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Re: North Dakota, Eugene McPherson, adopted, born approx 1911
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 26 February 20 19:36 GMT (UK) »
Wow, I can't thank you all enough for your help!

The 1910 Census with John, Lida and Frank has given me the chance to start tracing back the McPhersons which is the crux of this search (I was thrown by the McPison transcript for the 1910 census).

This information is going to make some people very happy after a lifetime of questions about Eugenes true origins.

So now it's back to Canada and Scotland and see what I can find.

Thanks again for all your help,

Caroline

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Re: North Dakota, Eugene McPherson, adopted, born approx 1911
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 26 February 20 22:05 GMT (UK) »
This appears to be the burial for John McPherson. He was buried at Page Cemetery with parents and other family members.

Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40658814/john-mcpherson

Family: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/102264/memorial-search?firstName=&lastName=McPherson

This appears to John with his family in 1900 census.

1900 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9V5-7MV

Edit to add-

His brother James died in 1937.

Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40658826/james-mcpherson

This would be his birth record listing his parents as Thomas Mcpherson & Jane Munro.

Birth: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMCF-XZR

The marriage record of Thomas & Jane in 1875

Marriage: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMNN-HY8

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Re: North Dakota, Eugene McPherson, adopted, born approx 1911
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 27 February 20 06:18 GMT (UK) »
Yes, I had started down the same McPherson route :)

I also found Johns baptism in Canada:

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMXP-R77

From the ages on his parents marriage certificate, and their parents names, I came up with the following births for Thomas and Jane:

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XBMR-H7J
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XBMG-1CS

When I get time I will do some more research into the McPhersons but for now thank you again for the help,

Best Regards

Caroline