Henry Alvin Crarey

Settler of township lots: Lot 31, Conc. 6, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the 100 acre lot running south from Barry Line east of Stanhope Airport road.

Land acquisition: 1902 purchased from Benjamin Sawyer. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 189)

Other land: Lot 29, Conc. 3 was purchased from Municipality of Stanhope in 1901 (originally patented in 1873 to Thomas Sisson) and sold to Henry Sawyer in 1914. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 469).

Dates of residency:

  • 1891 Birth of Daughter Matilda "Tilly" Crarey (1891–1895) Minden
  • 1893 Minden Township Directory: Henry Crarey, Minden
  • 1895 Death of Daughter Matilda "Tilly" Crarey (1891–1895) Allsaw - drowned in Kashagawigamog Lake
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Henry & Mary F Crarey with 7 children
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List: also Lot 29, Conc. 3
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: Henry Crarey, Maple Lake
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Henry Crarey, farmer, Lot 29, Conc. 3 & Lot 31, Conc. 6
  • 1906 Birth of Daughter Phyllis Madeline Crarey (1906–1997) Lot 39, Con. 6, Stanhope Township
  • 1908 Birth of Son Roger at Lot 31, Conc. 6, Stanhope
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Henry & May I Crarey and 10 children (Henry Walter is not listed)
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: also John Crarey, farmer, son
  • 1911 Stanhope Township Post Office List: also John Crarey, son and Walter Crarey
  • 1921 Census of Canada, Eldon Twp
  • 1946 Death: Kirkfleld

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner:

  • 1872 William Demill
  • 1876 Jacob Clancy
  • 1877 George E. Bate
  • 1885 Eveline Cooper (wife of Alfred Walter Jones)
  • 1898 Benjamin Sawyer

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1914 Robert Deacon
  • 1921 Thomas James Jones
  • 1952 John Middleton

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Henry Crarey, b.25 Apr 1856, Burleigh Ontario, d. 20 Nov 1946, Kirkfield. Buried: Lakeview Cemetery, Kirkfield
  • Mary Isabella 'Bella' Bateson, b. 13 Aug 1863, Minden. d. 11 Mar 1959, Kirkfield. Buried: Lakeview Cemetery, Kirkfield
  • Children:
    1. John A Crarey, b. Apr 1885, Ontario
    2. Henry Walter Crarey  b. Apr 1888, Ontario
    3. Gertrude Crarey  b. Abt 1890, Ontario
    x. Matilda 'Tilly' Crarey 1891-1895 drowned in Kashagawigamog Lake, Allsaw
    4. Charles Russell Crarey  b. Jun 1893, Ontario d. October 11, 1918, Iwuy, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    5. Arnold L Crarey  b. Apr 1895, Ontario
    6. Donavan Crarey, b. Jun 1897, Ontario
    7. Sheridan Clarence Crarey, b. 23 Feb 1899, Stanhope,  d. 03 Apr 1917, Victoria, Ontario, (Age 18 years)
    8. Cecil Edward Crarey   b. 06 May 1901, Haliburton
    9. Lawrence Elliott Crarey, b. 4 Jan 1904, Stanhope
    10. Phillis Madalene Crarey  b. 16 Jun 1906, Stanhope
    11. Roger Lanslet Crarey, b. 17 Aug 1908, Stanhope

Photo: Grandad Henry & Grandma Isabella Crarey - 63 years married. Source: Ancestry. cnddub1 originally shared this on 19 Sep 2015

 

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