Sylvester Clark Barry

Settler of township lots: Lot 28, Conc. 6, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot which runs north on North Shore Road east of Franks Lane.

Land acquisition: 1930 Sylvester, James & Elizabeth Barry from James Barry. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 157)

Dates of residency:

  • 1911 Census of Canada: Maple Lake (Lot 27, Conc. 7 Stanhope on his enlistement)
  • 1918 Military: Enlisted in Army,  Barriefield, Ontario
  • 1935 Stanhope List of Electors: Sylvester Barry, farmer, Maple Lake
  • 1973 Death: Maple Lake

Interesting facts:

Sylvester Clarke Barry, Pte.. Veteran:

  • Enlisted: 15 May 1918, Barriefield, Ontario
  • Occupation and residence: Farmer, Maple Lake
  • Battalion: 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment C.E.F. Notes on war service: He was discharged in Barriefield in September 1918 without having had the opportunity to serve overseas.

First landowner: 1905 George Nelson Clark

Preceding landowner: 1924 James Barry from The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1937 Gordon & Geraldine Carr

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Sylvester Clark Barry, b. 27 Feb 1896, Stanhope, d. 23 Aug 1973, Maple Lake, (Age 77 years). Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    • David James Barry, b. 10 Dec 1844, Dunnville, d. 26 Aug 1939, Stanhope, (Age 94 years)
    • Eliza Sawyer, b. 20 Oct 1859, Fenelon Falls, d. 7 Dec 1941, Stanhope, (Age 82 years)

Photo 1: Sylvester Barry at Hunting Camp. Early 1930's.  Sylvester was a forest ranger. Souce: jjthomas161 originally shared this on 28 May 2012

Photo 2. James and Eliza with son Sylvester. James Barry (II) and his wife Eliza Sawyer (Barry) stand with their son Sylvester. Source: Ancestry. ca jjthomas161 originally shared this on 08 May 2011