Item M430-1727 - Plan of north Shannonville in the Township of Tyendinaga

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CA ON00156 M/M430-1727

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Plan of north Shannonville in the Township of Tyendinaga

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  • 13 Sep 1856 (Creation)

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1 plan on Mylar (48 x 69cm)

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(b. 1789- d. 1857)

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Publius was born in the United States of America in 1789.
When he moved to Belleville, he worked as a Deputy Surveyor to chart Hastings County as it became incorporated. He had a significant role in forming Hastings, as demonstrated when he started surveying and constructing roads in Lake Township in North Hastings. In an 1829 petition, he signed for Prince Edward County (where he resided) to become a district.
In the 1830s, P.L.S. John Emerson was articled to/was a mentee of Publius'.
Publius married a local woman and was wed in Shannonville, Ontario - but was widowed prior to 1853.
Publius died in 1857 and was buried in Belleville.

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Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.

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A certified reproduction of the Plan of north Shannonville - on the south part of Lot # 6, 1st Concession in the Township of 'Tyendenaga', property of Robert Clarke. Surveyed by Publius V. Elmore, P.L.S. and signed September 13, 1856.

This copy was made in 1972 of plan #79, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.

Donated by Walter I. Watson, O.L.S.

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