NameHugh Loughead 391
Birth1789, County Sligo, Ireland
Immigration1831, Ontario, Canada
Death28 Feb 1867
ReligionAnglican
MotherElizabeth
Spouses
Birth1788, County Sligo, Ireland
Death1856
MarriageCounty Sligo, Ireland
ChildrenMargaret (ca1812-1883)
 Elizabeth (1815-1907)
 Jane (ca1821-1879)
 John (ca1825-1877)
 William (ca1831-1908)
 Mary (1833-1908)
Birth1843
Death20 Sep 1869
BurialNew England United Church Cemetery, Grey Highlands, Ontario, Canada
Marriage10 Oct 1857
ChildrenJacob (ca1863-1936)
Notes for Hugh Loughead
According to census returns, Hugh was an Anglican, but there was no Anglican church in Euphrasia Township until the year of his death.
Notes for Hugh & Alice (Family)
Hugh and Alice with their (first) five children to Canada in 1831 and first obtained land from the Canada Company 15 July 1831 in Chinguacousy Township, Peel County: Lot 28, Concession 5, East of the Centre Road (200 acres). Hugh’s name appeared on the 1832 assessment rolls, and he later signed a petition in support of the position of William Lyon McKenzie against the Family Compact.

In 1847 Hugh bought 100 acres from the Crown in Euphrasia Township, Grey County: East half of Lot 18, COncession 7. It is not clear just when the family moved to Euphrasia, but they were there by the time of the 1852 Census. At the time of his death, Hugh owned at least four hundred acres of land.
Notes for Hugh & Sarah (Family)
Their marriage was performed by a Methodist minister, the Reverend George McNamara, and was reported in the 4 November 1857 issue of the Christian Guardian.

In his will, Hugh left Alice 100 acres and the house in which they had resided.
Last Modified 11 Sep 2008Created 4 Jul 2017 using Reunion for Macintosh