Item M430-2539 - Plan of Lots 5 and 6 in Canniffton

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CA ON00156 M/M430-2539


Plan of Lots 5 and 6 in Canniffton


  • 13 Jan 1861 (Creation)

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1 mylar sheet 59 cm x 69 cm

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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 Part of Lots # 5 & 6 in Concession 2, Township of Thurlow. Land owned by Jonas Canniff, or sold by him. ” The area contained includes; land on East side of the Moira River and on both sides of the Road from Belleville, 128 acres in Canniffton. Originally surveyed by John Emerson, P.L.S. and produced on January 13, 1861.

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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