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1918 Warren County Farmers’ Directory – B Surnames

Abbreviations Used in this Directory a–Acres; Ch — Children; O–Owner; T–Tenant or Renter; R –Rural Route; Sec-Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses (); figures at end of information–year became resident of county. Star (*) indicates children not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotations marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner’s name follows the figures giving size of farm. Example: ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood MEANS ABBEY, William L. – Name (Lena Riggs) – Wife’s maiden name. Martha and Cora Abbey – Mother and Sister Kirkwood R1 – Postoffice Kirkwood, R.F.D. 1. Tompking Sec8-5 – Township Tompking, Sections 8-5. T80a – Tenant on 80 acres. H.M. Abbey Est. – Owner of 80 acres. (1886) – Lived in county since 1886. Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood – Farmers’ Line Telephone Kirkwood. B Surnames BABBITT, Albert C. (Lucile Meadows) Avon R5 Berwick Sec31 T80a Bion Lincoln (1918) Tels. Greenbush and Avon BABBIT, Edwin (Clara Johnson) Ch Livina, Dale, Albert, Florine, *Ira, *Mary, *Emery,*Homer, *Jessie, *Hobart; Avon R5 Berwick Sec27 T355a H.A. and C.E. Saunders (1901) Tels. Avon and Greenbush BACON, Charles A. (Susie Tate) Ch Ernest, Howard, Charming, Marie; Roseville R2 Pt. Pleasant Sec21 T400a B.P. Lee (1895) Tel. Farmers’ Line Swan Creek BACON, John (Nancy Milburn) Ch *Charles, *Frank, *Etta, *Lyola, *John, *Janie, *Sylvia; Swan Creek R1 Swan Sec18 T100a Etta Almond (1868) Tel Farmers’ LIne Swan Creek BAER, James B.(Mary Ray) Ch Ester, Ava, *Hale; Roseville R1 Roseville Sec3-10 O100a...

Biography of Hon. William H. Brouse, M. S., M. D.

Hon. William H. Brouse, Senator from South Grenville, is a descendant of one of the United Empire Loyalists that settled on the northern shore of the St. Lawrence river, immediately after the American revolution, his parents being Col. Jacob Brouse, a farmer, and Nancy Parlow, his wife, the latter being also a descendant of a loyalist family. He was born at Matilda, Dundas, Ont., June 15, 1825; received his literary education at Victoria College, Cobourg, where he took his degree of M.A. in 1849; studied medicine with the Bon. John Rolph, M.D., LL.D., of Toronto; graduated at McGill College, Montreal, obtaining the degree of M.D., in 1847; had charge that year, under the Canadian Government, of three hundred cases of emigrant fever at Port Iroquois, Matilda, and in 1848 removed to Prescott, where he has been in the practice of his profession more than thirty years. He is well known on either side of the St. Lawrence; has had an extensive practice for many years, and occupies a high position among the medical profession. Dr. Brouse is the chief medical officer of the Toronto Life Assurance and Tontine Company; surgeon of the 56th battalion of volunteer infantry; Director of the Prescott and Brockville macadamized road, and of the Ottawa Agricultural Society, and is a member of the Senate of Victoria College. He was appointed a member of the Medical Examining Board for Upper Canada in 1850; was elected a member of the Medical Council for Ontario in 1866, 1869, 1872, and 1876, continuously, since its formation; was President of that body in 1870; and in 1876 was a delegate...

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