James Crawford
(Abt 1854-After 1911)
Grace
(Abt 1853-Between 1901/1911)
Margaret Crawford
(Abt 1883-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Hugh Harkness

Margaret Crawford 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: Abt 1883, Co. Antrim, Ireland 7
  • Marriage: Hugh Harkness on 20 Sep 1904 in Larne, County Antrim, Ireland 1
  • Died: 1917, Ireland about age 34 8
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bullet  General Notes:

1901 census, Cairncastle, townland of Saint Canning, parish of Cairncastle, Larne, Co. Antrim, Ireland, LDS film # 807914

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James Crawford, Head of family, Presbyterian, read/write, age 47, male, farmer, married, born Co. Antrim
Grace Crawford, wife, Presbyterian, read/write, age 48, female, married, born Co. Antrim
Maggie Crawford, daughter, Presbyterian, read/write, age 17, not married, b. Co. Antrim
Lizzie Crawford, daughter, Presbyterian, read/write, age 14, b. Co. Antrim

bullet  Research Notes:


1911 census films from LDS FHLibrary for Cairncastle.
film 1999430, 1999431..ordered on Feb 13, 2003
films arrived April 15, 2003

No Hugh or Margaret Harkness found in Cairncastle on the 1911 census.
(I did however find brothers John Harkness, Samuel Harkness and parents Wilson and Maria Harkness in Cairncastle) jca

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Crawford families in Killead, County Antrim, Ireland in 1851 census.
see: see: http://irishgenealogy.net/antrim/co_ant13.html


56 BALLYROBIN TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
JOSEPH CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 63, FARMER, ANT,
SUSANNA CRAWFORD , WIFE, M, 62, SPINSTER, ANT,
WILLIAM CRAWFORD, SON, U, 31, CLERK IN CORN OFFICE, ANT,
MARY JANE CRAWFORD , DAUGHTER, U, 27, SPINSTER, ANT,
ANN CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 23, SPINSTER, ANT,
JOHN CRAWFORD, SON, U, 21, FARMER, ANT,
SARAH CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 17, SPINSTER, ANT,
ROBERT GRAHAM, SON, U, 20, FARM SERVANT, ANT,
JAMES REID, SON, U, 18, FARM SERVANT, ANT,

1 AUGHNAMULLAN TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
ELIZA CRAWFORD, SERVANT, U, 23, HOUSE SERVANT, ARM,
2 BALLYMATHER LOWER TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
JOHN CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 52, FARMER, ANT,
JAMES CRAWFORD , SON, U, 23, FARMER, ANT,
ROBERT CRAWFORD, SON, U, 19, NONE, ANT,
MARY CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 17, NONE, ANT,
ALEXANDER CRAWFORD, SON, U, 12, AT SCHOOL, ANT,
THOMAS MURRAY, SERVANT, U, 18, LABOURER, ANT,

3 BALLYMATHER LOWER TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
ALEXANDER CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 55, FARMER, ANT,
LETITIA CRAWFORD , WIFE, M, 44, SPINSTER, ANT,
JOHN CRAWFORD, SON, U, 23, FARMER, ANT,
MARGARET CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 16, SPINSTER, ANT,
AGNES CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 14, SPINSTER, ANT,
ALEXANDER CRAWFORD, SON, U, 11, AT SCHOOL, ANT,
ROBERT CRAWFORD, SON, U, 5, AT SCHOOL, ANT,
JOHN ROBINSON, SERVANT, U, 30, LABOURER, ANT,
JOHN YOUNG , SERVANT, U, 22, LABOURER, ANT,
HENRY ROBINSON, SERVANT, U, 17, HOUSE SERVANT, ANT,

10 BALLYMATHER LOWER TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
ROBERT CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 59, FARMER, ANT,
JANE CRAWFORD , WIFE, M, 60, SPINSTER, ANT,
MARY ANN CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 19, FLOWERER, ANT

56 BALLYROBIN TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
JOSEPH CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 63, FARMER, ANT,
SUSANNA CRAWFORD , WIFE, M, 62, SPINSTER, ANT,
WILLIAM CRAWFORD, SON, U, 31, CLERK IN CORN OFFICE, ANT,
MARY JANE CRAWFORD , DAUGHTER, U, 27, SPINSTER, ANT,
ANN CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 23, SPINSTER, ANT,
JOHN CRAWFORD, SON, U, 21, FARMER, ANT,
SARAH CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 17, SPINSTER, ANT,
ROBERT GRAHAM, SON, U, 20, FARM SERVANT, ANT,
JAMES REID, SON, U, 18, FARM SERVANT, ANT,

