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Margaret (Neilson) McLachlan (abt. 1799 - 1882)

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Margaret McLachlan formerly Neilson
Born about in Buchlyvie, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canadamap
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Margaret was born about 1799. She was the daughter of James Neilson and Margaret Strang. She passed away in 1882.

Baptized 2 Sep 1799 Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland

entry for 2 Sep simply shows James Nielson, Margaret Strang, l(Child) Margaret (Wit) Conrgtn [1]

Died 12 Mar 1882 Galt, Waterloo St, Ontario

cert. shows Margaret McLachlan, 80, widow b. Scotland. pneumonia, 10 days. Inf. A... Wright, Millwright Galt. (husband William died the prev. day) [2]


Married 16 Dec 1838 Buchlyvie, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Husband: William McLachlan
Wife: Margaret Nielson
entry for 2 December shows William McLachlan, Margaret Nielson as "both in Kippen", married "at Buchlyvie by the Rev Mr Wm Russell" [3]
Margaret (marr. Downie)
John (marr. Stickney)


1841 Buchlyvie, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland

McLACHLAN: Wm 40 tailor; Margret 40; Wm 17, Robert 15, Mary 12, Margaret 1 2mos ; All b. STI [4]

1851/2 Galt, Waterloo, Canada West

McLAUGHLIN: William 53 tailor; Margaret 51 ; Margaret 12, John 10, Christian Paul 15 Robert McLAUGHLIN 36 All b. SCT, Presb.[5]

1861 Galt, Waterloo South, Canada West

McLACHLAN: Wm 65 tailor, marr.; Margt 60 marr.;Margt 20; Wm 45 farmer marr.; All b. SCT, Presby. 1 family member absent (presumed to be John) [6]

1871 Galt, Waterloo South, Ontario, Canada

MacLACHLAN: William 77 tailor; Margaret 71 both b. SCT, marr., Pesby. [7]

1881 Galt, Waterloo South, Ontario, Canada

McLAUGHLAN: William 88 tailor (according to transcription, image faint); Margaret 8(2?) both b. SCT. [8]


  1. Bap. 2 Sep 1799 Margaret d/o James NIELSON, Margaret STRANG, Kippen, Stirlingshire, 484 / 10 356 image via ScotlandsPeople
  2. Dth 12 Mar 1882 Margaret McLACHLAN, Galt, Waterloo, ONT, #018162, image available via in Canada, Ontario Deaths collection1869-1938
  3. Marr. 16 Dec 1838 William McLACHLAN & Margaret NIELSON, Buchlyvie, Kippen, Stirlingshire, 484 /20 181, image via ScotlandsPeople
  4. 1741 Census transcription: Buchlyvie, Kippen, STI,PAR. 484 ED: 1A; Page: 11; hsehold of Wm & Margt McLACHLAN, via
  5. 1851/2 Census for Canada West: Galt, Waterloo Co., Canada West (ONT), hsehold of William & Margaret McLAUGHLIN, image via
  6. 1861 Census for Canada West: Galt, Waterloo Sth, Canada West (ONT), hsehold of William & Margaret McLACHLAN, image via
  7. 1871 Census for Canada: Galt, Waterloo Sth, Ontario, Canada, hsehold of William & Margaret MacLACHLAN, image via
  8. 1881 Census for Canada: Galt, Waterloo Sth, Ontario, Canada, hsehold of William & Margaret McLACHLAN, image via

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