Monday, February 8, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

8 February 2016   [2 of 4]
continued from 2 Feb 2016
Bennett, John Con 5, Lot 21S  27 Jun 1856 ?
        MUC pg 13 #47 age 27
        CCCBk  memorial 333 ++
        1851 Cen. lv Bytown, West Ward, shoemaker
           with wife, only.
Birch, George Con. 7, Lot 1W  16 Jun 1828
       1851 Cen. lv Goulb age 32, wife Ann, 27
Birch, Robert* Con. 1, Lot 6E  20 May 1824
        CCCBk Memorial 628+
        1851 Cen. lv Richmond, cordwainer
                 b. Ire. age 69. wife Eleanor
Birch, Thomas Con. 6, Lot3W 2 April 1828
                 b. Ire age 32. w. Jane age 25
Blair, James  Con. 11, Lot 25W 10 Jun 1828
          1851 Cen lv Fitzroy Twp. age 28
          b. Glasgow, Scot. w. Mary, b. Perth age 32
Bleeks, Thomas  Con. 5, Lot 18W
          MUC pg9, #54 age 29 Goulb. Nil 1851 Cen
          Note Surname is spelled Bleex
Bradley, Jacob* Con. 11, Lot25W  24 Oct 1821
         MUC pg 10 age 25, 9 children, 1 set of twins
         1851 Cen. b. Ire age 50, wife Ann age 44
Bradley, Joshua*  Con.11, Lot 29W 24 Oct 1821
         1851 Cen, b. Ire age 45, w. Lucy b Ire age 39
Bradley, Samuel Con.11, Lot 18E 26 May 1829
        MUC pg 106 Lanark Co #17
Bradley, William* Sr. Con. 11, Lot 28E 24 Oct 1821
        MUC pg 10 #234 [givens William Browne]
        b. USA, to Goulb. with 104th Reg't. After service
         in War of 1812. Moved to Haldimand Twp
        1851 Cen. p,7d,8a (23)
Bradley, William * Jr. Con,11, Lot 28E  21 Feb 1828
       MUC pg 165 #167
NOTE * after given name indicates a family history in
Goulbourn Historical Society's Library in the
Stittsville Public Library.
Farms and Families also has some family's history.
MUC indicates a publication, 'Men of Upper Canada
Militia Nominal Rolls, 1828-1829' The index included
is from page 245 to page 356, 4 columns per page and
a total of 27,000 males of Upper Canada are mentioned
on outside back cover.
Part 3 of 4 next week.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

2 February 2016
Settlers Surname B  [1 of 4]
Baggs, John  1851 Census Richmond p.3,4a,(7)
  Tailor, age 35, b. Ire. Lv. Richmond, wife
   & 5 children
Bail, Benjamin  1828 in Goulbourn; on TONI
    Con. 11, Lot 30W  4 Jul 1828
    in CCCBks, sold Memorial 64 3 Oct 1826
Baird, Daniel  1851 Census, age 64, Torbolton
   Twp. p.3d,4a, (7);  wife and 10 children
    in CCCBks, Memorial 1158++
   Perth St. Lot4; Lennox St E, Lot 11, 1 Feb 1834
Balmer, Robert 1820 & 1821 Census in Hull
    1851 Cen.? age 79, b. England, lv Peterboro Co.
Bassett, Edward  Con.11, Lot 26E 24 Oct 1821
    in CCCBks Memorial 926;
Beattie, Patrick  Con 9, Lot 13W  11 Jun 1828
    in 1822 Census, only record found.
Bell, Hugh  Con. 11, Lot 18E   26 Aug 1829
   1851 Cen. Nepean; age 54, wife and 3 children
    in CCCBks Memorial 165, 233 and 245
Bell, James  Con. 11, Lot 31W  3 Feb 1827
    in CCCBks  Memorial 119 and 136++
Bell, Thomas  Con. 1, Lot 25E  24 May 1822
    in CCCBks  Memorial 661
NOTE  CCCBks is a ref to Carleton County
   Copy Books, held in Ottawa City Archives
   Book 1 contains Memorials 1 to 80
   Book 2 contains Memorials 81 to 312
   Book 3 contains Memorials 313 to 606
   Book 4 contains Memorials 607 to 2184
       and is a BIG book
   Book 5  more later This is BIG also and I indexed
    this one myself. data on branch computer. Books
    1-4 have a paper index in the Archives
Will list part 2 next week (there are 38 [B] names)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

