John Cruickshank born about 1785 married Anna Finnie and they lived after
in Peterhead where John and his oldest son were "stone dressers." They had
children born about 1712-1719: James, John, Mary and Robert.
Family information is confusing and I do not know if James or John was
Whichever it was, he and his father died in a smallpox epidemic sometime
before 1850. The younger of these two brothers brought his wife and
children and his mother
to Ontario Canada about 1850. In the Fall of 1850 Robert Cruickshank (born
1819 in Peterhead) and his wife, Christina Dalgarno (born 1832, Aberdeen)
migrated to Ontario Canada also.
We know nothing of Christina's background except that she was reared by an
If these names are familiar, I would appreciate hearing from you. Thank