|Mary Elizabeth Nairn
The Nairns came by way of Emerson and Mrs. Nairn was the fi rst white woman in the Manitou Dist. Their farm bordered an Indian Re serve. From the Indians she learned how to prepare medicines from loc al plants. As a result she acted both as doctor and midwife in the ea rly days of the district.
Address: Darlingford Cemetery
Noted events in her life were:
• 1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911, Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada. 2005 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Manitou Village, p. 5, lines 10-14, househol d 51;
• 1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, 3 Jun 1916, Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 2007 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Mun., p.4, lines 6-11, household 31;
• 1921 Census of Canada: Sec. 17, Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, 1921, Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 1383 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Mun., p. 1, lines 13-20, household 4;
• Residence: Manitoba, Canada. 1369 They lived in Middleton, Darlingford, Elgin and Manitou, Man.
• Cemetery: Darlingford Cemetery, Dufferin St, 1948, Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 1369
Mary married John Gordon Lowry, son of Savage Lowry and Margaret Ann Scott, on 29 Aug 1906 in Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada 1064.,2008 (John Gordon Lowry was born on 9 Mar 1883 in Fitzroy, Lanark, Ontario, Canada,1063,1064,1065,1369 died on 8 Jun 1964 in Manitoba, Canada 1369 and was buried in Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada 1369.)