McDougall, James Swabe

Birth Name McDougall, James Swabe 1a 2a
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 30 days

Narrative

James was a coal miner in Cape Breton for almost 40 years, retiring in 1950. On his death certificate, he was a widower and had been receiving a pension from the Dominion Coal Company, having worked as an overman. His middle name was "Swabe", possibly from Swabey, a popular name in PEI at the time of his birth (after a Prince County minister).

James S. McDougall married Minnie A. Grant (b. 1885) on 3 Sep 1904 in Pictou, Nova Scotia. On his death certificate her name was given as Mary Agnes. Information on the form was provided by his son-in-law, John Bennett.

In 1911, the family was living in Glace Bay.
Household Members:
James McDougall 27, Minnie McDougall 25, Charles McDougall 7, Bessie McDougall 4 and James McDougall 2/12.

In 1921:

Name: Grant Mc Dougall
Age: 17
B. abt 1904, Nova Scotia
Father's Name: Jos Mc Dougall
Father Birth Place: Nova Scotia
Mother's Name: Minnie Mc Dougall
Mother Birth Place: Nova Scotia
Racial or Tribal Origin: Scotch (Scotish)
Province or Territory: Nova Scotia
District: Cape Breton South and Richmond
Sub-District: Glace Bay (Town)
City, Town or Village: Glace Bay Ward 5
Street or Township: Church St
Municipality: Ward 5
Occupation: Stationary Engineer
Income: 1300
Name Age
Jos Mc Dougall 38
Minnie Mc Dougall 35
Grant Mc Dougall 17
Bessie Mc Dougall 14
James Mc Dougall 10
Gladis Mc Dougall 8
Edith Mc Dougall 6
Catherine Mc Dougall 4
Claud Mc Dougall 2
Eleanor Mc Dougall 1/12

Source Citation: Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 40; Census Place: Glace Bay (Town), Cape Breton South and Richmond, Nova Scotia; Page Number: 3.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.
Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds.

Citing this Record "Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2GR-36X : accessed 18 Jan 2013), James S. Mcdougall and Minnie A. Grant, 03 Sep 1904; citing reference 2:3R566N6, FHL microfilm 1298992.

Citing this Record "Nova Scotia, Vital Records, 1763-1957," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KML8-MBP : accessed 18 Jan 2013), James Swabe Macdougall, 1955.

 

 

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth June 2, 1883 Maccan, Nova Scotia, Canada 1901 census 1b 2b
Residence 1891 Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada   2c
Residence 1901     1c
Marriage September 1904   age 23, bachelor, parents William & Johanna, miner  
Death July 1955   Nova Scotia online vital stats  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McDougall, William JamesMarch 13, 1854before 1911
Mother Smith, JohannaJuly 12, 1848March 19, 1925
    Sister     McDougall, Catherine Bertha January 2, 1880 January 13, 1942
         McDougall, James Swabe June 2, 1883 July 1955
    Brother     McDougall, John William September 18, 1887 October 5, 1927

Families

Family of McDougall, James Swabe and Grant, Mary Agnes Minnie

Married Wife Grant, Mary Agnes Minnie ( * about 1885 + 1950 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage September 3, 1904 Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada Nova Scotia vital stats online  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
McDougall, Charles GrantJuly 10, 19041980
McDougall, Bessie Agnes ViolaApril 1907January 1, 1994
McDougall, William Fred19091909
McDougall, James BertramMarch 7, 1911February 25, 1970
McDougall, Anna Gladys1914January 9, 2004
McDougall, Douglas Claude19191952

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Source text:

        Birth date: 183 Birth place: Ns Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Polling District No 26, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 183 Birth place: Ns Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Polling District No 26, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 183 Birth place: Ns Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Polling District No 26, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

  2. 1881 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Nova Scotia Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Nova Scotia Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Nova Scotia Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada