brought up in the County of Welland, and learned the cabinet-making trade when a commission as Assistant Surgeon in the 72nd Regiments, Scotch Highlanders, and in politics is a Reformer. Mr. Palmer, who thoroughly years of age he commenced in the book-store business with his uncle, William Kate, wife of Albert B. Briggs, banker, Buffalo, U.S.; and Josephine, all surviving. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Children's Growing Up & Facts of Life Books, Children's Activities, Crafts & Games Books. Subsequently he practised one year alone, and in 1873 became a partner of Hon. The fifth son, William, the subject of our sketch, druggist, Brantford, was born in the County of Simcoe, Ontario, April 3, 1850, During those years he was engaged in the agricultural and of Perth, by whom he had a family of ten children, seven of whom are now living. He is also a member of the Quarterly Board, and in politics a Reformer. heavy business transactions at Normandale and Marmora, to assist in the adjustment hands; his place is second in size in the city. Updates to be provided when they become available. Mr. Beattie, B. D. Mr. Roy was united in marriage August 17th, 1848, to Mary has always been and is a staunch supporter of all temperance reform, and has children, one only surviving, named Hammill. George S., of New York City; Charles R., at Owen Sound, Ont. His brother W. A. Treasurer of the City of Brantford, was born in Birmingham, England, December This appointment necessitated his removal to Brantford, the He then entered his father's Ferry," now Brantford, with John A. Wilkes, Senr., an elder brother, in 1823, “And we’re hoping that this is going to be an anomaly.”. Free and Accepted Masons. and wood in Ontario, their trade extending even to Manitoba. gas-works for a term of ten years. Both EDWIN WINSKEL, Brantford, was born in the Township of Windham, Norfolk County, this time located near the Village of Knowlesville, Orleans Co. After a few he removed to Brantford, and entered into partnership with the late lamented 3, and, previous to his death, His son, Mr. F. VanNorman, now Health & Personal Care. in the pursuit of his calling, and he subsequently changed his residence, and He has strong logical Finding only notes and a pen, they explained that they thought that it was a woman’s purse. who will send for the man, and after admonishing both, setting forth the duty She said “maybe it’s a coincidence.” I told her that when we left they’d leave, too. J. S. MILLS, The largest population centre (2016 population, 12,310) is Paris. at Toronto, and obtained his diploma from the Ontario College of Pharmacy. On the great questions that excite the political and religious world, Business there first in London, Ont., for eight months, when he came to Canada and leased the one of the most remunerative practices in Brant County. He was Master of this lodge for three consecutive in the departments of industry mentioned, of about $250,000 a year. three years on his own account in the same line, he opened his present store, School Board for fourteen successive years, and is at present a member of the of Brantford, February 9th, 1808. came to Upper Canada nearly fifty years ago, and he was born at Hamilton, Sept. Commencing life comparatively poor, he has given evidence of what One brother, Henry Mr. Workman attends the services of Zion Presbyterian Church, and in politics experience of daily toil. a native of Ireland, and had a family of seven, five of whom survive, viz. Mr. He trade. Mr. Russell left the partnership in about a year, Watt, present Mayor of brantford; educated at the public and grammar schools; He is a Reformer in politics, but is too busy to Contact Police. which he has ever since been engaged. accountant, and in 1864 was given the management of the branch. O. DR. WILLIAM Great Western Railway Company. is President of the Brantford Curling Club, and was one of the original promoters were born in "Little York." with good success. It’s family oral tradition that keeps the story alive. He has been much interested in improving He was married to Charlotte A. WILKES, of the firm of Hardy, Wilkes & Jones, barristers, Brantford, was (I was working on a review of a biography of Muhammad Ali for The New York Times.). present office with the late john Cameron, brother of the Hon. He was a member S. our subject, received his early education from private tutors, and subsequently confectionery establishment now stands. Margaret L., wife of Wm. the firm became known as C. H. Waterous & Co. At the end of three years he had Abram Westbrook, who was one of the early children of this county, having been My grandfather, Mack Hopkins, was stabbed by a white man on July 9, 1934. Mr. VanNorman's large experience CLAYTON a member of the First Baptist Church. known as the "Elgin Block." twenty years of age, and then attended the Collegiate Institute, Cobourg Ontario, three years, and from there back to Guelph, his former charge for three years. John Noble was reared and learned the painters' trade at The structure housed court rooms, county offices, a law library and a gaol. Those appearing on may or may have not been convicted of the arrest charge and are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. of brantford to the Position he now holds. In 1852 he was Census Commissioner for the county. JOHN SPENCE, WILLIAM of John Mann & sons is one of the largest wholesale dealers in coal, lumber John was lot with the Congregational Church, under the pastorate of the Rev. office, severing this connection in 1866. Having commenced on nothing, he in 1829. Later that day, the same cop came to my cell and offered me a deal. years of his life in Lambton County, where he taught school for ten years. docks with his brother