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  • Sleighing on the Biggar Farm at 6th Line, Trafalgar
        Two photographs taken at different times of members of the Bigger family sleighing in winter. It looks like Michael Bigger is on the porch seeing them off. In the main photograph, the ladies are dressed for church perhaps, but also carrying furs for warmth. In the second photograph, the snow ...
      Two photographs taken at different times of members of the Bigger family ...
  • Michael and Grandson Wilbert Bigger
        Grandfather Michael Bigger with his grandson, Wilbert, son of Albert and Hettie.
      Grandfather Michael Bigger with his grandson, Wilbert, son of Albert and Hettie.
  • Lois, Martha, Kathryn Biggar at Glenclare Farm
        The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The picture was taken circa 1934.
      The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The ...
  • Threshing at Glenclare Farm
        There is no date on this family photograph but it was likely taken around 1910. A consulted expert has provided this date because, he explains, the silo in the background required mechanized equipment to get the grain into it. This photograph is showing new technology for both the silo and ...
      There is no date on this family photograph but it was likely ...
  • Albert Anson Biggar
        W. Farmer, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton. W. Farmer's Artist Studio, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton.
      W. Farmer, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton. W. Farmer's Artist ...
  • Team Levelling Field At Glenclare Farm
        Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling the field. It can't deal with rocks because it is just a wooden board and has no metal edge to protect it. Glenclare Farm was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar. This land had been settled by Michael ...
      Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling ...
  • Binding Hay At Glenclare Farm
        Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be seen on the hay binder, Hettie Biggar is to our right behind the tractor. The hay binder takes the hay, bundles it into a sheaf and ties binder twine around it. Harold has put his hat on a ...
      Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be ...
  • Albert, Wilbert and Clara Biggar At Glenclare Farm
        Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses but in the same spot with the same wagon at Glenclare Farm, on work days. The primary photograph shows brother and sister, Wilbert and Clara Biggar. The secondary photograph is of father Albert and son Wilbert.
      Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses ...
  • 1970's Photographs of 384 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
        384 Dundas Street West is well west of Sixth Line, just west of today's Towne Blvd. It is Lot 19 Concession 1, SDS. In 1862 according to the Robert Warnock book, A Sketch of the County of Halton Canada West, William Y. Pettit lived on Lot 19 Concession 1, SDS ...
      384 Dundas Street West is well west of Sixth Line, just west ...
  • 1991 Photographs of 384 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
        384 Dundas Street West is well west of Sixth Line, just west of today's Towne Blvd. It is Lot 19 Concession 1, SDS. In 1862 according to the Robert Warnock book, A Sketch of the County of Halton Canada West, William Y. Pettit lived on Lot 19 Concession 1, SDS ...
      384 Dundas Street West is well west of Sixth Line, just west ...
  • Munn Sisters
        From left to right: Eliza, Jenny, Hettie, Millie. Eldest sister Eliza never married and lived with Millie. Millie married Robert Munn, schoolmaster. Hettie and her sister Jane, called Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony. Jennie went to Manitoba where her husband, William Henry Reid, was homesteading. Hettie married Albert ...
      From left to right: Eliza, Jenny, Hettie, Millie. Eldest sister Eliza never ...
  • Sisters Hettie & Jennie Munn
        Hettie and her older sister Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony at the church in Munn's Corners in 1883. Jennie went out west to live in Manitoba with her husband W.H. Reid. The family says they went "west with William Henry Spearin". In 1898, Hettie and her husband, Albert ...
      Hettie and her older sister Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony ...
  • Hettie (Munn) Bigger with Grandson Harold, 1917
        Henrietta (called Hettie) Almira or Elmira (Munn) Bigger and grandson, Harold C. Biggar in 1917. Harold grew up to farm on the north side of Burnhamthorpe, west of Trafalgar and raised his family there. As of 2016 his son, Norman Biggar, still owns some of this farmland. Before his retirement, ...
      Henrietta (called Hettie) Almira or Elmira (Munn) Bigger and grandson, Harold C. ...
  • The Munn Sisters and Their Families
        This family photograph has no date nor does it identify the people but it shows the neices and nephews as well as the older generation of the Munn/Biggar families. The oldest gentleman may be King Henry Munn. The family is likely on the lawn at Glenclare Farm, the house built ...
      This family photograph has no date nor does it identify the people ...
  • Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
        This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. In 1898, his parents, Albert ...
      This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's ...
  • The Biggar Family of Glenclare Farm
        Albert, Hettie, Wilbert Ethel & Kids is the label on this photo in the family album. Albert and Hettie are on our right, slightly in behind Harold, Russell is tucked between Harold and Ethel, Lois is between her parents, and in front are twins Martha and Kathryn (who have been ...
      Albert, Hettie, Wilbert Ethel & Kids is the label on this photo ...
  • Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Jennie Reid
        Jennie is to our left with Albert and Hettie in the centre. The woman on the right is unknown but could perhaps be Jennie's daughter, Edna Mildred (Reid) Spearin. There is no information with the photograph to say if this was taken at Glenclare Farm in Trafalgar Township, the home ...
      Jennie is to our left with Albert and Hettie in the centre. ...
  • Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Cousin Cecil Reid
        Jennie and Hettie had married in a double wedding ceremony at the church in Munn's Corners in 1883, Trafalgar Township. Jenny marrying William Henry Reid, a family cousin. The Reids then went west to Manitoba with William Henry Spearin according to family descendents, living first in a "soddy" or sod ...
      Jennie and Hettie had married in a double wedding ceremony at the ...
  • Postcard of Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover, Home on Dundas Street, Trafalgar
        Older sister Ethel is sitting on the steps, Luena is standing on the right, at the Conover family farmhouse. Several generations of Conovers farmed and lived here. This photograph, taken by family, was turned into a postcard. It was not used as a postcard so the verso has not been ...
      Older sister Ethel is sitting on the steps, Luena is standing on ...
  • Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar with Attendent Benita Post
        The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. Ethel and Wilbert married on February 26, 1916. Benita Post was a cousin of Ethel. Benita's parents were William H. ...
      The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas ...
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