The MacDonald family...
Flora MacDonald was born in 1814, in Scotland.
Her parents were ____________ and _____________.
James Longhurst (Sr.) was born in July 7,1816 in Dorking Capel Surrey England.
His parents were Joseph Longhurst and Sarah Haysman.
James (Sr.) and Flora married in England, prior to emigration.
James and Flora had seven children : Esther (born June 24, 1838), Sarah (born January 3, 1840), Mary Ann (born September 22, 1842), Flora (born September 21, 1843), Christiana (born October 7, 1846), Archibald John (born October 14, 1848) and James (Jr., born September 10, 1850) - all born in King Township.
James and Flora emigrated to Canada in 1832 with James' father, mother and siblings. James was recorded in the baptismal register of his children, taken by the Markham Circuit Primitive Methodists, as being a "labourer".
Flora died in Innisfil Township, Simcoe County, Ontario on January 5, 1899, at age 85.
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How this family connects...
The generations to present include :
James LONGHURST (Sr.) / Flora MacDONALD
Archibald John LONGHURST / Mary Martha LOOKER
Archibald Walter LONGHURST / Fannie Esther BURTON
Archibald Thomas LONGHURST / Lulu SQUIRES
Alfred Thomas Burton LONGHURST / Theresa Mary BURKE
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