Associated People: Lamont, Mrs Sarah, Caoles (1838 - 1916)


Black and white photograph of Sarah Lamont nee MacDonald in the 1910s.

Sarah MacDonald (1838-1916), daughter of Archibald MacDonald and Isabella MacFadyen. In the late 1840s she emigrated to Canada with her widowed mother who died on the voyage. Fostered by a family of MacKinnons she settled in Kinccardine Township where she met and married Donald Lamont, the son of Peter Lamont and Ann MacLean, crofters with a large family who emigrated from Cornaigbeg in 1851. Sarah and Donald had nine children, although Sarah became paralysed from the waist down during the birth of her sixth child.