James Milton Fader

Settler of township lots: Lot 31, Conc. 3, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location on this 100 acre lot east of 30th Line south of Hwy 118

Land acquisition: 1907 North half from William B. Jones. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 476).

Other land: 

  • Lots 24 & 25, Conc. 2, Stanhope:
    - 1916 acquired by James & Samuel Fader from John Cowen & his widow Mary. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 161 & 163).
    - 1928 Stanhope Voters List: Lots 24 & 25, Conc. 2 and Lot 25, Conc. 3 with wife Ethel

Dates of residency:

  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: James M Fader living with parents and siblings at Lot 32, Conc. 4.
  • 1912 Marriage: Ethel Cook (1893–1971) Haliburton
  • 1914 Birth & death registration of child - Baby Fader at Lots 31 & 31, Conc. 3, Stanhope
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 31, Conc. 3
  • 1922 Birth of daughter Grace Gladys Fader (1922-1997) Fader Homestead, Maple Lake
  • 1954 Death: Haliburton

Interesting facts:

One of the first linemen on the Stanhope [telephone] system was Mr. Jim Fader. It was his responsibility to keep in order the extensive telephone wire system connection Maple Lake, West Guilford, Boshkung and Hall's Lake to the central board. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 330.

Preceding landowner: 1884 William B Jones from The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1938 Cecil Cooper

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • James Milton Fader, b. 23 Aug 1891, Stanhope, d. 17 Jun 1954  Haliburton, (Age 62 years)
  • Ethel Cook, b. Nov 1893, Ontario, d. 1971(Age ~ 77 years) Buried: Maple Lake  Cemetery
    Parents:
    • George Ransell Fader, b. 29 Nov 1869, Dundas, d. 15 Oct 1968, Stanhope, (Age 98 years)
    • Phoebe Melinda Jones, b. 29 Mar 1867, Stanhope, d. 11 Dec 1936, Stanhope, (Age 69 years)
  • Children:
    1. Baby Fader, b./d, 2 Dec 1914, Stanhope, (Age 0 years) COD: Prolonged & difficult labour
    2.. Harley Stanford Fader, b. 15 Jan 1918, Ontario, d. 19 May 2010, Burlington, (Age 92 years)
    3. Gladys Viola Grace Fader, b. 14 Jun 1922, d. 8 Dec 1997 (Age 75 years)
    4. Claude Maxwell Fader, b. 5 Jul 1927, d. 4 Apr 2012  (Age 84 years)

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