Mary McGregor

F, #1951, b. 11 March 1855, d. 28 June 1936
     Mary McGregor was born on 11 March 1855 at Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. She married Robert John Campbell, son of Colin Campbell and Sarah Bailey, on 5 November 1879 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.1,2 Mary McGregor died on 28 June 1936 at Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada, at age 81.3
     As of 5 November 1879,her married name was Campbell.


1 April 1881Burpee, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada4


Robert John Campbell b. 9 Sep 1859, d. 9 Jul 1929
Last Edited23 May 2012


  1. [S51] Marriage Index, online unknown url, Robert John Campbell married Mary McGregor 5 Nov 1879 at Gore Bay registration 34624.
  2. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree, Father: Colin CAMPBELL b: 31 Oct 1833 in Caithness, Scotland c: 19 Nov 1833 in Leurary, Halkirk Parish, Caithness, Scotland
    Mother: Sarah BAILEY b: 31 Oct 1832 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Marriage 1 Mary McGREGOR b: 11 Mar 1855 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada •Married: 5 Nov 1879 in Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    Ontario Vital Records - Marriages # 001 067 - 1897
    Robert John CAMPBELL, 20, bachelor, born Gray County and Mary McGREGOR, 21, spinster, born Toronto were married 5 November 1879 at Gore Bay. Groom's Parents: Colon and Sarah. Bride's Parents: James and Elisa.Witnesses: Jacob Scott, Burpee Township and Sarah Campbell, Burpee Township. Married by Rev. R. G. James, by License.
  3. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree, •Name: Mary McGREGOR
    •Given Name: Mary
    Surname: McGREGOR
    Sex: F
    Birth: 11 Mar 1855 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Death: 28 Jun 1936 in Evansville, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada of coronary thrombisis and arteriosclerosis
    Burial: 29 Jun 1936 Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada

    Father: James McGREGOR b: 1 Mar 1819 in Ireland
    Mother: Eliza HUMPHREY b: 1824 in County Fermanagh, Ireland

    Ontario Vital Records - Deaths #023 023 - 1936
    CAMPBELL Mary, female, 28 June 1936, Burpee Township. Married Housekeeper. Cause: Coronary thrombisis and arteriosclerosis from old age at age 80 years 3 months 12 days. Born: 16 March 1856, Ontario. Husband: R. J. Campbell. Parents: James McGregor, Ireland and Eliza Umphrese, Ireland. Informant: Angus Campbell, Evansville, son. Burial: Gordon

    Obituary, uncited
    Mrs. Mary Campbell passed away at her home in Evansville on Sunday morning, June 28, 1936 , in her 81st year, after an illness of five weeks.She was predeceased by her husband, Robt. John Campbell, seven years ago and two sons, Isaac and Alexander, dying respectively October 1933 and in August 1934.
    Mary Campbell was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James McGregor. She was born in Toronto, coming to the island when 18 years of age. She lived in Mills township for a short time, where she united in marriage to Robt. Campbell. They lived there for a few years, then moved to Burpee,where they resided until her death, except for the period of time between 1919 and 1926, which was spent in Gore Bay.
    She was a kind and loving mother and always ready with a helping hand.
    She leaves to mourn her loss four daughters. Mrs. C. Burns, Sudbury; Mrs. S. Cooper and Mrs. W . Brown, Powassan; and Mrs. W. Gibson, Evansville; also four sons, Colin, Angus and Clifford of Evansville and Jack of Powassan; also a sister and brother, Ann and Alex McGregor of Evansville.There are forty one grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
    The funeral service took place from her home, on Monday, June 29th.The large gathering and floral tributes showed the high esteem in which Mrs. Campbell was held.
    Service was conducted by the Rev. J. J. Matthias. Interment in Gordon Cemetery. Pallbearers were her four sons, Tom Porter and Henry Bailey.

    Obituary, Dorothy Hopkins Addison Scrapbook, transcribed by Marilyn Irish
    Campbell-At Evansville, Ont., on Sunday, June 28th, Mrs. R.J. Campbell in her 81st year.
  4. [S8] Government of Canada, 1881 Census of Canada,
    Campbell John 21 Ontario
    Mary 25 Ontario
    Sarah O. 7/12 Ontario.