Angus and Catherine married in Barvas Parish on the Isle of Lewis in 1828, the had at least four children, all girls. The family apparently emigrated to Upper Canada in the late 1840's. Settling first in Easthope Township, Perth County where they appear on the 1851 Census. By 1861 they had relocated to Huron Township, Bruce County, Ontario.
Their daughter Janet "Jessie" GRAHAM married James SAUNDERS and they had several children, one of whom was Euphemia. Phemie had a daughter Jean born out of wedlock in Port Elgin in November of 1915. Jean was adopted by Daunt and Louisa METCALFE of Greenock Township, Bruce County and they named their chosen daughter Florence Mae METCALFE.
Euphemia "Phemie" SAUNDERS, Florence's biological mother, see her Pedigree Chart
. Phemie's ancestral families are; James SAUNDERS & Henny MORRISON; Malcolm CAMPBELL & Ann MacLEOD; Alex GRAHAM & Mary MacIVER.
Florence Mae METCALFE* (1915 - 2005) see her adopted family Pedigree Chart
. Florence's adopted ancestral families are; METCALFE; SIMPKIN; WILSON*; KNEESHAW; RUMIG (ROUMEY)*; REISCH; REID* & McCULLY.
Below are a couple of the the cousins who had their DNA on-line and made it possible for us to ultimately identify Florence's biological mother Euphemia SAUNDERS.
Patricia ROE, who's mother, Jessie Laverne MacINTOSH (1908-2004) was a direct descendant of the captioned couple. On Jessie's Pedigree Chart
we see the following Ancestral families: MacINTOSH / GILLIES / MATHESON; John MacLEOD & Isabella MacLEOD & Alex GRAHAM & Mary MacIVER.
Christine NICKOLSON and Colleen WALKER, who's grandmother, Ida McFARLANE (1906-1981) was a direct descendant of the captioned couple. On Ida's Pedigree Chart
we see the following Ancestral families: John MacFARLANE & Ann MacIVER; Donald MacLEOD & Mary SMITH; James SAUNDERS & Henny MORRISON; Malcolm CAMPBELL & Ann MacLEOD; Alex GRAHAM & Mary MacIVER.
Surname with asteriisk (*) denotes connection to our Ancestors on our Home Page