William Henry Packard

Settler of township lots: Lot 30, Conc. 1, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 96 acre lot at the east end of Tulip Lane

Land acquisition: 1942 from James Begg by son George Packard. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 281).

Dates of residency:

  • 1880 Married Stanhope
  • 1893 Stanhope Directory: Wm Packard, Maple Lake
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: William & Isabella Packard with 9 children
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Wm Packard, farmer, Lot 30, Conc. 1
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: Wm Packard, Maple Lake
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: John Packard, farmer, Lot 30, Conc. 1
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Wife Isabella (Sisson) Packard was enumerated as Head of Family at this lot. Andrew and George were listed but not as Owners.
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List: William Packard, farmer
  • 1907 Death: Toronto General Hospital
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: John Packard, farmer, Isabella's son (see family relationship below)
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Andrew, George, Isabella & John are listed at this lot
  • 1911 Stanhope Township Post Office List: Wife Isabella
  • 1914 Death of Wife Isabella Packard at Lot 30, Conc. 1, Stanhope
  • 1918 Stanhope Township Post Office List: Only John (Isabella's son)is listed on the lot

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: 1886 James Begg from The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1942 George Packard from the Warden and Treasurer but must have taken over the property before 1901.

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • William Henry Packard, b. 15 Apr 1857, Ontario, d. 16 Aug 1907, York, Ontario, (Age 50 years)
    Parents: Daniel Packard, Elisa Latimore
  • Isabella Sisson, b. 25 Aug 1860, Durham, Ontario, d. 24 May 1914, Stanhope, (Age 53 years). Married: 1880. COD: Cerebral hemmorhage
    Children before marriage to William Henry Packard in 1880:
  • 1. Stanford John Sisson Packard, b. 18 Feb 1878, Dysart, d. 10 Apr 1942  (Age 64 years)
    2. Robert Sisson, b. 12 Nov 1879, Stanhope
  • Chlldren with Isabella Sisson after marriage:
    1. Clara Jane Packard, b. 30 Aug 1881, Ontario, d. 23 Jun 1963  (Age 81 years)
    2. Andrew Packard b. Jul 1884, Ontario,  d. 10 Nov 1934, Whitby, (Age ~ 50 years)
    3. William George Packard, b. 14 Apr 1886, Simcoe d. 1963  (Age 76 years)
    4. Christina Packard, b. 30 Jan 1888, Simcoe, d. 1961  (Age 72 years)
    5. Charles Edward Packard  b. 02 Mar 1890,  Simcoe, Ontario,  d. 01 Oct 1959  (Age 69 years)
    6. James Warden Packard, b. 08 Nov 1893, Haliburton, d. 1969  (Age 75 years)
    7. Theressa Packard, b. 08 Oct 1895, Stanhope, d. 14 Jul 1972  (Age 76 years)
    8. Margaret Agnes Packard, b. 28 Nov 1897, Stanhope
    9. Lorne Packard, b. Abt 1909, Ontario

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