Lakes and Islands, Times Past
Charles and Rebecca MacDonald Alford c.1904
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Charles Alford (1874-1949)was the son of Davis lockmaster, Philander Alford. In 1904 while working as a cheesemaker, he married Rebecca MacDonald (1878-1949). The couple later farmed in North Dakota and Abbey Saskatchewan before returning to Ontario in 1923 where Charles worked as a carpenter and fishing guide in Chaffey's Lock. The couple tragically died of coal gas poisoning in 1949.
Date of Publication
1904
Subject(s)
Local identifier
RL2017-00013
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.58342 Longitude: -76.31609
Contact
Rideau Lakes Public Library
Email:rideaulakeshistory@gmail.com
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P.O. Box 189
26 Halladay St.
Elgin, Ontario
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Charles and Rebecca MacDonald Alford c.1904


Charles Alford (1874-1949)was the son of Davis lockmaster, Philander Alford. In 1904 while working as a cheesemaker, he married Rebecca MacDonald (1878-1949). The couple later farmed in North Dakota and Abbey Saskatchewan before returning to Ontario in 1923 where Charles worked as a carpenter and fishing guide in Chaffey's Lock. The couple tragically died of coal gas poisoning in 1949.