In the Public Eye– William Thoburn

In the Public Eye– William Thoburn

 - In 1MT. th year of Confederation. William...

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  01 Sep 1911, Fri,  Page 6


            INDEX       THOBURN      FAMILY--Click here

                                                       RETURN TO HOME PAGE
1 c1    John Thoburn #1
  s      Unknown
  2 c1 John Thoburn #2                       1845-1879     b Woolwich, Kent, England; d in Almonte
   s Margaret (Maggie) Jane Bond     1848-1937    b Beckwith Twp.  married Jan. 1, 1870; Carleton Place
                                                                                  d Victoria, B. C.
                       FAMILY LINK (5 c8) Bond Family
  3 c1 John E. Thoburn                      1875-1907     b Almonte; d Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington
  3 c2 Frank Thoburn                         1880-1897     b Almonte ; d Kamloops, B. C.
  3 c3 Eva (Mimi) Bond Thobutn         1888-1969    b Almonte; d Victoria, B C.
    s John Charles Mcintosh
        Eva & Charles’s family (c1-c5) at FAMILY LINK (1 c7 cn/c) McIntosh Family
  NOTE     Larry Ferguson states that Eva was raised by Eva Bond and William Templeman)
  2 c2 William (Willie) Thoburn          1847-1928      b Portsmouth, Hampshire, England; d Almonte
    s Margaret Lyons                          1849-             b Canada West       
   3 c1  Annie Thoburn                       1871-            b Almonte
    s Percy A. Jamieson                     1871-           b Arnprior
                         FAMILY LINK (1 c2 cn/c, 3 c2) Jamieson Family
  3 c2 Mae Elliot Thoburn                 1897-            b Almonte
     s Arnold Murchison Ivey               1876-           b Toronto           married 1899; Almonte
                                                                                                ( marrages 1899)
                                                                                wtn. Percy Jamieson, Almonte & Myrtle Ivey, Toronto   



Thoburn Home-161 Union Street Almonte


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.

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



More Tales from the Thoburn Mill

Is Samuel Shaard Lying in the “Cement” of the Thoburn Mill?

Tears From the Old Gears of the Mills

About lindaseccaspina

Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

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