Ann R. Weir

about 1836–16 January 1902 (Age 66)

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
Ann R. Weir
Marriage: about 1859
Laura J McLellan
Alexander McLellan
Anna Elizabeth McLellan
Mary Jane McLellan
Francis James McLellan
Robert John McLellan
William Reuben McLellan
Charlotte Rosinda McLellan

Spouse and Children

about 1859
Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America


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World Events (6)


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.

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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