Richard Moses Bailey

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

Location: Map point is the approximate location with this irregular waterfront 36 acre lot on the south shore of Maple Lake running east from 25th Line Road.

Land acquisition:

  • 1861 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 56 acres to Richard Bailey.
  • 1885 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 349).

Other land: 

  • Lot 25, Conc. 3, Stanhope: 1867 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 101 acres to Richard Bailey with Lot 25, Conc. 4.
  • Lot 20, Conc. 5, Stanhope: 1876 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 100 acres to Richard Moses Bailey BUT Owen Wessels received the patent for this land in 1885. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 142)

Dates of residency:

  • 1871 Census of Canada: Stanhope, Peterborough North, Ontario; Roll: C-9988; Page: 13; Family No: 50.
  • 1881 Census of Canada, Stanhope: with parents
  • 1891 & 1901 Census of Canada, Northwest Territories / Assiniboia East / Wide Awake / Page 5, Family 50.

Interesting facts: 

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowners:

  • 1891 William D. Fader with other lands
  • 1929 Joseph Fader for $1
  • 1930 Charles Fader for $1

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Richard Moses Bailey, b. 11 Feb 1856, Belleville, d. 05 May 1941, Hennepin, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. 
    Parents:
    • Richard Bailey, b. 24 May 1826, England  d. 25 Feb 1914, Belleville, (Age 87 years)
    • Ann Hopper, b. 1824, England d. 1890  (Age 66 years)
  • Henrietta E Jones, b. 22 Jan 1868, Ontario
  • Children: 10 Children all born in Saskatchewan
     

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