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Maggie (Watson) McJannet

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Ms Maggie G. McJannet formerly Watson aka Stern
Born 1940s.
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Sister of and [private brother (1940s - unknown)]
Mother of [private son (1960s - unknown)], [private daughter (1970s - unknown)], [private son (1970s - unknown)], [private daughter (1970s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1990s - unknown)]
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Watson-12161 created 10 Mar 2016 | Last modified
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I was born with the name Mysie pronounced (Myzee) which is Gaelic for Margaret or Marion(?),,,anyway at the age of 30 or so I went with "Margaret"

I was born in Toronto,Ontario Canada, January 25th,1948 to William Angus E.Watson and Jean Grace Brodie) Murphy.

I was told that it was a name passed down in the matriarchal line,,,,for example my mother referred to my Aunt Marion Craig (Brodie) Murphy as your "Auntie Mysie". I was also told that it was a name given to the oldest girl, and my older sister Lynda said she is grateful she didn't get it because my mother was sick when she was born and my father William Angus E Watson named her Lynda.

Mysie is my legal first name on my birth certificate so I was surprised to see that my Auntie 'Mysie's' legal first name is Marion.

The first time I ever heard my name referenced to someone else (other than myself or my Aunt) was at the age of 19 when I was watching a movie about Bonnie Prince Charlie(actually the tv was just running in the background while I was doing something else and WOW,,,,what an experience to actually hear my unique name within that context. Mysie(in the movie) was a servant girl,,,alas no relation to 'Charlie

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Kirkliston,Linlithgowshire (West Lothian 1921),,,,,,birth place of 4x greatgrandfather John Brodie 1759 , m. Mary Reid
The town in Poland where my husband's family is from

Michael Stern's family Grandparents Getzl(George) and Rose Stern,,,,emigrated to Toronto,Ontario Canada from Ostroweic. Left family behind that never had the chance for life here in this beautiful country of Canada

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On 7 Apr 2016 at 16:53 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:


Now that you have had a little time to try WikiTree, there are a few more features you may find useful.

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On 30 Mar 2016 at 00:59 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:

Thank you. I understand - it makes me quite sad as well. It's a rough part of our history, but it's history nonetheless. Thanks for your support and encouragement!

On 24 Mar 2016 at 22:05 GMT Richard Orr wrote:

Hi Maggie,

Thanks for contacting me. Let me know more about your Orr ancestors. My Orr's came from County Down NI and my Great Grandparents settled in Goderich, Ontario, Canada.

Regards, Richard Orr

On 24 Mar 2016 at 09:42 GMT Ludwig Kraayenbrink wrote:

Hi Maggie,

Thanks for completing the tags indicating you wish to research/document your family history. I have found WikiTree to be an excellent tool for research and collaboration.

You are now a confirmed member of the WikiTree! Thank you for volunteering.

To show you the benefits being a WikiTree member please refer to WikiTree Community Membership.

Have fun and ask for help if you need it! WikiTree members are always eager to offer guidance to a fellow genealogist.

Our Mentor Team are a friendly bunch of volunteers who will be glad to help you with specific problems if you have any.

Great to have you on board and good luck growing your branches.

Ludwig :)

On 10 Mar 2016 at 15:10 GMT Margaret (Good) Espaillat wrote:

Hi Mysie,

Welcome to WikiTree! The initial email from us has helpful links that will get you started on WikiTree, which is not like any genealogy site you’ve ever used.

WikiTree is different because our goal is to have one profile per person, and that means we all work together as a BIG collaborative team!

What brings you to WikiTree? Do you have research you’d like to share? Are you interested in how your family fits into the big tree? When you confirm your email address, you’ll have an opportunity to volunteer and tell us about your genealogical interests.

Once you volunteer, one of our Greeters will be happy to confirm your membership, and you’ll be on your way!

Welcome to the family! We’re really glad you’re here.


Queen Elizabeth II Maggie is 31 degrees from Aaron Copland, 27 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 24 degrees from Barbara Shoff and 21 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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