The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

Ellen Cleghorn

Female 1850 - 1886  (36 years)


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  • Name Ellen Cleghorn 
    Born 10 Mar 1850  Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Jun 1886  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2042  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2020 

    Father John Cleghorn, Jr.,   b. 1 Oct 1802, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1878, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Christian Brydon,   b. 27 Aug 1807, Ploughlands, Crailing, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1881, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1826  , Hobkirk, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1850 - Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jun 1886 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Fisk - Cleghorn
    Fisk - Cleghorn
    William and Ellen

    photo by Delores & Rawlins Lowndes, CanadaGenWeb

  • Notes 
    • She married William Richard Fisk, March 1873, Guelph.
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      FISK, Augustus (d.) b. Suffolk, Eng., 1790, d. 1877, came to Canada and settled in "Paisley Block," con. 2, B. lot 5, 1838. He m. Ann Curtiss in Eng., she died in 1855, age 67. They were members of the Church of England. He was a Conservative in politics, a man of strong convictions, and an honorable, upright citizen. Issue: Richard, Samuel, Sr., James, Robert, Mrs. Lloyd , Mrs. George Whitelaw, Mrs. Jas. G. Wright, Jr., Mrs. Cassidy, Hannah (d. young); John, and Elizabeth (d. in Eng.). Richard, m. Ann Hammond, set. Waterloo Co. Issue: Austin, Edward, James, Samuel, George, William R., and Mrs. Jacob Weichter.

      Richard's line: All of the boys of this family, excepting Edward, who set. at Calgary, and William R., who set. on the Waterloo homestead, went to Bruce Co., and settled; all were successful.

      William R., m. first, Ellen Cleghorn. Issue: Mrs. Arch. Newstead, Mrs. And. Richardson, Charles H., and John H.; second wife, Christina Hamilton. Issue: lda Ellen, and Leila M. He owns the old Richard Fisk farm in Waterloo (210 acres in all).

      Samuel, Sr., and James, remained in England. Robert d. young.

      John, b. in England, 1834, was four years old when he came with the family to Canada. He was brought up on the homestead in "Paisley Block", where he has always lived, and which he owns. He went to school to Wm. Cowan, with the Laidlaws, McIntoshs, Hoods, Hendersons and others. He m. Mary Henderson, nee McCorkindale. Issue: John A., who assists his father on the farm. John Fisk, like his father, is a sterling citizen. In politics he is an Independent, and in religion belongs to the Church of England.

      -- source: Historical Atlas of the County of Wellington, Ontario. Toronto:Historical Atlas Publishing Co., 1906 --