Collection: History of Victoria County Ontario

History of Victoria County Ontario

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 lists and biographical details of early pioneers. Military Records 45th detachment from Lindsay, Ontario, Canada 4th Peterborough Battalion 4th Regiment of Durham Militia 5th Peterborough Battalion 5th Regiment of Durham Militia 6th Peterborough Battalion Victoria County Soldier Dead County Officers Municipal Officials, Lindsay, Victoria...

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Patentees still in Emily, Ontario, Canada

The family names of the following 145 original patentees are still to be found in Emily but not on the original farms: Edward Bailey, David Balfour James Balfour William Barrett James Best John Best Wm. Best John Blackwell Wm. Bradley Cornelius CaIlaghan Jeremiah Callaghan Samuel Carew Thomas Carew Edmond Callaghan Charles Chambers Patrick Clancy John Clark John Collins Michael Collins Dennis Connell George Connell John Connell Patrick Connell Samuel Cottingham William Cottnigham Samuel Davidson Daniel Donoghue Dennis Donoghue Maurice Donoghue John Dorgan Francis Duffy Thomas Elliott Robert English William Elliott Henry Fee Samuel Ferguson Daniel Fitzpatrick Patrick Fitzpatrick John Flynn Terence Flynn Michael Flaherty Patrick Flaherty John German Hugh Graham Abraham Groves Thomas Groves David Guiry Sarah Hamilton Abraham Henderson David Henderson Francis Henderson James Henderson Robert Henderson Thomas Henderson William Henderson Dennis Hennessy Dennis Houlihan Wm. Houlihan Anthony Hunter Thomas Houlihan William Irwin John Jackson Michael Jackson Robert Jackson Andrew Jamieson Samuel Jamieson Henry Jones Hugh Jones Humphrey Jones Adam Jones James Jones John Jones Robert Jones James Laidley James Lang William Lang John Latchford Michael Lowes Richard Lowes Geo. Miller John Miller Wm. Miller Joseph Mills Wm. Mills John Magee George Mitchell James Mitchell Jeremiah Mitchell Robert Mitchell Thomas Mitchell Wm. Mitchell Zachariah Mitchell Henry Moore John Moore James Moore Thomas Moore David Mulcahey Michael Mulcahey Wm. Mulcahey James Murray Peter Murtha Martin McAuliffe Edward McCall Isaiah...

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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 Dack, III 13 Robert Dack, III 13 Daniel Day I 22 Isaac Day, I 23 Joseph Deverill, VI 21-22 Charles Duggan, X 8 John Finn, VI 6 Wm. Finn, VI 6 George Fox, III 16 Wm. Holder, IX 11 Robert Irwin, III 15 Wm. Ivory, III 16 James Jacob, VIII 12 George Jarrett, IV 25 Patrick Moran, II 7 John Mullaley, IX 12 Thomas Mullaley, IX 11 Jahn McCracken, VI 23-24 Robt. McCracken, VI 24 Francis McElroy, V 5 Andrew McNab, I 21-23 Jas. McNab, III, 3 Daniel McNamee, VIII 5 Luke McNaney, IX 5 Pat McNaney, IX 6 Michael McNulty, V 5 Adam McPeak, IV 19 John Scott, I 6 Edward Sheehy, VI 2 John Teel, IX, 13 Artemus Thompson, I 19 Solomon Thompson, I 18 John Turner, VIII 23 James Wetherup, IX 25 Nicholas Whalen, IV 4 John Wilson, IV...

