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Sophia Moon


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Sophia Moon's homesteaded was in Pickering on the NE corner of Westney Rd and 4th concession in 1830s. The following is an entry from "Past Years in Pickering: sketches of the history of the community" --William Wood (1911):

"Alexander Dunlop came from County Down in Ireland and settled on Lot 10, Con. 4, in 1821. Some time afterward his father and mother crossed the Atlantic, but his mother died at Prescott by the way. In 1833 he married Sophia Moon. Their family were: Hamilton, born 1834, died at Greenwood, 1910; James, who went to the States; Sophia (Mrs. Bray of Claremont) ; Alexander, and John (deceased) ; Annie (Mrs. McKittrick) ; Sarah (Mrs. Elliott) ; Elizabeth (Mrs. Guernsey), and Margaret (Mrs. Murphy).

Hamilton Dunlop, a brother of Alexander, worked for some time as a blacksmith on the fourth Concession,
but afterwards went to London, Ont."
Dimensions:
Width: 5.5 cm
Height: 8.7 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P055-002-002
Collection:
Citizens - Dunlop
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8939271080916 Longitude: -79.0533077038574
Donor:
Janet Dodge (nee Naylor)
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Sophia Moon


Sophia Moon's homesteaded was in Pickering on the NE corner of Westney Rd and 4th concession in 1830s. The following is an entry from "Past Years in Pickering: sketches of the history of the community" --William Wood (1911):

"Alexander Dunlop came from County Down in Ireland and settled on Lot 10, Con. 4, in 1821. Some time afterward his father and mother crossed the Atlantic, but his mother died at Prescott by the way. In 1833 he married Sophia Moon. Their family were: Hamilton, born 1834, died at Greenwood, 1910; James, who went to the States; Sophia (Mrs. Bray of Claremont) ; Alexander, and John (deceased) ; Annie (Mrs. McKittrick) ; Sarah (Mrs. Elliott) ; Elizabeth (Mrs. Guernsey), and Margaret (Mrs. Murphy).

Hamilton Dunlop, a brother of Alexander, worked for some time as a blacksmith on the fourth Concession,
but afterwards went to London, Ont."