Wednesday, October 18, 2017

There Once Were Two Windsors



"...its name was changed to 'Whitby,' ambiguities and inconveniences having arisen from the existence of another Windsor on the Detroit river." [Page 261]


The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project (McGill University):


Source - Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada



Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Concessions To Kent County, Ontario



Lambton County Museum (Lambton, Ontario, Canada):

"For example, concessions 1-4 of the former Sombra Township in Lambton County passed into the control of Gore Township in Kent County during the mid-19th century." [ca 1850?]


From Kentiana at the Electric Scotland website:

"The Gore of Chatham, which was part of Sombra Township, or "Shawanese" Township, was surveyed by Smith in 1820."

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Timothy Baker


New York Land Records...Livingston Deeds 1833-1835..:


Livingston County, New York
Deed 12-146
22 September 1814
Socrates and Betsey Swift
Of Livonia, Ontario, New York
To
Timothy Baker
Of Aurelius, Cayuga, New York

Lot #71
Township No. 9, 6th Range
County of Ontario
Recorded: 15 October 1833

Biography of the son of Timothy Baker mentioned that his father lived in Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York:

Source




Saturday, October 14, 2017

Mary Anderson's Petition




Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-1609
14 October 1797

Wife of Elisha Anderson and daughter of Daniel Jonas, Loyalist....