McCRAE, John
(Abt 1801-)
UNKNOWN, Katharine
(Abt 1803-)
BUDD, James
McCRAE, Hector F.
BUDD, Barbara Anne
McCRAE, Josephine


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BROWN, George Merten

McCRAE, Josephine 2 3

  • Born: 11 Mar 1868, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Marriage: BROWN, George Merten on 25 Apr 1888 in Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Died: 1953, Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada at age 85
  • Buried: 1953, Tillsonburg Cemetery, Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario 4


Josephine married George Merten BROWN on 25 Apr 1888 in Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada.1 (George Merten BROWN was born in 1862 in Wisconsin, died in 1900 in Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada and was buried in 1900 in Tillsonburg Cemetery, Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario 5.)



1 Ontario Marriage Index, 1858-1899 (Tillsonburg, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Name: George Merten Brown
Age: 26
Residence: Tillsonburg
Place of Birth: Wisconsin, U.S.
Marital Status: bachelor
Occupation: moulder
Parents: William & Catherine
Spouse Name: Josephine McCrae
Age: 21
Residence: Tillsonburg
Place of Birth: Ingersoll
Marital Status: spinster
Parents: Hector & Barbara
Witnesses: Charles Hill, Jr., Tillsonburg; Flora Stinson, Tillsonburg
Place of Marriage: Tillsonburg
Date of Marriage: 25 Apr 1888
Groom's Religion: Episcopalian
Bride's Religion: Presbyterian
Married By: Rev. M. McGregor
License or Banns: license

2 1881 Canadian Census (Tillsonburg, Oxford South, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Latter Day Saints Family Search. Surety: 4. Lists Hector McCrae (age 50, b. Ontario), wife Barbara [Budd] (age 49, b. England) and children Mary (age 22, b. Ontario), John (age 20, b. Ontario), George (age 19, b. Ontario) and Josie (age 14, b. Ontario), living in Tillsonburg, Ontario. Hector and John are both listed as "machinists." Hector and the children's ethnic origin is listed as "Scottish," and Barbara's is listed as "English." Barbara and Josie's religion is listed as Canadian Methodist, and Hector and the other children's religion is listed as Church of England.

3 1901 Canadian Census, Tillsonburg, Norfolk North County, Ontario. Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Hector McCrae (age 69, b. 25 Dec 1831, Ont.), wife Barbara [Budd] (age 69, b. 20 Jan 1831, England) and daughter Lea (age 42, b. 20 Nov 1858, Ont.), living in Tillsonburg, Ontario. Also in the household is widowed daughter Josephine [McCrae] Brown (age 33, b. 11 Mar 1868, Ont.) and Josephine's children Barbara Brown (age 5, b. 18 Nov 1895, Ont.) and Hector Brown (age 2, b. 15 Sep 1898, Ont.); "lodgers" William Cochran and Oliva Chalk; and "daughter" Pearl Heppurn (age 16, b. 12 May 1884, Ont.). Hector McCrae ia listed as a "machinist," William Cochran and Oliva Chalk are both listed as "apprentice machinists." Josephine Brown is listed as a "reporter." Pearl Heppurn is listed as a "domestic." Pearl's relationship to the family is unclear. She may be an adopted daughter, as Barbara [at age 53] was too old to be her mother. More research is needed to determine her relationship. Hector McCrae and his daughters are all listed as "Scotch" ethnicity. Barbara is listed as "English." Hector and Barbara are both listed as Methodist; their daughters are all listed as Baptist.

4 Tillsonburg Cemetery Transcriptions (Oxford County GenWeb Project:, Section I. Surety: 4. Josephine McCRAE beloved wife of George M. BROWN 1867 1953.

5 Ibid, Section I. Surety: 4. George M. BROWN beloved husband of Josephine McCRAE 1862 1900.

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