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 Margaret MacFarlaneFemale (Year of birth 1869 or 1870) - 1952
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  • Name Margaret MacFarlane 
    Born (Year of birth 1869 or 1870)  South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 4 Apr 1881  Young's Bridge, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Count of Children 18 
    Count of Marriages
    Occupation House Keeper 
    Died 5 Sep 1952  South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Cerebral Hemmorage due to hypertension due to arteriolosis. Died at son's house. 
    Buried 8 Sep 1952  South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I59  gearingillis | Shawn - back, Malcolm A Gillis and up
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2007 

    Father Dougald Macfarlane,   b. 1 Feb 1826, South River, Antigonish, Cape Breton , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1916, South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Catherine Macdougall,   b. 1834, South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1909, South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Inverness Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet

    Family Malcolm Hugh Gillis,   b. 5 Sep 1856,   d. 23 Sep 1929  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1891  South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    St Josephs Church 
    Children 
     1. John Duncan Gillis,   b. 13 Mar 1892,   d. Apr 1892  (Age 0 years)
     2. Hugh Dan Gillis,   b. 4 Apr 1894
    +3. Mary Ann Gillis,   b. 19 Jul 1895,   d. 17 Mar 1973, Halifax, NS, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Kate Elizabeth Gillis,   b. 1 Nov 1896
     5. Mary Jessie Gillis,   b. 13 Oct 1897
     6. Mary (Minnie) Gillis,   b. 31 Jul 1899,   d. 17 Jan 1919  (Age 19 years)
     7. John Alex Gillis,   b. 14 Sep 1900
     8. Dougald c. Gillis,   b. 23 Dec 1901,   d. 29 Oct 1918  (Age 16 years)
     9. John Joseph Gillis,   b. 5 Sep 1903,   d. 18 Jan 1919  (Age 15 years)
    +10. Angus Bernard Gillis,   b. 20 Jan 1905,   d. Feb 1966  (Age 61 years)
     11. James Daniel Gillis,   b. 26 Nov 1906
     12. Malcolm Gillis
     13. Annie Belle Gillis,   b. 14 Feb 1909
     14. Katie Agnes Gillis,   b. 23 Feb 1912,   d. 23 May 1912, South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     15. Ambrose James Gillis,   b. 25 May 1913
     16. Catherine Agnes Gillis,   b. 8 Oct 1914
    +17. John Archie Gillis,   b. 23 Apr 1893, South West Margaree, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1979  (Age 85 years)
    Videos
    Gillis Family Reunion August 2004
    Gillis Family Reunion August 2004
    Outside St Josephs hall children /cousins playing. Music added
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Macfarlane, Margaret Death Certificate
    Macfarlane, Margaret Death Certificate

    Histories
    John MacFarlane of Margaree
    John MacFarlane of Margaree
    John MacFarlane of Margaree

  • Notes 
    • Margaret "ran" the farm and was in charge of finances. She had a commanding personality and was referred to by Malcolms (H) Nephew Peter Dan Gillis as "The Generalissimo" [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Death Certificate MacFarlane, Margaret, Province of Nova Scotia, (004929).

    2. [S8] 1881 Canadian Census, Canadian Government, 1375801/C-13165/28, 1881.
      Household:
      Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
      Dougald MCFARLANE M Male Scottish 55 Nova Scotia Farmer Catholic
      Catherine MCFARLANE M Female Scottish 46 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Catherine MCFARLANE Female Scottish 22 Nova Scotia Weaver Catholic
      John MCFARLANE Male Scottish 21 Nova Scotia Farmer Catholic
      Ann MCFARLANE Female Scottish 20 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Donald MCFARLANE Male Scottish 19 Nova Scotia M School Teacher Catholic
      Alex MCFARLANE Male Scottish 17 Nova Scotia Farmers Son Catholic
      Christena MCFARLANE Female Scottish 15 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Archd MCFARLANE Male Scottish 13 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Margret MCFARLANE Female Scottish 12 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Ronald MCFARLANE Male Scottish 10 Nova Scotia Catholic
      John A MCFARLANE Male Scottish 8 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Joseph A MCFARLANE Male Scottish 5 Nova Scotia Catholic

    3. [S14] The Songster Of The Hills And The Glens, Bernard Gillis, Rev Dr.P.J.Nicholson 1939 first pub book, Updated 2004 Book, (Reprinted July 2004 with additional family information section.), Page 188.

    4. [S32] Death Certificate MacFarlane, Margaret, Province of Nova Scotia, (004929) (Reliability: 3), 8 Sep 1952.

    5. [S16] St. Joseph's Church, Church Register, (marriages, page 88, line 21.), Marriages, page 88, line 21. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S14] The Songster Of The Hills And The Glens, Bernard Gillis, Rev Dr.P.J.Nicholson 1939 first pub book, Updated 2004 Book, (Reprinted July 2004 with additional family information section.), page 193.