This is the second photograph Margaret Catherine (Fraser) MacKenzie had taken at the Morton Photography Studio on Westminster Street in Providence, R.I.. The other photo, taken an estimated 20 years ealier, when she was 18, is uploaded to HAGGIS.
An excerpt from the book, Ships, Shipbuilders and Seamen of Pictou County by James Cameron, regarding John Mockler and the Mockler family of River John, Pictou County
Article about Capt. Patrick Mockler of Brule published in the "Shore" by Paul MacKinnon of the North Shore Archives - date unknown.
This appears to be the maiden voyage of the barque "Banshee" built by John Mockler in 1854. How exciting for John Mockler's eldest child and daughter, Hannah, age 18, to join him on this trip to Boston! Capt. Ross' daughter Mary is also aboard.
This photo was found in my great-grandparents home in Aberdeen, Washington. Simon and Jessie (MacKenzie) relocated from Stellarton to Aberdeen in July 1898. The individuals must have been close friends or relatives. Do you recognize these young people?
Simon Roderick Fraser and Jessie Ann (MacKenzie) Fraser and their daughter Margaret Matilda Fraser (4 years old) prior to their emigration to Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington, U.S.A. in July 1898
Allan and Catherine (McRae) McQuarrie of Carnoustie, Saskatchewan and formerly of Toney River.
Photograph of Alexander Hugh McQuarrie, son of Allan and Catherine (McRae) McQuarrie of Saskatchewan and formerly of Toney River. Alex used the initials "A.H. McQuarrie" for his name. He left us many poems and information on his uncle, John McRae.
Christy (McRae) MacMillan is the youngest of ten children born to Alexander and Isabella McRae of Toney River. She died in 1944 at Winnipeg at the age of 102. She never remarried after the loss of her husband William MacMillan in December 1915.
Article on Captain Patrick Mockler published in the St. Francis Xavier College "Xaverian" in December 1915. Patrick Mockler made a $10,000 donation to the Residence Fund for the purpose of building a new student residence building.
Poem by John McRae written in year unknown. Typescript by Alexander Hugh McQuarrie, 1959.
Photograph believed to be Nancy Ann McRae Fraser, widow of James Fraser, of Toney River, and eldest child of Alexander and Isabella (Fraser) McRae of Toney River and formerly of Watervale.
The 1879 Meacham Atlas, Section 3, for Toney River, shows land belonging to "Widow Fraser" encompassing the mill pond, grist mill and saw mill on the Toney River. It borders John McRae's land to the north and Donald MacKenzie's farm to the west.
Son of John Roderick and Annie MacKenzie of Rodgers Hill, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Brother of Colin Seaforth MacKenzie among others. Photo taken 1899 (age 23).
A thank you letter to capt. Patrick Patrick Mockler for his generous donation to the college's residence fund.
Pen drawing from a photograph of Capt. Charles “Charlie” Mockler at San Francisco, 1896. Charles was the youngest of five sons born to John and Eleanor Mockler of River John, Pictou County.
This poem, Welcome Sweet Summer, with a pen sketch of John McRae, was printed in the Pictou Advocate in 1897. The typeset was provided by his nephew, Alexander Hugh McQuarrie, the son of Allan and Catherine (McRae) McQuarrie, in 1959.
Article on the wreck of the Mattie T. Dyer. Charles “Charlie” Mockler, native of River John, the youngest son of John and Eleanor Mockler and the brother of Capt. Patrick Mockler of Brule, Colchester County, was the captain of the sailing ship.
After Colin MacKenzie emigrated to Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington in 1899, he started work as a logger. He was severely injured in the "Great Aberdeen Fire of 1903." He then started a career as a photographer. This is one of his photographs.