George Nairn
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Mary Elizabeth Nairn


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John Gordon Lowry

Mary Elizabeth Nairn 1064,1369,2005

  • Born: 15 Dec 1883, Manitou, Manitoba, Canada 1369,2005
  • Marriage: John Gordon Lowry on 29 Aug 1906 in Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada 1064,2008
  • Died: 18 Apr 1948, Elgin, Manitoba, Canada at age 64 1369
  • Buried: Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada 1369

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, Manitou, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada. 2005 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, Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 2007 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, Pembina, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada. 1383 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: 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.)

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