Ann R. Weir

about 1836–16 January 1902 (Age 66)
Ireland

The Life of Ann R.

When Ann R. Weir was born about 1836, in Ireland, her father, Robert Weir, was 44 and her mother, Lady Mary Kilpatrick, was 39. She married Robert McLellan about 1859, in Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died on 16 January 1902, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bishops Mills, North Grenville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Robert McLellan
1835–1919
Ann R. Weir
1836–1902
Marriage: about 1859
Laura J McLellan
1857–
Alexander McLellan
1859–1944
Anna Elizabeth McLellan
1862–1955
Mary Jane McLellan
1864–1938
Francis James McLellan
1867–1952
Robert John McLellan
1870–1951
William Reuben McLellan
1872–1961
Charlotte Rosinda McLellan
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1859
Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1839

Age 3

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 9

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 31

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river. Compare Ware .2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’ ( see McNair ).3 Irish: Anglicized form, based on an erroneous translation (as if from Gaelic cora ‘weir’, ‘stepping stones’), of various Gaelic names such as Ó Corra and Ó Comhraidhe ( see Corr and Curry ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann McCleland in household of Robert McCleland, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Ann Weir in entry for Reuben Mclellan and Charlotte Mercy Bolton, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Annie Mclellan in entry for Francis J Mclellan and Sarah Ellen Earl, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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