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Charles Gratrix was Reeve of Tay Township for eleven terms and lived on his farm on the 9th Concession, renamed Gratrix Road. He was also warden of Simcoe County in 1929 and was active in County affairs for many … Continue reading
The following piece was contributed by Glenn Mount of Huntsville, formerly of Reeves Road, Tay Township. The gentleman in the picture is Matthew Mount (1824 – 1904), his great grandfather. Glenn believes that he was the first Mount in … Continue reading
Figure 1: 1831 Rumney Road In 1880, Matthew Rumney and his family moved from England to Canada and settled in Victoria Harbour. Though Matthew did not gain title of the property until 1888 he and … Continue reading
Charles Newton, his young wife and their teenage son came to this area from England in the 1880’s. Soon after his arrival he bought a farm along the nearby Hog River (on the west half of Lot 11, Concession 6, … Continue reading
4320 Vasey Rd The Swan family are part of a substantial number of Irish families who immigrated to Canada in the later 1800s. John Alexander Swan came from Ireland in 1864, at first settling in Flos Township. … Continue reading