Adam Henry Sawyer

Settler of township lots: Lot 32, Conc. 4, South half. Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this lot west of Green Lake south of the channel to Maple Lake.

Land acquisition: South half of Lot 32, Conc. 4 from James Napoleon Sawyer in 1900. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Lot 32, Conc. 4 - Image 514).

Other land:

  • Lot 29, Conc. 3: 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 29, Conc. 3 & Lot 31, Conc. 4; 1911 & 1918 Stanhope Post Office Lists. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 469).
  • Lot 31, Conc. 4: part from Ernest Albert. 1911 Census: Lot 31, Conc. 4 & 1911 Stanhope Voters List. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 507).
  • Lot 31, Conc. 5: part from George Nelson Clark in 1917. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 376).

Dates of residency:

  • 1893 Marriage Elizabeth J. Fader Stanhope Twp
  • 1893 Birth of Daughter Leana May Sawyer (1893–1974) Stanhope Twp
  • 1897 Birth of Daughter Rena Sawyer (1897–1977) Stanhope
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Henry & Elizabeth J Sawyers with 4 children, Mary Sawyers, mother Charlie Fader, brother-in-law at Lot 32, Conc. 4 & Lot 32 Conc. 5
  • 1903 Death of daughter Ruth Sawyer at Lot 32, Conc. 4. Cause of death: Fits
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Henry Sawyer, farmer, s pt Lot 32, Conc. 4
  • 1904 Stanhope Voters List: Pt Lot 32, Conc. 4
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 29, Conc. 3 & Lot 31, Conc. 4
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 29, Conc. 3
  • 1911 Census & 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 31, Conc. 4
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 29, Conc. 3
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 29, Conc. 3 & Lot 31, Con. 5
  • 1949 Death: Maple Lake

Interesting facts:

Henry Sawyer River View Lodge, Maple Lake. See photo below. Guests expected less in amenities in the 1930's. This fishing lodge was on the south side of the Gull River just off Airport Road in Stanhope. Now (2003) a private home, the building remains, minus the veranda.

Preceding landowner: 

  • Lot 31, Conc. 4: 1900? Ben Sawyer from The Crown; 1901 Robert Wesley Baker; 1904 Ernest Albert Cooper
  • Lot 32, Conc. 4: James Napoleon Sawyer (father) 113 acres from The Crown
  • Lot 32, Conc. 5 was patented around 1876 to Sawyer's mother, Mary Elizabeth (Demille Redner) Sawyer (and children Samuel & Rachel). She married James Napoleon Sawyer (1852-1930) in 1871 and Simon Bice/Boice (1837-1870) in 1858.

Succeeding landowner:

  • Lot 31, Conc. 4: 1924 Alfred Fader part
  • Lot 32, Conc. 4, south half: 1907 George Fader; 1926 Wilbert Scott on 1928 Stanhope Voters List

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree  

  • Adam Henry Sawyer, b. 22 May 1875, Stanhope, d. 25 Feb 1949, Ontario, (Age 73 years). Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
  • Parents:
    • James Napolean Sawyer, b. 16 May 1852, Minden, d. 28 Jan 1930, Powassan,  (Age 77 years)
    • Mary Elizabeth Demill Redner, b. 24 Sep 1843, Ontario
  • Elizabeth Jane Fader, b. Feb 1875, Dundas. Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
  • Parents:
    • James Napolean Sawyer, b.16 May 1852, Minden d. 28 Jan 1930, Parry Sound,(Age 77 years)
    • Mary Elizabeth Demill Redner, b. 24 Sep 1843, Canada
  • Children:
    1. Leana May Sawyer, b. 9 Dec 1895, Stanhope, d. 14 Mar 1974 (Age 78 years)
    2. Rena Sawyer, b. 20 Jan 1897, Stanhope
    3. Edith Alberta Sawyer, b. 5 Jul 1900, Stanhope
    4. Ruth Sawyer  b. 21 Jan 1903, Stanhope d. 1903. Cause of death: Fits
    5. Charles Alfred Sawyer, b. 14 Jan 1907, Stanhope, d. 31 Mar 1999, Ontario,(Age 92 years)
    6. Mary Elizabeth Fedelma Della Sawyer, b. 20 Oct 1909, Ontario, d. 20 Sep 2007  (Age 97 years)

Photo  1. Title image: Adam Henry Sawyer. Ancestry.ca Joyce E Williams originally shared this on 17 Nov 2013

Photo 2. Henry Sawyer River View Lodge, Maple Lake, Ontario. Source: HALIBURTON Memories of Past Years by Michael Barns. Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Press 2003. pg 11. Guests expected less in amenities in the 1930's. This fishing lodge was on the south side of the Gull River just off Airport Road in Stanhope. Now (2003) a private home, the building remains, minus the veranda. 


3. Adam Henry Sawyer. Ancestry.ca maryann_gravestock originally shared this on 03 Jan 2013

Photo 4: Fishing Party. Source: Ancestry.ca PeggySawyerPouw originally shared this on 08 Sep 2010

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sandi667 originally shared this on 17 Aug 2018

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