Generation III                Parent

Margaret Loghrin
b. Mar. 11, 1841² - d. Jan.11, 1919³

Maggie grew up on her father's farm across the road from the Loghrin homestead in Eramosa Township.
Apparently, she was married by Rev. Wm. Barrie to Rev. George Irving, son of William and Margaret Irving on Jan. 7, 1864.  He was from Ayr, Ontario.¹
On Sept. 28, 1871, Margaret Irving Loghrin married William Bathgate, son of Joseph Bathgate and Grace Hyslop.  Both were Presbyterians and were married by Rev. Barrie at her parents, James and Betsy's, home in Eramosa.  Witnesses for the wedding were her uncle, Tom Loghrin, and her brother-in-law, John Hobson who also lived in Guelph Township.**

Rev. George Irving¹
b. ~1835
William Bathgate
b. Apr. 8, 1832 - d. Jan. 21, 1903*
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He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1852 and settled at Janesville where his father died in 1856 and his mother in 1874.  William went into business in Montreal in 1861 where he remained until 1870, when he moved to Guelph, Ontario to engage in farming.°  William farmed on lots 8 and 9, concession 8, Division C in the Township of Guelph until they moved to Winnipeg.
In 1878, he arrived in Winnipeg and engaged in the furniture business until 1883, when the Manitoba Electric and Gas Light Company was founded, and he was appointed its Managing Director.° 
Indeed, the 1891 Census indicates that William worked for the Manitoba ... Gas Company and that James was working as a clerk.  William took a very prominent part in the business of the city and at one time was a member of council.°° 
William fell and hurt his head a few days before his death and after that was confined to his home at 267 Spence St.  Shortly before his death, he had a throat infection and died of a lung complication.°°

James Loghrin Bathgate b. Sept. 12, 1872¹¹ - d. Apr. 10, 1934¹²
Grace Hislop Bathgate b. Apr. 12, 1874¹³ - d. Jan. 18, 1877 (diptheria)¹*
Joseph Bathgate b. Mar. 24, 1876
Elizabeth Armstrong Bathgate b. Apr. 30, 1878¹°
Margaret (Maggie) A. Bathgate b. May 1, 1880
William H. Bathgate b. Mar. 21, 1882¹^ - d. June 7, 1885¹**

        ¹ Information from
compiled by Rosemary Ambrose.  Printed and on file with Tom Loghrin.
        ² Unless otherwise noted, dates for this family are from various censuses.  The names of the children originally came from an "Historical Tree", described as, "a handwritten list of the descendants of William Loghrin, written by an unknown person and passed down to Radcliffe Loghrin."  See Appendix III.
        ³ Death registration # 1919-005212, Manitoba Archives, .
        *  Death registration #1903-002018, Manitoba Archives,
        ** Wellington County Marriages 1869-1872, compiled by Jeff Stewart and Janet Langdon (1871 Marriage Registrations, Archives of Ontario, RG 80-5-0-15) Vol. 14, p. 236, #1.  In the reference to the second marriage, Maggie is listed as Margaret Irving Loghrin; however, although not quoted here, she is also listed as spinster not widow in that entry.  Perhaps related to this, Maggie's sister, Agnes, named her first child, born in 1869, Margaret Irving Hobson.
        ° The Canadian Album: Men of Canada or Success by Example, (Bradley, Garretson & Company, Brantford, Ontario, 1894), III.
        °° "Wm. Bathgate is Summoned", Winnipeg Free Press, Jan. 22, 1903.
        ^ "Deaths and Funerals", Winnipeg Free Press, Jan. 13, 1919.
        ^^ 1916 Census, Canada.
        ¹º Provincial Heritage Sites, .
        ¹¹ Registrations of Births and Stillbirths, 1869 - 1909, MS929 Reel 9, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
        ¹² Death registration #1934-040119, Manitoba Archives,
        ¹³ Registrations of Births and Stillbirths, 1869 - 1909, MS929 , Reel 18, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
        ¹* Registrations of Deaths, 1869 - 1934, MS935 Reel 17, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
        ¹° Registrations of Births and Stillbirths, 1869 - 1907, MS929 Reel 36, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.  Editor's note: Elizabeth's name is registered as Elizabeth Armstrong Bathgate but her marriage registration is Elizabeth Loughrin [sic] Bathgate and her sister, Margaret is registered as Margaret Armstrong Bathgate at the time of her marriage.
        ¹^ Birth registration #1882-001090, Manitoba Archives,  "Mother, Margaret Laghrin [sic]".
        ¹** Death registration #1885-001305, Manitoba Archives,


William Bathgate
Margaret was an active member of Knox United Church at 400 Edmonton St. and took an active interest in various city charities.^  In 1911, she lived at 98 Balmoral Place in Winnipeg with her son, Joseph and daughter, Elizabeth.  Five years later, Dr. Charles McGreer, Elizabeth's husband, was head of the household but Joseph and his mother continued to live there.  Annie O'Niel, 30 years old, was a lodger and Lilian Johnson, 26 years old, was a servant.^^

Knox United Church, was designated Manitoba Heritage Site # 51 on October 29, 1990.  Originally a Presbyterian church, it is the largest United church in Manitoba. Constructed between 1914 and 1918, it was also the pinnacle of Protestant church architecture in the province. The building is the design of J.H.G. Russell (1862-1946), a prominent Winnipeg architect. Knox was created with reference to the Late Gothic Revival style. With its powerful verticality, smooth surfaces and subdued ornament, it is a magnificent exponent of that style. Finished at the height of World War One, the church was one of the last great building projects undertaken in Manitoba during the Edwardian era.¹º

Margaret died after an illness extending over five years; she was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Winnipeg.^