Settler of township lots: Lots 2 & 3, Conc. 12, Minden (Stanhope area)
Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre Lot 2, Conc. 12 on the east side of Queens Line one lot south of Hwy 118
Land acquisition: 1883 from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Minden (Images 4 & 6 ).
Dates of residency: 1903 Business Directory, Minden: Wm Walker, Minden, Lot 2, Conc. 12
Among the early settlers [of Hindon Hill] were William John Walker and his wife Rebecca who came from Ireland to the neighourhood of Peterson's Corners in 1863. Their son, Thomas, born there in 1866, lived his entire life in the vicinity; his brother Johnson lived in Minden while James Walker resided in Gelert. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 283
Preceding landowner: The Crown
Photo: Rebecca Coulter Walker & William Walker. Source: FindAGrave.com Photo added by gregvasey