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Accession Number: 01-1019

Title

Isabella Miller fonds. Additions. -- [184-?]. -- 1 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Isabella Brownlie was born in approximately 1828 in Scotland. Her mother died in childbirth and her father remarried. She had a number of sisters and a brother Claud. Isabella was brought to Otonabee, Upper Canada at the age of eight, from Scotland, by William Christie and his mother as a servant. She married James Miller who was from Perthshire, Scotland on December 1, 1845. They settled on land in Otonabee Township, half a mile from the Otonabee River. They had five sons: William Wallace, born December 29, 1846; Thomas Menzies, born September 18, 1849; James, born October 23, 1852; Peter, born September 4, 1859, died October 11, 1859; and John Claud, born October 14, 1863. They also had two daughters: Isabelle Fulton, born August 5, 1848; and Margaret Ann, born May 7, 1855. Isabella died September 8, 1869.

Custodial History

Unknown

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of one copybook of arithmetic exercises belonging to Isabella Miller, Otonabee Township.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

This fonds was donated from an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

Associated material located with Peterborough Historical Society, Hutchison House, Peterborough, Ontario, and Lang Pioneer Village, Lang, Ontario.

This fonds is an addition to 70-1001.

For related records see: 71-1001, 70-1001, and 88-017.

For Genalogical Information: See Below.

 

Genealogy

Brownlie - Miller - Campbell Families

T.U.A. Accessions: 70-1001, 71-1001, 88-017 and 01-1019

 

I. Isabella Brownlie (1828-1869); brother was Claud Brownlie, d. 1902; m. 1845 James Miller (1818 - 1879)

 

William Wallace (1846 - 1886) (married 1. Letitia Blezard and 2. Sarah Hazlett)

Isabelle Fulton (1848 - 1937) (married William Campbell)

Dr. Thomas Menzies (1850 - 1908)(married Mary Anne McIntyre)

James (1852 - 1901) (married Janet Bryce)

Margaret Ann (1855- 1940) (married Harry Cruikshank)

Peter (1859  - died young)

John Claud (1863-1901)

 

II. Isabelle Fulton Miller (1848 - 1937) m. 1872 William Campbell (1847 - 1929)

 

Isabelle (Bella) (1873 - ) (m. 1894 Robert Nelson)

Margaret (Maggie/Peggie 1875 - ?) (m. 1907  Thomas Wigmore)

William Claud (1880 - ?) (m. 1916 Eva Rogers)

Lillian (1884 - ?) (m. 1912 Wallace Wood)

Agnes Campbell "Aggie" (1886 - ?)

Jean (Jeannie 1889 - ?) (m. 1912 Arthur G. Cameron)

Thomas (1892 - drowned 1909)

Dr. James Alexander