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Kramp-Neuman, Shelby

  • Person
  • fl. 2020

Shelby Kramp-Neuman was born in Belleville, Ontario and raised in Madoc. She served on the Centre Hastings Municipal council for 15 years, serving on the Chamber of Commerce and various committees including Economic Development. She held the position of Deputy Mayor. Kramp-Neuman is the daughter of long-time federal and provincial politician Daryl Kramp.

Hubble, Urban

  • Person
  • 1876-1942

Urban Amphias Hubble was a lumber merchant and cheese maker who lived in Faraday Township, Hastings County, Ontario. His parents were Amos Hubble and Mary Ann (Stenard).

Boyce, Gerry

  • Person
  • b. 1933

Gerald Egerton (Gerry) Boyce was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1933. He graduated from McMaster University with a B.A. in History in 1955 and received an M.A. in History from the University of Manitoba in 1960.
Boyce taught for 32 years in secondary schools in the Quinte region. He retired in 1989 to concentrate on research and writing. His many publications include: Historic Hastings (1967), Hutton of Hastings (1972), The St. Andrew's Chronicles (1978), and Belleville: A Popular History (2008). He was a founding member of the Hastings County Historical Society in 1957 and has remained closely associated with the Society and its collections. He was instrumental in establishing the Hastings County Museum and the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.

Brown, Kenneth Murray

  • Person
  • 1941-2019

Ken Brown was born in Meaford, Ontario, on 28 December 1941, the child of Walter Brown and Peggy (Kent). He worked as a high school teacher and, after his retirement, as an archivist-historian for the Town of Deseronto. He died in Trenton, Ontario on 29 June 2019.

Clements, William

  • Person
  • 1872-1945

William Clements was the child of Thomas Clements and Rachel (Moffit). He operated a general store in Ivanhoe, Ontario from 1895 to 1945.

Zemel, Joel

  • Person
  • fl. 2020

Joel Zemel is a researcher, historian and author based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Ketcheson, Sarah

  • Person
  • fl. 1986

Sarah Ketcheson was a Grade 6 student at Madoc Township Public School in 1986.

Brown, Oris Annetta

  • Person
  • 1911-2000

Annetta Brown was the owner and principal of the Ontario Business College in Belleville from 1963 to 1978. She was born Oris Annetta Mason in Belleville on 25 August 1911. She married Clifford Albert Brown in Kingston, Ontario in November 1935. Clifford died in 1974 and Annetta married Ernest Green in 1985. She died in Belleville on 15 June 2000.

Roots, Reg

  • Person
  • fl. 1970s

Reg Roots was a photographer based at 22 Edgecombe Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Marr, Ella Dora

  • Person
  • 1886-1974

Dora Mater was born on 6 November 1886, the child of Jacob Mater and Mary (Sider). She married George William Marr in Wainfleet, Ontario on 23 June 1920. She died on 26 April 1974.

Taylor, R. L.

  • Person
  • fl. 1942-1947

R. L. Taylor was the editor of The Deseronto Post newspaper between 1942 and 1947.

Detlor, Maurice Leroy

  • Person
  • 1907-1981

Maurice Leroy Detlor was born in Deseronto, Ontario, the child of Bismarck Detlor and Winnifred (formerly Moore). He married Ola Blanche Ostrander on June 30, 1932. He died on 8 September 1981.

Moore, Henry Meldrum 'Harry'

  • Person
  • 1882-1962

Henry Meldrum Moore was born on 19 October 1882, the child of Henry Lemesieur Moore and Margaret (formerly Drysdale). He worked as a printer's apprentice and in 1908 he married Mabel Christina Coleman in Cookstown, Ontario. From 1919 to 1929 he was the publisher of The Deseronto Post newspaper. He died in Pembroke, Ontario on 4 April 1962.

Newport, Ernest Stewart

  • Person
  • 1891-1918

Ernest Stewart Newport arrived in Canada in 1896 with a party of children on the SS Scotsman under the care of Rev. Robert Wallace of the Marchmont Home in Belleville. In the 1901 census he was living in South Fredericksburgh, Ontario as the adopted son of Lois Vanderwater. Lois died on 22 January 1915 and Newport moved to Deseronto, where he started The Deseronto Post newspaper. He married Nyeta Luella Windover in Napanee on 18 January 1917 and died of Spanish flu in Deseronto on 3 November 1918.

Morrison, Earl

  • Person
  • 1921-1978

Joseph Earl Morrison was an editor and publisher of newspapers in Eastern Ontario, including The Deseronto Post, The Napanee Beaver and The Picton Gazette, with his wife Jean (formerly Bier).

Morrison, Jean

  • Person
  • 1922-2019

Jean Morrison (formerly Jean Bier) was publisher and editor of The Napanee Beaver and The Picton Gazette.

Jarrett, Thomas

  • Person
  • 1874-1935

Thomas Jarrett was born in Wilmington, Kent, England in 1874, the child of Edwin Jarrett and Jane (Parrick). The family were in Canada by 1881. Thomas married Ella May Strickland in Toronto in 1892 and the couple settled in Trenton, Ontario. Thomas Jarrett died there on 17 May 1935.

Pierce, Lindi

  • Person
  • fl. 2011-2020

Lindi Pierce is a photographer and writer who lives in Belleville, Ontario.

Rubidge, Frederick Preston, D.P.S.

  • Person
  • 1806-1897

Frederick Rubidge was born March 10, 1806 in London, England. He emigrated to Upper Canada in 1825 to study surveying. In 1831, Frederick officially qualified as a provincial surveyor, later working for the Board of Works for the Province of Canada (Public Works). He also dabbled in architecture, drafting several prominent buildings, including the conversion of Rideau Hall to the official residence of the governor general of Canada, the Montreal Court House and the Parliament buildings. In 1872, Frederick received his dismissal from the government, as he was a civil servant over age 65. He died in Montreal on August 16, 1897.

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