Henry Lever’s House on Rochester Street — Sherri Iona

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Henry Lever’s House on Rochester Street — Sherri Iona

lindaseccaspina

Here is another for a question. Does this house still exist? Not far from you on Rochester. My great great grandfather Henry Lever built it with his brother. I don’t recognize the names of the people in the picture, taken after 1906.

Yes Sheri it does!!!

I have a letter written by Henry in 1897 to a minister in Scotland requesting his help regarding a legal claim to the Lever estate in Manchester England. Actually just found, he built it with his son Reynolds Lever. They called him Ren.

Name:Henry Reynolds Lever
Gender:Male
Age:63
Birth Date:24 Jul 1881
Birth Place:Youlbourn Ontario
Death Date:16 Jun 1945
Death Place:Carleton Place, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
Father:Henry Lever
Mother:Mary Lever
Spouse:Cate Caroline Hardie

H Reynolds Lever
BIRTH
1882
DEATH
1945 (aged 62–63)
BURIAL
United Cemeteries
Beckwith,Lanark County,Ontario,CanadaShow Map
PLOT
Pine Grove East

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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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