Descendants of Andrew and Sarah HARKNESS
1. Andre "Andrew" HARKNESS, son of William HARKNESS and Marguerite LEBLANC, was born in 1796 in L'Assomption, , Quebec, Canada1 and died on September 1, 1869 in St. Boniface, , Manitoba, Canada1 aged 73. He was usually called Andrew.
• He served in the Canadian Voltigeurs Regiment of Light Infantry, J.F.Perrault’s Company as a Private in 1812.
• He worked as an employee of the Norh West Company at Fort William from 1816 To 1821.
• He worked as an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company at Lake Huron from 1821 To 1823.
• He worked as a middleman/storeman for the Hudson's Bay Company at York Factory from 1823 To 1828.
• He retired to Montreal,, 1829 To 1837
• He worked as a shop porter for the Hudson's Bay Company at York Factory from 1837 To 1838.
• He worked as an interpreter/storeman for the Hudson's Bay Company at Norway House from 1839 To 1853.
• Andrew resided in Red River Settlement, Rupert's Land, British North America 1854 To 1872 .
Andrew married Sarah STEVENSON, daughter of John STEVENSON and Mary Indian. Sarah was born in 1804 in Hudson Bay, Mackenzie, Saskatchewan, Canada1,2 and died on September 26, 1889 in Fort Rouge, , Manitoba, Canada2 aged 85.
Children from this marriage were:
2 M i. James HARKNESS was born in 1828 in St. Boniface, , Manitoba, Canada.1,3
James married Marie LAROQUE. Marie died in 1876 in St François-Xavier, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada.1
3 F ii. Catherine HARKNESS was born in 1830 in St. Boniface, , Manitoba, Canada1 and died in 1875 in St. Boniface, , Manitoba, Canada1 aged 45.
4 M iii. William HARKNESS was born in 1832.2
+ 5 F iv. Elizabeth Isabel HARKNESS was born on May 26, 1836 in York Factory, , Rupert's Land, Canada1,2 and died on February 7, 1922 in Portage La Prairie, Marquette Dist, Manitoba, Canada1 aged 85.
6 F v. Marie HARKNESS was born in 1838 in , , , Canada.1
Marie married Antoine MORIN.
7 M vi. Alexander HARKNESS was born on June 20, 1841 in Norway House, , Rupert's Land, Canada1 and died on September 26, 18892 aged 48.
8 F vii. Emelia HARKNESS was born on June 10, 18432 and died on March 14, 19242 aged 80.
+ 9 M viii. Pierre "Peter" HARKNESS was born on February 2, 1845 in Norway House, , Rupert's Land, Canada1,4 and died before 1900 in Winnipeg, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada.
+ 10 F ix. Jessie HARKNESS was born on December 1, 1849 in Norway House, , Rupert's Land, Canada3 and died on December 31, 1921 in Winnipeg, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada3 aged 72.
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