Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

19 Jan 2016
Surnames A. Those with little settlement data.
Abraham, James. 1820 Census only
Adams, Robert.   Con. 5, Lot 14E  18 Aug 1828
   In 1842 Census Goulbourn since 1827.  b. Ire.
Alexander, Thomas
   In 1842 Census Goulbourn since 1828. Possibly in
   Grenville Dist, Oxford Twp. 1851 C. p48d,49a (149)
Allan, Patrick.
   In 1842 Census.  In province since 1835
   1852 Census Goulbourn, age 65; Farmer, b.Ire, Rel. RC
Anderson, Donald.  Con. 4, Lot 2E  10 Jun 1828
   1842 Census. In Province since 1819
   1852 Census, age 65, Lanark Co. Beckwith Twp.
          p.1a, (37). Also Brant Co. Dumphries Twp. age 80???
Annable, Hiram  Con. 11, Lot 8S   18 Aug 1836
   1852 Census, age 47. Stormount Co. Cornwall Twp. 
             p17d,18a, (35)_
Arbuckle, ??  b. Tyrone, Ire, C of E. Fitzroy Twp. age 40??
Ardell, Thomas  age 36. Carleton Co. Fitzroy Twp.
     1852 Census p21d, 22a, (43)
Arkleys, Joseph.   No data
Armstrong, John.  Con. 2, Lot 24     (1861 census)?
     1842 Census. In province since 1834
     1852 Census. age 75, Carleton Co. Huntley Twp. p10d,11a(21)
Arthur, James    No data

Above data taken from publications held by Ottawa Branch,
Ontario Genealogical Soc. held in Ottawa City Archives
located on the corner of Woodroffe Ave &Tallwood Dr.
Also in Goulbourn Historical Soc. files located
in Stittsville Library. Also the Goulbourn Museum located
at Stanley's Corners is involved. especially soldiers of
the 100th Regiment of Foot who settled in Goulbourn Twp.

Next month I will deal with settlers with surnames B

Monday, January 11, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

11 Jan 2016

Your Money [new subject]
Hydro Bills [starting in Jan]
  Remove 10% discount Ont. Clean Energy Benefit +$8.50
  Remove Debt Retirement Charge [both estimates]  -$3.00
Net increase in monthly Payment   +$5.50/month

Old Age Security [received when over 65 years old]
December 2015        $569.95
Jan-Mar 2016           $570.52
Increase per month    $0.57  Don't spend it all in one place??

CPP and Government Pensions
To increase for 2016  1.3%  Paid 3rd last banking day in month.

1 Jan 1916
  Canadian Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden announced
Country's goal to place 500,000 men in uniform. Canada's
population at that time was about 8 Million persons.
8 Jan 1916
  Last allied troops begin to withdraw from the
Gallipoli Peninsula
   Ref; Legion Magazine Jan-Feb 2016 pages 23-33
          www.legionmagazine.com    "90 years young"

Friday, January 8, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

8 Jan. 2016
Civilian Settlers, Surname A
Abbott, Francis  1785-1870  b. Ireland
      Wife  Dagg, Jane  1798-1853  b. Ireland
Anderson, John  Con. 4, Lot 2W  24 Oct 1821
      John and wife both born c1773 Scotland
Argue, George  Con. 11, Lot 22W  10 Jun 1828
    b.c 1774-1848; wife Mary bc1779-1863
     both born Co. Cavan.  Ref; Farms & Families
Argue, William  Con. 11, Lot 12E  14 Jun 1828
    Son of George. b 10 Sep 1804, Co. Cavan
                             d. 16 Jun 1875. To Canada 1822.
         Settled Goulbourn Twp. m. Marg't Smith 1825
Atkinson, Henry  Ref; Goulbourn Census 1820
                                    (Old Lib. # G60 & G288)
Note. There are more settlers with little data.
           Will add later.

200th Anniversary, Lanark County also named,
Perth Military Settlement  1816+

They have published a calendar for 2016.
Started the year off by ringing Church Bells; and
On 21 Jan at the Perth Legion, the Perth & District
Historical Society are having a presentation by
Ken Watson, "Finding the Settlers Trail"