Appleton Map and Odds and Ends — Clippings of Appleton

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Appleton Map and Odds and Ends — Clippings of Appleton

Map of the Appleton Community 1930-1940, Drawn from Memory

Date:

1930-1940

Location:

Appleton, Town of Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada

Credits:

North Lanark Regional Museum (Library)


CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
07 Apr 1900, Sat  •  Page 11

CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
13 Apr 1935, Sat  •  Page 2

One whose memory carries back almost to the pioner davs of this little hamlet and who retains vivid recollections of the scenes is Mrs. John Reid. presently residing’ with her daugh’er, Mr D. M Chambers, at 195 Howell avenue. Mrs. Reid. who is a daughter of the late William Young, who con- ducted a tailoring establishment In Appleton for many years, was born eighty-four years ago on a farm on the ninth concession of Ramsay, but she was very young when her parents took up their residence in Appleton. Mm. Reids mother wss Agnes Templeton. daughter of the late James Templeton, one of the pioneer settlers in Ramsay township.

The Templetons and their daughter and son-in-law emigrated to this country from England in the early 1840s. They came over in one of the old-time sailing vessels taking nine weeks to make the crossing. When they reached Montreal thev had to drive to Smiths Falls and then walk the rest of the distance over blazed trails through the forest, carrying their belongings with them.

At that time there was nothing but virgin forest where the village of Appleton stands today. When the Youngs moved into the village of Appleton In the middle 1850s, several industries had already been established there, mainly through the enterprise of the Teskey family, who were among the most prominent and influential citizens of the district at that time.

Robert Teskey ran the sawmill and Adam Teskev was in charge of the woollen factory. The only other industry at that time was a tannery, conducted by J. and P. Cram. There were two blacksmith shops, presided over by Martin Manho. Read more below…


CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
20 Jul 1935, Sat  •  Page 2

CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
29 Jul 1916, Sat  •  Page 16


CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
11 Jun 1929, Tue  •  Page 7
CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
18 Sep 1917, Tue  •  Page 13


CLIPPED FROM
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
06 Mar 1947, Thu  •  Page 17

CLIPPED FROM
The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
26 Dec 1900, Wed  •  Page 1

Unraveled and Threadbare

Fumerton Family– Appleton

Local News and Farming–More Letters from Appleton 1921-Amy and George Buchanan-Doug B. McCarten

Update — Teacher Fired in Appleton School May 1931 –Annie Neilson

Convictions: Moonshine in Darling, Party in Appleton and Firetrucks 1948

Mr. Allen’s Chickens– Appleton

Appleton–Memories of Arthur Robinson –The Federated Women’s Institutes of Eastern Ontario

Snippets– James Wilson and Nelson Syme — Appleton

Another Memory of the Cavers family in Appleton

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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