Settler of township lots: Lot 26, Conc. 9, Stanhope
Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 101 acre lot which is three lots north of the west end of Barry Line Road
Dates of residency:
Miss Harriet Wyatt married John Robert Hunt (brother) in 1878 and set up housekeeping at Fourth Lake; their daughter was the only white child to be born at the ill fated settlement. One after another, families abandoned the struggle at Third and Forth Lakes [Cameron Lake Settlement Area] and moved away including the 3 Hunt families. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pgs. 320 & 321.
HIs father, John William Hunt, is listed at Lots 27 & 28, Conc. 8, Stanhope on 1876 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 101 & 101 acres to John William Hunt. These lots have No Patent according to Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 192 &193). His map point is the approximate location within Lot 27, Conc. 8 which is one lot north of the west end of Barry Line Road east of Alpha Lane in the same remote area.
Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree