Richard Atkinson
John McBurney
(1811-1872)
Mary Atkinson
(1817-1896)

Margaret McBurney
(1853-1943)

 

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Robert Houston

Margaret McBurney 2,48

  • Born: 4 Mar 1853, Beverly, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada 2,48
  • Marriage: Robert Houston on 19 Jun 1878 in Holyrood, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,48,239
  • Died: 26 Jun 1943, Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada at age 90 2,48,240
  • Buried: Jun 1943, Macdonald, Central Plains, Manitoba, Canada 78

bullet   Other names for Margaret were Maggie McBurney 2,241 and Marguerite McBurney.

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bullet  Burial Notes:

Event Description: Starbuck Cemetery

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Alt. Birth, 4 Mar 1855, Scotland. 242 1901 Census of Canada shows Margaret's birth date as 4 Mar 1855.

1861 Census of Canada: Lot 31, Concession 6, 14 Jan 1861, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 67 Age 7 with father John (48), mother Mary (43) and siblings Hugh (22) , Richard (20), John (16), William (13), Thomas (11), Jane (10), Anni e 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. 222 Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 22, lines 7-10, household 73;
Margaret, age 16, William, age 24, and Thomas, age 22, with John Hiles , age 21, of England.

1881 Census of Canada, 1881, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 243 Manitoba, Marquette Dist., St Francois Xavier Mun., p. 10, lines 11-14 , household 38;
Margaret, age 25, with husband Robert, age 28, and daughters Mary Meli nda, age 2, and Margaret, age 2 months.

Religion: Presbyterian, 1881, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 244

1891 Census of Canada, 1891, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 241 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., St. Francis-Xavier Sub-Dist., p. 8, lines 4-12 , family 35;
Marguerite (Margaret) age 35, with husband Robert, age 39, children Ma ry, age 11, Marguerite, age 10, David, age 8, John, age 6, Arthur R. , age 4, and Euphemia, age 2, with Domestic Jim Robertson, age 23.

1901 Census of Canada: Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada. 242 Manitoba, Selkirk Dist., MacDonald Municipality, p. 7, lines 2-11, Hou sehold 53;
Margaret, age 46, with husband Robert, age 51, and children Mary, ag e 21, David J., age 18, John W., age 16, Arthur R., age 14, Euphemia J ., age 11, Marion E., age 9, Lillian E., age 7, and Robert C., age 2.

1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1906, Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada. 245 Manitoba, MacDonald Dist., Starbuck, p. 17, lines 19-20, p. 18, line s 1-6, family 147;
Margaret, age 50, with husband Robert, age 53, and children Daniel J. , age 22, John W., age 21, Euphemia, age 17, Marion E., age 15, Lillia n Ethel, age 13, and Robert, age 7.

1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada. 246 Manitoba, MacDonald Municipality, p. 4, lines 47-50, p. 5, lines 1-2 , household 11;
Margaret, age 57, with husband Robert, age 60, and children David, ag e 28, Euphemia, age 20, Lilly, age 19, and Clifford, age 12.

1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1916, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada. 247 Manitoba, Provencher District, MacDonald Municipality, p. 5, lines 44- 49, household 58;
Marguerite (Margaret), age 54, with husband Robert, age 63, and childr en Euphemia, age 27, M. Edith, age 25, Lillian Ethel, age 23, and Robe rt Clifford, age 17.

1921 Census of Canada, 1921, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. 248 Manitoba, Provencher District, Sec. 19, Twp. 9, Rge. 1, W1, p. 9, line s 13-14, household 79;
Margaret, age 65, with husband Robert, age 71.



Grave Marker: Starbuck Cemetery, 1943, Macdonald, Central Plains, Manitoba, Canada. 78



Obituary: Winnipeg Free Press - Page 2, 26 Jun 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 78


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Margaret married Robert Houston, son of David Houston and Marion Curr, on 19 Jun 1878 in Holyrood, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,48.,239 (Robert Houston was born on 7 Feb 1849 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland,242,249,250,251 died on 26 Sep 1934 in Macdonald, Central Plains, Manitoba, Canada 252,253 and was buried in Sep 1934 in Macdonald, Central Plains, Manitoba, Canada 78.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Bruce County Marriage Record:
#001434-78 (Bruce Co.) Robert HOUSTON, 27, b. Scotland, of Kinl oss, Saw miller, s/o David HOUSTON & Marion CARR, married Margaret McBURNEY, 23, b. Canada, of Kinloss, d/o John McBURNEY & Mary ATKI NSON, witnesses: William HOUSTON & Richard McBURNEY, on 19 June 1878 a t House of the Bride's Mother.

Pres., Pres., Revd. D. Davidson, by lic., Kinloss, Bruce



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