Emma Seton
Born August 19th.1843 in Quebec.
Married October 12th.1865 in Waddington, New York to John Amy, Jersey, Channel Isles.
Children: Mary (1866); John (1868); Louisa (1869); Harold (1870); Ernest (1874); Gertrude (1876);Clara (1877); Frederick (1882); Anna (1883); Charles (1884); Nina (1887); Lillian (1889).
They lived at Portage-du-Fort, Pontiac, Quebec.
This charming portrait of John Amy's sister Louisa Margaret hangs in the Jersey Art Gallery.
No image of Emma or John has yet turned up.

Their Farmhouse built of granite and marble. John Amy's Mill (Saw mill?)
John Amy was a mill owner, store keeper and post master. 
He bought 600 acres at Portage du Fort from his father in law George on which was a failed saw-mill and potash enterprise and a flour and grist mill. He planned and partly built a carding and cloth mill which he sold in 1876.
They had a 600 acre farm which included a 50 acre marble quarry.
Emma was great-niece of Elizabeth Seton, the first American Saint.


derelict Amy mill

More logging photos

Contact descendant in Australia: Graeme Amy