The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

Robert McConachie

Robert McConachie

Male Abt 1830 - 1916  (~ 86 years)

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  • Name Robert McConachie 
    Born Abt 1830  Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 24 Apr 1830  , Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  , Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 1870  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's a baggageman
    Residence 1901  Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He's working for a railroad.
    Residence 1911  North Fredericksburgh Twp., Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1915  Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the time of their sons' enlistments...

      Raymond enlisted February 8th.
      George enlisted July 13th.
      Frank enlisted July 27th.
    Died 25 Sep 1916  North Fredericksburgh Twp., Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverview Cemetery, Greater Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I868  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 

    Father Robert McConachie,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Annie Shearer,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Johnston,   b. 1854, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883  (Age 29 years) 
    Married Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William McConachie,   b. 1874, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Maude McConachie,   b. 23 Aug 1878, Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Helen Stewart McConachie,   b. Aug 1879, Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabella Millar,   b. 1830, Banffshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Oct 1855  , Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Robert M. McConachie,   b. 9 Nov 1858, Dunfermline Burgh, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 83 years)
     2. Adam Millar McConachie,   b. 27 Feb 1861, , Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1926, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +3. Jane McConachie,   b. 19 Apr 1862, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 88 years)
    +4. Annie Shearer McConachie,   b. 27 Feb 1863, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 88 years)
     5. Isabella Cockburn Millar McConachie,   b. 2 Jun 1867, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Harriett Catherine Rankin,   b. 31 Jul 1859, Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1929, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1888  Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was a freight agent for the Grand Trunk Railroad at the time of the marriage.
    Children 
     1. George Rankin McConachie,   b. 20 Oct 1888, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1917, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    +2. Francis James McConachie,   b. 2 Dec 1890, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1960  (Age 69 years)
    +3. John Baxter McConachie,   b. 15 Feb 1892, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1938, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +4. Norman McKenzie McConachie,   b. 2 Sep 1893, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 73 years)
     5. Raymond Hill McConachie,   b. 24 Feb 1895, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1916, Ypres, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     6. Caroline Florence McConachie,   b. 30 Jun 1897, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age 81 years)
     7. Margaret Rankin McConachie,   b. 17 May 1899, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Grace Harriet McConachie,   b. 15 Sep 1900, Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1830 - Morayshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1855 - , Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - , Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1870 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1888 - Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - North Fredericksburgh Twp., Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1916 - North Fredericksburgh Twp., Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverview Cemetery, Greater Napanee, Lennox and Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Robert McConachie
    Robert McConachie
    grandfather of Gord Beatty
    photo from Gord's book "The Beattys and the McConachies"

    Documents
    Robert McConachie death cert.
    Robert McConachie death cert.

    Headstones
    McConachie - Rankin
    McConachie - Rankin

    Albums
    Beatty - McConachie clan
    Beatty - McConachie clan (20)
    Robert and Elizabeth Beatty from Ireland, Robert and Annie McConachie from Scotland.

  • Notes 
    • His ancestors came from Rothes, Moray, Scotland.

      He was acquainted with Andrew Carnegie and also with Lord Strathcona, with whom he went to school.

      He lived in London, England before emmigrating to Canada, then stayed in Kingston for a time before moving to Napanee.

      He worked for the Grand Trunk Railroad in Napenee. The company moved him to Brampton where he married his third wife Jean Johnston. After marrying his fourth wife he moved to Guelph.
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      Marriage record (w. Harriett Catherine Rankin) says birth Morayshire.
      1901 census says birth 24 May 1838.
      Death record says birth Jan 1831.
      His headstone is spelled MacConachie.