Descendants of Alexander TAYLOR & Margaret CUMMIN

The following is a history, in genealogical format, of the descendants of Alexander TAYLOR and Margaret CUMMIN . Their son William TAYLOR married Margaret BLACK and they lived in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, through the 1840's, 50's and 60s. William and Margaret are pictured below.


William and Margaret's daughter Catherine TAYLOR (1848 - 1934) came to Canada with her uncle Davie BLACK in January 1877 and worked as a domestic for Mr. and Mrs. William BROCKIE on the Base Line of Greenock across the road from the LAMB Family farm. In October of 1877 she married William LAMB and moved into a log house on the east side of the farm then owned by William's brother Louis.

At a later time, another of William and Margaret's daughters, Hellen TAYLOR (1852 - 1929) came to Canada with uncle Davie BLACK. She married George LAMB in 1885 in Greenock Twp, Bruce County. George was the son of Jane LAMB and Catherine TAYLOR's sister-in-law.

For pictures of LAMB TAYLOR BLACK families go to Granny Lamb's
Photo Album

Katherine WATSON-VANDERPLAS is a direct descendant of this family. See Katherine's Pedigree Chart.

Other Ancestral Families on Katherine's father's side are; (click on underlined) WATSON; RITCHIE; DAVISON - MORAN; LAMB; BARRON; TAYLOR & BLACK.

Ancestral Families on Katherine's mother's side click on METCALFE.

DNA Matches to Kathy WATSON - VANDER PLAS on Ancestry or MyHertitage* in this Family Journal. Click on underlined to see Relationship Chart.
Richard ALEXANDER - 135 cMs - 2nd cousin once removed.
Erin Lee GARDINER - 60 cMs - 2nd cousin once removed.
Sarah ALEXANDER - 60 cMs - 2nd cousin twice removed.
Robert KEY - 34 cMs - 3rd cousin.
Bryon David LAMB - 8 cMs - 3rd cousin twice removed.
Denelquin McGREGOR - 37 cMs - 4th cousin twice removed.
Andrew CRYLE - 29 cMs - 4th cousin twice removed.

Table of Contents

  Descendants of Alexander TAYLOR
  Surname List
  Index of Names
  Sources (Bibliography)

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Please note: The majority of the data has been compiled from many different sources on the internet and the information is only as good as what has been input. Information is corroborated where possible.

Latest Revision March 03, 2020

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