The Arrol Cairns Family LinksUpdated June 1, 2001
Anna Louise Arrol
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CAIRNS - Canada and Scotland
HOY - Canada and Scotland
LUNN - Canada and Scotland
ARROL - Scotland and New Zealand
NEAL - England and New Zealand
HILLS - England
COOK - England
BIRD - England
JENSEN - Denmark/New Zealand
McLEAN - New Zealand
JAMES CAIRNS Jr: Third child born to James Cairns and Elizabeth Patterson. Born 12 May 1814, Loanknow, Eccles Parish, Berwickshire Co., Scotland, baptized 26 June 1814, died 18 Dec 1871, Forest, Ont. In 1835, in Scotland, he married Elizabeth (Betsy) Anderson, born 6 Nov 1810, Swinton Parish, Berwickshire Co., Scotland, baptized 6 Jan 1811,died 24 Oct 1899. (d/o John Anderson and Ellen Hoy). Both buried North Plympton (McKay) Cemetery, Plympton Twp., Ontario
They had 8 children. Rachel, James, Elizabeth, Helen, Annie, John, Thomas, and William. Emigrated to Plympton Township Lambton County, Ontario in 1847.
ARTICLE WRITTEN BY NANCY MCINTYRE
James was never a strong man. When quite a young man he had rheumatism so bad that at the age of
twelve his hip went out of joint and he was ever afterward lame. While very ambitious he could never do a real days hard work. He could not handle the axe at all which made the clearing of a bush farm a tedious job and consequently the heavy end fell on the eldest son James. He passed away at aged 57
years of Dropsy and Bronchial trouble. He was a very religious man, but although a Presbyterian, was not a bigot. He could see good in all denominations. He had a terrible dislike of gambling, card playing, or dancing and considered them all as
inventions of the evil one. I remember him going to the City of Toronto to buy a piece of land which was an addition to his own place. On going he went to a good respectable, as he thought, looking hotel,ordered a bed and supper. On looking around he spied a few men sitting at a table playing a game of cards.
He immediately left the house and looked for another place.
He is survived by one son, James, of Pasadena, Calif.and three daughters, Mrs. John Tait of Calgary, Alta., Mrs. J. H. Anderson, of Sarnia township, and Mrs. Clare Marriott, at home; also two brothers; Thomas and William Cairns at McGregor, Man.
JAMES CAIRNS: Seventh child born to James Cairns and Elizabeth Anderson. Born 16 Jun 1849, Plympton Twp., Lambton Co., Ont., died 7 Jul 1943 Portage la Prairie, Man. On the 1 Aug 1873, he married Barbara Hoy, born 1 Aug 1852, Stratford, Ont., died 21 Aug 1897, Austin, Man. (d/o William Hoy and Margaret Brown).
Both buried Austin, Man. They had 11 children. Margaret, Ellen, Alfred, Effie, William Hoy, Chester, Edna, Thomas, Barbara, Garnet and Lindsey.
WILLIAM HOY CAIRNS was my Grandfather He Married ANNIE LUNN
) WILLIAM HOY CAIRNS: Born 6 Oct 1881, Austin, Man., died 29 Dec 1918, Winnipeg, Man. On the 8 Dec 1909, he married Annie Lunn, born 29 Jul 1889, died 24 Jun 1986. (d/o John Lunn and Anselina Sharpe).
William buried Austin, Man.Annie buried Memorial Gardens, Portage la Prairie, Man.
They had 7 children. Russell, Sterling, Jean & Trevor (twins) Elmer, Muriel and Chester.
(Also show Wm., and Annie being married 29 Jul 1909).
Annie re-married in 1939 to William Edward Sparrow, born 1891, died 8 Nov 1968.Both buried Memorial Gardens, Portage la Prairie, Man.
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