Alexander Taylor

Settler of township lots: Lot 5, Conc. A, Hindon (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this lot which runs east from Hwy 118 to Brady Lake Road

Land acquisition:

  • Stanhope - Not patented until 1935 to Howard Ashton.  Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 17).
  • Hindon - Not patented until 1948 to Elmer Crawford. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Hindon (Image 17).

Dates of residency:

  • 1870 Peterborough County Directory, Stanhope: Alex. Taylor, tenant at Lot 26, Conc. A, Stanhope which was patented to William Richard Howard in 1950. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 58).
  • 1871 Census of Canada, L, A & Hindon: Alexander Taylor 39, Liza Margret Taylor 39, Daniel Taylor 14, Rosy Taylor 12, Thomas Taylor,11, Robert Taylor 8, Jennet Tylor 6, Alexander Tylor 4, Hugh Tylor,2, James Tylor 12
  • 1881 Census of Canada, HIndon: Alexander Taylor 48, Eliza Margaret Taylor 48, Daniel Taylor 24, Thomas Taylor 21, Johnie Taylor 16, Hugh Taylor 12,  John Taylor 6
  • 1891 Census of Canada, Hindon: Eliza Taylor 57, Daniel Taylor 30, Thomas Taylor 28,  Hugh Taylor 24, John Taylor 17 -  Wife Eliza is noted in census as married but Alexander is not there. Family history says 'he took off somewhere'. Living with Eliza are sons Daniel, Thomas, Hugh and John
  • 1893 Anson & Hindon Townships Directory: Alex Taylor, Petersons Cors
  • 1893 Stanhope Directory, Hindon: Petersons's Cors
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Hindon: Eliza Taylor 65, Dannel Taylor 38, Thomas Taylor 35, Eli Lunan, 20
  • 1902 In 1901 census, Eliza is listed as widowed.

Interesting facts: q

First landowner: 1848 Elmer Crawford

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Alexander Taylor, b. Abt 1833, Ireland. Death: 1902 In 1901 census, Eliza is listed as widowed.
    Parents:
    • Daniel Taylor, b. 1775 Ireland
    • Eliza Jenet 'Jenny' Hill, b. 1795, Ireland d. 1889
  • Eliza Margaret Stevenson, b. Abt 1833, Ireland  d. 2 Jan 1902, Hindon, (Age ~ 69 years)
  • Children:
    1. Daniel Taylor 1856-1917
    2. Rosie Taylor 1859-1914
    3. Thomas Taylor 1860-1916
    4. Robert Taylor 1863-1879
    5. Jenet 'Janey' Taylor 1865-1891
    6. Alexander Taylor 1867-1872
    7. Hugh Taylor 1868-1949
    8. James Taylor 1870-1872
    9. John 'Jack' Taylor 1874-1945

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