Joseph Fader, Jr

Settler of township lots: South half Lot 26, Conc. 4, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location with this 50 acre lot on the east side of Dawson Road

Land acquisition: 1905 South 50 acres from Hugh McPhail. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 122).

Other land: 

  • Lots 25 & 26, Conc. 5, Stanhope: 1918 from John Grimmett - 30 & 34 acres on the North Shore of Maple Lake; 1920 to Samuel Redner. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 203 & 229).
  • Lot 24, Conc. 6, Stanhope: 1905 acquired south half of this lot from Hugh McPhail. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 122).
  • Lot 32, Conc. 7, Stanhope: ? from John Archer; to Ervon Thompson, 1912 to Charles Deacon; 19223 to Thomas James Jones; 1951 to Oran & Etherl Fader. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 187)

Dates of residency:

  • 1899 Stanhope Directory: Joseph Fader, Maple Lake. Lot 27, Conc. 4
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List; plus James Joseph (father) at Lots 26 & 27, Conc. 4. and El
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 26, Conc. 4
  • 1911 Census of Canada: Lot 24, Conc. 6 with first wife Laura
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: S. pt Lot 24, Conc. 6
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 26, Conc. 4
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 24, Conc. 3 & Lot 27, Conc. 7. No record of ownership.
  • 1941 Joe & Minnie are living in Havelock, Ontario, according to the marriage license application of son Gordon.

Interesting facts:

Joe Fader represented Maple Lake on the 1900 committee that merged the Maple Lake Church with the 21 member congregation at Pine Lake Church, both of which met in school houses, to build the frame Maple Lake Church at the burying ground at Clark’s Corners.  Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg.  326

Preceding landowner: 1873 Hugh McPhail from The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1915 Laura Fader (wife)
  • 1943 Leslie J. Coulter

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Joseph Fader, b. 18 Oct 1879, Dundas
    Parents:
    • James Joseph Fader  b. 16 Sep 1839, Ontario, d. 10 Mar 1933, Stanhope, (Age 93 years)
    • Hannah Margaret Jones, b. 13 Jun 1845, Ontario, d. 18 Jan 1943, Maple Lake, (Age 97 years)
  • Family 1. Laura Bowron, b. Apr 1888, Ontario, d. 11 Jul 1917, Haliburton, Age ~ 29 years) Married 1919. COD: Dropsy & confinement
    1. Josephine Alberta Fader, b. 29 Jun 1912, Stanhope
    2. Dorothy Vesta Fader, b. 12 Apr 1914, Maple Lake, d. 12 Jun 1924, Stanhope, (Age 10 years) COD: Intestinal obstruction
    3. Lora Fader, d. 24 Aug, 1917, Stanhope  (Age 1 month, 15 days). COD: Marasmus & exhaustion
  • Family 2, Minnie May Parcels, b. 6 Apr 1902, Ontario,  d. 20 Mar 1941, Stanhope, (Age 38 years) Married 1919
    1. Gordon Acey Fader, b. 25 Feb 1921, Ontario, d. 28 Jun 1988, Peterborough, (Age 67 years)

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