James CARSWELL

Male 1837 - 1922  (84 years)


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  • Name James CARSWELL 
    Born 4 Mar 1837  Pakenham, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1922 
    Buried Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Thomsonhill Cemetery
    Renfrew, Ontario 
    Person ID I568967  Fay's Family Connections
    Last Modified 6 May 2013 

    Father Allan CARSWELL, Sr.,   b. 1788, Hillhead, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1868, Pakenham, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Janet HARVEY,   b. 1800, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1840, Pakenham, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Family ID F181286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet WHYTE,   b. Abt 1841, Fitzroy Twp, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1934, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1865  Pres., Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F181515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • !source: 1. Horton, Renfrew and Admaston Twp. Founding Families
      !James a lumberman came to Renfrew in 1863. He represented the firm of Thistle, Francis and Carswell who at the time were working on the Black Donald, and later the Petawawa limits. Began his career as a foreman and clerk for his brother in law, Johnathon Francis, whose rafts of sqare timber he often accompanied to Quebec. In 1880s Mr. Carswell built a sawmill at Calabogie in partnership whis his nephew, Harvey Francis. James Carswell's partner in the lumber business in later years was his son-in-law, Edward Mackay.