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12. Robert Ure FLETT (William2, William1) was born on February 11, 1860 in , Firth Parish, Orkney Islands, Scotland.3,7,8

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Robert resided at home at South - House in Firth and Stenness Parish, , Orkney Islands, Scotland in 1861.

He resided at home in Hildside in Firth and Stenness Parish, , Orkney Islands, Scotland in 1871.

Robert resided in Hole Dyke, , Orkney Islands, Scotland in 1891 .

Robert married Euphemia McKAY, daughter of Donald MacKAY and Ann LOUTTIT, on December 28, 1882 in , Harray Parish, Orkney Islands, Scotland. Euphemia was born on October 21, 1860 in , Sandwick Parish, Orkney Islands, Scotland.5,7,8

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She attended school at Newhill in 1871 in , Harray Parish, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 28 F    i. Mary Ann FLETT was born on March 15, 1883 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland4,18 and died on January 12, 1927 in Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland4 aged 43.

+ 29 F    ii. Isabella FLETT was born in 1884 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland and died in 1981 in Transcona, , Manitoba, Canada18 aged 97.

+ 30 F    iii. Jean McKay FLETT was born in 1886 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, died on March 5, 1976 aged 90, and was buried in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   31 F    iv. Aileen FLETT was born about 1888 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

   32 M    v. Robert FLETT was born in 1891 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland19 and died in 197318 aged 82.

Robert married Mary Althena BRUCE on December 1, 1923 in Transcona, , Manitoba, Canada.20

   33 M    vi. William FLETT was born in 1893 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland.19

+ 34 F    vii. Jemima Ellen FLETT was born on August 29, 1894 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland18,19 and died on July 11, 1999 in Winnipeg, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada aged 104.

   35 F    viii. Maggie B. FLETT was born in 1897 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland.19

   36 F    ix. Betsy FLETT was born in 1900 in Newhill, Harray, Orkney Islands, Scotland.19

14. John Esson FLETT (William2, William1) was born on June 17, 1865 in Firth and Stenness Parish, , Orkney Islands, Scotland.4,5

Events

John resided at home in Hildside in Firth and Stenness Parish, , Orkney Islands, Scotland in 1871.

John married Mary LOUTTIT. Mary was born about 1865 in Rendall, , Orkney Islands, Scotland.4

The child from this marriage was:

   37 U    i. Six Children FLETT

18. Mary FLETT (James4, William1) was born in 1859 in Ramsay Twp, Lanark Co, Ontario, Canada, died in 1892 aged 33, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Mary married Louis CRUICKSHANK, son of William CRUICKSHANK and Catherine LAMB, on December 24, 1884 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.21 Louis was born in 1861 in Nichol Twp, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada and died in 1948 aged 87.

Marriage Ceremony conducted by John Eadie, witnessed by Albert Hutton of Kincardine and Jean Cruickshank of Greenock.

Events

Louis relocated to , , Michigan, USA, about 1895.

Louis farmed at Burton, Genesee, Michigan, USA, 1910

He worked as a driver for wholsale company (John Campbell in the 1920 Census) in 1920 in Flint, Genesee Co, Michigan, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 38 F    i. Ella Jane CRUICKSHANK was born on October 18, 1886 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on August 19, 1966 aged 79, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

+ 39 M    ii. James William CRUICKSHANK was born on August 12, 1889 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada and died on March 30, 1959 in Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA aged 69.

19. William FLETT (James4, William1) was born on September 11, 1860 in Pakenham, Lanark Co, Ontario, Canada,11,12 died in 1943 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 83, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

William married Mary Ann THOM, daughter of William THOM and Catherine "Kate" SINCLAIR. Mary was born on November 26, 1859 in Pakenham, Lanark Co, Ontario, Canada,11 died in 1939 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 80, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Events

Mary resided in Pakenham, Lanark Co, Ontario, Canada in 1881 . 22

Children from this marriage were:

   40 F    i. Ella J. FLETT was born on October 18, 1886 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6,11

+ 41 M    ii. James "Nelson" FLETT was born on November 18, 1888 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,6 died on September 19, 1953 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 64, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

20. Sarah Jane FLETT (James4, William1) was born in 1864 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.13

Sarah married William HUTTON, son of Robert HUTTON and Elizabeth SCOTT, on February 22, 1882 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.13 William was born in 1857 in Culross Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada13,22 and died in 193523 aged 78.

Marriage witnessed by John Hutton of London and Mary Flett of Greenock. 13

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William resided in Forest River, Walsh, North Dakota, USA in 1882 . 13

He resided in Loma, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA in 1900 .

William resided in Humboldt, , Saskatchewan, Canada in 1911 .

