William "Black Bill" Harrison

Settler of township lots: Lot 16, Conc. 10, Minden (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within the 100 acre lot running south of Blairhampton Rd east of Hwy 35.

Land acquisition: Date illegible Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 146).

Other land: 

  • Lot 15, Conc. 11, Minden - 1897 from Nicholas Harrison 1939 to Lawrence Harrison. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 302).
  • Lot 16, Conc. 11, Minden - 1915 from Irvine Alexander Moore; 1917 to Lawrence Harrison. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 310).
  • Lot 17, Conc. 11, Minden - 1911 from Samuel Sheffee; 1917 to Lawrence Harrison. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Image 319).

Dates of residency: 1911 Census of Canada: Lots 15 & 16, Conc. 10 & 11, Minden

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To distinguish the William Harrisons, they were nicknamed: "White" Bill Harrison (William Henry), "Red" Bill Harrison (William Norman?) , and "Black" Bill Harrison of Minden. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 316

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1921 James Davis
  • 1945 Hugh Molyneux Dignam

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • William B. Harrison, b. 30 May 1871, Wyoming, Lambton, Ontario, d. 5 May 1940, Carnarvon, (Age 68 years)
    Parents:
    • Nicholas Harrison, b. 9 Aug 1842, Wyoming, Lambton, Ontario, d. 14 Jul 1922, Stanhope, Haliburton, (Age 79 years)
    • Agnes Allsworth, b. 1846, Ontario,  d. 1893  (Age 47 years)
  • Ellen Mary Jane Minaker, b. 17 Apr 1875, Prince Edward, Ontario, d. 25 Jul 1946, Minden, Haliburton, (Age 71 years)
  • Children:
  • 1. Agness Adella Harrison, b. 14 Jul 1897, Stanhope, d. 13 Jun 1983  (Age 85 years)
    2. William Norman Harrison, b. 02 May 1899, Carnarvon,  d. 06 Jul 1956, Haliburton,  (Age 57 years)
    3. Leitha Helen Harrison, b. 26 May 1901, Minden, d. 20 Oct 1965  (Age 64 years)
    4. Muriel Fay Harrison, b. 30 Aug 1903, Minden
    5. Harold Orval Harrison, b. 6 May 1905, Minden, d. 11 Mar 1931, Lindsay, (Age 25 years)
    6. Wilbert Clayton Harrison, b. 24 Feb 1907, Minden, d. 05 Apr 1995  (Age 88 years)
    7. Alvin Edwin Harrison, b. 28 Feb 1909, Minden
    8. Milton Edgar Harrison, b. 26 Jun 1911, Carnarvon, d. 22 Apr 1920, Carnarvon, (Age 8 years)  
    9. Mary May Harrison, b. 16 Jul 1913, Minden, d. 27 Dec 1935, Minden, (Age 22 years)
    10. Edna Mabel Adelaide Harrison, b. 6 Jun 1916, Carnarvon
    11. Aubrey Harrison,  . 23 Sep 1920, Ontario
    12. Charles Calvin Harrison, b. 31 Aug 1923, Minden, d. 09 Oct 1923, Minden, (Age 0 years)  

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