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Memorable Manitobans: James McFarlane (1864-?)

Builder, farmer.

Born at Wellington, Ontario on 5 August 1864, son of William McFarlane and Elizabeth Young, he quit school at the age of 14 to train for five years as a carpenter. He came to Manitoba in 1890 and worked in the building trade at Clanwilliam. He also operated an 800-acre mixed farm on Township 15, Range 18. On 3 April 1890, he married Kate Krohn at Clifford, Ontario. They had six children: Elizabeth McFarlane, Jeannette McFarlane, Agnes McFarlane,William McFarlane, Edward McFarlane, and James Clayton McFarlane. He served for several years on the local school board.


The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 April 2010

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