Peter Frederick Dawson

Settler of township lots: Lot 24, Conc. 6, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within the North half of this lot which runs east from Dawson Road.

Land acquisition: 189? from William Liscombe. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 122).

Other locations:

  • Lot 21, Conc. 2, Stanhope: 1928 from Joseph Randle Taylor. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 155)
  • Lot 22, Conc. 5, Stanhope: purchased in 1912 from Jane Sophia Taylor-Richards for $225. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 148).
  • Lot 23, Conc. 5, Stanhope: 1914 from Jane Sophia Taylor-Richards. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 162).
  • Lot 20, Conc. 12, Minden: 1921 from Richard Ownes; 1921 to John Chambers. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 127)
  • Lot 21, Conc. 12, Minden - 1918; 1922 to Lottie Hawkins. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 130).

Dates of residency:

  • 1900 Marriage: Mary Adeline Smith Haliburton
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Fredrick & Mary A Dawson with daughter Sarah R Dawson, brother Arthur Dawson and sister Annie F Dawson
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List: P. Fred Dawson, farmer N pt Lot 24, Conc. 6
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: P F Dawson, Winston, Lot 24, Conc. 7 (error?)
  • 1903 Death of first wife Mary Adeline Smith at Maple Lake after birth of second child
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Lot 22, Conc. 5 - Frederick Dawson with daughter Rosena
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 22, Conc. 5 Fred Dawson
     - Delbert McPhail is listed at Lots 22 & 24, Conc. 5
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Fred Dawson, Maple Lake at Lot 22, Conc. 5
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 23, Conc.
  • 1938 Death: Maple Lake

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner:

  • 1873 Hugh McPhail from The Crown
  • 1886 Charles Wesley McPhail

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1902 HIram Barry
  • 1906 Harry Barry
  • 1917 Milton L. Dawson

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Peter Frederick Dawson, b. 10 Aug 1877, Maple Lake, d. 1 Oct 1938 Maple Lake, (Age 61 years) COD: Liver cancer. Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    Parents:
    • John Dawson, b. 31 Oct 1853, Cavan,    d. 07 Jan 1899, Gelert, (Age 45 years)
    • Frederica Louisa Burt, b. 03 Dec 1854, England d. 09 Jan 1903, Toronto, (Age 48 years)
  • Family 1. Mary Adeline Smith, b. 21 Mar 1876, Anson, d. 03 May 1903, Maple Lake, (Age 27 years) COD: Confinement 7 days
    1. Sarah Roxina Louisa Dawson, b. 19 Sep 1900, Anson, d. 17 May 1985, Stanhope, (Age 84 years)
    2. Cecil John Dawson, b. 27 Apr 1903, Stanhope, d. 15 Jun 1929, Minden, (Age 26 years) COD: Lobar pneumonia
  • Family 2. Dorothy Jane Owens, b. 19 May 1880, d. 05 Apr 1961 Maple Lake (Age 80 years) Buried: St. Peter's Cemetery

Photo 1: Left - The Dawson Family. From back to front are Fred, Eldon, next row Gertrude, Art and Isabel. Owner/Source Joanne Steed. Right - Fred Dawson 1932, Maple Lake Source: Ancestry. ca slharpley originally shared this on 20 Mar 2010

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