an account of the descendants of Alexander Pentland and Elizabeth (Elspeth) Wilson, who were married at Carrington, Scotland, about 1540.
We begin this report with James
Pentland who married in 1657 to Agnes Frizell at Carrington, Scotland,
The facts which are made use of, were compiled from many sources by George E. Pentland, M.A. of Hanover, Ontario.
George Ernest Pentland was born in Thornbury, Grey County, in 1874. He taught school at the age of 16 in Collingwood Township. While teaching at Stratford Collegiate Institute, he graduated with a B.A. from Queen's University, the first in the family line to get a degree. He then spent two years at Queen's specializing in Mathematics, and graduated with an M.A. He taught in the West and in Ontario, and finally at his request was transferred to his native Grey County, where he was inspector of schools for 10 years and lived in Hanover. George travelled widely and in 1937-38, travelled around the world. In 1947, he was a professor of Mathematics at Edison College, Fort Myers, Florida.
In 1908, George married Isabella McCall of Agincourt. They had two sons, Ernest Seth, born in 1909, graduated from the University of Toronto with honours in 1940, as a doctor, and practised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Percival George was born at Beamsville in 1915, he was physically strong and a long distance swimmer and hockey player, and was employed in the Life Insurance business in Hanover.
'The Chestnut Family' A branch of the Pentland family is provided by the following.
A great deal of information was provided by Austin Chestnut and his daughters Marilyn and Carol as it pertained to their side of the family. Information and photo's provided by Grace and Howard Cox, along with facts compiled by the author of this report, Barkley Cox, and added to George Pentland's reports to form the following history of the many families of our ancestors.
Since the beginning of this web site there has been contributions by so many and I thank you all.
Children of James1 Pentland and Agnes Frizell were as follows:
married on 15 Nov 1698,
Children of David2 Pentland and Jean Bell were as follows:
8. David3 PENTLAND
born 11 Jun 1704.
He married on 17 Jun 1726 in Edinburgh,Scotland,
Children of David3 Pentland and Agnes Peden were as follows:
+ 11 i David4 PENTLAND
12 ii Mark4 PENTLAND
married in 1753, Mary KING
13 iii Isabella4 PENTLAND
14 iv James4 PENTLAND
15 v John4 PENTLAND
married in 1767, Janet
16 vi Mary4 PENTLAND
married in 1769, John NEWTON
(David3, David2, James1)
Children of David4 Pentland and Grizell were as follows:
Children of James5 Pentland and Deborah Mitchell were as follows:
David3, David2, James1),
deceased Aug 1834 in Kingston, Ontario.
born 1814 in England;
Children of James6 Pentland and Catherine Boyd were as follows:
Children of James6 Pentland and Ann Hamilton were as follows:
23. Alice6 PENTLAND
(James5, David4, David3, David2,
She married on 10 Jan 1839 in Kingston, Ontario,
deceased 16 Jan 1891 in Kingston, Ontario.
Children of Alice6 Pentland and John Noon were as follows:
28. Jane6 PENTLAND
David4, David3, David2, James1),