Robert McKnight

Settler of township lots: Lot 29, Conc. 1, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot running north from the east end of Tulip Road.

Land acquisition:   1917 from Edward Noice. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 274).

Dates of residency: 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Rbt McKnight, Maple Lake

Interesting facts:

Mr. R. McKnight was the superintendent of the Allsaw Sunday school in 1892. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 280

First landowner: ? James Begg from The Crown

Preceding landowner: 1903 Edward Noice $2,000 with other lands

Succeeding landowner: 1917 George Packard (brother-in-law)

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Robert McKnight, b. 01 Jan 1887, Minden (born at home in Allsaw)
    Parents:
    • Samuel McKnight
    • Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Bateson,   b. Abt 1863, Ontario,
  • Margaret Agnes Packard, b. 28 Nov 1897, Stanhope
    Parents:
    • William Henry Packard, b. 15 Apr 1857, Ontario,  d. 16 Aug 1907, York, (Age 50 years)
    • Isabella Sisson, b. 25 Aug 1860, Durham, d. 24 May 1914, Stanhope,  (Age 53 years)
  • Family:
    1. Basil McKnight, b. Abt 1919, Ontario
    2. Living
    3. Eileen Teresa McKnight, b. Abt 1921, Minden
    4. Baby McKnight, b. 13 Feb 1938, Haliburton, d. 13 Feb 1938, Haliburton, (Age 0 years)

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