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Gilbert John Spence and wife Elizabeth
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Gilbert John Spence and wife Elizabeth

This photo was taken in Northern Ontario, 1941ish, His father was Gilbert Spence from Orkney,born 1833ish we believe and he ended up on Manitoulin Island Ontario, his wife was Elizabeth(May)Spence,we can only assume that his father was Gilbert Spence or John Spence as well born in Orkney around 1801, we have more info weather its right or not? Any one might have information would be a great gift.Cheers
Troy Spence
Picture added on 14 January 2013 at 19:49
Comments:
There are two Gilbert Spences in the 1841 census for Birsay, Orkney. One aged 9, father Gilbert, and one aged 8, father John. The fathers were a joiner and farmer, respectively.
Added by Marlene Mainland on 10 January 2014
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