Govan Family fonds

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A series of documents relating to the Govan family (along with the Livingston & Kilgour branches) that emigrated to Ontario from Scotland.

  1. 1842 will & testament of Robert Steel.
  2. 16 page reminiscence of Margaret Livingston Govan about life in Toronto 1876-1900.
  3. 10 page reminiscence of Margaret Govan about life from 1902-1914.
  4. Family tree.
  5. A family group record of William Govan & Elizabeth Livingston.
  6. 1 page summary of the relatives of Elizabeth Livingston.
  7. 16 page memoir of Margaret Govan about the Livingston family.
  8. 7 pages family story entitled "Family Reunions".
  9. Very brief 3 page (plus cover letter) family history by Margaret Govan. 
  10. An 1840's diary by a farming member of the Govan family.



Types of Materials

  • Artwork
  • Audiovisual Material
  • Unpublished Material and Manuscripts


Approximately 4 cm of textual materials

How to Access This Resource

XS1 MS A011

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