Descendants of David BLACK & Catherine LEYS

David BLACK 1775-1857 married Catheine LEYS in the Parish of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 1812. As a farmer David worked 146 acres at Newton of Fechil, a farm 2 km southeast of the Town of Ellon. Catherine and David had at least nine children, three of which died as infants. Thier daughter Margaret 1818-1878 married William TAYLOR of Ellon in 1848 and thier advenrurist daughter Catherine 1848-1934 accompanied her uncle Davie BLACK on a trip to Canada in 1876 where she met William LAMB. They were married in Greenock Towship, Bruce County on October 31, 1877.


Newton of Fechil, 2 km SE of Ellon, Current picture with farm buildings in the background.

Katherine Louise 'Kathy' WATSON was born 1946 to John 'Jack' WATSON and Florence METCALFE in Greenock Township, Bruce County, Ontario. She is a direct descendant of the captioned couple. See Kathy's Pedigree Chart. (click on the underlined)

LAMB Family Descendant Journals. These Journals contain the Descendants of each Ancestral Family Line found on Kathy's paternal grandmother Catherie 'Kit'e LAMB, see her Pedigree Chart.

Ancestors for Catherine LAMB
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BARRON Common Ancestor
Other Ancestral Families closely associated with the
LAMB Family

For phtos of the above famlies go to Granny LAMB's Photo Album.

WATSON - METCALFE Family Ancestor (Afnentafel) Report
This Report incudes all the direct Ancestors of John "Jack" WATSON, and Florence METCALFE (Florence's adopted family.
Ancestor (Afnentafel) Reports for Kathy's biological grandparents Rene LEFEBVRE and Euphemia SAUNDERS

To see Descendant Journals connected to Kathy's father , Jack WATSON..

DNA Matches to Kathy VANDER PLAS nee WATSON on Ancestry or MyHertitage* in this Family Journal. Click on underlined to see Relationship Chart.
2nd Cousin
Elisabeth 'Betty' TRENIS nee BAKER - 270 cMs - 2nd cousin.
Sharon SMITH nee COX - 135 cMs - 2nd cousin once removed.
Richard ALEXANDER - 135 cMs - 2nd cousin once removed.
Erin Lee GARDINER - 60 cMs - 2nd cousin once removed.
Charlene FANSTONE nee LAMB - 58 cMs - 2nd cousin once removed.
Sarah Marie ALEXANDER - 60 cMs - 2nd cousin twice removed.
Robert KEY - 34 cMs - 3rd cousin.
3rd Cousin
Ann MURPHY - 49.6 cMs* - 3rd cousin.
Bryon David LAMB - 8 cMs - 3rd cousin twice removed.

Table of Contents

  Descendants of David BLACK
  Surname List
  Index of Names
  Sources (Bibliography)

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Latest Revision May 16, 2021

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