Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
H, Bundle 1
The petition of Jacob Harsen, Detroit farmer, for himself and his 7 children and 4 grandchildren (see names in the petition).
That your Petitioners have been many years in this District, and is settled upon ... Island in the entrance of the Narrows between Lake St. Clair and Lake Huron known by the name of Harsen's Island containing about 700 acres of land fit to cultivate.....
See the Jacob Harsen homestead on YouTube.