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Persisting Pioneer Families Ops, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. Descendants of the following 56 pioneer patentees in Ops still hold the original farms today: Robert Blaylock XI 5 Francis Brady, V 6 William Brady, V 6 Owen Carlin, VI 9 Arthur Collins, IX 15 John Connell, III 7 Wm. Corley, IV 20 Charles Corneil, XI 7 Andrew Costello, I 22 John Cudahee, I 10 Patrick Cunningham, VIII, 15 John Doyell VIII 4 and 5 George Downey, VIII 6 Timothy Finnegan, II 13 James Graham ,II 24 Wm. Graham, I 24 Peter Greenan, VI 9. Abraham Hartley, X 18 Sampson Hazelton, IV 21 Thomas Hawkins, VIII 8 Joseph Hickson, IX 9 John Hickson Sr., IX 8 John Hickson Jr., IX 8 Timothy Heenan, IX 19 Samuel Jamieson, VII 8 Patrick Leddy, III 20 Thomas Lee, VI 5 John Logie, VII 20 Isaac Moynes, II 28 John Murphy, V 11 Michael Murphy, V 11 Roger McHugh, V 14 Patrick McHugh, III 5 Michael McCabe, VII 5 David McGahey, VI 14 Wm. McGinnis, XI 21 Alex. McNeil, III 26 Elizabeth Pogue, X, 1 James Pogue, XI 1 William Pogue, I 16 Charles Peel, XI 19 Thomas Ray, III 15 James Rea, X 6 William Rea Jr., X 6 Joseph Reynolds, VII 5 Robert Reynolds, VII 5 Wm. Reynolds, VII 5...

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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 Martin Anthony Moran John Murphy Michael Murphy Joseph McCrackin Charles McDonald Hector McDonald Margaret McDonald Patrick McGee Colin McNab John MeNaney James McNulty John O’Connor John O’Donell James O’Neill John O’Neill Thomas Preston Perry Teel Franklin Thompson Andrew Wylie T homas...

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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 Joanna Curtin John Ellis Philip Farrelly Daniel Finnegan Patrick Finnegan Duncan Fisher Patrick Fitzpatrick Robert Finnegan John Graham Andrew Hall James Hall Cornelius Hogan James Hogan John Hogan Patrick Hogan Martin Hogan Richard Houghton Alex. Hunter Francis Hutton James Hutton George Jackson John Kennedy James Kerr Wm. Jackson Patrick Lee William Logie John Lynch William Lynch James Maloney John Maloney Thomas Miller Dennis Murphy Samuel Magahey Andrew Magee Francis McCabe James McCabe Patrick McCabe Bernard McGeough Charles Naylor John Naylor John Nugent Thomas Nugent Maurice O’Connell Patrick O’Connell Samuel Parkin John Peel James Powers M ichael Quillan David Ray Thomas Rea William Rea James Reid Wm. Robertson Thomas Robinson Jeremiah Scully James Shea Thomas Simons John Sloan Robert Thorne Daniel Twohey Dennis Twohey James Twohey John Twohey Thomas Twohey James Walker Ann White George Wilson James...

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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 Hugh Dundas, VIII 22 Stephen Dundas, VIII 22 Wm. Eakins, VI 22 Robert Edwards, I 16 John Ferguson, V 2 Archibald Glenny, V 17 Samuel Kirkland, X 10 Daniel Lee, XI 15 Malcolm McArthur, XV 16 Andrew McKay, XIII 16 Donald McKinnon, II 3 Norman McLeod, XV 9 William McLeod, XV 9 Andrew McPherson, Xl 9 Thomas Smith, I 9 Charles Truax, VII 2 Wm. Wright, XII...

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Patentee Survivals in Dalton 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 24 Dalton patentees farms are still in the original families: Christopher Adams, I 17 Thomas Brooks, XIII 28 John Campbell, XI 16-17 John Carler, III 28 Wm. Chrysler, I 11 Wm. Eldridge, VIl 24 John Fleming, IV 21 John Gilmore, II 1 Frederick Gregg, VII 25-26 Thomas Hart, IX 26 Thomas Joslin, IX 28 Charles Kett, VIII 24 James Kett, VII 28 William Kett, VII 29 Thomas Morton, VIII 21 Wm. McCutcheon, XIII 17-21 Alex. McFadyen, III 27 Duncan McIntosh, IX 25 George Smith, I 26 Aaron Snider, IV 19 Robert Stein, XI 9-10 Henry Stewart, I 7 Joseph Thompson, III 16-17 Nancy Turner, IV...

