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People and Organizations

Tremaine, George R.

  • Person
  • 1806-1882

George Tremaine composed large wall maps of counties in southern Ontario from the 1850s and 1860s. He died 6 April 1882.

Young, George

  • Person
  • 1834-1903

George Young was born in Ireland on 9 October 1834. He moved to Canada in 1850 and married Mary Louisa Ponus on 11 June 1863. By 1869 George Young was the publisher of The Courier newspaper in Trenton, Ontario. He died in Trenton on 11 November 1903.

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).

W. C. Chewett and Co.

  • Corporate body
  • 1861-1869

A publishing and printing company owned by William Cameron Chewett of Toronto, Ontario.