19 Jan 2016
Surnames A. Those with little settlement data.
Abraham, James. 1820 Census only
Adams, Robert.   Con. 5, Lot 14E  18 Aug 1828
   In 1842 Census Goulbourn since 1827.  b. Ire.
Alexander, Thomas
   In 1842 Census Goulbourn since 1828. Possibly in
   Grenville Dist, Oxford Twp. 1851 C. p48d,49a (149)
Allan, Patrick.
   In 1842 Census.  In province since 1835
   1852 Census Goulbourn, age 65; Farmer, b.Ire, Rel. RC
Anderson, Donald.  Con. 4, Lot 2E  10 Jun 1828
   1842 Census. In Province since 1819
   1852 Census, age 65, Lanark Co. Beckwith Twp.
          p.1a, (37). Also Brant Co. Dumphries Twp. age 80???
Annable, Hiram  Con. 11, Lot 8S   18 Aug 1836
   1852 Census, age 47. Stormount Co. Cornwall Twp. 
             p17d,18a, (35)_
Arbuckle, ??  b. Tyrone, Ire, C of E. Fitzroy Twp. age 40??
Ardell, Thomas  age 36. Carleton Co. Fitzroy Twp.
     1852 Census p21d, 22a, (43)
Arkleys, Joseph.   No data
Armstrong, John.  Con. 2, Lot 24     (1861 census)?
     1842 Census. In province since 1834
     1852 Census. age 75, Carleton Co. Huntley Twp. p10d,11a(21)
Arthur, James    No data

Above data taken from publications held by Ottawa Branch,
Ontario Genealogical Soc. held in Ottawa City Archives
located on the corner of Woodroffe Ave &Tallwood Dr.
Also in Goulbourn Historical Soc. files located
in Stittsville Library. Also the Goulbourn Museum located
at Stanley's Corners is involved. especially soldiers of
the 100th Regiment of Foot who settled in Goulbourn Twp.

Next month I will deal with settlers with surnames B

Monday, January 11, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

11 Jan 2016

Your Money [new subject]
Hydro Bills [starting in Jan]
  Remove 10% discount Ont. Clean Energy Benefit +$8.50
  Remove Debt Retirement Charge [both estimates]  -$3.00
Net increase in monthly Payment   +$5.50/month

Old Age Security [received when over 65 years old]
December 2015        $569.95
Jan-Mar 2016           $570.52
Increase per month    $0.57  Don't spend it all in one place??

CPP and Government Pensions
To increase for 2016  1.3%  Paid 3rd last banking day in month.

1 Jan 1916
  Canadian Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden announced
Country's goal to place 500,000 men in uniform. Canada's
population at that time was about 8 Million persons.
8 Jan 1916
  Last allied troops begin to withdraw from the
Gallipoli Peninsula
   Ref; Legion Magazine Jan-Feb 2016 pages 23-33
    "90 years young"

Friday, January 8, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

8 Jan. 2016
Civilian Settlers, Surname A
Abbott, Francis  1785-1870  b. Ireland
      Wife  Dagg, Jane  1798-1853  b. Ireland
Anderson, John  Con. 4, Lot 2W  24 Oct 1821
      John and wife both born c1773 Scotland
Argue, George  Con. 11, Lot 22W  10 Jun 1828
    b.c 1774-1848; wife Mary bc1779-1863
     both born Co. Cavan.  Ref; Farms & Families
Argue, William  Con. 11, Lot 12E  14 Jun 1828
    Son of George. b 10 Sep 1804, Co. Cavan
                             d. 16 Jun 1875. To Canada 1822.
         Settled Goulbourn Twp. m. Marg't Smith 1825
Atkinson, Henry  Ref; Goulbourn Census 1820
                                    (Old Lib. # G60 & G288)
Note. There are more settlers with little data.
           Will add later.

