Descendants of James LEASK & Isobel WATT

George LEASK, son of James and Isobel worked the family farm called Hillhead of Fechil near Ellon, Aberdeenshire. In 1851 he had a domestic called Barbara LAMB working at his farm. When Barbara emigrated to Canada she had with her a son. Alex and family lore says that "George LEASK being an honerable man followed Barbara to North America to marry her." which he did and settled on Lot 1, Concession 15, Greenock Twp. across the Base Line from his in-laws, the LAMB Homestead.
See Granny LAMB's Photo Album for pictures of the LEASK Family.


The George and Barbara LEASK Family portrait taken circa 1873 provided by Ray Wright
Front L to R; Agness; William; father George; James, mother Barbara, Catherine on mom's lap and Mary Ann
Back L to R; George Jr; twins Jaqueline and Elizabeth and Susan.
The oldest boys, Alexander and John not in the picture. The four middle girls be named incorrectly.

Robert James Jim LEASK,was born and raised on the Base Line of Greenock Township and currently lives on the home farm. He is a direct descendant of the captioned couple and also a direct descendant of the LAMB* and METCALF* Families who are principal families on our Home Page. See Jim's Pedigree Chart.
Ancestral Families connected to Jim on his Paternal side are; LEASK; LAMB*; BELL/ MOODY; JEWITT; BUCHANAN; SAUNDERS; JOHNSON/ OLSON & CORLETT;
Ancestral Families connected to Jim on his Maternal side are; COOPER; STRINGER; COLWELL; GRAHAM; STANLEY; McLEAN; METCALF*; WEBB; RALSTON & POTTER.

William Robert 'Bill' JOHNSTON (1932-2010), was born and raised on Lot 2, Con A, Elderslie Township, just south of Paisley, is a direct descendant of the captioned couple, Other Ancestral Families for Bill are;THOMPSON; DALGARNO; GREGG; LEASK & LAMB* one of the priciple families on our Home Page. See his Pedigree Chart

John Clifford 'Jack'
ARMSTRONG (1926-1994), is a direct descendant of the captioned couple, see his Pedigree Chart
Other Ancestral Families for Jack are;

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  Descendants of George LEASK
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Latest Revision August 26, 2017

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