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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Tremaine Logan (1849-1941)

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Robert Tremaine Logan
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Pioneer farmer.

Born at Truro, Nova Scotia on 26 June 1849, he taught school for a time then, in 1882, he moved to Manitoba with his brother Isaac and established a homestead near the new community of Melgund which, when the Canadian Pacific Railway laid track through the area and established a station, was renamed Lauder. In 1874, he married Maria Martin Winton (1851-1937) and they had six daughters and three sons, among them Lois Ada Dalrymple Logan (wife of Robert Harvey), John William Gow Logan (1886-1916, killed in the First World War), and Robert Fulton Logan. In addition to farming, he served as a trustee for the local school district, and a school built near his farm was named Truro School in memory of his birthplace. He died in the RM of Cameron on 8 November 1941 and was buried in the Lauder Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Pioneers of Manitoba by Robert Harvey (1970).

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2016

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