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Biography of George J. Charlesworth, M. D.

George J. Charlesworth, M. D., one of the prominent professional men of Riverside, who is a Canadian by birth, dating that event at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario, in 1858. His parents, George and Ann (Scott) Charlesworth, were natives of Yorkshire, England, who immigrated to Canada about 1833. His father was a prominent civil engineer, employed …

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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Incorporated Companies

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Incorporated Companies Canada Company Incorporated By Act Of Parliament And Royal Charter, 1836. Capital £1,000,000 sterling, with power to increase it to £2,000,000 sterling. Office in London Canada house, St. Helen’s place, Bishopsgate st. Offices in Canada-Toronto, Frederick …

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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Customs and Military

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Custom House. Foot of Yonge street. William Fabean Meudell, collector T. C. Scott, surveyor John Cameron, 1st clerk George Henderson, 2nd clerk George T. Warren, assistant clerk R. Emery, Dunn, T. McCarthy, landing waiters. Military Departs Royal Engineers-Captain. …

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Biographical Sketch of Thomas A. Knight

Knight, Thomas A.; real estate broker; born, Toronto, Can., Feb. 24, 1876; son of Stephen W. and Clara Oram Knight; married, Cleveland, 1896, Leora Agnes Squire; two daughters, Edith L. and Dorothy M.; newspaper man for years; write “Country Estate of the Bluegrass,” “Country Estates of Cleveland Men,” “History of The Cleveland Police Department,” “The …

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Biographical Sketch of Herbert Austin Aikins

Aikins, Herbert Austin; university prof.; born, Toronto, Ont., March 1, 1867; studied W. T. A. (M. D., LL. D.); U. of Toronto, 1887; Ph. D., Yale, 1891; Instr. U. of Southern Cal., 1888; lecturer on history of philosophy, Yale, 1890-1; prof. logic and philosophy, Trinity Coll., N. C., 1891-3; hon. fellow Clark U., 1892-3; prof. …

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Biographical Sketch of Andrew Barclay Meldrum

Meldrum, Andrew Barclay; Presbyterian minister; born, Scotland, Sept. 9, 1857; son of Capt. Robert and Agnes Ness (Grant) Meldrum; educated, professionally, at Knox College and University of Toronto, graduating in Theology at the Theological Seminary of San Francisco; (D. D. Hanover College); married, in 1885, to Laura R. Rison, of Oakland, Cal.; issue, two sons …

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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Medical Societies and Colleges

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Medical, Surgical And Benevolent Society Toronto School Of Medicine. The Toronto School of Medicine opens the last Monday in October, and closes the Iast Monday in April. The lectures correspond to the requirements of the medical faculty of …

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Narrative of the captivity of Alexander Henry, Esq – Indian Captivities

Narrative of the captivity of Alexander Henry, Esq., who, in the time of Pontiac’s War, fell into the hands of the Huron Indians. Detailing a faithful account of the capture of the Garrison of Michilimacki-Nac, and the massacre of about ninety people. Written by himself. When I reached Michilimackinac I found several other traders, who …

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Biographical Sketch of George H. Worthington

Worthington, George H.; merchant; born, Toronto, Can., Feb. 13, 1850; son of John and Mary Wellborn Worthington; public school and business college education; married, Mount Vernon, O., in February, 1878, Mrs. Hannah L. Weaver; worked in a wholesale grocery store in Canada for three years; came to United States to take charge of his fathers …

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Biographical Sketch of Cyrus S. Eaton

Eaton, Cyrus S.; public utility work; born, Nova Scotia; educated, Woodstock College, Ontario; McMaster’s University, Toronto, degree of B. A.; married, Cleveland, 1908, Margaret House; three children; organizer and operator of public utility properties: pres. continental Gas & Electric Corporation, and The Canada Gas & Electric Co., Beasdot Gas & Power Co.; member firm Abbott …

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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Cabinetmakers to Cutlers

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Cabinetmakers And Upholsterers FRENCH, RICHARD, chair manufactory, wholesale and retail 54 King st., west. JACQUES & HAY, cabinetmakers and upholsterers, Windsor and cane seat chair, and patent bedstead manufacturers wholesale and retail, 42 King st., west, corner of …

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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Assurance Companies

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Assurance Companies, Life, Fire And Marine. Albion Life Assurance Company, Hon. W. Cayley, agent, Wellington st. American Live Stock Assurance Company, George H. Cheney, agent, King st. Etna Fire and Life Assurance Company of Hartford, Whittemore, Rutherford & …

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