Descendants of Alexander & Jane ESPLEN


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2. Henry ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born on August 13, 1827 in , , , Scotland4 and died on November 19, 19052 aged 78.

Events

Henry farmed on Lot 5, Con 5, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1867

Henry married Margaret B. HATCHEL, daughter of ROBERT HATCHEL and Jannet McROBERTS, on January 20, 1853 in Peterborough, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada.2 Margaret was born on May 28, 1827 in , , , Scotland4 and died on February 11, 19132 aged 85.

Events

Margaret resided in Burleigh & Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada in 1851 .

Children from this marriage were:

+ 11 M    i. Alexander ESPLEN was born on November 15, 1853 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

   12 M    ii. Robert ESPLEN was born in 1855 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   13 F    iii. Mary Jane ESPLEN was born on April 4, 1857 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

+ 14 F    iv. Janet ESPLEN was born on July 28, 1857 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,2,6 died on November 15, 1938 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 81, and was buried in Burgoyne, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   15 M    v. John ESPLEN was born in 1860 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

+ 16 M    vi. Adam ESPLEN was born on April 6, 1861 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   17 F    vii. Elizabeth ESPLEN was born in 1862 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   18 F    viii. Agnes ESPLEN was born in 1863 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

+ 19 M    ix. Henry ESPLEN was born in 1865 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   20 M    x. David ESPLEN was born in 1866 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

+ 21 M    xi. Malcolm ESPLEN was born on April 17, 1867 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,7

   22 M    xii. George ESPLEN was born on February 5, 1869 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

3. James ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born on November 23, 1829 in , , , Scotland5 and died on March 12, 1912 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 82.

Events

He immigrated from Scotland in 1834 to , , , Canada.

James resided at home in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada in 1851.

He worked as a farmer in 1861 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

James farmed on Lot 3, Con 3, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1867

He resided in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada in 1881 .

James farmed on Lot 18, Con A, Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1901

James married Margaret CALDER about 1856. Margaret was born in 1829 in , , , Scotland.6

Children from this marriage were:

   23 M    i. Alexander I. Topp ESPLEN was born in 1857 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Alexander married Sarah CAMERON, daughter of Hector CAMERON and Sarah McNEIL, on December 30, 1885 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9 Sarah was born in 1856 in , , Ontario, Canada.9

   24 M    ii. Hezekiah Albert ESPLEN was born in 1859 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Hezekiah married Margaret Millar CRAIG, daughter of James CRAIG and Margaret COLMAN, on March 24, 1886 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9 Margaret was born in 1866 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9

   25 F    iii. Margaret Jane ESPLEN

   26 M    iv. William Joseph ESPLEN was born in 1863 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

William married Mary ESPLEN, daughter of Robert ESPLEN and Catherine CURRIE, on September 14, 1910 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9 Mary was born in 1866 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   27 M    v. Adam ESPLEN was born in 1866 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   28 M    vi. Robert John ESPLEN was born in 1869 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   29 F    vii. Ellen ESPLEN

   30 M    viii. David ESPLEN was born in 1872 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

James next married Margaret SERGISON, daughter of Henry SERGISON and Elizabeth DAVISON, on January 1, 1889 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9 Margaret was born on May 11, 1842 in , , , Ireland,4,10 died on January 21, 1922 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada11 aged 79, and was buried in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. They had no children.

Marriage Ceremony conducted by rev. J. Johnston witnessed by Jas. Bain and Susan Sergison both of Paisley.

Events

She emigrated from , , , Ireland in 1861.

Margaret resided at the home of her mother Elizabeth in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

She resided at Victoria Street in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada in 1922.

4. Alexander ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born in 1832 in , , , Scotland.6

Events

Alexander farmed on Lot 6, Con 7, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1867

Alexander married Beulah REID. Beulah was born on June 1, 1834 in , , , U.S.A..4,6

Children from this marriage were:

   31 F    i. Mary Jane ESPLEN was born on January 10, 1856 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

   32 M    ii. Malcolm Reid ESPLEN was born in 1862 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Malcolm married Julia JOHNS, daughter of Samuel JOHNS and Mary Ann SHEPHERD, on December 25, 1884 in Owen Sound, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Julia was born in 1861 in Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada.7

Marriage witnessed by John Orniston of Sydenham and Victoria Hall of Arran. 7

   33 F    iii. Margaret ESPLEN was born in 1864 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   34 F    iv. Annie ESPLEN was born in 1869 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   35 M    v. James ESPLEN was born in 1872 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   36 M    vi. Arthur ESPLEN was born on November 12, 1874 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

Arthur married Maggie McCONNELL, daughter of John McCONNELL and Mary A. SHIPLEY, on June 18, 1902 in Kincardine Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Maggie was born in 1888 in Saugeen Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7

Marriage witnessed by Adam ESPLEN of Arran & Jessie McCONNELL of Lorne.

5. William ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born in 1836 in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Events

William farmed on Lot 4, Con 4, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1867

William married Mary F. HARRIOT, daughter of John HARRIOT and Ann (__?__), in 1860 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Mary was born on February 2, 1842 in , , , Scotland.4,6

Marriage witnessed by Robert Esplen and Agnes Harriot, both of Arran Twp. 7

Events

Mary resided in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada in 1901 . 4

Children from this marriage were:

   37 F    i. Georgina ESPLEN was born in 1863 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   38 M    ii. John Harriot ESPLEN was born in 1870 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

John married Victoria Rosine FLEMING, daughter of John FLEMING and Margaret ROBERTSON, on March 14, 1894 in Derby Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Victoria was born in 1867 in , , Ontario, Canada.7

Marriage witnessed by John J FLEMING, of Kilsyth, Mary A Esplen, of Arran.

