Samuel Crawford

Settler of township lots: Lot 21, Conc. A, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location on this lot east of Kushog Lake at Rose Lane. (Crawford's Creek)

Land acquisition: Illegible date from Hugh Coulter's daughter, Elizabeth. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 48).

Other locations:

  • Lot 7, Conc. A, Stanhope: 1948 from Letitla Kernohan
  • Lot 8, Conc. A, Stanhope: 1922 Quit Claim from Charles Wright. Quit Claim from Charles Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 26).
  • Lot 9, Conc. A, Stanhope: 1901 from Charles Wright's will. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 30).
  • Lot 10, Conc. A, Stanhope: 1922 from Francis Ernest Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 34).
  • Lot 1, Conc. 4, Stanhope: 1922 from Walter Edward Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 2).
  • Lot 7, Conc. A, Hindon: 1922 from Charles Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Hindon (Image 19).
  • Lot 8, Conc. A, Hindon: 1922 from Charles Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Hindon (Image 21).
  • Lots 1 & 2, Conc. 4, Hindon: 1939 from John Boyd. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Hindon (Images 253 & 259).

Dates of residency:

  • 1881 Census of Canada: Samuel was born in 1889
  •    - father John b. 1854 and brother John b. 1889; mother Matilda at Lot 1, Conc. 9; sister Elizabeth at Lot 1, Conc. 8
  • 1901 Census of Canada: father John b. 1850, his mother Betty; children including Samual
  • 1911 Census of Canada: father John b. 1849 and whole family
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 21, Conc. A, Stanhope
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 21, Conc. A. Hindon Hill
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List:
    - Samuel Crawford: Lot 21, Conc. A, Lots 1, 8, 9 & c, Conc. 4
    - wife Wilheminia Crawford Lot 8, Conc. A

Interesting facts:

Samuel Crawford farmed cattle; Doreen Rimrott, who currently owns the property known as Hindon Hill Farm, said that the cattle cost more to get from the farm to slaughter than what they were worth. Sam made sleigh runners and trapped beaver. Source: Doreen Rimrott in conversation with Joyce Gibson.

Preceding landowner:

  • Lot 8, Conc. A: 1866 William Wright from The Crown.
  • Lot 9, Conc. A:  1869 Bowes Cecil Wright from The Crown. 1901 Charles Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 30).
  • Lot 10, Conc. A: 1869  Francis Ernest Wright from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 34).
  • Lot 1, Conc. 4: 1888 Walter Edward Wright from will of Margaret Wright who received the patent. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 2).

 Succeeding landowner: 1965 Ronald Harrison

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Samuel Crawford, b. Jun 1889, d. 14 Jun 1959. Buried: Minden Cemetery
  • Parents:
    • John Crawford, b. Dec 1849, Ireland. 14 May 1934, Hindon Hill, (Age ~ 84 years)
    • Matilda Keers, b. 1861, Ontario, d. 1895, Ontario, (Age 34 years)
  • Wilhelmina Kent, b. 20 Jul 1899, Minden d. 1970. Buried: Minden Cemetery
  • Parents:
    • William Francis Kent, b. 24 May 1857, Victoria, Ontario, d. 8 Nov 1918, Hindon, (Age 61 years)
    • Sarah Letitia Taylor, b. 3 Oct 1867, Anson, d. 1 May 1927, Minden, Age 59 years)

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