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Hugh McBurney 2,48

  • Born: 26 Jan 1836, , Down, Northern Ireland 2,48
  • Marriage: Mary Jane Tiffin on 6 Mar 1863 in , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,48,97
  • Died: 19 Mar 1878, Langside, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada at age 42 2,48,187
  • Buried: Hartney, Cameron, Manitoba, Canada 18

bullet   Cause of his death was Teumatic Peretonitis caused by a fall.97

bullet   Another name for Hugh was Hugh John McBurney.60


bullet  General Notes:

The family lived in Ontario. Hugh died at age 42 as a result of a kick from a horse. Mary remarried Edward Taylor on July 2 1880. They moved to the Hartney, Manitoba district to farm with her son Hugh in 1889. They had two sons: Reuben Jackson (May 5, 1883 - May 22, 1900; buried Hartney Cemetary), also Robert (May 21, 1881 - ). Robert married Nellie. They lived in Vancouver B.C. and had two sons, Carl and Edgar. 2,48

bullet  Burial Notes:

Buried in the Hartney Cemetery.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Emmigrated: from Ireland, 1848, , Beverly, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. 188

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, which took upward of two months in crossing the Atlantic (Ocean), they landed at Little York, now Toronto and took up their first residence at Beverly, not far from Woodstock, from which place they came into the woods in the year of the "Sale of the Land," in 1848, and settled on Lot 31, Concession 6, Kinloss.

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

1851 Census of Ontario, 12 Jan 1852, , Beverly, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. 63 The Personal Census information for Beverly District is missing, but father John was listed in the Agricultural Census for Beverly Township 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 calf, 2 horses, 2 pigs, and 1 barrel or cwt. of Pork.

1861 Census of Canada: Lot 31, Concession 6, 14 Jan 1861, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 64 Age 22 with father John (48), mother Mary (43) and siblings Richard (20), John (16), William (13), Thomas (11), Jane (10), Margaret (7), Annie Maria (4), and John James (1).
They were described as living in a one storey log home.

1871 Census of Canada, 2 Apr 1871, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 189 Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 75, line 20, p. 76, lines 1-6, Dwelling 266;
Hugh, age 35, with wife Mary Jane, age 29, and children Sarah E., age 7, John, age 6, Joseph, age 3, and Hugh, age 6 months, and a C. Angus McKinnin, age 16, from Ontario.


Hugh married Mary Jane Tiffin, daughter of Joseph Tiffin and Elizabeth Moore, on 6 Mar 1863 in , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,48.,97 (Mary Jane Tiffin was born on 16 Jul 1841 in Wigton, Cumberland, England, Great Britain,2,48,52,190 died on 8 Apr 1925 in , Cameron, Manitoba, Canada 2,48,52,191 and was buried in 1925 in Hartney, Cameron, Manitoba, Canada 24.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Fact: John Rennie, minister, Pres. Church of Canada, Beachville, Kinloss, Bruce. 97

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