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Cannifton & The Holgate Family

This file contains a personal writing by Maribeth L. Bird of Belleville, dated 1983 and titled "Cannifton, The Seat of Thurlow Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada". It contains: a brief history of Cannifton and the people; several reproduced articles from the Intelligencer (death of a child, Clarence William Holgate), unveiling of a plaque in memory of Miss Mary Cowan, "Reminiscent of a Mark Twain Novel" by John Bateman. The majority of the book is a family genealogy starting with John and Mary Holgate, born in England and Scotland in the years 1791 and 1797. The family history also contains photocopies of family pictures.

Bird, Maribeth Lillian

Quaker Cemetery Huntingdon (Moira) Baker Family

This file contains 4 clippings pertaining to the Quaker Cemetery located in Moira.

  1. A newspaper article from the Ontario Intelligencer dated 2 October 1958 titled "Many Pioneers of District Buried in Moira Cemetery". The article references family names: Swetman, Mullett, Baker, Wood, Hudson, Howe, Denyke and Grass
  2. A handwritten genealogy of the Baker Family beginning with William and Ann Baker from Ireland
  3. An article titled "The Quaker Church" giving a brief history of the church and referencing family names: Mullett, Swetman, Merrill, Latta, Hockey, Wood, Haight, Ostrom, Baker, McTaggart, and Ketcheson
  4. A copy of a page taken from an unknown publication with family information for the Vantassel Family, the Baker Family and Later Families with names Diamond, Denike, Outwaters, Emerson, McGowan and Lafferty.

Philippa Faulkner

The file contains a letter from Philippa Faulkner, dated 22 December 1991 and addressed to the Hastings County Historical Society in Belleville. There is a subsequent response to Mrs. Faulkner from the then president of the society Bernard Wright.

Louis Curtiss, Progressive Architecture

The file contains a letter from the United States Steel Corporation, dated 8-November 1963 addressed to the Mayor of Belleville. It includes an article about Louis Curtiss, reprinted from the August 1983 issue of Progressive Architecture magazine. Louis Curtiss was born in Belleville on 1-July-1865, the second son of Frances Elvira and Don Carlos Curtiss.

William Hutton Crypt

The file contains a letter from Gerry Boyce dated January 6, 1992 and addressed to Jack Arthur and the Directors of Hastings County Historical Society. The subject of the letter is the William Hutton Crypt Stone at the Belleville Cemetery.

G. & J. Brown Mfg. Co.; Brown's Carriage Factory

The file contains notes compiled by M.J. Throop; including notes on George A. Brown died 27 December 1893; George H. Brown died 1 April 1894; Brown's Foundry; G. and J. Manufacturing Co.; Lt. Col. James Brown, mayor of Belleville 1862-1863, head of the G. and J. Brown Agricultural Implements Manufacturing Company; Office Commanding 49th Battalion, Hastings Rifles.

Fink family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2001-02
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1930

Fonds consists of 6 albums of family photographs.

Fink (family)

Lt. Col. Marsh correspondence to Thomas Marsh 1915

File contains a copy of a letter dated 22 April 1915 from Lt. Col. Marsh, Commander of the 15th Regiment Argyll Light Infantry, Belleville to Mr. Thomas Marsh, Port Hope. Lt. Col. Marsh was looking for genealogical information for Colonel William Marsh, who fought in the American Revolution and settled in Canada as a United Empire Loyalist.

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