Magee Family

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Magee Family

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[ca. 1833]-1962

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Black, Mary Magee 1864-1947
Haigler, Henrietta Magee 1879-1962
Magee, Charles 1877-1954
Magee, Elizabeth 1874-[19--]
Magee, Frederick 1881-1955
Magee, James [ca. 1833]-1893
Magee, James (Jr) 1866-1896
Magee, Jane (Jenny) 1860-1938
Magee, Jessica 1869-1952
Magee, Hannah (Hazel) 1871-1962
Magee, Nelson 1873-1951
Magee, Sophia Jamieson [ca. 1835]-1898
Magee, William 1862-1955

Sophia Jamieson and James Magee lived in Blythe, Huron County, Ontario. They had 12 children between 1860 and 1881 – Jane, William, Mary, James, Jessica, Hannah, Nelson, Elizabeth, Charles, Henrietta, Frederick and a daughter that died in infancy.

Following the death of patriarch James Magee in 1893, Sophia and some of her children moved west to Alberta. Over the next few years, more of the adult children moved from Ontario to Alberta. By 1898 all but three of Sophia’s children had moved to Alberta. James, Elizabeth, and Charles remained in Ontario.

In Alberta, William, Nelson, and Frederick all took homesteads. Mary, Jessica, and Henrietta all married. Jane remained single and was a dressmaker. Hannah also remained single and was a school teacher.

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AR-MS-439

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City of Edmonton Archives

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