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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 Cole Archibald Currie Thomas Clarke Samuel Davidson John Davidson Seymour Dean Theodore Dean David Dundas Henry Dunn James Emmerson Ann Ferguson Malcolm Ferguson Martha Ferguson Neil Ferguson Robert Foster Wm. Galloway Robert Glenny Edward Graham Elizabeth Grant Hector Grant Reuben Grant James Hall John Hall Matthew Hancock Gilbert Harris Robert Irwin Stephen James Benjamin Johnston Thomas Johnston Amos Lake Francis Lane Richard Mark Samuel Metherell Bartholomew Mitchell Christopher Mitchell Jacob Mitchell Donald McDonald Jane McDougall James McElroy Matthias McKay John McKinnon Neil McKinnon Angus McLean John McLean Norman McLean John McKague Susan McTaggert Duncan McTaggart Robt. McNab Aaron Nichols James NichoIls Nathan Nicholls Robert Nicholls Austin Noble Wm. Patterson Peter Philips James Pogue Wm. Richardson Asa Rogers Joseph Rogers Joseph Russell John Scott Sarah Sinclair George Sowden John Spark Lewis Styles Joseph Tinney John Thompson James Tolmie David Tripp George Wallis Samuel Webster Wm. Webster Jacob Whiteside Hannah Williams Edward Wilson Lorraine Wilson John Wylie I saac...

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

The following 20 patentees are represented on farms other than the original holdings: Wm. Adams Thomas Braden Samuel Camick Alexander Cathcart James Cathcart Thomas Cooper John Dewell Robert Fleming Edward Gardiner James Johnson Alex. Montgomery George McLeish John Oxby Henry Powell John Reid George Sandford Isaac Snider Robert Young William Young Angus...

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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, IV 32 Thomas Forest, VIII 2 William Foster, IX 31 Matthew Ingram, VIII 20 and 21 John Junkin, III 14 Wm. Kennedy, II 2 Richard Middleton, VIII 8 Robert Mitchell, V 3 Peter Murdock, VI 6 John McDonald, V 4 James McFeeters, VIII 1 James Prescott, VIII 28 Joseph Ray, I 14 Alexander Robertson, V 8 Robert Robertson, V 10 and 11 Irwin Simpson, IX 2 Thomas Steele, VIII 6 Carnaby Thurston, II 7 Henry Thurston, II 5 Jonas Thurston, IV...

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4th Regiment of Durham Militia

Personnel of the Regimental Staffs was as follows: 4th Regiment of Durham Militia O. C. Lieut. Colonel John Logie 2nd-in-Command Charles Ruttan Captains Edward Davidson Francis Henderson Wm. Cottingham Christopher Knowlson Josias L. Hughes Thomas Rea, Sr. Angus McDonald Jesse Purdy Lieutenants Samuel Cottingham Cheeseman Moe Alex. Logie Richard Hughes Thomas Sowden Isaac Rea Gerald Patterson Hassard Purdy John Miller Ensigns Charles Hamilton Edward Davidson Wm. John Logie Richard Davidson George Henry Marmion Roger McHugh Terence Brady Richard...

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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 James Junkin Lancelot Junkin Edward Kelly James Kennedy David Lamb John Lamb David Long Wm. Long Lewis Meyers David Murdock James Murdock Hugh McCallum James McCallum Peter McDonald Robert Parker Edward Prescott Andrew Robertson John Sproule John Taylor Christopher Thompson George Thompson Jabez...

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5th Regiment of Durham Militia

5th Regiment of Durham Militia, Personnel of the Regimental Staff O. C. Lt. Col. A. S. Fraser 2nd-in-Command Major Jas. Wallace Captains Thomas Need John Langton Robert Dennistoun Duncan Cameron Jacob Ham James Dunsford Mossom Boyd Samuel Davidson Hector McDonald Gavin Hamilton Lieutenants George Toker Hartley Dunsford Israel Ferguson Geo. Hamilton Dundas Edward Atthill Benjamin Beresford George Dunsford Alexander Dennistoun Henry Thomas Wickham Charles Hore Ensigns Morgan Richard Jones Alex. Ross Robert Hamilton Joseph Parker Martin...

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