- 4 Dec 1849 (Creation)
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1 plan on Mylar (57 x 52.5cm)
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John Emerson was born near Clones, Ireland on January 16, 1799. He learned the skill of surveying at a young age while still in Ireland. He immigrated to Canada in 1832, settling on a farm in Tyendinaga Township, near Roslin with his sister, Anne. He never married. Throughout his surveying career, he mapped the counties of Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Lennox and Addington as a Provincial Land Surveyor. He died on February 24, 1884 and was buried in Roslin, Ontario.
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Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.
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A certified reproduction of the Plan of Canniff-Ville on part of Lots # 5 and 6 in 2nd Concession of Thurlow Township for Jonas Canniff. Surveyed by John Emerson, P.L.S. and signed December 4, 1849.
This copy was made in 1972 of plan #46, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, O.L.S.
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