   39 M    iii. William H. ESPLEN was born in 1872 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

+ 40 F    iv. Mary Agnes ESPLEN was born on December 21, 1877 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada4,6 and died on October 21, 1963 in Coquitlam, , British Columbia, Canada12 aged 85.

6. Robert ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born in 1837 in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Events

Robert farmed on Lot 7, Con 6, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada

Robert married Catherine CURRIE, daughter of Angus CURRIE and Mary McTAGGART, on May 5, 1864 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Catherine was born on July 1, 1846 in , , Ontario, Canada.4,6

Marriage Ceremony conducted by Rev. A. Tolmie, Presbyterian and witnessed by Wm. Esplen.

Children from this marriage were:

   41 F    i. Mary ESPLEN was born in 1866 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Mary married William Joseph ESPLEN, son of James ESPLEN and Margaret CALDER, on September 14, 1910 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9 William was born in 1863 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   42 M    ii. Alexander C. ESPLEN was born on April 28, 1867 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

   43 F    iii. Margaret ESPLEN was born on April 14, 1870 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

   44 F    iv. Jane C. ESPLEN was born in 1873 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   45 F    v. Annie Currie ESPLEN was born on May 10, 1875 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

Annie married Joseph THOMPSON, son of William THOMPSON and Margaret HARRON, on December 26, 1901 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Joseph was born in 1875 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7

Marriage witnessed by Whitford Thompson of Wiarton and Kate Esplen of Arran twp. 7

   46 F    vi. Catherine McTaggart ESPLEN was born on August 16, 1877 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   47 F    vii. Isabella Marion ESPLEN was born on January 26, 1880 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

7. John ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born on May 31, 1838 in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada4,6 and died on July 1, 1910 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 72.

Events

John farmed on Lot 1, Con 3, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1867

John married UNKNOWN.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 48 M    i. Archibald ESPLEN was born on January 29, 1864 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada4,6 and died on June 12, 1933 in Dauphin, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada13 aged 69.

   49 F    ii. Janet ESPLEN was born in 1866 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

John next married Elizabeth BLACK, daughter of John BLACK and Mary (__?__), on April 25, 1878 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4 Elizabeth was born on February 2, 1857 in Allandale Station, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada4 and died on March 21, 1906 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada14 aged 49.

Marriage witnessed by Donald McKechnie and Dugald McLean both of Arran twp. 4

Children from this marriage were:

   50 M    i. John Wallace ESPLEN was born on May 25, 1880 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

John married Catherine BELL, daughter of Stratford BELL and Catherine MORRISON, on September 23, 1908 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Catherine was born on August 18, 1883 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

Marriage witnessed by M. Morrison of Harriston and Marion Esplen of Burgoyne.

   51 F    ii. Bessie ESPLEN was born on May 28, 1885 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

+ 52 F    iii. Marion ESPLEN was born on October 19, 1885 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

8. Adam ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born in 1841 in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Events

Adam farmed on Lot 3, Con 6, Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1867

Adam married Annie GEDDES, daughter of John GEDDES and Mary GEMMELL,. Annie was born in 1843 in , , , Scotland.6

The child from this marriage was:

   53 M    i. Alexander Geddes ESPLEN was born in 1875 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

9. David ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born on February 25, 1842 in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

David married Elizabeth Ann BURGESS. Elizabeth was born on January 16, 1847 in , , Ontario, Canada.4,6

Children from this marriage were:

   54 F    i. Jane ESPLEN was born in 1870 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

   55 F    ii. Margaret Adelaide ESPLEN was born in 1873 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6

Margaret married Alexander DALGLEISH, son of Andrew DALGLEISH and Ann SINCLAIR, on December 26, 1901 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7 Alexander was born in 1871 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.7

Marriage witnessed by George Dick and Belle Esplen both of Arran Twp. 7

   56 M    iii. William Alexander ESPLEN was born on January 7, 1874 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

   57 F    iv. Elizabeth Maude ESPLEN was born on May 11, 1876 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4,6

   58 F    v. Rosa Isabella ESPLEN was born on November 14, 1881 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

Rosa married William Beatty NELSON, son of William NELSON and Mary Elizabeth HINDS, on January 1, 1908 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.9 William was born on January 30, 1879 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6,15

Marriage Ceremony conducted by Rev. J. R. Brown witnessed by May E. Nelson of Elsinore and William Esplen of Burgoyne.

Events

He worked as a furniture maker in 1908 in Southampton, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

10. Malcolm ESPLEN (Alexander1) was born in 1844 in Dummer Twp, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada and died on June 8, 1879 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 35.

Malcolm married Ann TAYLOR, daughter of Ernest TAYLOR and Jane SINCLAIR, about 1870. Ann was born on January 8, 1854 in , , Banffshire, Scotland,4 died on March 11, 1928 in Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 74, and was buried in Burgoyne, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Children from this marriage were:

   59 M    i. Malcolm ESPLEN was born on July 31, 1871 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

Events

Malcolm resided in Kootenay, Rossland, Yale & Cariboo Dist, Canada in 1901 . 4

   60 F    ii. Margaret J. ESPLEN was born on September 20, 1875 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

   61 M    iii. Joseph David ESPLEN was born on November 25, 1877 in Arran Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.4

Events

Joseph resided at the home of his brother Malcolm along with Andrew Trelford in Kootenay, Rossland, Yale & Cariboo Dist, Canada in 1901. 4

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