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McIlraith House- The Buchanan Scrapbooks

McIlraith House- The Buchanan Scrapbooks

With files from The Keeper of the Scrapbooks — Christina ‘tina’  Camelon Buchanan — Thanks to Diane Juby— click here..

William Caldwell and his wife Margaret McCallum, grandparents of the late T. B. Caldwell, a prominent resident of Lanark Village settled here as well as James McIlraith and his wife Euphemia Stewart. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Currie of the south corner of Brightside as well as three families from the Stewart clan were residents at the Clatchan. Read–The Clachan – William Smith– The Buchanan Scrapbook

James McIlraith
24 Dec 1789Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
1881 (aged 91–92)Ontario, Canada
Hopetown Cemetery
Hopetown, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada

Birth: 24 DEC 1789 in Johnstone Parish, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Death: 1881
Event: Lanark Society Settler 1821 Paisley Townhead Emigration Society
Immigration: 1821 Came to Canada aboard “Earl of Buckinghamshire”
Burial: Hopetown Cemetery, Lanark Co, On
Euphemia STEWART b: 11 JUL 1788 in Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Married: 1815
1. James MCILRAITH b: 13 MAR 1816 in Johnston, Renfrewshire, Scotland
2. John MCILRAITH b: 17 MAY 1818 in Linwood, Kilbarchan Parish, Renfrewshire, Scotland
3. Charles MCILRAITH b: 1 APR 1820 in Johnstown, Scotland
4. Hugh MCILRAITH b: 2 FEB 1824
5. Agnes MCILRAITH b: 13 FEB 1826 in Brightside, Lanark Co, Ontario, Canada
6. Jean Findlay MCILRAITH b: 13 FEB 1828 in Near Brightside, Lanark Twp, Lanark Co, Ont
7. Stewart MCILRAITH b: 19 JUN 1831
8. Euphemia MCILRAITH b: 14 JUN 1834

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Who Invented the Highway Traffic Lights? Evan J. McIlraith Hopetown

Middleville Genealogy-McIlraith- Sommerville

The House on the 511 — Thanks to Lanark Village Community Group

The Clachan – William Smith– The Buchanan Scrapbook