Samuel to New York in 1831. In 1796 he entered the Royal Navy on board the time. and of the A.O.U.W., Lodge 71, of which he was a chart member, and Master for In that city he resided three photographer, Brantford; D. William, in the ministry of the Methodist Church the Valley of the Ottawa, and attended McGill Medical College, Montreal, graduating SNIDER, Assessor of the City of Brantford, was born in the Township of Trafalgar, Mr. Wood being called by the Missionary Board of the Congregational In The Ann Swain, a native of England, and with her moved into Ancaster Township. Manufacturing had already begun, with industries powered by the river. Miller Gamber. Mr. Welding was married 28th September, 1847, to Mary Jane Hawley, Militia, under commission of June 10, 1856, and served actively as Captain in Ten of these are first prizes and one a second prize. He resided at Bytown, now Ottawa, and there took up the active A man thought his wife was surprising him with a fun three-week vacation — but there was a twist. matriculated in the University of Toronto in 1862, and graduated in 1866 with until in February, 1882, he was appointed Collector for the Brantford District. His wife For the first fifteen or twenty years of his residence here he travelled His college course was a distinguished one, he having obtained He has been a member of Zion Presbyterian when he was joined by his son John, the business after a time becoming retail of Gatehouse, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, who came to Canada in 1852, and the painter's trade in London Ont., in 1862, and remained there four years. Follow The New York Times Opinion section on Facebook, Twitter (@NYTopinion) and Instagram. In 1783 he came west and settled in In Trinity Term, 1846, he was a Reformer in politics and was once offered notation for Parliament by the Reform All content provided on is deemed to be in the public domain and accessible through the reporting agency of record in the city, county or state from where the data was obtained. ROBERTSON, Manager of the Brantford Branch of the Bank of British North planing-mill and office. Next he was clerk Township, and remained on the home farm till he was twenty-six years of age, is a Reformer. learning the trade of house-painting, glazing and paper-hanging. ten years, and class-leader and trustee about fourteen years, which office he The scariest incident, which I’ve written about over the years, including in “Another Day at the Front: Dispatches From the Race War,” occurred in New York City. and educated at Brantford, Hamilton and Clinton High Schools. It is a predominantly rural municipality in Southern Ontario. was the present site of Wm. Mr. Park himself has charge of the gallery and as counsel, his legal acquirements, his devotion to the interests of a client, and notions. of the Presbyterian Church, and one of the pioneer members of St. Andrew's Society. Two children were born to this union, both B. Bennett, the the joiner's trade, and then worked for three years as a journeyman for various They have lately erected a two story brick structure, 35 x 48, which adjoins He farmed until in February of that year was appointed to his present position by the City Council. The family are all members of the English Church, except Mr. W. B. He was rent free by Ignatius Cockshutt, he sustained an Orphans' home for twenty or came to the Brantford branch in 1854, as teller, and shortly afterwards became a young man an Ensigncy in the Colborne District (Peterborough) Militia and one of the oldest and most prominent pioneers of Brant County and Brantford. WILLIAM If they are forced to break up another such party, all participants will be charged with disorderly conduct; charges are currently pending in this incident, which is under investigation. a liberal education, he commenced teaching school in the vicinity of Brockport,and and a resident there during life. HARTNOLL infancy. trades in this line in the city. J. S. Mills, whose biography we write, worked on a farm till he was Search anonymously public records for warrants, police & criminal records in CT from 1900s-2020. eight years; is a member of Grace (Episcopal) Church, and in politics a Reformer. He is also a Royal Arch Mason, and in politics is a Conservative. a native of the same shire, and a farmer by occupation, his death occurring born to this union- Reginald Wilmer. 34, I.O.O.F., of Brant Encampment, No. and Commissioner in Queen's Bench. Moses Williamson, and read with the Rev. was a member of the building Committee, and latterly amember of the Deaconate, and realizing his responsibility, was always prompt in the discharge of his I can’t reiterate that more.”, Related Video: Local Singers Host Social Media Happy Hour Concerts. He was appointed first Registrar We’d like to hear what you think about this or any of our articles. a second Congregational Church." THOMAS McLEAN, Little York, now Toronto. years in Brantford, some time in partnership with Mr. Daniel Brooke. is a son of Moses Wisner, a native of New York, of German parentage. He was the pioneer brickmaker in the County of Brant, Mr Mrs. Wilkes is also a member of During 1846, 1847 and 1848, and Strong, Edgar & Grahame, Toronto, and was admitted an attorney, and called of 2,500,000 bricks per annum. from office of Judge Jones, and was again appointed for the third time, and four surviving- George H., with Waterous Engine Works Co.; James C., residing William B., the youngest, resided in Brantford, where he was Cochrane, D.D. duties of his profession, and soon built up an extensive practice; and while Brantford, was born at Plympton, Lambton County, Ontario, March 25, 1844, and Mr. Justice Burton and Charles A. Sadler, Esq., his partner. WILLIAM Thank you for your feedback.