William James Cruickshanks

Settler of township lots: Lot 9, Conc. 5, Guilford (Stanhope area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this irregular, waterfront lot on Nila Road on the north shore of  Pine Lake.

Land acquisition: 1914 from The C .L. & C. Co. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 102).

Other land: Lot 9, Conc. 4, Guilford - 1914 from Almond Barnum for $101; 1921 to William Grant Barry. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 129).

Dates of residency:

  • 1898 Marriage to  Ellen Barnum (1875–1962) Haliburton
  • 1903 Business Directory, Guilford: W J Cruikshanks, Maple Lake, Lot 9, Conc. 5
  • 1904 Birth of Daughter Lauretta May Cruickshanks (1904–1990) West Guilford
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Guilford: William J & Ellen Cruickshanks
  • 1916 Lake Lenore, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: 1865 The C .L. & C. Co from The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1920 William Grant Berry
  • 1935 Walter S. Dorricott

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree  Link is to son Ray Laverne Cruickshanks

  • William James Cruickshanks, b. Apr 1873, Ontario d. 1944
  • Ellen May Barnum,  b. 16 Feb 1875, Minden, d.1962, West Guilford
    Parents:
    • Nelson Barnum, b. 20 Apr 1845, Murray, Northumberland d. 23 Jan 1917, West Guilford, (Age 71 years)
    • Sarah McColl, b. 19 Jul 1846, Murray, Northumberland, d. 23 Jan 1918, Dysart, (Age 71 years)
  • Children:
    1. Ray Laverne Cruickshanks, b. 19 Mar 1899, West Guilford,  d. 02 Jan 1975  (Age 75 years)
    2. Roy Freeman Cruikshanks, b. 24 Jun 1901, Guilford
    3. Lauretta May Cruickshanks,  b. 12 Jan 1904, Ontario
    4. Ralph Barnum Cruikshanks, b. 23 Jan 1906, Guilford
    5. Joseph Arnold Cruickshanks, b. 13 Feb 1908, Guilford
    6. Living
    7. Ethel Cruickshanks, b. Abt 1914, Ontario

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