Mansfield Adams

Settler of township lot: Lot 6, Conc. 12, McClintock

Location: Map point is the approximate location on Gents Island in Oxtongue Lake

Land Acquisition: 1954 from J L Coles.  Ontario Land Parcel Register - McClintock Islands (Click here and go to Image 3).

Dates of residency:

Interesting facts:

Mansfield and Glenda Adams were friends of Myrt & Art Fisher, the original owners of Cloverleaf Cottages and were the first to stay in their Cottage #1. They holidayed at Cloverleaf Cottages until 1959 when their cottage was built on Gents Island. The original building was 18 ft. by 24 ft. with two bedrooms, propane heat and wood stove. All the building materials and furnishings were transported across the lake in their old wooden boat with a 5 hp Buccaneer motor. Submitted by Judy May. Source: Facts and Fables of Oxtongue Lake, 2000. Pg. 59.

Ownership History: Source: Facts and Fables of Oxtongue Lake, 2000. Pg. 59.

  • 1914 Charles P Bishop obtained the island from the Crown by Patent. See above
  • 1918 Paul Bishop (Charles' son)
  • 1925 J. L. Coles
  • 1954 Mansfield & Glenda Adams

Preceding landowner: 1925 J L Coles

Succeeding landowner: 1985 Judith E Moon