69 BALLYROBIN TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
JOHN CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 80, STONE MASON, ANT,
NANCY CRAWFORD , WIFE, M, 70, SPINSTER, ANT,

71 BALLYROBIN TOWNLAND , Killead County Antrim (1851)
ROBERT CRAWFORD, HEAD, M, 35, FARMER, ANT,
ELLEN CRAWFORD , WIFE, M, 30, FLOWERER, ANT,
MARY CRAWFORD, MOTHER, W, 73, SPINSTER, ANT,
ROBERT CRAWFORD, SON, U, 6, AT SCHOOL, ANT,
ELIZA JANE CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 3, NONE, ANT,
SARAH CRAWFORD, DAUGHTER, U, 1, NONE, ANT,

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Residence, 1901, Saint Canning townland, Cairncastle, Co. Antrim.

Religion: presbyterian, 1901, Cairncastle, Co. Antrim. 7

Religion: Presbyterian, 1904, Cairncastle, Co. Antrim. 5

Residence: The Rush?, 1904, Cairncastle, Co. Antrim. 5 Cairncastle is a small village 4 miles North of the town of Larne, close to the Antrim Coast Road.

Note: also known as CastleCarn and CarnCastle

Residence, 1916, Carson Street, Larne, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. 9


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Margaret married Hugh Harkness, son of Wilson Harkness and Maria Young, on 20 Sep 1904 in Larne, County Antrim, Ireland.5 (Hugh Harkness was born on 9 Nov 1879 in Crosshill, Parish of Glenwhirry, County Antrim, Ireland,8 11 12 died on 16 May 1967 in Saskatoon, Sask. 8 13 14 15 and was buried on 18 May 1967 in Woodlawn cemetery, Saskatoon, Sask. 8 15 16.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Married in the First Presbyterian Church, Larne, County Antrim, Ireland 5

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Sources


1 Irish office of the Registrar General. :
1904 Marriage Solemnized at Larne in the Parish of Inver in the County of Antrim.

No. 41

When Married: 20th September 1904
Name and Surname: Hugh Harkness, Full Age, Bachelor, profession: Blacksmith
residence at time of marriage: Fourscore, Cairncastle
Father's Name and Surname: Wilson Harkness
Rank or profession of father: Land Stewart

Name and Surname: Maggie Crawford, Full Age, Spinster
residence at time of marriage: The Rush?, Cairncastle
Father's Name and Surname: James Crawford
Rank or profession of father: Farmer

Married in the First Presbyterian Church, Larne according to the Discipline of the Presbyterian Church by License by me Ewing Gilfullene?

This Marriage was solemnized between us.
Hugh Harkness, Maggie Crawford
in the presence of: Archie? Stuart, Elisabeth Stuart

2 Public Records Office, Northern Ireland, registration 276, registered 22 February, 1916. :
Certified Copy of an Entry of Birth
No. 276
Date and Place of birth: 1916, Fourteenth January, Carson Street, Larne
Name: Alexander Crawford, Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: Hugh Harkness,
Dwelling Place of Father: Carson Street
Name and Surname of Mother: Maggie Harkness, formerly Crawford
Rank or profession of father: Blacksmith
informant: Maggie Harkness, Mother,
Residence of Informant: Carson Street
When registered: Twenty second February, 1916
J. M. Killen, Registrar

copy issued by the office of the Rural Council Offices, Larne
Date: 19 November, 1956 by Edith White Deputy Supt.

3 BC Archives, registration 1976-09-009394. :
Name: HARKNESS, JOHN
Place of Death: St. Mary's Hospital, New Westminster, B.C.
Usual Residence: 50- Albert Crescent, New Westminster, B.C.
Marital Status: widowed,
name of wife: Johnson, Irene
occupation: Retired
Birthdate: November 3, 1908, age 67
Birthplace: Ireland
Father: HARKNESS, HUGH, Birthplace: IRELAND
Mother: CRAWFORD, MAGGIS, Birthplace: IRELAND
Informant: Niel Harkness, relationship : SON
Mr. N. Harkness, Box 984, Oliver, B.C.

