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, Ops, Ontario, Canada

The following 89 patentees families are represented but not on the old farms: Thomas Bell Philip Bennett Wm. Best James Blackwell John Blackwell Wm. Blackwell Michael Brady Philip Brady Garrett Brock Samuel Brown Charles Burke Elizabeth Burke Patrick Burke Robert Clarke Catherine Collins Timothy Collins Richard Connor David Corneil James Cudahee James Cunningham John Cunningham



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

No farms in Bexley remain in the original hands. The following 7 patentees are, however, represented elsewhere in the township: William Dawson Richard Harrison Lois Johnston James Lytle William Lytle William Moore Donald Murray



5th Peterborough Battalion

5th Peterborough (later 2nd Victoria) Battalion O. C. Lt. Col. A. S. Fraser Captains Alex. Logie John Graham Thomas Keenan Wm. McDonell Thomas Rea Lieutenants Isaac Rea Roger McHugh G. M. Roche James Graham John Pyne Ensigns James Maloney Martin Hogan Charles Logie G. D. Brock Horatio Stephenson Thomas Pyne James Finnigan



Patentee Survivors in Mariposa, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The farms of the following 22 Mariposa pioneers are still held by their descendants: Hugh Cameron, III 9 John Campbell, XIV 10 Kenneth Campbell, XIV 10 Wm. Clark, XV 2 Wm. Copeland, XIII 6



Patentee Survivals in Laxton Township, 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 26 Laxton patentees are still represented on the original farms: Augustine Angers, XI 2 Gideon Bailey, III 5 Mary Bailey, IV 7 Alexander Boyce, XI 12 Peter Burgess, IV 11 Edward Butterworth,



6th Peterborough Battalion

6th Peterborough (later 3rd Victoria) Battalion O. C. Lit. Col. Samuel Davidson 2nd-in-Command-Major Hector McDonald Jr. Major-Major Elridge R. Irish Captains Andrew McPherson William Webster Wm. McCready James McPherson Israel Ferguson John R. Lytle W. Davidson James Worsley Donald Campbell John Wylie Matthew Emmerson Lieutenants John Haight Neil Smith Edward Mather Hugh McFadyen Wm. Foster



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



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