This Descendant Journal contains all the descendants of
Richard McCONNELL (1780-1871) and
Mary Ann CROSBIE that I have been able to identify to-date.
Although Richard was born on Ulster. Northern Irland his parents were from
Scotland. In 1811 Richard Joined the 1st Regiment of 91st (Argyllshire
Highlanders) Regiment of Foot and in 1812 he married Mary Ann CROSBIE.in Glasgow,
Scotland They had at least four children all born in Glasgow.
William McCONNELL (1821-1883) married Rachel
CHAMBERS in Glasgow in 1840 and after the birth of the first son
James in 1841 they set out for the New World, settleing in Tuckersmith
Township, Huron County, Ontario where six more children were born to them.
In 1852 they relocated to the newly opened Bruce County and settled on Lots
11 and 12, Concession 2 of Brant Township, just west of what is now the Town
William and Rachel's daughter Annie McCONNELL is the subject of the Pedigree Chart below.
To read this Descendant Journal go directly to the Table of Contents near the bottom of the page.