Somerville Township Pioneer Settlers

BUTLER, JAMES, farmer on west 1/2 Lot 22, Con.3. Owns 100 acres. He settled here in 1867, and was for some time a township councillor. Born in Scotland in 1832. P.O. address, Baddow.

DOWSON, W.S., farmer. Is owner of 209 acres in Lot 5, Con.2, and Lot 22, Con.4. He holds the office of township clerk, and came to the County in 1866. Was born in Durham County in 1839. P.O. address, Baddow.

ELLIS, ROBERT, blacksmith. Born in England in 1842. P.O. address, Bury's Green.

FELL, JOHN, SR., farmer and mill-owner. Is owner of 2000 acres in the township. Was warden 3 years, and reeve many years. Born in England in 1819. Came here in 1858. P.O. address, Fenelon Falls.

GRAHAM, ROBERT, farmer. Owns 200 acres and lives on Lot 24, Con.1. Was born in Smith township in 1845. Settled here in 1858. P.O. address, Baddow.

HOWIE, JOHN, farmer and builder. Owner of 100 acres on Lots 9 and 10, Con.1. Came to the County in 1859. Born in Scotland in 1848. P.O. address, Bury's Green.

HOWIE, THOMAS, farmer and Reeve. Has been township clerk for ten years, and clerk and treasurer five years. He owns 300 acres, situated in Lot 9, Con.2, and Lot 10, Con.3. Came to the County in 1859. Born in Scotland, 1826. P.O. address, Bury's Green.

McDONALD, W.R., manufacturer of waggons and carriages, and general blacksmith at Kinmount. He came to the County in 1871. Born at Peterborough in 1849.

MITCHELL, THOMAS, farmer and owner of west 1/2 Lot 4, Con.3, 100 acres. Was born in Ireland in 1851. Settled here, 1877. P.O. address, Bury's green.

MITCHELL, WILLIAM, farmer. Lives on Lot 20, Con.1, and owns 200 acres. Born in Cornwall, England, in 1836. Settled in County in 1858. P.O. address, Fenelon Falls.

RUMNEY, GEORGE, farmer, on front range, Lots 57 and 58, and owns 100 acres. Is one of the township council, and came to the County in 1860. Born in England in 1841. P.O. address, Coboconk

RUSSELL, JONAS, farmer. He owns the east 1/2 of Lot 25, Con.1, 100 acres. Born in Dorsetshire, England, 1836. Came to Victoria County in 1872. P.O. address, Baddow.

SCOTT, W.S., proprietor of Northern Hotel, Kinmount. Has lived in Victoria County since 1866. Birthplace, Durham County.

SHEEHY, GEORGE, farmer, on Lot 11, Con.3, of which he owns 125 acres. Came to the County in 1864 from Ireland. Born, 1833. P.O. address, Bury's Green.

SMITH, BENJAMIN, farmer. Lives on Lot 12, Con.1, and owns 212 acres. Is a councillor, and has lived in the County since 1845. P.O. address, Bury's Green.

SUDDABY, SAMUEL, farmer, on Lot 11, Con.6. Owns 100 acres. Born in the County in 1842, and for some time sat in the township Council. P.O. address, Burnt River.

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