Henry H Horsley

Settler of township lots: Lot 13, Conc. 4, Guilford (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot on the river between Pine & Cranberry Lakes west of Cranberry Lake Road.

Land acquisition: 1940 from Wesley Ethelbert Boice. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 228).

Other land:

  • Lot 3, Conc. 2, Guilford - 1901 from Robert Samuel Deacon; 1902 to John Baker. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 111).
  • Lot 14, Conc. 4, Guildford - 1917 North of Cranberry Lake Harry Horsley from Frederick Boice. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 245)
  • Lot 16, Conc. 5, Guilford - 1940 from The C .L. & C. Co; 1950to Trevor D Yeoman. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 160)

Dates of residency:

  • 1904 Marriage: Ethel May Boice (1883–1954) Guilford
  • 1905 Birth of Daughter Edna Irene Horsley (1905–1941) West Guilford
  • 1909 Birth of Son at Lot 8, Dysart
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Guilford - Henry & Ethel Horsley at Lot 4, Conc. 13, Guilford which at that date was owned by either James Wm Irwin or Cecil Howard Woodcock. 
  • 1921 Census of Canada, Guilford

Interesting facts: aka Harry H Horsley

1908 Birth of son, Harry Horsely is listed as mill wright.

In 1922 Harry Horsley was contracted to build a modern building with 3 classrooms and an auditorium to replace the overcrowded S. S. No 2 and 3 Guilford school. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. pg. 158.

Preceding landowners:

  • 1865 James William Wright from The C .L. & C. Co from The Crown
  • 1911 Cecil Howard Woodcock
  • 1917 Fred R Barnum
  • 1918 John Horsley
  • 1920 Wesley Ethelbert Boice

Succeeding landowner:

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Henry H Horsley, b. 1 Feb 1879, Stanhope, d. 31 Mar 1958, Haliburton Cty (Age 79 years). Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Allen Horsley, b. Abt 1840, Ontario, d. 30 May 1897, Guilford, (Age ~ 57 years)
    • Annie McPhail, b. 24 Mar 1838, Murray, Northumberland, Ontario, d. 25 Jan 1925, Peterborough, (Age 86 years)
  • Ethel May Boice, b. 4 Sep 1883, Stanhope, d. 28 Nov 1854, Minden. Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Isaac Boice, b. 18 Jan 1839, Somerville, Victoria, Ontario, d. 6 Feb 1914, Dysart, (Age 75 years)
    • Elizabeth Holly Amelia Barjarow, b. 07 Jul 1843, Bexley, Victoria, Ontario, d. 27 Aug 1917, Haliburton,(Age 74 years)
  • Children:
    1. Edna Irene Horsley, b. 28 Jun 1905, Guilford,  d. 24 Feb 1941, Guilford, (Age 35 years)
    2. Wilma Eileen Horsley, b. 11 May 1907, Guilford
    3. Mervyn Oswald Horsley, b. 3 Jan 1909, Dysart
    4. Ivan Horsley, b. 9 Feb 1916, West Guilford, d. 13 Feb 1916, West Guilford, (Age 0 years)
    5. Aubrey Murray Horsley, b. 9 Jul 1917, d. 22 Mar 1987 (Age 69 years)
    6. Evelyn Elda Horsley, b. 10 Mar 1920, d. 14 May 1999 (Age 79 years)
    7. Phyllis Horsley,  b. 20 Jul 1925, Ontario, d. 29 Nov 2008  (Age 83 years)

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