George Nairn
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Mary Elizabeth Nairn


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John Gordon Lowry

Mary Elizabeth Nairn 1094,1403,2035

  • Born: 15 Dec 1883, Manitou, Manitoba, Canada 1403,2035
  • Marriage: John Gordon Lowry on 29 Aug 1906 in Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada 1094,2038
  • Died: 18 Apr 1948, Elgin, Manitoba, Canada at age 64 1403
  • Buried: Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada 1403

bullet  Research Notes:

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.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Address: Darlingford Cemetery
Dufferin St.
Darlingford, MB


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911. 2035 Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Manitou Village, p. 5, lines 10-14, househol d 51;
Mary Elizabeth, age 27, with husband John Gordon, age 28, and childre n John Albert Kenneth, age 3, George Savage Allen, age 2, and Jessie C hristina, age 2 months.

1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, 3 Jun 1916. 2037 Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Mun., p.4, lines 6-11, household 31;
Mary Elizabeth, age 32, with husband John, age 33, and children John A lbert Kenneth, age 8, George Savage Allen, age 7, Jessie Christina Mar garet, age 5, and Robert Gordon, age 5 months.

1921 Census of Canada: Sec. 17, Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, 1921. 1417 Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada
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, a ge 13, Allen, age 12, Jessie, age 10, Gordon, age 5, and Garnet, age 2 , with servant Florence K. Beckett, age 19.

Residence. 1403 Manitoba, Canada
They lived in Middleton, Darlingford, Elgin and Manitou, Man.

Cemetery: Darlingford Cemetery, Dufferin St, 1948. 1403 Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada


Mary married John Gordon Lowry, son of Savage Lowry and Margaret Ann Scott, on 29 Aug 1906 in Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada 1094.,2038 (John Gordon Lowry was born on 9 Mar 1883 in Fitzroy, Lanark, Ontario, Canada,1093,1094,1095,1403 died on 8 Jun 1964 in Manitoba, Canada 1403 and was buried in Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada 1403.)

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