Gilbert McQueen, b.1867 Stayner Ont., d.1947 Calgary, Alberta
Photo of my grandfather taken before he married in
Inscribed on the back by my grandmother, Eliza Jane
Cruickshank: "To Mary - You will have to be contented with this
untill you get another, from Jane".
the last child born to Donald McQueen (b.
Islay about 1816) and his
second wife Sarah (Marion) McCannel.
Gilbert was a blacksmith in
Deloraine, Manitoba, and moved
with his family to Alberta about 1909.
He established his own shop in
Photo credit: by Wright of Collingwood, Ontario