86 records – page 1 of 5.

Account Book

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172444
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1921-1922
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1921-1922
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family financial records series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Account book, likely for the Pearce Family farm, 1921-1922.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
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Account Book belonging to John E. Pearce

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172446
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1939-1957
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1939-1957
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family financial records series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Account book maintained by John E. Pearce, January 1939 to December 1957.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
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Account Book belonging to John E. Pearce

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172447
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1928-1938
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1928-1938
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family financial records series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Account book maintained by John E. Pearce, January 1928 to December 1938.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
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Albert, Amelia and Bella Waddell

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172293
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1874
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1874
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sep ; 6 x 10 cm
History / Biographical
The daughter of Susanna Moorhouse and James Waddell, Amelia Rosella Waddell was born on July 13, 1868 in Tillbury, Kent County and died on August 20, 1941. She married William Gardiner in circa 1893. Together they had two children, Ella Alberta and Minnie Etta. Fraternal twins of Susanna Moorhouse and James Waddell, Albert Erastus and Bella Mabel Waddell were born on April 13, 1873 in Tillbury, Kent County. Albert died at the age of 21 on July 7, 1894 and was never married. Bella married Reuben A. Hill on October 20, 1897 and had three children, including Athur Sturgis, Euldene and Hazel Amelia.
Scope and Content
Portrait photograph of Albert, Amelia and Bella Waddell, circa 1874.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Images
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Alison Pearce fonds

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172478
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual records
graphic material
cartographic material
Date Range
ca. 1807-2007
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5
C4 Sh4 B6
C4 Sh4 B7
C1 Sh3 B7
M19 25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5
C4 Sh4 B6
C4 Sh4 B7
C1 Sh3 B7
M19 25
GMD
textual records
graphic material
cartographic material
Date Range
ca. 1807-2007
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
14.3 cm of textual records
37 photographs
9 volumes
3 plans
1 postcard
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created or collected by Alison Pearce, mostly during her genealogical research project on the Pearce family, which informed the publication "The Pearces of Little Ireland". Includes records and photographs related the Pearce, Backus, Storey, Patterson and Goddard families of Elgin County. Fonds is arranged into the following series:
1. Pearce Family genealogy series
2. Pearce Family financial records series
3. Pearce Family legal documents series
4. John E. Pearce Provincial Park series
5. Correspondence series
6. Photographs series
7. Publications series
8. Miscellaneous records series
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
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Alison Pearce Research - Talbot Settlement Bi-Centennial, 2003

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172314
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 2003
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 2003
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains records collected by Alison Pearce during her genealogical research project which informed the publication "The Pearces of Little Ireland". Includes newspaper articles and miscellaneous ephemera, as well as photocopies and internet print-outs of reference material related to the Talbot Settlement Bi-Centennial celebration held in 2003.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
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Amelia Waddell

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172292
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1871
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1871
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sep ; 6 x 10 cm
History / Biographical
The daughter of Susanna Moorhouse and James Waddell, Amelia Rosella Waddell was born on July 13, 1868 in Tillbury, Kent County and died on August 20, 1941. She married William Gardiner in circa 1893. Together they had two children, Ella Alberta and Minnie Etta.
Scope and Content
Portrait photograph of Amelia Rosella Waddell, circa 1871.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Images
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Backus family in front of residence

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172301
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F2 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F2 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Members of the Backus family in front of their residence near Chatham in Kent County, circa 1940s. A caption provided by the donor reads "Mr. & Mrs. Backus and daughter - widow, early 40's"
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Images
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Backus family residence, Chatham

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172302
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F2 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F2 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Backus family residence near Chatham in Kent County, circa 1940s. Caption provided by the donor reads: "Backus house - southwest Chatham - Vicar Road. As it looked from photos left by family. Family is in 1903 Biographical History of Kent County."
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Images
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Backus family residence, Chatham

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172303
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F2 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F2 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Backus family residence near Chatham in Kent County, circa 1990s.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Images
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Board of Agriculture Auto Excursion, 1916

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172463
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh3 B7 5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Publication
Posted on Facebook: September 8, 2021.
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35 cm [matted]
Scope and Content
Group photograph featuring attendees of the Board of Agriculture Auto Excursion in 1916, of which 500 individuals attended. The group is pictured while having lunch at the Quaker Friends Meeting House in Sparta, Ontario. John E. Pearce is pictured wearing a suit in the front row, sixth from the left, and Dr. Bennett (dentist) is pictured in the front row, second from the right.
Name Access
Sparta (Ont.)
Website / Street View Notes
First link directs to a social media post featuring the image 5a.
Second link directs to a more recent view.
Websites
Images
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Catherine Moorhouse Wilson

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172199
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1875
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1875
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
History / Biographical
The daughter of Katerhine Pearce and William Moorhouse, Catherine Jane Moorhouse was born on June 10, 1846 in Zone Township, Ken County and died in 1945. She married David Wilson on March 10, 1875 om Newbury, Mosa Township, Middlesex County. David was born on January 17, 1840 in London, Ontario and died on February 28, 1923. They had two children, including Mabel Elizabeth and Edna Priscilla.
Scope and Content
Portrait photograph of Catherine Moorhouse Wilson, circa 1875.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Related Material
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 7
Images
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Correspondence and land records regarding Lot 11, Concession 10, Township of Dunwich