Children from this marriage were:

   42 F    i. Mary E. HUTTON was born in 1891 in , , North Dakota, USA.

   43 F    ii. Bessie E. HUTTON was born in 1894 in , , North Dakota, USA.

   44 M    iii. James Wilmer Robert HUTTON was born on June 15, 1897 in Langdon, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA.

Events

James resided in Imperial, , Saskatchewan, Canada in 1915 .

He registered for the draft May 8, 1918, at Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada.

   45 F    iv. Alice HUTTON was born in 1903 in , , North Dakota, USA.

21. Elizabeth FLETT (James4, William1) was born on December 2, 1866 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,14 died on January 28, 1934 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada15 aged 67, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

OBITUARY FOR ELIZABETH FLETT-CRUICKSHANK: Paisley Advocate, February 1934.
The general regard and esteem in which the late Mrs. John Cruickshank was held by the people of the community in which she spent her 67 years of life was manifested by the very large attendance at the funeral service in Westminster Presbyterian Church on Wednesday afternoon. The church was well filled by sympathizing friends and old neighbors both from the village and the old home district of the deceased in Greenock Twp. Pastor, REV. A.H. WILSON, conducted the service. Besides the favorite hymns sung during the service, Mrs. H. McClure and Mrs. J. Cordick rendered a duet. Many floral tributes adorned the casket, among which were those from the Women's Institute, Erna Rebekah Lodge and Westminster Church. Interment was made in the family plot in Purdy's cemetery. Pallbearers were Messrs. Wm. Leask, D. Lamb, Jas. Cruickshank, N. Flett, W.T. Stewart and Wilfred Houston.
Those present from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Lockston of Galt and Mr. and Mrs. James Cruickshank of Detroit.

Medical Notes: Obituary for Elizabeth FLETT-CRUICKSHANK: Paisley Advocate, February 1934.

The general regard and esteem in which the late Mrs. John Cruickshank was held by the people of the community in which she spent her 67 years of life was manifested by the very large attendance at the funeral service in Westminster Presbyterian Church on Wednesday afternoon. The church was well filled by sympathizing friends and old neighbors both from the village and the old home district of the deceased in Greenock Twp. Pastor, REV. A.H. WILSON, conducted the service. Besides the favorite hymns sung during the service, Mrs. H. McClure and Mrs. J. Cordick rendered a duet. Many floral tributes adorned the casket, among which were those from the Women's Institute, Erna Rebekah Lodge and Westminster Church. Interment was made in the family plot in Purdy's cemetery. Pallbearers were Messrs. Wm. Leask, D. Lamb, Jas. Cruickshank, N. Flett, W.T. Stewart and Wilfred Houston.
Those present from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Lockston of Galt and Mr. and Mrs. James Cruickshank of Detroit.

Elizabeth married John CRUICKSHANK, son of William CRUICKSHANK and Catherine LAMB, on June 23, 1885 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.21 John was born on October 31, 1862 in Nichol Twp, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada,14 died on February 8, 1950 in Eden Grove, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 87, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. The cause of his death was Killed by a train.

Marriage Ceremony conducted by James B. Duncan, witnessed by Wm Flett and Florence Granson.

JOHN CRUICKSHANK KILLED INSTANTLY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
WHEN HIT BY FREIGHT TRAIN Article in Paisley Advocate, February 1950.
John Cruickshank, 87 year old former resident of Greenock Twp. and Paisley, who for the past several years has made his home at Eden Grove, was instantly killed Wednesday afternoon at 1:25 pm, when hit by a southbound CNR freight. The accident occurred at the railway crossing 100 ft directly south of the Pinkerton depot, and within sight of the Cruickshank residence. The aged man was walking east on the highway on his way to get the mail at the post office in Scott's General Store, and apparently failed to either see or hear the approaching freight train as it passed through the depot yards without stopping. Mr. Cruickshank walked almost directly into the path of the train which was travelling about 15 miles an hour. He was hurled across the right of way to land on the bank at the side of track, where the train crew found him when the freight was stopped, and the engineer and conductor hastened to his side. He sustained multiple injuries, including severe head cuts, a possible fractured scull, broken arm, and a number of minor hurts. Dr. Donald Milne of Paisley and Dr. T.A. Sinclair, Walkerton, the coroner, gave the opinion that Mr. Cruickshank died instantly.
The way freight was in charge of Wm. Dobney of Palmerston, the conductor, and James Manser of Southampton, the engineer. According to their version of the accident Mr. Cruickshank approached the railway crossing, walking slowly. The whistle of the locomotive was sounded repeatedly as the train rolled through the station yard and when it appeared to the engineer that the aged pedestrian was about to walk into the path of the train, brakes were applied, but Mr. Cruickshank stepped onto the track directly into the path of the train to be struck and hurled across the rails to the east side of the right of way. The victim of the accident was dead when members of the train crew reached his side. The train was held until the coroner, Dr. T.A. Sinclair of Walkerton, together with provincial police officers had made a preliminary investigation of the circumstances surrounding the accident. It is not yet known whether an inquest will be held.
Mr. Cruickshank was a well known and highly respected resident of the district, having farmed for many years on Lot 8, Con 15, Greenock Twp. before coming to live in Paisley about 30 years ago. After the death of his wife several years ago he continued to make his home in Paisley, until seven years ago when he went to live in Eden Grove.
He is survived by three daughters and one son; Mrs. Catherine Metcalfe; (Jean) Mrs. Clarence Fraser of Owen Sound; (Hazel) Mrs. E.D. Elwes of Paisley, and William Cruickshank on the old homestead.
The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon, with private services at his home, in Eden Grove, followed by a public service in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Paisley, at 2:30 pm. Interment will be in Purdy's Cemetery.

