Land of Our Own How Four Immigrant Families United On Canada’s Manitoulin Island

About the Book

British Columbia author Tom Parkin has finished the long-awaited history of four families which came to Canada and inter-married on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, Ontario.

The four are the Legges of North Yorkshire, the Luthers of Pennsylvania, the Parkins of East Yorkshire, and the Reids of Scotland/Ireland. This is their story.

Your roots include these surnames and places, and that's why you'll find a connection within these pages. The 8o+ biographical chapters of Land of Our Own cover remembrances of each person or couple with newspaper articles, old letters, anecdotes, photos, family trees, and much more. The book starts with ancestors as early as the mid-1700s, and follows each branch forward to within your own lifetime.

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