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From: "Arlene" <>
Subject: Re: [Can-Ont-Lanark] From Ireland to Lanark
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 14:24:27 -0700
Greetings Sally............if you can hold on a bit, I think I have a Sloan
in my family. Right at the moment I am extremely busy getting ready to
attend a music camp and then go on a couple of trips. But if I find a few
moments I will get back to you on this..................Arlene
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Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2005 10:02 AM
Subject: [Can-Ont-Lanark] From Ireland to Lanark
> It would be wonderful to be able to document the link between Ireland and
> Canada for my Sloan family but nothing has been found so far. This is what
> I do
> know based on documents located by a cousin:
> David Sloan & Ellen Jane Knox were married at Ballyeaston in the Parish of
> Ballyeaston, County of Antrim, 6 May 1847.
> St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Pakenham records show the christening
> their son James Robert Sloan born June 5, 1849.
> Somewhere between those dates they came to Canada. Oral history says they
> left Ireland with three of Ellen's brothers. One died at sea, the second
> reaching Canada. The third was Gardiner Knox who is said to have remained
> the couple but I find nothing more about him.
> Good luck with your project,
> Sally Munck
> Los Angeles, CA
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