George Henry Barry

Settler of township lots: Lot 24, Conc. 7, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the lot on the east end of the north end of Dawson Road

Land acquisition: 

  • 187? Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 101 acres to Peter Drake (not in AH Family Tree).
  • This 50.5 acre lot (South half) was patented on 6 Jul 1915? Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 142).

Other land:

  • Lot 24, Conc. 6, Stanhope - 1906 North part from Hiram Barry; 1917 to Milton L. Dawson. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 122)
  • Lots 8 & 9, Conc. 6, Guilford - 1917 from Robert Cruickshanks.  Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Images 71 & 79).

Dates of residency:

  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Lot 24, Conc. 6
    - Henry Barry
    - Joseph Jr & Laura Faber
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: This settler as Harry Barry, was listed at this lot
  • 1911 Stanhope Township Post Office List: Lot 24, Conc. 6
  • 1928 Death: West Guilford

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1917 Milton L. Dawson B& S for $1,000
  • 1963 Frederick & Edith Griffin
  • 1967 Brown Camps Leasing Limited
  • 1984 Anna Mae Lee & Barbara Ramsey

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • George Henry Barry, b. 25 Nov 1885, Guilford, d. 28 Nov 1928, West Guilford  (Age ~ 41 years). COD: Sober pneumonia. Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    Parents: 
    • George Bailey Barry, b.1857, Dunnville,d. 1926, Dysart, (Age 69 years)
    • Mary Jane Sawyer, b.1862, Ontario d. 1924, Ontario (Age 62 years)
  •  Agnes Muriel Kernohan, b. 27 jun 1891, d. 1980 (Age 89 years). Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    1. Murray G Barry 1916-1979
    2. Muriel Barry 1917-1937
    3. Karl V Barry 1920-2006
    4. Baby Barry b./c. 2 Sep 2917. West Guilford. COD: Born dead. Buried: West Guilford

Photo description and source: George Bailey Barry & his wife Mary Jane Sawyer. The three children in the photo are probably their first three children - Hiram, Rosey & Henry. Source: Deloris Sawyer Bailey

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