Luke Sisson

Settler of township lots: Lot 3, Conc. 4, Guilford (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this irregular, 79 acre waterfront lot on the south shore of Green Lake. (Abbey Gardens)

Land acquisition: 1901 Ann Sisson (Richard Sisson's widow) and Sisson Heirs. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 23).

Dates of residency: 

  • 1903 Business Directory, Guilford: Luke Sisson, Maple Lake, Lot 3, Conc. 4
  • Died at Lot 4, Conc.3, Guilford (lot/conc. reversed?)

Interesting facts:

First landowner: 1882 Richard Sisson from The C .L. & C. Co

Succeeding landowner: 1924 Harriet Sisson, widow, etc to R H Boice

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Luke Sisson, b. 25 Apr 1873, Stanhope,  d. 22 Apr 1908, Guilford, Age 34 years). COD: Pneumonia. Buried: St. Peter's Cemetery
    Parents:
    •  Richard Sisson, b. 30 Jun 1810, England  d. 13 Apr 1887, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, (Age 76 years)
    • Ann Sisson, b. 07 Oct 1848, Manvers, Durham, Ontario, d. 1931, Haliburton, (Age 82 years)
  • Harriet Fidelia 'Hattie' Barnum, b. 14 Jul 1877, Minden, d. 1949, West Guilford, (Age 71 years). Buried: St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Nelson Barnum, b. 20 Apr 1845, Murray, Northumberland, Ontario, d. 23 Jan 1917, West Guilford, (Age 71 years)
    • Sarah McColl, b. 19 Jul 1846, Murray, Northumberland, Ontario, d. 23 Jan 1918, Dysart, (Age 71 years)
  • Children:
    1. Elva Gertrude Sisson, b. 30 Apr 1900, Guilford, d. 26 Aug 1999, Stanhope, (Age 99 years)
    2. Keith Nelson Sisson, b. 20 Aug 1901, Guilford, d. 20 Dec 1983  (Age 82 years)
    3. Sidney Richard Sisson, b. 8 Oct 1902, Guilford, d. 1970, Ontario, (Age 67 years)
    4. Edna Irene Sisson, b. 28 Apr 1904, Guilford, d. 27 Jan 1905, Guilford, (Age 0 years)
    5. Verlie Sisson, b. 18 Jul 1907, Guilford, d. 1981, Stanhope, (Age 73 years)

Photo 1: 1915 Harriett Sisson and Children. Source: Ancestry.ca WhiteStathis originally shared this on 08 Oct 2015

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