- 7 Jun 1847 (Creation)
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1 plan on Mylar (48 x 50cm)
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Samuel Manson Benson was born on 23 March 1801 in York, Ontario, Canada, the child of Ezekiel Benson and Ann Manson. He became a surveyor and was active in various townships of the Midland District of Ontario. He served in the militia during the rebellion of 1837-1838. Benson died in Belleville on 28 December 1876 of cancer, at the age of 75.
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Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.
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A certified reproduction of the "Plan of Lots laid out for John Way Maybee on part of Broken Front of Lot # 5 in 1st Concession Thurlow, now within the limits of Town of Belleville." Surveyed by Samuel M. Benson, P.L.S. and signed June 7, 1847.
This copy was made in 1972 of plan #17A, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, O.L.S.
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Photographed and online at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/48415120062/
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