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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Hatters to Millers

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Hatters And Furriers BASTEDO, JAcoB, hatter, furrier, and cap manufacturer, 9 King st. east, nearly opposite the “Globe” office-buffalo robes, ladies and gentlemen’s fur gloves, gauntlets, &c. always on hand cash paid for fur skins. Joseph, H. A., …

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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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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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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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1851 Toronto Canada Directory, Daguerreotype to Furniture Brokers

Daguerreotype Artists Blakeley, Alex., City buildings, King st., east. Palmer, E. J., 74 City buildings, King st., east. Dentists KAHN, CHARLES, surgical and mechanical dentist, 46 King st., west, 2 doors from Bay st. all operations in dental surgery performed upon the most approved scientific principles, and warranted to prove effective. Kahn, Charles, Bay st. …

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Biography of Daniel Schell

Daniel Schell, Riverside, was born near Toronto, Province of Ontario, Canada, in 1815, a son of Henry and Mary (Moyer) Schell, both natives of New York, although of German descent. Grandfather John Christian Schell, a prominent citizen of Herkimer County in the colonial days and during the Revolutionary war, was a soldier in the war …

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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 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, Booksellers to Butchers

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Booksellers, Stationers, And Binders ALLANSON, J., Yonge st., near Alice st., dealer in English periodicals, &c. ARMOUR, ANDREW. H., & Co., wholesale and retail booksellers, stationers, and binders, 14 King st., west. BALFOUR, JOHN, bookseller and stationer, job …

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Biographical Sketch of Hamilton Fisk Biggar

Biggar, Hamilton Fisk; surgeon; born, Oakville, Ont., Can., March 15, 1839; son of Rev. Hamilton and Eliza Phelps (Racey) Biggar; A. B., Victoria University, Toronto, Canada, 1863 (LL. D., 1893); MD., Cleveland University of Medicine and Surgery, 1866; since practiced at Cleveland; married Sue Miles Brooks, of Columbus, O., Feb. 25, 1870; formerly prof. anatomy …

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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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