Bio: McGilvrary, Angus V. (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 224.


ANGUS V. McGILVRAY, P. O. Chippewa Falls, left his native place, Glengary Co., Canada West, where he was born Dec. 10, 1830, and came to Wausau in the Winter of 1856, where he lived seven years, most of the time employed in lumbering. In 1859, he went back to Glengary. and Oct. 18, 1859, was married to Miss Mary McDonald, daughter of Roderick and Ann McDonald. They were married by Rev. Father McDonald, of Parish St. Raephel's, Glengary, who died in March, 1879, at the advanced age of 103 years. They have six childrenóJohn I., Isabel Ann, Roderick P., Blena May, Catherine and Charles F. W. They have lost by death three childrenóIsabel Ann, died Oct. 13, 1861; Donald E., June 27, 1879, and Angus Duncan, July 4, 1879, both of the two latter dying of scarlet fever. Mr. and Mrs. McGilvray are both members of St. Mary's Church, Chippewa Falls, Rev. Father Goldsmith, pastor. Mr. McGilvray has worked in the lumber woods every Winter, with one exception, since sixteen years of age, both in Canada and Wisconsin. He has worked on the river in the Spring, driving logs, and is one of the most experienced drivers on the Chippewa River.



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