William B. Jones

Settler of township lots: Lots 31 & 32, Conc. 3, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within Lot 31, Conc. 3 running east from 30th Line Road south to Irish Line.

Land acquisition:

  • Lot 31, Conc. 3, Stanhope - 1876 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 476).
  • Lot 32, Conc. 3, Stanhope - 1879 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 480).

Other locations:

  • Lot 16, Conc. 4, Guilford - 1905 from The C .L. & C. Co; 1925 to Owen Jones (his son). Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 276).
  • Lots 17 & 18, Conc. 4, Guilford - 1884 from Owen Wessels; 1902 to Owen Jones (his son). Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Images 279 & 298).
  • Lot 19, Conc. 4, Guilford - 1883 from The C .L. & C. Co; 1902 to Owen Jones. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 324)

Dates of residency:

  • 1872 First Marriage: to Catherine McPhail (1848–1901) Haliburton
  • 1881 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Wm & Catharine Jones with 2 children
  • 1883 Stanhope Voters List: William Jones, owner, Lots 31 & 32, Conc. 3
  • 1890 Stanhope Voters List: William Jones, owner, pt Lots 31 & 32, Conc. 3
  • 1891, 1901 and 1911 Stanhope Voters Lists: these lots
  • 1893 Stanhope Directory: Maple Lake Lot 32, Conc. 3
  • 1899 Stanhope Directory: Lot 32, Conc. 3
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 31 Conc. 3
  • 1901 Death of Wife Catherine Jones at Lot 16, Conc. 4, Stanhope
  • 1903 Business Directory, Guilford: Wm Jones, Maple Lake, Lot 18, Conc. 4
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Wm Jones, farmer, s pt Lot 31, 32, Conc 3
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: Wm Jones Sr, Maple Lake, Lot 32, Conc. 3
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: both lots
  • 1911 Census of Canada:
    - William Jones and his second wife Mahalia Jane Demill Redner were enumerated at Lot 17, Conc. 4, Guilford (Cranberry Lake)
    - William Jones, b. 1874, son, was enumerated at this lot
  • 1911 &1918 Stanhope Township Post Office Lists: Lot 31, Conc. 3
  • 1925 Death: West Guilford

Other residents:

  • John Alex Baker, farmer, not listed in AH Family Tree:
    - Lot 32, Conc. 3: J A Baker, Maple Lake on the 1899 Stanhope Directory
    - listed at these properties on the 1901 and both of these lots on the 1911 Stanhope Voters List.
    - 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: J A Baker, Maple Lake, Lot 32, Conc. 3
  • Thomas George Mitchell, married to Mary Elizabeth Demill Redner:
    - Lot 32, Conc. 3, Maple Lake on the 1893 Stanhope Directory

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1907 George Morrison - North half; George Fader - South Half - 1911 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1916 William Henry Jones - South half

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • William B. Jones, b. 13 Jun 1842, Ottawa d. 1 Feb 1925, West Guilford (Age 82 years)
    Parents: William Jones (1817-1908); Rebecca Ann Smith (1818-1906)
  • Wife 1. Catherine McPhail, b. 05 Jun 1846, Brighton, Ontario, d. 03 Oct 1901, Stanhope, Age 56 years) Married 1872 Haliburton COD: Heart disease
    Parents:
    • Hugh McPhail, b. 15 Sep 1818, Scotland d. 5 Feb 1908, Stanhope, (Age 89 years)
    • Sarah Jane Wessels, b. 20 Jul 1820, Ontario, d. 21 Jan 1883, Haliburton, (Age 62 years)
  • Children:
    1. William Jones, b. 1874, Ontario
    2. Sarah Rebecca Jones, b. May 1880, Ontario, d. 1947, Stanhope, (Age ~ 66 years)
    3. Owen Jones, b. 27 Sep 1883, Stanhope, d. 1965, Stanhope, (Age 81 years)
    4. Iona Jones, b. 27 Sep 1883, Stanhope, d. 1960, Guilford, (Age 76 years)
  • Wife 2. Mahalia Jane Demill Redner, b. Mar 1854, Victoria, Ontario, d. 28 Oct 1939 (Age ~ 85 years) Married 1904 Haliburton. COD: Myocardial degeneration. Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery.
    First husband: Jacob A. Clancy, b. Abt 1848, Napanee, Ontario, d. 5 Feb 1900, Stanhope,  (Age ~ 52 years) Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery

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