Nelson Affleck Blacksmith Clippings and Genealogy

Nelson Affleck Blacksmith Clippings and Genealogy






Nelson John Affleck
Birthdate: November 18, 1872 (81)
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
Death: December 13, 1953 (81)
Lanark, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:
Son of “Black Bill” Affleck and Sarah M Affleck
Husband of Annie Penman
Father of Bill Affleck; Mary Affleck; Jean Affleck; Elizabeth Affleck; George Archibald Affleck and 1 other
Brother of Elizabeth Playfair Currie; R. Grant Affleck; Minnie Affleck; Jean Affleck; William Lloyd Affleck and 4 others
Half brother of Jessie Affleck and Amanda Grey Locke
Occupation: Blacksmith / garage owner


Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 21 Aug 1924, Thu,
  3. Page 1



Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 24 Jan 1948, Sat,
  3. Page 5



Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 11 Jul 1949, Mon,
  3. Page 8


Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 03 Jan 1957, Thu,
  3. Page 28



Words of Mary Borrowman Affleck

Need “BLOOD-LETTING’? Head on Down to the Blacksmith!

  1. The Witch of Plum Hollow and the Blacksmith

  2. The Curious World of Bill Bagg — The Gillies Blacksmith Shop

  3. Walter Cameron the Famous Blacksmith of Fallbrook

  4. The Blacksmiths of Lanark County

The Story of Grace Patterson

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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