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Hugh McBurney 2,58,228

  • Born: 26 Jan 1836, Down, Northern Ireland 2,58,113
  • Marriage: Mary Jane Tiffin on 6 Mar 1863 in Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,58,165
  • Died: 19 Mar 1878, Langside, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada at age 42 2,58,113,234
  • Buried: 1878, Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada 4,21

bullet   Cause of his death was Teumatic Peretonitis caused by a fall.

bullet   Another name for Hugh was Hugh John McBurney.72


bullet  General Notes:

The family lived in Ontario. Hugh died at age 42 as a result of a kic k from a horse. Mary remarried Edward Taylor on July 2 1880. They mo ved to the Hartney, Manitoba district to farm with her son Hugh in 188 9. They had two sons: Reuben Jackson (May 5, 1883 - May 22, 1900; buri ed Hartney Cemetary), also Robert (May 21, 1881 - ). Robert marr ied Nellie. They lived in Vancouver B.C. and had two sons, Carl and E dgar.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Event Description: Riverside Cemetery


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Emmigrated: from Ireland, 1848. 235 Beverly, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

Immigration: to Canada, 1848. through Little York (Toronto, , Ontario, Canada).

From the obituary of William McBurney:
William and his family set sail from Ireland in a sailing vessel, whic h took upward of two months in crossing the Atlantic (Ocean), they lan ded at Little York, now Toronto and took up their first residence at B everly, not far from Woodstock, from which place they came into the wo ods in the year of the "Sale of the Land," in 1848, and settled on Lo t 31, Concession 6, Kinloss.

NOTE: The 1851 Census of Canada shows the family (John and Mary with c hildren Hugh, Richard, James Arthur, John, and William) still living i n Beverly Township of Wentworth County. The 1861 Census shows them liv ing in Kinloss.

1851 Census of Ontario, 12 Jan 1852. 78 Beverly, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
The Personal Census information for Beverly District is missing, but f ather John was listed in the Agricultural Census for Beverly Townshi p in Wentworth County of Canada West, p. 31, line 5, as living on Cons . 9, lot 31. He had 2 acres of land where he grew Oats and Potatoes . He had 100 lbs. of Maple Sugar, 2 Bulls or Oxen, 2 milk cows, 1 cal f, 2 horses, 2 pigs, and 1 barrel or cwt. of Pork.

1861 Census of Canada: Hugh, age 22, with father John, age 48, mother Mary, age 43, and sibli, 14 Jan 1861. 77 ngs Ritchie, age 20, John, age 16, William, age 13, Thomas, age 11, Ja ne, age 10, Marg, age 7, Ann M., age 4, and James, age 1.
Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Age 22 with father John (48), mother Mary (43) and siblings Richard (2 0), John (16), William (13), Thomas (11), Jane (10), Margaret (7), Ann ie Maria (4), and John James (1).
They were described as living in a one storey log home.

1871 Census of Canada: Hugh, age 35, with wife Mary Jane, age 29, and children Sarah E., ag, 2 Apr 1871. 236 e 7, John, age 6, Joseph, age 3, and Hugh, age 6 months.
Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 75, line 20, p. 76, lines 1-6, D welling 266;
Hugh, age 35, with wife Mary Jane, age 29, and children Sarah E., ag e 7, John, age 6, Joseph, age 3, and Hugh, age 6 months, and a C. Angu s McKinnin, age 16, from Ontario.

Residence: Lot 31, Concession 6, 1861. 77 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

Residence: Lot 32, Cons 6, 1876. 81 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada


Hugh married Mary Jane Tiffin, daughter of Joseph Tiffin and Elizabeth Moore, on 6 Mar 1863 in Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,58.,165 (Mary Jane Tiffin was born on 16 Jul 1841 in Wigton, Cumberland, England,2,58,62,237 died on 8 Apr 1925 in Cameron, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 2,58,62,69 and was buried in 1925 in Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada 4,22.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Fact: John Rennie, minister, Pres. Church of Canada, Beachville, Kinloss, Br. 165 uce

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