Fonds 2015-48 - Holton family photographs and papers

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CA ON00156 2015-48


Holton family photographs and papers


  • 1889-1957 (Creation)

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60cm of textual records and photographs

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(fl. 1832-)

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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.

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Donated by Mary Jane Holton Simon, August 2015.

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Scrapbooks, diaries, estate papers, military commissions and photographs relating to the Holton family of Belleville, Ontario and particularly to George Harold Holton (1885-1957), son of Charles Phillip Holton and Caroline Harriet Bowell.

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