John Andrew Barnum

Settler of township lots: Lot 12, Conc. 5, Guilford (Stanhope area)

Location:  Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot north-east of Pine Lake.

Land acquisition: 1923 from The C .L. & C. Co. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 136).

Other land:

  • Lot 11, Conc. 5, Guilford - 1913 12 acres south of the swamp from William Barnum. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 123).
  • Lot 16, Conc. 7, Guilford - 11948 from The C .L. & C. Co. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 74).

Dates of residency:

  • 1903 Business Directory, Guilford: John Barnum, Maple Lake, Lot 8, Conc. 5 which in 1903 was purchased by Charles Barnum, his father, from The C. L. & C. Co. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 100).
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Guilford: John Hy Barnum, wife Ina, and 3 children

Other residents: 1903 Business Directory, Guilford: W H Barnum, Maple Lake, Lot 12, Conc. 5. William Henry Barnum, b. 1873, son of Nelson Barnum

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: 1865 The C. L. & C. Co from The Crown

Succeeding landowners: 1943 Cecil Stamp

  • Lot 11, Conc. 5, Guilford:
    • North of the swamp: 1936 William Herbert Barnum, his son; subdivided into lots
    • South of the swamp: 1913 John Andrew Barnum; 1943 Cecil Stamp

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • John Andrew Barnum, b. 23 Feb 1872, Stanhope, d. 1954, Guilford, (Age 81 years). Buried: West Guilford Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Charles Barnum, b. 20 Apr 1839, Trenton, d. 08 May 1930, Clinton, (Age 91 years)
    • Jane Sowerby d. 29 Dec 1913. Buried: West Guilford Cemetery
  • Iona Jones, b. 27 Sep 1883, Stanhope,  d. 1960, Guilford, Haliburton, (Age 76 years)
  • Children:
    1. Charles Sidney Barnum, b. 20 Apr 1905, West Guilford, d. 14 Sep 1928, West Guilford, (Age 23 years) COD: Tuberculosis, meningitis, polyserousitis. Buried: West Guilford Cemetery
    2. Arnold Barnum, b. Jun 1908, Ontario
    3. Therm Barnum, b. Apr 1910, Ontario

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