Richard Owens / Mary Jane Hopkins

Settler of township lots: Lot 20, Conc. 12, Minden (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot on the east side of Voicey Rd.

Land acquisition: before 1897 Patent from The Crown

Other land: Lot 20, Conc. 13, Minden - 18?? Patent from The Crown; 18?? to Joseph Hawkins; 1897 to Robert Cruickshanks ; 1901 to Thomas Edward Cruikshanks

Dates of residency:

  • 1861 Census of Canada, Cavan, Durham, Ontario
  • 1871 Census of Canada, Minden
  • 1881 Census of Canada, Minden
  • 1891 Census of Canada, Minden
  • 1897 Death: Lot 20, Conc. 12, Minden
  • 1903 Business Directory, Minden: Mrs M J Owens, Carnarvon, Lot 20, Conc. 13, Minden
  • 1911 Census of Canada: His wife Mary Jane was enumerated at this lot with John & Dorothy

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1921 Peter Frederick dawson
  • 1921 John Chambers

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

Children:

1. Levi Owens,   b. 14 Mar 1859, Cavan, Durham,
2. Margaret Rebecca Owens,   b. 23 Oct 1861, Ontario
3. Elizabeth Owens,   b. 9 Oct 1863, Millbrook, Cavan
4. Joseph William Owens,   b. 17 Apr 1866, Ontario
5. Richard Owens,   b. Abt 1870, Ontario, Canada
6. John Roderick Owens,   b. 6 Aug 1874, Minden
7. Dorothy Jane Owens b. 19 May 1880, Minden

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