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"

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