Ops Township Pioneer Settlers

BUTLER, JOHN, farmer and owns 150 acres situated in Lot 5, Con.1, and Lot 8, Con.2. Born in Canada, 1838, and came to county with parents two years after. P.O. address, Lindsay.

BARCLAY, SIDNEY, farmer on S. 1/2 Lot 25, Con.2 which he owns (100 acres). Came to Victoria County in 1835 from New York State, where he was born in 1825. P.O. address, Lindsay.

CORNEIL, CHARLES, farmer. He owns 66 acres on Lot 7, Con.11, and came to county in 1832. Born in County Limerick, Ireland, 1807. P.O. address, Omemee.

CALVERT, JOHN, farmer. He resides on the west half of Lot 7, Con.9, and owns 100 acres. Is a Councillor and J.P. He was born at Port Hope in 1832, and settled here in 1854. P.O. address, Reaboro.

DEYELL, JOHN, farmer and owns 350 acres in Lots 4 and 5, Con.8. He settled here in 1861. Was born in Ontario, 1823. P.O. address, Mount Horeb.

FITZPATRICK, J.P., farmer and owner of 275 acres in Lot 19, Con.2, Lots 18,19, and 20, Con.3. He has lived in the County from 1840. Is a Canadian. P.O. address, Lindsay.

GRIGG, C.K., teacher S.S. No.4. Has lived in Victoria County since 1875. Born in Oxford County, 1859. P.O. address, Box 213, Lindsay.

HICKSON, WILLIAM, farmer on east 1/2 Lot 8, Con.9. He owns 100 acres, and has lived in Victoria County since 1831. Was born in Cheshire, England, in 1828. P.O. address, Reaboro.

HICKSON, JOSEPH, farmer. Is owner of Lot 9, Con.9, 200 acres. Was born in Cavan Township, Ontario, 1831, and has lived in this County from that date. P.O. address, Reaboro.

KEYS, THOMAS, farmer, lives on west 1/2 Lot 28, Con.7, and owns 100 acres. He is Reeve of the township. Came here in 1855. Born in Ireland, 1845. P.O. address, Lindsay.

LEES, THOMAS, retired farmer. Resides on Lot 5, Con.6. He came here in 1833 from Ireland. Born 1801. P.O. address, Mount Horeb.

McKAY, ALEXANDER, farmer on Lot 27, Con.1. He owns 230 acres. Was born in Pickering Township, Ontario, in 1847, and settled here in 1870. P.O. address, Linden Valley.

McKINNON, ALEXANDER, farmer on west 1/2 Lot 27, Con.3, and owns 100 acres. Came to this County in 1832 from Argyleshire, Scotland, where he was born in 1820. P.O. address, Lindsay

MATTHEWS, PATRICK, farmer. He owns the east 1/2 Lot 11, Con.2, containing 100 acres. Was born in County Louth, Ireland, 1810. Settled here in 1832. P.O. address, Lindsay.

McCAUSLAND, ROBERT, farmer. He owns the N.E. part of Lot 17, Con.5. Born in Antrim, Ireland, 1836. Came to this County in 1862. P.O. address, Lindsay.

METHERALL, G.A., teacher, S.S. No.5. He has 50 acres of Lot 15, Con.6, Mariposa township. Was born in the County in 1856. P.O. address, Little Britain.

REA, W.N., farmer and Deputy-Reeve. He has 150 acres of land situated in Lot 7, Con. 9 and 10. Was born in Ops Township, 1842. P.O. address, Reaboro.

REA, THOMAS, farmer on Lot 13, Con.9, and owns 200 acres. Came to the County in 1826 from County Monaghan, Ireland, where he was born in 1808. P.O. address, Reaboro

REYNOLDS, WILLIAM, farmer and post-master. Is owner of 200 acres and lives on Lot 1, Con.7. He came to Victoria county in 1831. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, 1811. P.O. address, Mount Horeb.

WRIGHT, WILLIAM, farmer. He has 100 acres in Lot 28, Con.1, and settled here in 1857. Was born in Yorkshire, England, 1836. P.O. address, Linden Valley.


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