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Information on McGiffords from Ireland, Stewarts of Scotland.

Journal by marieathome

My greatgrandfather was James McGifford of Belfast Ireland, married
to Mary Carson.One of their son,s Arthur married Margaret O'Hara,and
I believe she died, Arthur then married Jane Barclay. Arthur and Jane
had children named James, Mary, Jean, William, Thomas and Hugh.
Hugh was born September 1889 in Govan Scotland, Hugh married Isobella
Clark Stewart,on December 1913. [she was born to John Stewart and Elizabeth Stewart,[Clark] on September 1894 in Govan Scotland.
Hugh and Isobella had five children in Scotland named, Elizabeth,
Isobel, Allan, Jean and William. This family immigrated to Canada in
1925, residing in Saskatchewan where Helen, [twins] Margaret & Mary,
John and Edwin were born. In 1945 they moved to British Columbia.
Hugh, Isobella, Elizabeth, Isobel, William and Edwin have passed away. My grandfather John Stewart operated a dairy farm in Glasgow
area, called "Sweethills Farm" also operated a store {co-op I believe] in Govan. He also owned a summer home in Dunoon [not sure of
spelling]. My grandfather Arthur is shown as a Corporation Labourer.
Other names mentioned in papers as family are, Helen Stewart, Jeanie
McGifford, M. S. Barclay, and M. S. Clark.
Any information would be appreciated.

Surnames: Barclay .. Carson Clark McGifford O'Hara Stewart
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by marieathome Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2007-02-10 15:38:20

marieathome , from Canada, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2007. is researching the following names: MCGIFFORD, STEWART, BARCLAY and 4 other(s).

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by bizzylizzy1uk on 2007-03-14 07:25:55

i have some sewarts in my tree i will check to see if any names are the same as yours.
do you have dates to go with any of your names?
let me know

by marieathome on 2007-03-14 18:28:14

Mother- Isobella Clark Stewart DOB 17/9/1894 Died 11/69 Resided 53 Copeland Rd Govan Glasgow
Married Hugh McGifford 25/12/1913 Immigrated to Canada 1925. Mothers Father- John Stewart, Spirit Salesman.Mothers Mother-Elizabeth[Clark]Stewart
DOB6/8/1859 Died14/10/1922 Burial Arkleston Cemetery. Mothers siblings-Jean[stewart]Keir Died 22/3/1960 Res.Lockgelly-Fife. John Clark Stewart 52 Kerriemir Ave. Mary[Stewart]Georgeson. Stubbington N R Farnham, moved to England 1965. Joanne[Stewart] Bramma. Also a Helen[Nellie], Bessie, and Allan. Not too much but hope this will result in more info. Thanks marieathome...

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