Fonds 01-1019 - Isabella Miller fonds. 2001 additions

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Isabella Miller fonds. 2001 additions

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    • [184-?] (Creation)
      Miller, Isabella

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    1 cm of textual records

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    (ca. 1828-1869)

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    Isabella Brownlie was born in approximately 1828 in Scotland. Her mother died in childbirth and her father remarried. She had a number of sisters and a brother Claud. Isabella was brought to Otonabee, Upper Canada at the age of eight, from Scotland, by William Christie and his mother as a servant. She married James Miller who was from Perthshire, Scotland on December 1, 1845. They settled on land in Otonabee Township, half a mile from the Otonabee River. They had five sons: William Wallace, born December 29, 1846; Thomas Menzies, born September 18, 1849; James, born October 23, 1852; Peter, born September 4, 1859, died October 11, 1859; and John Claud, born October 14, 1863. They also had two daughters: Isabelle Fulton, born August 5, 1848; and Margaret Ann, born May 7, 1855. Isabella died September 8, 1869.

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    Fonds consists of one copybook of arithmetic exercises belonging to Isabella Miller, Otonabee Township.

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    This fonds was donated from an unknown source.


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        Associated material located with Peterborough Historical Society, Hutchison House, Peterborough, Ontario, and Lang Pioneer Village, Lang, Ontario.

        For related records see: 71-1001, 70-1001, and 88-017.


        This fonds is an addition to 70-1001.

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        Genealogy: Brownlie - Miller - Campbell Families
        T.U.A. Accessions: 70-1001, 71-1001, 88-017 and 01-1019

        I. Isabella Brownlie (1828-1869); brother was Claud Brownlie, d. 1902; m. 1845 James Miller (1818-1879)

        William Wallace (1846-1886) (married 1. Letitia Blezard and 2. Sarah Hazlett)

        Isabelle Fulton (1848-1937) (married William Campbell)

        Dr. Thomas Menzies (1850-1908)(married Mary Anne McIntyre)

        James (1852-1901) (married Janet Bryce)

        Margaret Ann (1855-1940) (married Harry Cruikshank)

        Peter (1859 - died young)

        John Claud (1863-1901)

        II. Isabelle Fulton Miller (1848-1937) m. 1872 William Campbell (1847-1929)

        Isabelle (Bella) (1873- ) (m. 1894 Robert Nelson)

        Margaret (Maggie/Peggie 1875- ?) (m. 1907 Thomas Wigmore)

        William Claud (1880- ?) (m. 1916 Eva Rogers)

        Lillian (1884- ?) (m. 1912 Wallace Wood)

        Agnes Campbell "Aggie" (1886 - ?)

        Jean (Jeannie 1889- ?) (m. 1912 Arthur G. Cameron)

        Thomas (1892 - drowned 1909)

        Dr. James Alexander

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