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  • Dunn family in Elgin c.1910
        Sarah Dunn(1874-1967) 2d from left, her brother Martin (1865-1948) 3d from left, possibly Roseanne O'Brien Acton far right . Photo taken at Dunn homestead in Elgin .
      Sarah Dunn(1874-1967) 2d from left, her brother Martin (1865-1948) 3d from left, ...
  • Acton family at O'Brien homestead on Lake Opinicon
        Members of the Acton and possibly O'Brien families at Lake Opinicon homestead of O'Briens (Note Bill Acton 1818-1899) is held by mother Marguerite in centre with sister Estella and father Edward (2d from right). Other members of family not identified.
      Members of the Acton and possibly O'Brien families at Lake Opinicon homestead ...
  • Boy and canalman at lower gates at Chaffey's Lock c.1928
        Boy and canal man at lower gates overlooking Lake Opinicon (Chaffey's Lock) c.1930
      Boy and canal man at lower gates overlooking Lake Opinicon (Chaffey's Lock) ...
  • Acton cottage built in 1899
        Picture of old Acton cabin at Chaffey's Locks built in 1899 and replaced in 1951
      Picture of old Acton cabin at Chaffey's Locks built in 1899 and ...
  • Bill Acton (1918-1999), his sister Estelle, mother Marguerite and father Edward at Opinicon Lake homestead c.1925
        Bill Acton (1918-1999) , his sister Estelle, mother Marguerite and father Edward at the O'Brien homestead on Lake Opinicon (Bill's grandfather married Roseanne O'Brien)
      Bill Acton (1918-1999) , his sister Estelle, mother Marguerite and father Edward ...
  • Bill Acton and friends at Acton Cottage in Chaffey's Lock c.1925
        Bill Acton (1918-1999) and friends at family cottage in Chaffey's Lock c.1925
      Bill Acton (1918-1999) and friends at family cottage in Chaffey's Lock c.1925
  • Elsie Kerr and friend Elgin c.1910
        Elsie Kerr and friend in Elgin c.1910
      Elsie Kerr and friend in Elgin c.1910
  • Group at Chaffey's Lock 1910
        A group of friends at Chaffey's Locks dated August 10/1910 on the postcard
      A group of friends at Chaffey's Locks dated August 10/1910 on the ...
  • Elsie Kerr and Margaret Halladay in Elgin c.1910
        Elsie Kerr (1892-1990) and Margaret Halladay in Elgin c.1910
      Elsie Kerr (1892-1990) and Margaret Halladay in Elgin c.1910
  • Elsie Kerr with Ruth and Etta Howard at Chaffey's Lock
        Elsie Kerr with her friends Ruth (b1891) and Etta (b1890)daughters of N.H. Howard c.1910 at Chaffey's Locks
      Elsie Kerr with her friends Ruth (b1891) and Etta (b1890)daughters of N.H. ...
  • Charles and Jennie Wilson Kerr wedding photo 1890
        Charles and Jenny Wilson Kerr in 1890, their wedding portrait. Charles later became the tinsmith and postmaster in Elgin.
      Charles and Jenny Wilson Kerr in 1890, their wedding portrait. Charles later ...
  • Elsie Kerr and her mother Jenny Kerr 1892
        Elsie Kerr and her mother Jenny Wilson Kerr. Elsie was born in 1892. Her father was later tinsmith and postmaster in Elgin.
      Elsie Kerr and her mother Jenny Wilson Kerr. Elsie was born in ...
  • Elsie Kerr and the Elgin Methodist Sunday School (boys only in picture) c.1920
        Elsie Kerr (top right) and presumably a Methodist Sunday School (although only boys in photo) c.1920
      Elsie Kerr (top right) and presumably a Methodist Sunday School (although only ...
  • Myrtle and Dorothy Perryman c.1918
        Myrtle and Dorothy Perryman c.1918. Myrtle died in 1918 of Spanish flu and Dorothy was raised by Jay Pennock and his wife as well as by Cliff Pennock and Eva.
      Myrtle and Dorothy Perryman c.1918. Myrtle died in 1918 of Spanish flu ...
  • George Kerr c.1915
        George Kerr 1869-1931 was the son of Edward Kerr and Sarah Stanton. His brother Lucas Kerr is buried at the Clear Lake Cemetery. He married Sarah Ann Best in 1900.
      George Kerr 1869-1931 was the son of Edward Kerr and Sarah Stanton. ...
  • Slim Jim (James W. Stanton) c.1890
        "Slim" Jim Stanton (James W. Stanton) 1863-1939 buried in Clear Lake (Stanton-Kerr) abandoned cemetery
      "Slim" Jim Stanton (James W. Stanton) 1863-1939 buried in Clear Lake (Stanton-Kerr) ...
  • Edward Kerr and family 1910
        Edward Kerr (Red Ned) 1836-1911 was married to Sarah Anne Stanton from Clear Lake. Here he poses with his daughter Gertrude Stanton Eaton (1877-1953) and her son son Donald on September 22 1910
      Edward Kerr (Red Ned) 1836-1911 was married to Sarah Anne Stanton from ...
  • Clear Lake Cemetary c.1950 (also called the Stanton-Kerr cemetary)
        Photo of the Clear Lake (Stanton-Kerr) cemetery , an abandoned cemetary in Rideau Lakes (South Crosby Ward)
      Photo of the Clear Lake (Stanton-Kerr) cemetery , an abandoned cemetary in ...
  • Bill Noonan, Bailey O'Brien, Allen Fleming and Harry Fleming at Chaffey's Lockmaster's House
        Cousins Bill Noonan, Bailey O'Brien, Allen Fleming, Harry Fleming at Chaffey's Lockmaster's House c.1910. Allen was killed in World War I.
      Cousins Bill Noonan, Bailey O'Brien, Allen Fleming, Harry Fleming at Chaffey's Lockmaster's ...
  • Ken Rankin Henry Smith and Don Jarrett with big fish c. 1945
        Ken Rankin, Henry Smith (fishing guide) and Don Jarrett owner of Opinicon Hotel with fish c.1945
      Ken Rankin, Henry Smith (fishing guide) and Don Jarrett owner of Opinicon ...
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