Arthur Hewitt

Settler of township lots: Lot 8, Conc. 6, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot running along the east side of  Buckslide Road.

Land acquisition: 1877 from Thomas Godwin in 1877 for $400. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 22).

Other land: Lot 14, Conc. 10, Stanhope - 1920 from The Crown in 1920; 1923 to Thomas S. Fletcher. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 139)

Dates of residency: 

  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1902 Marriage: Minnie Agatha Welch (1884–1967) Halls Lake
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: Arthur Hewitt, Boskung
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Arthur Hewitt, farmer, Lot 8, Conc. 6
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Arthur & Minnie A Hewitt
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 8, Conc. 6 & Lot 14, Conc. 10
  • 1911 & 1918 Stanhope Post Office Lists: Lot 8, Conc. 6
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List: Muriel Hewitt is listed at Lots 8 & 10, Conc.  6, but stroked off for the next year

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: 

  • 1874 Joshua Davis received patent.
  • 1877 Thomas Godwin purchased from Joshua Davis for $400.

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1921 Allan Hewitt
  • 1926 Alexander Hewitt

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Arthur Hewitt, b. 13 Jun 1879, Stanhope, d. 12 Jun 1960, Fraserville (Age 88 years)
    Parents:
    • William George Hewitt, b. 16 Mar 1851, Halton, Ontario, d. 13 Apr 1938, Stanhope, (Age 87 years)
    • Harriet Collins, b. 28 Apr 1849, England d. 22 Jun 1910, Stanhope, Age 61 years)
  • Minnie Agatha Welch  b. 08 Jun 1884, Hall's Lake, d. Jun 1967 (Age 83 years)
    Parents:
    • James Welch, b. 17 Jun 1853, England d. 20 May 1935, Stanhope, (Age 81 years)
    • Sarah Jane Grace Jones, b. 20 Feb 1862, Ontario, . 8 Aug 1946, Stanhope, (Age 84 years)
  • Children:
    1. Arnold Victor Hewitt, b. 24 May 1903, Stanhope,  d. 29 Mar 1991  (Age 87 years)
    2. Lee Reginald Hewitt, b. 23 Oct 1907, Boskung, d. 25 May 1986, Fraserville, ON (Age 78 years)

Photo: Boshkung House: Arthur Hewitt on Boshkung Lake Road. Source: Peter Hewitt's Photo Collection

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