BEXLEY Township Pioneers


CARL, A.H., general merchant and miller at Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. He is a Trustee, Vice-President of Victoria Agricultural Society, and President of Somerville Agricultural society since 1874. Born in Prince Edward County in 1831. Settled here in 1854.

HAM, JOHN, manufacturer of waggons, and general blacksmith, Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. Was born in England in 1849.

HEASLIP, NELSON, farmer. Is owner of 230 acres in Lots 3 and 4, Con. N.W.B., Has held the office of Reeve. Born in Canada in 1844. Settled in the County in 1866. P.O. address, Victoria Road.

GRAHAM, J.R., farmer, Bailiff, and Fishery Observer. Owns 100 acres of Block E, Con. W. Bay. Has lived in the county since 1862. Birthplace, Scotland. P.O. address, Victoria Road.

LYTLE, EDWARD. Owns 362 acres of land, situated in Lot 5, Con. N.P.R., and Lots 6 and 7, Con.8, S.P.R.; also west half of lot 32, Con.2, Fenelon Township. He is a member of Bexley township council, and for several years was president and vice-president of the agricultural society. Settled here 1852. Birthplace, Ireland. Born, 1834. P.O. address, Victoria Road Station.

McLAUCHLIN, A. A., licence inspector for North Victoria and Haliburton, and Coroner since 1846. Residence, Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. Has lived here since 1873. Was born in Glengarry County in 1818.

McINTYRE, DONALD, proprietor of University Hotel at Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. Came to the County in 1851. Born in Peterborough County, 1841.

MORRIS, J.G., teacher. Residence, Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. Born at Devonport, England in 1842, and came here in 1877.

PATTIE, JOHN, proprietor of Keys Hotel at Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. He was born in County Down, Ireland, in 1853, and settled here in 1880.

STAPLES, ROBERT, general merchant at Coboconk. P.O. address, Shedden. Is Postmaster at Oakhill. Is owner of 200 acres in this township, and 300 in Laxton. He has lived in the County for 20 years. Born in Montreal in 1818.


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