Harry Rexford 'Rex' Boice

Settler of township lots: Lot 3, Conc. 3, Guilford (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot which runs north from Irish Line Road on lot south of Green Lake

Land acquisition: 1944 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image  13)

Other land: Lot 3, Conc. 4, Guilford - 1924 from Harriet Sisson, widow of Richard Sisson's wife, Anne's son, Luke Sisson. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image  23)

Dates of residency: 1939 Death of Daughter Lois Estelle Boice at Lot 2, Conc. 4, Guilford

Interesting facts:

It is probable that Jean Scott (the late Mrs. Rex Boice), was Stanhope's first telephone operator [around 1921]. Quest. pg. 329

Redstone Lodge, Redstone Lake
West Guilford's first tourist house, Redstone Lodge, was operated for any years by Rex Boice, a grandson of the renowned Isaac. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 70

First landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1950 Kenneth Sawyer North third

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Harry Rexford Boice, b. 31 Mar 1903, West Guilford, d. 01 May 1993  (Age 90 years)
    • William James Boice, b. 29 Mar 1867, Ontario,d. 1937 (Age 69 years)
    • Mary Ann Victoria Cooper, b. 24 May 1872, Stanhope, d. 1942, Stanhope, (Age 69 years)
  • Family 1: Sarah Miranda Jean Scott, b. Abt 1904, Hamilton, d. 1950  (Age ~ 46 years)
    1. Lois Estelle Boice b. 13 Mar 1922, West Guilford d. 24 Jan 1939, West Guilford. Buried: Maple Lake
    2. Raymond Douglas Boice, b./d. 9 Mar 1927, West GuilfordCOD: Stillborn. Buried: Maple Lake
  • 2 Grace Thomson, b. 1914, d. 11 Aug 2013, Lindsay, (Age 99 years)