William James Thompson

Settler of township lots: Lot 25, Conc. 6, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 97 acre north of Hawk Lake Road one lot east of Dawson Road

Land acquisition: 1912? Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Lot 25, Conc. 6 - Image 128).

Dates of residency:

  • 1883 Stanhope Voters List: William Thompson, owner, Lots 25, 26, 25, Conc. 5, 5, 6
  • 1890 Stanhope Voters List: Wm. Thompson, owner, Lot 25, Conc. 6
  • 1893 Stanhope Directory: Wm Thompson, Maple Lake
  • 1899 Stanhope Directory: Wm Thompson, Maple Lake
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: William & Harriet Thompson with 4 children and Edward Pettrick, her father, atLot 26, Conc. 6, Stanhope, owned by George Thompson, his father.
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: Wm Thompson, Maple Lake
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Wm Thompson, farmer, Lot 25, Conc. 6; also Thomas Thompson, farmer
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: William & Harriet Thompson, father George Thompson and 5 children
  • 1911 Stanhope Township Post Office List
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Lot 26, Conc. 7 (formerly his father, George's property)
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List:  Lots "np26, 25, 19, 25, Conc. 7,6
  • 1931 Death: Maple Lake

Other residents: 

  • 1911 and 1918 Stanhope Township Post Office Lists: Howard Thompson (son) is listed at Lot 25, Conc. 6 (Qualification: f s). on the 1911 Stanhope Voters List and at this lot
  • 1918 Stanhope Post Office List: Roland Thompson (son) was listed at Lot 25, Conc. 6
  • 1928 Stanhope Voters List.: Howard Thompson (son) and his wife Katie are listed at Lots, 25 & 26, Conc. 6 

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1943 Warden & Treas. to Leslie James Coulter with part Lot 24, Conc. 6.

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • William James Thompson, b. Jun 1856, Quebec, d. 13 Nov 1931, Dysart, Haliburton, (Age ~ 75 years). COD: Cerebral hemorrhage; Senility. Buried: Maple Lake
    Parents:
    • George Thompson, b. 05 Jul 1822, Quebec, d. 22 May 1913, Stanhope, (Age 90 years)
    • Sarah Courtney,  b. Abt 1834, Quebec
  • Harriet Pethick, b. Jan 1859, Darlington, Durham, Ontario, d. 16 Aug 1926, Dysart, Haliburton, (Age ~ 67 years). COD: Acute phleurisy
    Father: Edward Pethick, b. 29 Jun 1821, England d. 15 Apr 1900, Stanhope, (Age 78 years)
  • Sons:
    1. William Howard Thompson, b. 14 Jul 1888, Stanhope, d. 02 Jun 1967 (Age 78 years)
    3. Roland George Thompson, b. 18 Jul 1892, Maple Lake
    4. Grant Homer Thompson, b. 22 Sep 1897, Stanhope

Photo 1: Thompson and Pethick from Ancestry.ca JohnCarew67 originally shared this on 01 Nov 2014 Linked To Edward Pethick, Harriet Jane Pethick, William James Thompson

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