George Armstrong

Settler of township lots: Lot 16, Conc. A, Stanhope

Location: Map point in the approximate location within the 100 acre lot running east from the Old Bobcaygeon Road north of Brady Lake and west of Kushog Lake.

Land acquisition: 1871 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 43).

Other land:

  • Lots 16,17, & 18, Conc. A, Hindon - 1875 from John Gannon. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Hindon (Images 84, 86 & 88).
  • Lot 4, Conc. 4, Stanhope: 1862 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 101 acres to BUT John Fee received the patent for this land in 23. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 23).

Dates of residency:

  • 1870 Peterborough County Directory, Stanhope
  • 1881 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Geo, farmer & Jane Armstrong with daughter Margt. born USA
  • 1891 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1893 Anson & Hindon Townships Directory: Geo Armstrong, Petersons Cs
  • 1899 Stanhope Directory: Geo Armstrong, Peterson Cs
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: George & Jane Armstrong, no family
  • 1905 He died at this lot

Interesting facts: q

Before the post office was established at Hindon Hill, Geo. Armstrong collected his mail at Peterson Corners. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 309

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1938 Angus Coulter Q.C. Deed

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • George Armstrong, b. 1838, Ireland d. 1 Apr 1905, Stanhope, (Age 67 years)
  • Jane Gannon, b. 1838, Ireland 
  • Daughter: 1. Margaret Jane Armstrong, b. 20 Dec 1865, Ontario, d. 12 Nov 1913, Somerville, Victoria, Ontario, (Age 47 years)

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