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Unknown Prentice of Edinburgh, Scotland & Toronto, Canada

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Unknown Prentice of Edinburgh, Scotland & Toronto, Canada
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2004 and Revised 24 May 2008

Update of 24 May 2008: "Unknown Prentice" is Archibald Prentice who is #3(i)(a) in our Winter 2005 article about James Prentice of Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland . That article now replaces this article.

1. Archibald Prentice was b. c. 1870 in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He appears in the 1871 census with his parents, John Prentice (b. c. 1839, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire) and Margaret (b. c. 1843, Cambusnethan). Archibald later appears in the 1901 census in Edinburgh St. Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland, with his wife and family.

He emigrated to Toronto, Canada at some date before 29 Feb 1904.

He m. Annie Prentice, b. c. 1864, Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Ellis Island records show that his Ammoe departed her home in Edinburgh, Scotland and sailed out of Glasgow on the "Numidian" to the Port of New York, arriving on 29 Feb 1904. Her destination was Toronto, Canada, to join her husband at 4 Victoria St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Children accompanying her were:

  1. Jean/Jeanie Prentice, b. c. 1893, Edinburgh, Scotland. At home in 1901.
  2. William/Willie Prentice, b. c. 1895, Edinburgh, Scotland. At home in 1901.
  3. Margaret/Maggie Prentice, b. c. 1900, Edinburgh, Scotland. At home in 1901.
  4. Archibald/Archie Prentice, b. c. 1902, Edinburgh, Scotland. At home in 1901.

Who are Unknown Prentice's Parents?

Archibald Prentice was b. c. 1870 in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

He appears in the 1871 census with his parents, John Prentice (b. c. 1839, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire) and Margaret (b. c. 1843, Cambusnethan).

John Prentice, b. c. 1839, is probably the John Prentice who appears in the 1851 census in Cambusnethan as b. c. 1840, son of Archibald Prentice (b. c. 1808, Cambusnethan) and Janet (b. c. 1812, Cambusnethan).

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