William Henry Hewitt

Settler of township lots: Lot 11, Conc. 10, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot west of Hwy 35, just south of Shangri La Road north of Little Hawk Lake Road

Land acquisition: 1930 from Susan Amelia Scott (Manson Richard Scott's wife). Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 87)

Other land: Lot 12, Conc. 10, Stanhope - 1934 from James Scott. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 90)

Dates of residency:

  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 7, Conc. 6, Stanhope (owned by his father, George Hewitt)
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 7, Conc. 6, Stanhope (owned by his father, George Hewitt)
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List: W H & Alice Hewitt at Lot 12, Conc. 9 and Lot 15, Conc. 8

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner:

  • 1882 Edwin Johnson from The Crown
  • 1906 Walter Johnson
  • 1911 William Gartshore
  • 1930 Susan Amelia Scott (Manson Richard Scott's wife)

Succeeding landowner: 1954 to Walter D Butts, part.

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • William Henry Hewitt, b. 22 Mar 1886, Boshkung, Stanhope, d. 1964 Oshawa (Age 77 years). Late birth registration was sworn in 1941 by Margaret Harrison, the nurse at the birth in 1886. Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    Parents:
    • William George Hewitt, b. 16 Mar 1851, Trafalgar, Ontario, d. 13 Apr 1938, Stanhope, (Age 87 years)
    • Harriet Collins, b. 28 Apr 1849, England d. 22 Jun 1910, Stanhope, (Age 61 years)
  • Alice Helena Agatha Cooper, b. 01 Apr 1884, Stanhope, d. 1957  (Age 72 years). Buried: Maple Lake Cemetery
    Parents:
    • William Cooper, b. 29 Sep 1843, England d. 22 May 1926, Stanhope, (Age 82 years)
    • Fanny Sims, b. 7 Apr 1843, England  d. 29 Sep 1923, Stanhope, (Age 80 years)

Photo: Alice Cooper. Source: Ancestry.ca PeggySawyerPouw originally shared this on 28 Jun 2011

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