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172434
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1955-1960
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F5
M19 25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F5
M19 25
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1955-1960
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - John E. Pearce Provincial Park series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains records relating to Lot 11, Concession 10, in the Township of Dunwich, County of Elgin, which was donated by the Pearce family to create the John E. Pearce Provincial Park. Includes the following items: Correspondence, dated May 30, 1960, from E.P. Jamieson, Regional Supervisor, Department of Public Works to Mr. John E. Pearce regarding the return of documents including a deed and plan of the John E. Pearce Provincial Park. Deed of Land, dated January 17, 1956, between John Edward Pearce & Nellie Jean Pearce, and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Lands and Forests, regarding the transfer of ownership of Lot 11, Concession 10, Township of Dunwich. Agreement betweent the Department of Public Works and John E. Pearce, dated October 25, 1960, regarding part of Lot 11, Concession 10, Township of Dunwich, lying west of John E. Pearce Provincial Park. Plan showing John E. Pearce Provincial Park, situated on Part of Lot 11, Concession 10, Township of Dunwich, County of Elgin, dated December 8, 1955 (oversized location: M19 25).
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
John E. Pearce Provincial Park
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Correspondence from Colonel Thomas Talbot to Leslie Patterson

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172454
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Correspondence series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains the follow items:
-Copies of letters sent by Colonel Thomas Talbot to Leslie Patterson and Joseph Patterson, 1812-1842.
-Handwritten notes on Elgin County Pioneer Museum letterhead dated January 29, 1960, listing original letters of Colonel Thomas Talbot that were donated to the Archives of Ontario by John E. Pearce.
-Typed transcriptions of letters created by Colonel Thomas Talbot, which were donated to the Archives of Ontario.
Name Access
Patterson (family)
Talbot, Thomas
Subject Access
Correspondence
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Correspondence from Edward Matthews to Captain John Stephens, 1830

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172453
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
July 25, 1830
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F11
GMD
textual records
Date Range
July 25, 1830
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Correspondence series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
A letter, dated July 25, 1830, addressed to Captain John Stephens of Westminster Township, District of London from his newphew, Edward Matthews of Duanesburge, Skecnectady County, New York. The letter discusses the settlement conditions in Canada.
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Correspondence regarding the sale of Lot 11, Concession 10, Township of Dunwich

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172436
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1961
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F8
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1961
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - John E. Pearce Provincial Park series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence addressed to John E. Pearce regarding the sale of Part of Lot 11, Concession 10, in the Township of Dunwich, situated south of Lake Road, to the Department of Public Works.
Name Access
John E. Pearce Provincial Park
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Correspondence regarding the sale of Part of Lot 11, Concession 10, Township of Dunwich

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172442
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
June 22, 1923
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F8
GMD
textual records
Date Range
June 22, 1923
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - John E. Pearce Provincial Park series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Correspondence addressed to John E. Pearce, regarding the sale of Part of Lot 11, Concession 10, in the Township of Dunwich, County of Elgin to the Department of Public Works.
Name Access
John E. Pearce Provincial Park
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Correspondence regarding the sale of part of the Rectory Field in Tyrconnell

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172439
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1959-1960
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1959-1960
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - John E. Pearce Provincial Park series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous correspondence regarding the sale of three acres of the Rectory Field across the road from St. Peter's Church in Tyrconnell, 1959-1960.
Name Access
St. Peter's Church- Tyrconnell
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Correspondence series

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172460
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F11
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
C1 Sh3 B7 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F11
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
C1 Sh3 B7 4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Correspondence series
Physical Description
0.4 cm of textual records
1 volume
Scope and Content
Series contains original and copied correspondence relating to the Patterson family. Includes copies of letters sent to Leslie Patterson by Colonel Thomas Talbot (1812-1842), as well as a letter, dated July 25, 1830, addressed to Captain John Stephens from his nephew, Edward Matthews. Also includes a scrapbook, mostly containing copies of letters sent from Colonel Thomas Talbot.
Name Access
Patterson (family)
Talbot, Thomas
Subject Access
Land Settlement
Correspondence
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David Wilson

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172200
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1875
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1875
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
History / Biographical
The daughter of Katerhine Pearce and William Moorhouse, Catherine Jane Moorhouse was born on June 10, 1846 in Zone Township, Ken County and died in 1945. She married David Wilson on March 10, 1875 om Newbury, Mosa Township, Middlesex County. David was born on January 17, 1840 in London, Ontario and died on February 28, 1923. They had two children, including Mabel Elizabeth and Edna Priscilla.
Scope and Content
Portrait photograph of David Wilson, circa 1875. Wilson was married to Catherine Jane Moorhouse.
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
Related Material
C4 Sh4 B5 F14 6
Images
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86 records – page 1 of 5.