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People and Organizations

Holton (family)

  • Family
  • fl. 1832-

The Holton family were lumber merchants in Belleville, Ontario. Ezra Holton came to Belleville in 1832 and worked for Billa Flint before building his own successful business. Ezra built homes for his four children on the lot bordered by Bridge and Charles Streets in Belleville.

Hall (family)

  • Family

James Montgomery Hall was born in St. Peter Port in the Channel Island of Guernsey in 1851, the son of Stewart Hall and Margaret (née Johnson). Stewart was a tailor and James and his brother John followed his career. In 1881 James and John were residing at a hotel in Trenton, Hastings County, Ontario. In June of that year, James married Emma Johnson (1857-1937) of Trenton in Brighton, Ontario. By 1891 the couple were living in Deseronto, Ontario, with their two daughters, Evelyn 'Tottie' (b. 1882) and Flossie (b. 1887). James was continuing to work as a tailor. The Halls had a third child, Gordon, in 1894. They lived at 426 Thomas Street.

James died on August 4, 1919. His daughter Flossie became a school teacher and married Thomas Chalmers in Deseronto in 1926. The couple had one daughter, Frances.

Gee (family)

  • Family
  • 1947-

The Gee family settled in Belleville, Ontario, in the 1940s and started a gold leaf manufacturing business from their home at 14 Bettes Street.

Fink (family)

  • Family

The Fink family lived in Belleville, Ontario.

Fidlar-Parker (family)

  • Family
  • 1790-

The Fidlars and Parkers are descended from Magnus Fidlar and Janet Irvine of Stromness, Orkney, Scotland. Their son Edward settled in Stirling and was later joined by other family members. Sarah Fidlar married Francis Boreland Parker, son of Robert Parker, originally of Ayr, Scotland, who came to Canada in 1821 to operate the Marmora iron works.

Cummings (family)

  • Family
  • 1830-

Wilson Cummings was a tanner and glove-maker who lived at 72 Geddes Street, Belleville, Ontario, from 1875 until his death in 1908. He married Dianah Pitman and the couple had four daughters: Martha, Christiana, Alice, and Francis. Francis married Charles Nicholson in 1889 and lived at the house until the 1940s.

Coxon (family)

  • Family
  • 1886-

Thomas Cantrell Coxon was born in Manchester, England, in 1886. He married Edith Vitler (born 1891) in Salford in 1913. The couple moved to Belleville, Ontario, in 1915, where Thomas worked as the caretaker for Queen Victoria School for 30 years. The couple bought the house at 300 Charles Street in Belleville in the 1940s. Edith died in 1966 and Thomas in 1977.

Corby (family)

  • Family
  • 1807-

Henry Corby senior settled in Belleville, Ontario in around 1831 with his first wife, Jemima. She and their three children died in 1835 after their cutter fell through the ice of the Bay of Quinte. Corby married her sister, Matilda Williams and had a large family with her. Matilda died in 1874 and Henry married Gladwise Matthews in 1875.

Cole (family)

  • Family
  • fl. 1880s-1920s

Members of the Cole family lived in Deseronto, Ontario.

Campbell (family)

  • Family
  • fl. 1832-1932

Family tree following the marriage of William Campbell and Isabella Mason

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