Robert Fitzsimonds

Settler of township lots: Lot 14, Conc. 1, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 101 acre lot one lot running north from the west end of West Road north to Anglesey Road

Land acquisition: No record of ownership. In 1881 this property was owned by Mary Jane Fitzsimmonds, daughter of James Fitzsimmonds. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 171)

Dates of residency:

  • 1881 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Robt Fitzsimonds, farmer, age 22, alone
  • Death: Drumheller, Kneehill, Alberta. Buried: Edmonton Cemetery

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Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Robert Fitzsimonds, b. 12 Oct 1859, Quebec d. Jun 1927, Drumheller, Alberta
    • Henry Fitzsimonds, b. Feb 1823, Ireland  d. 1904  (Age ~ 80 years)
    • Catherine Morrison, b. 1827, Scotland

Photo: Fitzsimonds Family Group picture by Jos Kitchin, Walhalla, ND (Fitzsimonds Family). Transcription "Mrs. Olson Cavalier" "Starting Left to Right, Short man under lanfrost" and "P1034" -- Handwritten on back of photograph.   Left to right, people standing in the back row: "James Fitzsimonds, Alex Fitzsimonds, Tom Chambers, Mrs. Alex (Lena Fee) Fitzsimonds, Robert Fitzsimonds, John Fitzsimonds, Mrs. John (Ellen Johnston) Fitzsimonds, Will Johnston, Mrs. William (Mary) Howell, Mrs. Fred (Minnie Howell) Dalzell [standing short girl in white dress], Robert (Long Bob) Johnston [standing in back with hat], Mrs. Maggie (Fitzsimonds) Johnston, Mrs. Lobb (Johnston), Matt Reid's daughter ?, Mrs. Matt (Nellie Reid) Howell, [last women standing on right not listed. Front row, people sitting down, left to right]: Mrs. Tom (Mary Johnston) Chambers, Robert (Shorty) Johnston, Mrs. Arthur (Mary Ellen Fitzsimonds) O'Keeffe, William Lobb, William Howell, Percy Howell, Kate Fitzsimonds, Mrs. Wes (Frances Johnston) Hoover, Robert Howell, Annie Johnston, Wilbur Lobb, Mrs. Hannah Johnston, Reid Child? ?, Matt Reid"--Information handwritten on photocopy of photograph numbered and names listed according to numbers. Source: luckyhobo originally shared this on 22 Nov 2014