Item M430-2532 - Boundary Lines Survey of Sidney Township, Con. 5

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CA ON00156 M/M430-2532


Boundary Lines Survey of Sidney Township, Con. 5


  • 25 Nov 1840 (Creation)

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1 mylar sheet 63 cm (w) x 28 cm (h)

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(b. 23 Mar 1801 - d. 28 Dec 1876)

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Samuel was born on March 23, 1801 to the family of Ezekiel Benson, in York, Ontario, Canada.
He later became a surveyor, and was active in various townships of the Midland District.
He served in the militia during the rebellion of 1837-1838.
Samuel died in 1876, of cancer, at an age of 75 years.

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Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.

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A certified reproduction of the “Boundary Line Commissioners Survey of the Fifth Concession of Sidney, for the Victoria District.” The area contained includes; Concession 5, Lot Block A and Lots # 1 to 32. Originally surveyed by Samuel M. Benson, D. P. S. and produced on November 25, 1840.

This reproduction was made on June 5, 1972 and approved by the Deputy Registrar.

Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.

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