John Herbert Sisson, Sr

Settler of township lots: Lot 19, Conc. 5, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location on this 100 acre lot running west from the north end of McPhail Road.

Land acquisition: 

  • 1876 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 100 acres to John Sinclair (not in AH Family Tree).
  • Illegible date Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 139).

Other land: Lot 20, Conc. 6, Stanhope - 1910 from Thomas Liddle; 1910 to Daniel Henry McPhail. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 106)

Dates of residency:

  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Herbert & Sarah Sisson at Lot 19, Conc. 5
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Herbert Sisson was listed at Lot 21, Conc. 6 and Lot 19, Conc. 5
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Herb Sisson, Maple Lake Lot 21, Conc. 6
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Offfice List: Herbt Sisson, Maple Lake
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List

Other residents:

  • John Sinclair: Not in AH Family Tree
    - received  this lot per the Township of Stanhope Patent Register of Lands Liable to Taxation. Henry Sisson received patents at the Lots 15 & 16, Conc. 6.
  • Robert H. Gibson
    - 1899 Stanhope Directory: Carnarvon
    - 1901 Census of Canada
    - 1901 Stanhope Voters List as Farmer

Interesting facts: q

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1915 William Ferguson for $150

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • John Herbert Sisson, b. 02 Jun 1876, Stanhope, d. 4 Dec 1941, Stanhope, (Age 65 years) Buried: Maple Lake United Church Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Edward Ned Sisson, b. 26 Aug 1828, England d. 16 Oct 1920, Stanhope, (Age 92 years)
    • Sarah Dawson, b. 02 Jun 1835, England  d. 11 Dec 1883, Minden, (Age 48 years)
  • Family 1: Sarah Catherine Rachel McPhail, b. 22 Sep 1876, Stanhope  d. 01 May 1915, Stanhope (Age 38 years) Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
  • Children:
    1. Rosina Sisson, b. 13 Jun 1903, Stanhope,  d. 1952, Dysart, (Age 48 years)
    2. Sarah Jane Sisson, b. 10 Sep 1904, Stanhope,d. Apr 1999  (Age 94 years)
    3. Eva May Sisson,  b. 7 Apr 1906, Stanhope, d. 1959  (Age 52 years)
    4. Wilbert Dawson Sisson, b. 14 Jul 1907, Maple Lake, d. 1987  (Age 79 years)
    5. Emma Sirellia Sisson, b. 27 Jan 1909, Stanhope,  d. Apr 1999  (Age 90 years)
    6. Elva Geraldine Louise Sisson,  b. 26 Jul 1912, Stanhope, d. 1980  (Age 67 years)
    7. John Herbert Sisson, b. 23 Apr 1915,   d. 28 Jul 1988  (Age 73 years)
    8. Edward Sisson, b. Abt 1915, Ontario
  • Family 2: 1. James Wesley Sisson, b. Abt 1920, Ontario

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