Monday, May 20, 2013

Hiram Simpson, Lot 18, Concession 8

From Papers And Addresses of the Kent (Ontario, Canada) Historical Society:

I believe this excerpt is from an old copy of the Chatham Tri-Weekly Planet, published May 20, 1857:

Hiram Simpson, Lot 18, Concession 8, Chatham Township advertises for a lost horse — black with white spot on forehead.

This one?
Canada Census, 1881
name: Hiram Simpson
marital status: Married
occupation: Farmer
ethnic origin: Scottish
religion: E METH
census place: Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
William Jim Daly M 35y Ireland
Margaret J Daly F 32y Ontario
John Daly M 12y Ontario
William T Daly M 8y Ontario
Coraesta Daly F 5y Ontario
Andrew Daly M 3y Ontario
Nelson H Daly M 5m Ontario
Hiram Simpson M 38y Ontario
Barbara Simpson F 36y Ontario
Willard E Simpson M 9y Ontario
Alberta M Simpson F 8y Ontario

Census: April 1871 - Conc 1, Lot 29, 100 acres, tenant

Or This One?

Canada Census, 1851
name:  Hiram Simpson
estimated birth year: 1818
birthplace: Canada
province: Canada West (Ontario)
district:  Kent County
district number: 17
sub-district:  Chatham

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