Place of migration:
Migrated to /Born in Canada

John Wilson was born at John Street, Newtownards in 1866 to Patrick Wilson and Mary Ann Adams.

John had a sister Margaret, also born in Newtownards in 1864.

The family moved to Kirkintilloch, Scotland when John was 14.

John married Mary Ross in Kirkintilloch. They had 7 children, pictured below in 1905:

John Wilson and Mary Ross and their 7 children

The family emigrated to New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1906.

John died in New Waterford in 1933 at age 67.

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Additional Information
Date of Birth 18th Aug 1866  
Date of Death 25th Aug 1933  

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