A blueprint plan of the front and side elevations of the Veranda at the Ponton Home on west Dundas Street (Highway 2). Over the door "Quinte Cottage" is written. Drawn by John Arnold Thomson, Architect, and signed June 11, 1941. The house is now demolished.
Donated by the Heritage Belleville Committee in 2017.
This file contains a pamphlet advertising a hardcover book published 1969 on the Genealogy of the Rev. W.H. VanDeusen Family and Hendrickson, Belton, Chelf, Custer, Evans and Stayton Families. Compiled by Cherry Laura Van Deusen Pratt, Ohio, USA. Inside the flyer is a list of family names connected with this genealogy.
The file contains a letter dated 9-May-1924 from Harwood Weller Quipp looking for information about the Weller Family of Carrying Place. Also, two newspaper articles; one on the death of Lottie Weller (nee Bingley) and one dated 14-April-on the 105th Birthday of Mrs. Laura Weller (nee Roberts). Both ladies descending from local pioneer families.
File contains original documents, presented to the Hastings County Historical Society in 1960; Biographical sketch written on 22-September-1869 covers the years 1862 to 1869 when Willson was teaching school in the southern part of Hastings County; educational papers; legal papers; correspondence and a poem entitled "To The Mohawks".
File contains an original copy of the Order of Service for the Memorial Service (April 23, 1916) for Horace Eugene Yeomans killed in action in France in 1916. It also contains two newspaper articles pertaining to his death and memorial service.
File contains the genealogy for George & Mary Lawrence Young, descended from Oliver Cromwell, settled Hastings County and donated land for present day Belleville Cemetery. The file also contains newspaper clippings from 1955 about the celebrations for Beniah Young's 101st birthday (January 12, 1955) and his obituary (November 2, 1955). Mr. Ben Young was born in Roblin's Mills, Prince Edward County and died in Trenton, Ontario. He is buried in Carrying Place Cemetery. Mr. Beniah Young was a decedent of George & Mary Lawrence Young.
The file contains a copy of a Journal written by J.T. Clark (age 70) in 1965. It contains the family history starting with Edmund Snell, born abt. 1813 in Landrake Village, Cornwall and immigrated to Belleville in the spring of 1855. Donated - E.Law
This file contains an original journal belonging to William Hutton, Toronto it contains hand written copies of letters sent to Wm. Ponton, Esq. Belleville appointed Barrister in March 1857 to manage both Mr. Hutton's and his late son's estates. The journal also records financial records for the years 1857 to 1860. From the W.N. Ponton Estate, 1983, donated by Dorothy Sargent.
This file contains a number of student essays written in the 1960s. Subjects are: The Founder of Belleville, The History of Shannonville (by Betty Ann Portt, which includes photographs), The History of Melrose and The Village of Salem.