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Bush, Laura May

  • Person
  • 1919-2010

Laura May Snider was born in 1919, the child of William E. Snider and Eva Leona (Burgess). She married Kenneth Ray Bush on 8 June 1938 and died at the Belleville General Hospital on 31 January 2010.

Yeomans, Lewis Wallbridge

  • Person
  • 1845-1896

Lewis Wallbridge Yeomans was born in Belleville, Ontario on 24 May 1845, the child of Asa Yeomans and Charlotte Herkimer. He was a druggist by profession. Yeomans married Florence Howard Jones on 23 June 1874. He died on 19 October 1896 of suffocation after a fire at his drugstore at what is currently [2020] 302 Front Street.

McGann, John Barrett

  • Person
  • 1810-1880

John Barrett McGann was born in Kilkenny, Ireland, in 1810. He trained as a land surveyor and then taught in a public school for 14 years. He left Ireland for America in 1854 and became interested in the education of deaf-mute children. He moved to Toronto as a teacher in 1855 and by 1858 was running a school for deaf children. The school closed in 1864 and McGann reopened it at Dundurn Castle in Hamilton. Its funding was precarious and in 1870 the Government of Ontario took over responsibility for the school at new premises in Belleville, Ontario. McGann was the resident superintendent of the Ontario Institute for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb in Belleville from 1870 until his death in January 1880. He was buried in the Belleville Cemetery.

Marrison Studio

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1929-1939

Marrison Studio was a photography studio based in Kingston, Ontario.

Elliott, Violet Pearl

  • Person
  • 1903-1985

Violet Pearl Hall was born in Latta in Thurlow Township, Hastings County, Ontario on 8 October 1903, the child of Walter Hall and Armenia (Hambly). She married Wilbert Welsh Elliott on 23 June 1926 at the United Church in Plainfield, Ontario. The couple had four children. Violet died on 30 July 1985 at the Belleville General Hospital. She was buried in the Victoria Cemetery in Thurlow Township.

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.

Kilpatrick (family)

  • Family
  • fl. 1961-2019

John Benson Kilpatrick and Jean (formerly Farmer) bought the house at 35 Linton Park Road in Belleville in 1961. They raised five children there and lived there until their deaths (in 2019 and 2014, respectively).

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.

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