George Nairn
Christina Dewar
Mary Elizabeth Nairn
(1883-1948)

 

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Spouses/Children:
John Gordon Lowry

Mary Elizabeth Nairn 1246,1549,2225

  • Born: 15 Dec 1883, , Manitou, , Manitoba, Canada 1549,2225
  • Marriage: John Gordon Lowry on 29 Aug 1906 in Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada 1246,2228
  • Died: 18 Apr 1948, Elgin, , Manitoba, Canada at age 64 1549
  • Buried: Darlingford, , Manitoba, Canada 1549
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bullet  Research Notes:

The Nairns came by way of Emerson and Mrs. Nairn was the first white woman in the Manitou Dist. Their farm bordered an Indian Reserve. From the Indians she learned how to prepare medicines from local plants. As a result she acted both as doctor and midwife in the early days of the district. 75,1549

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:



1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911, Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada. 2225 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Manitou Village, p. 5, lines 10-14, household 51;
Mary Elizabeth, age 27, with husband John Gordon, age 28, and children John Albert Kenneth, age 3, George Savage Allen, age 2, and Jessie Christina, age 2 months.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, 3 Jun 1916, , Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 2227 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Mun., p.4, lines 6-11, household 31;
Mary Elizabeth, age 32, with husband John, age 33, and children John Albert Kenneth, age 8, George Savage Allen, age 7, Jessie Christina Margaret, age 5, and Robert Gordon, age 5 months.



1921 Census of Canada: Sec. 17, Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, 1921, , Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 1563 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Mun., p. 1, lines 13-20, household 4;
Mary E., age 37, with husband John G., age 35, and children Kenneth, age 13, Allen, age 12, Jessie, age 10, Gordon, age 5, and Garnet, age 2, with servant Florence K. Beckett, age 19.

Residence: , , Manitoba, Canada. 1549 They lived in Middleton, Darlingford, Elgin and Manitou, Man.

Cemetery: Darlingford Cemetery, Dufferin St, 1948, Darlingford, , Manitoba, Canada. 1549


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Mary married John Gordon Lowry, son of Savage Lowry and Margaret Ann Scott, on 29 Aug 1906 in Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada 1246.,2228 (John Gordon Lowry was born on 9 Mar 1883 in , Fitzroy, Lanark, Ontario, Canada,1245,1246,1247,1549 died on 8 Jun 1964 in , , Manitoba, Canada 1549 and was buried in Darlingford, , Manitoba, Canada 1549.)




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