Rachael McGregor

about 1848–
Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Rachael

When Rachael McGregor was born about 1848, in Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada, her father, Gregor McGregor, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Stuart, was 34. She married John Clellan Vandecar on 25 May 1868, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1861.

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Family Time Line

John Clellan Vandecar
Rachael McGregor
Marriage: 25 May 1868
John Winfred Vandecar
Margaret Amelia Vandecar
Bennie Mcgregor Vandecar

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1868Oxford, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 19
    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.
    Age 21
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 35
    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Griogair ‘son of Griogar’, Gaelic form of the personal name Gregory .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Rachel Mcgrigor in entry for John Winfred Vandecar, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Rachael Mcgregor in entry for John Winfred Vandecar, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
    • Rachel McGregor, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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