Disposition: Cremation, June 12, 1976
North Shore Crematorium, North Vancouver, B.C.
Date of Death: June 6, 1976
Cause of Death: Cerebral Vascular accident, 5 days

4 Saskatoon Star-Phoenix newspaper, Saskatoon, Sask, dated Mar 17, 1967, page 42. :
HARKNESS - THE DEATH OF MR. Hugh Harkness, age 87 years of 311 20th Street, East, Saskatoon and longtime resident of Maymont occurred in a local hospital on May 16, 1967. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 18, at 2:00 p.m., from the chapel of the Saskatoon Funeral Home conducted by Capt. L.E. Armistead. Surviving are: three sons, John of New Westminster, Crawford of Garibaldi Highlands and Hugh of North Vancouver; two daughters, Mrs. W. H. Reid (Maria) of Maymont and Mrs. Norman Melrose (Grace) of Maymont; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Mr. Harkness was predeceased by his wife Margaret in 1917 and by a son, Jim, in 1923. Born in Ireland, Mr. Harkness came to Canada in 1910. In 1912 he settled in Maymont where he owned and operated a blacksmith shop for 50 years. For the past 5 years he had resided in Saskatoon. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery.

5 Irish office of the Registrar General.

6 1901 census, Cairncastle, townland of Saint Canning, parish of Cairncastle, Larne, Co. Antrim, Ireland, LDS film # 807914. 1901 census, Cairncastle, townland of Saint Canning, parish of Cairncastle, Larne, Co. Antrim, Ireland, LDS film # 807914

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James Crawford, Head of family, Presbyterian, read/write, age 47, male, farmer, married, born Co. Antrim
Grace Crawford, wife, Presbyterian, read/write, age 48, female, married, born Co. Antrim
Maggie Crawford, daughter, Presbyterian, read/write, age 17, not married, b. Co. Antrim
Lizzie Crawford, daughter, Presbyterian, read/write, age 14, b. Co. Antrim

7 1901 census, Cairncastle, townland of Saint Canning, parish of Cairncastle, Larne, Co. Antrim, Ireland, LDS film # 807914.

8 Saskatoon Star-Phoenix newspaper, Saskatoon, Sask, dated Mar 17, 1967, page 42.

9 Public Records Office, Northern Ireland, registration 276, registered 22 February, 1916.

10 BC Archives, registration 1976-09-009394.

11 Saskatchewan Dept. of Public Heath, Vital Statistics Divsion, Hugh Harkness, 1967, registration 07-003514. :
Place of Death: St. Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Length of Stay: in municipality: 5 yrs, in province: 55 years, in Canada: 55 years
Full name of deceased: Harkness, Hugh
Permanent Address of deceased: 311 20th Street East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Sex: Male, Canadian, Racial Origin: Irish, Widowed, Birthplace: Ireland
Date of Birth: November 9, 1879, age 87 years, 6 months, 7 days
Usual Occupation: Retired Blacksmith
Date last worked at this profession: 1956,
Total years spent in this occupation: 50 years
If married, widowed, name of spouse: Margaret Crawford
Name of Father: Harkness, WILSON
Name of Mother: YOUNG, MARIA
Birthplace Father: Ireland
Birthplace Mother: unknown
informant: Mrs. W. H. Reid, relationship: Daughter
Address: Box 61, Maymont, Saskatchewan
Burial, Date: May 18, 1967
Place of Burial: Saskatoon, Sask, cemetery: Woodlawn
Undertaker: Saskatoon Funeral Home Co. Ltd., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Date of Death: May 16, 1967
Cause of Death: ( not revealed, as per Vital Statistics Act of Saskatchewan, FOR GENEALOGY ONLY)

12 Public Records Office of Northern Ireland. :
District of Glenwhirry, Registrar's Distict of Ballymena, County of Antrim, Ireland
No. 201,
Date of Birth: 1879, Ninth November
Place of Birth: Crosshill , Glenwhirry
Name of child: Hugh Harkness, male
Name of Father: Wilson Harkness, address Crosshill, Laborer
Name of Mother: Maria Harkness, maiden name: Young
signature of informant: Wilson Harkness, Father, Crosshill
Date of Registration: Twenty Ninth November 1979
Registrar: P.R. Hay

13 Robert A. Harkness, supplied family group sheets of his close family. March 20, 2002,. received initial package of data on March 19, 2002
received further data from personal knowledge of the family on April 8, 2002
Source of his information was three of the Kula sisters including the mother of Robert Harkness:
Mrs. Jean Wilkie, Pauline Kula and Mrs. Gertrude Harkness

14 City of Saskatoon , On-line records, City of Saskatoon, http://www.city.saskatoon.sk.ca/org/parks/cemetery/. :
HARKNESS HUGH , 26286, 30A - 49 - N1/2 , died, May-16-1967, buried May-18-1967

15 Saskatchewan Dept. of Public Heath, Vital Statistics Divsion, Hugh Harkness, 1967, registration 07-003514.

16 City of Saskatoon , On-line records, City of Saskatoon, http://www.city.saskatoon.sk.ca/org/parks/cemetery/.


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