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Julia Rose Mahoney- Mrs. F. Rowan (1893-1932)
Julia Rose Mahoney- Mrs. F. Rowan (1893-1932)
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  • Update
    Mike just posted a few new branches to the WARREN family tree.  Thomas Warren  (1833-1916)  and Mary Young Hargrave  had 8 children ,most were not recorded. These were also posted to the Carden- Dalton site, under the HARGRAVE family tree. on the Carden-Dalton
    He also filled in dates of birth/deaths for the Kilby family, part of the McIntosh tree and a few dates for the WYATT family under the Ramsey- Day  tree
      If you see anything you would like updated

1841 to 1860

1841 – Upper Canada and Lower Canada united to form the Province of
Canada. Upper Canada (present-day Ontario) became known as Canada West.

1846- Brown’s Directory of Mara, Home District, lists 100 landholders- see
the complete listing under – Brown’s 1846 Directory plus for more info on the early settlers read the article ‘The early Highland Settlers of Mara’

1850- the non-native population of Rama was 8.

1851- Cenus- due to legislative delays- actual survey was not conducted
until Jan. 1852.

1854- Ontario County separated from York and Peel, dissolving the short lived union of
the counties and erecting Ontario into an independent county, including the united townships of Mara and Rama. It remained in the Home District, Canada West. See the article entitled – Mara-Rama 1858-1907

1855 – William Unwin, completed the second part of the survey of Rama, to it’s south
and eastern boundaries.

1856- Knox Presbyterian Church- Uptergove built- see story ‘Knox Presbyterain-

1857—First Mara/Rama Catholic Church opens in Uptergrove, see full article ‘St.
Columbkille’s ‘

1860- Village of Brechin was founded, by Thomas Foley, it was named after his wife’s
hometown in Scotland—see article ‘Irish & Scotts in Mara plus ‘Some History of Brechin’


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