Walter Ackerblade

Settler of township lots: Lot 32, Conc. A, MInden (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location on this lot south of Hwy 118 running east from Bobcaygeon Road to Queens Line Road.

Land Acquisition: 1885 from Robert A Morrow. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 407).

Dates of residency:

Interesting facts:

Obituary for Walter Ackerblade: Passed away peacefully at Hyland Crest Senior Citizens Home in Minden on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of 50 years of the late Elizabeth (nee Weekes) (2001). Dear father of Doug and Sandi Ackerblade, Susan Ewing and Margaret Ackerblade and Nancy Connelly. Loving Poppa of Cameron (Leisa), Melinda (Allan), Christel (Luc), Philip and Jeremy (April). Great grandpa of Sykaura, Emma, Kayden, Eric, Logan, Amy, Justin, Lucas and Addison. Predeceased by brothers Wilfred and Melvin, and sisters Ruth and Mabel. Fondly remembered by his family and friends.

Preceding landowner:

  • 1871 William Jarvis from the Crown
  • George Crandall
  • Robert A Morrow

Succeeding landowner: 1954 Robert Waxman

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Walter Ackerblade, b. 22 May 1924, d. 19 Aug 2015, Minden, (Age 91 years)
  • Parents:
    • Swan Eric Ackerblade, b. 12 Jul 1887, Gefle, Sweden  d. 29 Oct 1966, Minden, (Age 79 years)
    • Minnie Hoffman, b. 28 Jan 1888, Holt, Minnesota, d. 2 Jun 1985 (Age 97 years)
  • Elizabeth Armour Weekes Weekes, b. 1930 d. 2011 Buried: Twelve Mile Lake Cemetery