Events

John farmed on Lot 8, Con 15, Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada

John relocated to Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1920.

He relocated to Eden Grove, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1943.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 46 M    i. William James Taylor CRUICKSHANK was born on August 12, 1888 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,14 died on August 29, 1961 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 73, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

+ 47 F    ii. Catherine May CRUICKSHANK was born on November 17, 1888 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,14 died on February 27, 1969 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 80, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   48 M    iii. Harold CRUICKSHANK was born on April 22, 1891 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

+ 49 F    iv. Jean Bernice CRUICKSHANK was born on April 30, 1894 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,14 died on January 27, 1970 in Lovat Bruce Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 75, and was buried in Douglas Hill Cemetery Eden Grove, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   50 M    v. John Harold CRUICKSHANK was born on June 29, 1897 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on July 26, 189910 aged 2, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   51 F    vi. Elizabeth "Hazel" CRUICKSHANK was born on April 26, 1904 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada and died on February 3, 1978 in Gobles Grove Saugeen Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 73. She was usually called Hazel.

Hazel married Edward "Donald" ELWES, son of John Albert ELWES and Mary Isabella McLEAN, on August 15, 1928 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. Donald was born on October 31, 1899 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada17 and died on May 8, 1972 in Gobles Grove Saugeen Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 72. He was usually called Donald. They had no children.

They were married in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Marriage Notes: WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT : ELWES-CRUICKSHANK
A profusion of gladioli, sweetpeas and bridle wreath made a most effective setting for a smart mid-summer wedding which took place in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Paisley, on Wednesday, August 15th at 5 p.m., when Hazel Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cruickshank, Paisley, became the bride of Edward Donald Elwes, son of Mrs. Elwes and the late John R. Elwes of Paisley. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, looked charming in a gown of rose georgette trimmed with Spanish lace and shoes and stockings to match and a large hat. The bride's bouquet was of sweetheart roses, lily of the valley and maidenhair fern. The maid of honor, Miss Doubledee, of Cleveland, Ohio, was gowned in a frock of lemon georgette and carried sweetpeas and a maidenhair fern. The bridesmaid, Miss Reta Metcalfe, niece of the bride, wore yellow georgette and carried sweetpeas and maidenhair fern. The groom was attended by Mr. Percy Elwes of Detroit. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A.H. Wilson. During the signing of the register Mrs. J.G. MacKay, sister of the bride, sang "I Love You Truly." The wedding music was played by Mrs. John Smart. After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents, where a buffet luncheon was served to seventy-five guests. The decorations were carried out in a color scheme of pink and white. Later the bride and groom left by motor for a few days trip, the bride travelling in a dress of flatte crepe, a navy blue, fur trimmed coat, with hat, gloves and purse to match. The out-of-town guests were from Galt, Detroit, Kitchener, Toronto, Walkerton, Southampton and Flint, Michigan.

22. Margaret FLETT (James4, William1) was born on February 23, 1873 in , , Ontario, Canada,16 died on May 28, 1913 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada16,17 aged 40, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret married Alexander "Sandy" CARR, son of William CARR and Eleanor WILSON, on June 9, 1897 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.21 Sandy was born on August 16, 1864 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,6 died on March 18, 1952 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada10,16 aged 87, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. He was usually called Sandy.

Children from this marriage were:

   52 M    i. William Lorne CARR was born on January 6, 1898 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.6,17

William married Ellen WALLACE. Ellen was born in 191724 and died in 200624 aged 89. They had no children.

   53 F    ii. Jennie E. May CARR was born on April 22, 1901 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada,25 died in December 1918 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada16 aged 17, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   54 M    iii. Murray James CARR was born on October 5, 1909 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada24,25 and died in 197524 aged 66.

Murray married Irene MONROE. Irene died on August 12, 1979.24 They had no children.

+ 55 F    iv. Margaret Edna CARR was born on May 8, 1913 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada24,26 and died on May 14, 2014 in Kincardine, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 101.

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