200th Anniversary, Lanark County also named,
Perth Military Settlement  1816+

They have published a calendar for 2016.
Started the year off by ringing Church Bells; and
On 21 Jan at the Perth Legion, the Perth & District
Historical Society are having a presentation by
Ken Watson, "Finding the Settlers Trail"

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Goulbourn Settlement

Goulbourn Settlement

20 Dec 1915
 Continually pressed by the Turks, The Nfld Reg't is
evacuated from Sulva Bay, Gallipoli.
23 Dec 1915
 As Christmas approaches, soldiers of the Canadian Corps
suffer through the cold wet winter in Flanders
25 Dec 1915
 The formation of the 3rd Canadian Division is
authorized under Maj.-Gen. M.S. Mercer.

Highlighting Native Nations:  War of 1812
A book by Zig Misiak   ISBN 978-0-9811880-5-8
"This book is dedicated to.... those Canadians who trace their
Ancestry back a few centuries and to all new Canadians who
have since made this country their home. To the Native
Nations who are the First People about whom this book is
mostly written. Though our roots are at different depths,
we share a common flower which is our future, our hope
and our legacy".

This book contains much info about the War of 1812
maps and info about the various battles during the war.
Of note; a list of 20 Polish soldiers of the de Watteville
Reg't who died at battle of Ft. Erie, Aug & Sept 1814.  Also,
The number of casualties by nationality at each battle,
involved, killed, wounded and captured, and
GPS coordinates for battles and places of interest.
ie. Niagara Falls  N43°4.48'  W 79°4.156'    page 112

This ends the entries for 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

Goulbourn Settlement

30 November 2015

Surname W
Walsh, John #1  settled Con.2, Lot 3E  24 Oct 1821
         99th Reg't  b. Co Derry
Walsh, John #2  settled Con. 3, Lot 11W  24 Oct 1821  
         99th Reg't  b. Durnomeen, Co. Momaghan
Walsh, Stafford  settled Con.1, Lot 7W  24 Oct 1821
         99th Reg't  . Cloonadar, Co. Leitrim
West, James  settled Con.9, Lot 1W  24 Oct 1821
         99th Reg't  b.Barton Stoney, Hampshire, Eng.
Whealan, John  settled  Con. 6, Lot 22W  5 Jun 1822
         37th Reg't  b. ??
Whitbourne, Benjamin  settled Con.3, Lot 1E  5 Jun 1822
         37th Reg't  b. ??
Whitemarsh, Herbert settled Con. 5, Lots 24W & 25All  24 Oct 1821
         Commissary Dep't  b. ??
Wilson, Andrew  settled Con. 9, Lot 30 All
         Royal Navy, Commander  [Lived near Hogs Back Lock station]
Wilson, Hugh  settled Con. 5, Lot 11E  24 Oct 1821
         99th Reg't  b. Co Tyrone
Withers, John  settled Con. 9, Lot 19W  24 Oct 1821
         99th Reg't  b. Middlesex, Eng

Surname Y
Yorke, John  settled Con. 6, Lot 11E  5 June 1822
         37th Reg't  b  ??

Surname X and Z  nil each

This completes the list of 181 soldiers who settled in Goulbourn Twp
Starting in Jan 2016 will list the civilian  who settled there. This will
take until the end of 2017 or ??
Note. The actual settlement did not start til the fall of 1818
Also most of the soldiers left the area early and I will attempt to
learn where they went  Keep an eye open for June 2018