History of Victoria County Ontario

Victoria County Atlas

The Victoria County, Ontario Canada Centennial History written by Watson Kirkconnell in 1921 provides a vivid look into the details of pioneer life in the Victoria County area of Ontario. The data extracted from that manuscript which contains genealogical value has been presented here. It consists of military history and records for Victoria County and



Original Patentees, not on original farm, Mariposa, Ontario, Canada

Descendants of the following 97 patentees are found on farms other than those originally granted by the Crown. Henry Armitage Jesse Armitage David Benson John Black Abraham Bowes Hollis Bowes John Broad George Brown Peter Brown Samuel Campbell Donald Campbell Hugh Carmichael Donald Carmichael Aaron Choate Jacob Choate Nathan Choate Thomas Choate Ira Clarke Paul



Original Patentees, not on original farm Laxton Township, Ontario, Canada

The following 9 patentees are represented on farms other than the original lots: George Adair Jesse Adair George Armstrong John Butterworth John Commerford John Elson James Gunn Albert Southern Daniel Staples



45th detachment from Lindsay, Ontario, Canada

The personnel of the 45th detachment from Lindsay and the surrounding district was as follows: Major John Hughes Capt. J. C. Grace Lieut. George E. Laidlaw Color-Sgt. McMurchy Sergeants Christie and Holtorf Corporals McKee and Hall Privates Barton Bennett Brown Bunting Charlton Crawford Fishley Fryer Gregory Gain Gamble Galbraith Henry Hepburn Higgins Irwin Jeffrey John



Patentee Survivors in Verulam, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The following 25 Verulam patentees are still represented on their original farms: Wm. Brandon, II 30 Wm. Brown, VIII 9 John Davidson, IX 4 John Duggan, I 25 William Elliott, VI 28 Wm. Flett,



Patentee Survivals in Carden, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The following 41 Carden patentees farms are still held by their descendants: Mary Ann Barrett, VII 4 Edward Burke, IV. 2 Patrick Cronin, VII 1 John Chrysler, IV 16-17 Moses Dack, III 12 Thomas



Victoria County Soldier Dead

Adam, Charles, Private, Infantry, Lilidsay. Aidous, Thos. Grenville, Private, Infantry, Fenelon Falls. Alldred, Wilbert Phillip, Lance Corporal, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Alien, J., Battalion Sergt. Major, Infantry, Lindsay. Allin, E. C., Lieutenant, Infantry, Lindsay. Alton, W. R., Private, Infantry, Victoria Road. Arscott, Thos. Albert, Private, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Akester, Geo. Wilbert, Private, Infantry, Fenelon Falls. Anderson, Wm. Kay,



Original Patentees, not on original farm, Verulam, Ontario Canada

Descendants of the following 40 patentees are still in the township but not on the original farms: David Ball Thomas Beatty Alexander Bell Henry Brandon John Brandon James Brooks Mary Coulter John Crowe Edward Davidson Henry Devitt John Devitt Thos. Devitt Wm. Devitt Andrew Finley Robert Graham Patrick Henderson David Hunter Garner Hunter John Hunter



Original Patentees, not on original farm Carden, Ontario, Canada

Descendants of the following 42 patentees have changed farms within the township: Win. Alton John Barrett David Burk Elizabeth Chrysler Thomas Crawford Asel Day Joel Day John Deverill John Drury James Drury Murty Duggan David Finn Michael Finn Cornelius Foley Daniel Foley James Foley Michael Foley Alex. Graham Andrew Graham Hugh Graham John Holder Caleb



Municipal Officials, Lindsay, Victoria County, Ontario, Canada

The first town council met in a frame town hall on the northeast corner of Kent Street and Victoria Avenue on July 20, 1857. The civic officials at this beginning of time were as follows: Mayor, Robert Lang Reeve, Foster Cain Councilors, Wm. Thornhill, David Brown, Jeremiah O’Leary, J. Healey, H. G. Clarke, James Walsh,



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