|Birth: ||1736, Scotland|
New York, USA
Janet was married to Alexander McINTOSH on 18 July 1759 at Kingussie, Inverness, SCOTLAND.
Janet and Alexander McINTOSH came to America in 1776 with 6 of their children. Two infant children had died in SCOTLAND. The youngest child John McINTOSH was born in New York near Schnectedy.
John McINTOSH left his home to follow his love Dolly IRWIN who moved to CANADA. When John arrived in CANADA he was devastated to learn that Dolly was died. John never returned to New York. He eventually found employment with Johannes DORN who had 4 daughters. John married one of the daughters, Hannah DORN, and they had a large family of 13 children.
John and Hannah farmed in Matilda Township, Dundas County, Ontario. It was here that they raised the first McINTOSH
Apple which was named McINTOSH RED in their honor. It was first named Granny's Apple for the care and nurturing given by Hannah. The name was later changed to what became the world famous McINTOSH Apple. The tree was extensively propagated by son Allen McINTOSH who lived on John and Hannah's homestead.
Alexander McINTOSH (1732 - 1802)*
Margaret McIntosh Shepherd (____ - 1850)*
John McIntosh (1777 - 1845)*
Grooms Methodist Church Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Dean Milton PETTIS
Record added: Jul 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74087462
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