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Sarah Millicent McDowell Scott Port (1905 – 1990)

Introduction – “Aunt Millicent” To begin with, I don’t know much about Aunt Millicent; perhaps others in the family that may have known her better can contribute their memories (with due credit given, of course!). I recall having her visit Canada with her brother Hugh McDowell Scott in the late 1960’s, seeing her in 1970 …

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The Correct Way To Pronounce McDowell

(A word of thanks to “GenealogyMum” who passed on the census document to me that motivated this post). If you’re from Northern Ireland, you probably already know how the surname “McDowell” is pronounced among Northern Irish people where the name is not uncommon. However, if you’re Canadian or American, it’s a possibility you are pronouncing …

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James Campbell Keenan (Abt 1840 – 1878)

Basic Facts About (James) Campbell Keenan Born about 1840, possibly Belfast Occupations: “Driver,” Royal Regiment Of Artillery, Policeman, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Spouse: Mary Mason Children: 3 Mentioned, One Located Registration: Thomas Benjamin Keenan (b. 17 MAY 1877) Last Known Residence: Peter Street, Hamilton Death: 27 JUNE 1878, Pneumonia Parents: Probably brother of Mary Keenan, who …

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