gillies and the Boxes Are All Related–Genealogy and Photos

Photos of Austin Bain Gillies— Gillies Family Genealogy

The Sinclair Family Cemetery–Photos by Lawrie Sweet with Sinclair Genealogy Notes

Trodden Wright Genealogy

Genealogy Search– Looking for Pender Family Information

Looking for Information on the Kazy Family from Smiths Falls

Lanark Village — Looking for Information for William Blair and Helen Watt

Searching for Information: J.A. Stevenson and Robert and Jane Ross of Lanark

Searching for Elizabeth Cram–Updates on Andrew Waugh

Looking for the Watson’s of Lanark County I Presume



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Friday October the 13th– 6:30.. meet in front of the old Leland Hotel on Bridge Street (Scott Reid’s office) and enjoy a one hour Bridge Street walk with stories of murder mayhem and Believe it or Not!!. Some tales might not be appropriate for young ears. FREE!–


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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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