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Descendents of George Cleghorn (16 Aug 1820 - 28 Mar 1867)
and Agnes Hogg (1825 - 26 Jan 1899)

Second Immigrant Generation

8. William "Bill" Cleghorn . Son of George Cleghorn & Agnes Hogg. Born 13 Jan 1857 in Tweedside. Died 20 Oct 1913. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Bill and his wife Betty lived in South Tweedside for a while, and later moved to Flume Ridge.

    He married Barbara Elizabeth "Betty" Piercy, daughter of Thomas Piercy & Margaret Tait, 9 Jan 1889. Born 1853 in Harvey. Died 27 Oct 1918 in Thomaston. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    From newspaper obituary, 1918:

    Mrs Wm Cleghorn

    The death of Mrs Wm Cleghorn occurred October 27th at the home of her daughter, Mrs Amos Dorcas, Thomaston.   The late Mrs Cleghorn was sixty-five years of age and is survived by one daughter, Mrs Amos Dorcas, two sisters and two brothers.   The sisters are Mrs Elisha Embleton, Harvey, and Mrs John Cleghorn, Tweedside; the brothers are George Piercy, Harvey, and Robert Piercy, Rumford Falls, Me.   Interment was made in the Harvey cemetery.   The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. McGuire, McAdam.

    They had the following children:

  59   i.   Thomas Piercy Cleghorn

  60   ii.   Margaret Agnes "Maggie" Cleghorn

  61   iii.   Mary Elizabeth "Jane" Cleghorn