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Thomas Miskiman
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1813, Ireland
Death: Sep. 21, 1908
Broadview
Saskatchewan, Canada

Parents John Miskiman/Miskimmons and Jane Wright.
Born in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.
Lived in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada.

Raised 11 children with wife Ann Coburn.
Born in Antrim, Ireland.
John Alexander Miskiman (1837-1923)
Born in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada.
Mary Ann Miskiman (1846-1904)
Jane Miskiman (1848-1892)
Ellen Miskiman (1851-1879)
Thomas Miskiman (1853-1924)
Esther Supple Miskiman (1854-1943)
Emily Purdon Miskiman (1855-1939)
James Miskiman (1857-1939)
Agnes Miskiman (1858-)
Rachel Miskiman (1859-)
Susannah C Miskiman (1862-1940)

Lived with his daughter Emily and her husband Sam Biggs and children in Renfrew, ON after his second wife Sarah Edwards died (no children from this late in life marriage).

Moved to live with his son Thomas Miskiman and daughter-in-law Martha in Broadview, SK for last years of his life.
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In her history of Alice and Fraser, and quoting from 'The Pembroke Standard-Observer, Mrs. O'Meara says that in the early days "The chief amusement was the occasional dance... Old Mr. Miskimmons would be there with his fiddle playing 'Flowers of Edinburgh'... and any other tune to suit the need.
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"Thomas, Sr., had at least three sons and eight daughters.
Their eldest, John, was born in Ireland about 1844.
Their other sons were Thomas and James. Thomas, Jr., moved to Broadview, Saskatchewan in 1898 to be with his sons.
John moved to Sault Ste. Marie.
The girls in the family included, Mary Ann (Mrs. O'Leary); Jane* (Mrs. Alexander Smith) of Regina; Ellen; Esther (Mrs. Thomas Smith); Emily; Agnes; Rachel (Mrs. Biggs?); and Susannah (1863 - 1940) who married James C. Hamilton." excerpt from 'A History of the Alice Presbyterian Church' by Rev. Wilfred M. Moncrieff B.A., B.D.

Source: http://www.presbyterianarchives.ca/FA4000P.pdf
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Please note that the misspellings of this surname are legion: Miskimans, Miskimmons, Miskimins, Meskiman, Maskimming, MisKimons, MasKemming, Miskimons, Miscomings, Mackermond, Muskimen, and more... 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ann Coburn Miskiman (1818 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  John Alexander Miskiman (1837 - 1923)*
  Mary Ann Miskiman (1846 - 1904)*
  Jane Miskiman Smith (1848 - 1892)*
  Thomas Miskiman (1853 - 1924)*
  Esther Supple Miskiman Smith (1854 - 1943)*
  Emily Purdon Miskiman Biggs (1855 - 1939)*
  James Miskiman (1856 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE ARE MANY MANSIONS

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF THOMAS MISKIMAN
BORN JANUARY 1, 1813
DIED SEPTEMBER 21, 1908

Tho' lost to sight, to memory dear.

 
Burial:
Broadview Cemetery
Broadview
Melville Census Division
Saskatchewan, Canada
 
Maintained by: Susan Barbara
Originally Created by: mrbloggins
Record added: May 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26760106
Thomas Miskiman
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Thomas Miskiman
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For my second great grandfather.
- Susan Barbara
 Added: Feb. 25, 2012
 
 
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