Lanark County - Families

Lanark County

Pioneer Families

We welcome anyone with pioneer families,
settling in Lanark County 1816-1850,
to submit a history of their family to be linked to this page.

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Why did your ancestors come to Lanark County?

  1. The United Empire Loyalists (UEL) & their children were given land grants for being loyal to the Crown vs. United States
  2. The volunteers & military were given land grants for fighting on the British side vs. United States
  3. The poor economic state of Scotland after the Napoleonic War - government assisted emigrants were given land grants
  4. The poor economic state, the crime, and hunger in Ireland - government assisted emigrants were given land grants
  5. The French (Quebec) were looking for employment
  6. Independent settlers looking for a better life, to be a minister, to be a school teacher

United Empire Loyalists - Military Settlers - Lanark Society Settlers - Peter Robinson Settlers - French Settlers - Independent Settlers


United Empire Loyalists (UEL):


Buell


Military Settlers:

Military Settlers: 1816 - 1819

William Clark Story: 1769/1843

Nicholas Hall: 1791/1872  

Benoit Darou: 1788/1861

John Goth: 1787/1874

James Fair

Richard Evans 1800/1874

William Bygrove 1792/1882

John Greenly 1775/1858

Samuel Dixon 1784/____

William Horricks 1789/1880


Lanark Society Settlers: from Scotland

The Lanark Society Settlers Settlement Duty

1820-1822 Settlers Lanark County

Bremner
Drynan
Drysdale
Forsythe


Peter Robinson Settlers: from Ireland

Young


French Settlers (from Quebec)

Larocque families of Darling Twp., and other points. (( This hyper-link to the Larocque site doesn't work anymore - January 2009))


Families of the Derry - web site of interest to Beckwith Twp Pioneers.

http://sites.google.com/site/familiesofthederry

Independent Settlers:

Baird
Blair
Bond
Boyle
Burns  (see below)
Cardiff
Coxford
Craig
Darou
Doyle-Hagerty
Droughan
Flinn
Foley
Forsythe
Francis
Gemmill
Gibbon(s)
Gould
Jack
Harper
Hood
Hood_James_Bio
Hood-Bio
Hood-Park
Hood-William
Hughes
Lochead
Manarey
McAllister
McCoy
McDiarmids
McDonald
McGregor
McIlraith
McKay
McNaughton
McNeely-A
McNeely-B
McNichol
Munro
Murray
Murphy
Neilson Dairy
Park-Bio
Paterson
Patterson
Porter
Prestley
Proven
Purdon,Robert
Saunders
Shaw
Sinclair
Smith
Stapleton
Stead
Sullivan
Thurlow
Weekes
Wright

Mothel Parish Families desiring to leave to go to Upper Canada.

Mothel Parish Families that are in Beckwith Twp. 1816-1822.

John Griffth Letter

Burns - MacFarlane families see: www.carlosparkerfamilytree.bravehost.com


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