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John Leslie Jr., 1808-
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Title: John Leslie Jr., 1808-
Identifier: MC0291
Date of Original Photo: 1870
Image Type: B&W Photo
Subject: Leslie family
Donor: Harold and Valda Leslie

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Description: John Leslie Jr. was born in 1808. He was the son of William Leslie 1771-1817 and Esther Beattie Leslie, 1783-1867, and the step-son of John Leslie Sr., 1786-1872. In 1824 the family emigrated from Sutherlandshire, Scotland to Toronto Township. John Leslie Sr. leased 200 acres to the north of Streetsville, where in 1826 he built a storey-and-a-half log home for his family. John Leslie Jr. married Isabella Steen on May 12, 1835 at the Steen homestead on the Credit River. The couple had nine children. Their son, George, married Jane McClure on December 25, 1876.
Agency: Mississauga Library System