Mr. and Mrs. Tribe, with their family, came from Sussex, England, in the year 1832. Mr. Tribe died during the first winter that the family was in Canada and was buried near Cornell's, on the site of which is now the 'Cress House' in Preston. In this family there were: Benjamin, who married Mary Ann Lepard and lived in Pilkington ; Johnathan marrried Martha Cornell, while Harry and Richard were not married. The daughters were Sarah, who was Mrs. Rapson ; Charlotte was Mrs. Evans, and Mary was Mrs. Thomas Irvine, of Paisley, and it was at her home that her mother, Mrs. Tribe, died. Jane Tribe was married in Sussex, England, to Jesse Penfold, who had been a soldier and in service at the City of Quebec about
1814. They, with Mrs. Penfold's parents, came to Canada in 1832.
The home of the 'Tribe' family was first in the township of Dumfries, then the mother and some of the family came to the township of Pilkington and lived in a log house which stood between the road and the river, not quite half way between what is best known as the 'James Ross' farm and Inverhaugh post office. From ELORA, by John Connon
Fred STARK, was born and raised in Paisley and currently lives in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Fred, is a direct descendant of the captioned couple, see his Pedigree Chart
Other Ancestral Families for Fred are; STARK/ LOCKHART; IRVING/ TRIBE; DEWSTOW; MEGRAW; WALLACE; BROWN/ McLEAN; ELLIS; GRAHAM; STANLEY & McLEAN/ McDONALD.
Patricia "Patsy" REID - FLETT , was born and raised in Greenock Township and as well as being a direct descendant of the captioned couple she is also a direct descendant of a principal family on our Home Page, see Patsy's Pedigree Chart
Other Ancestral Families for Patsy are; REID; KEYES; SAUNDERS; McGILLIVRAY; BROWN; STARK/ LOCKHART; IRVING/ TRIBE; DEWSTOW; MEGRAW; WALLACE & BROWN/ McLEAN.