Photo–Robert Sample. Birth: abt 1842 – Ireland. Arrival: 1842. Residence: Township of Montague, Lanark, Ontario Charles Dobie Collection
Thanks Tammy Marion for doing this.. Incredible work
This week I posted a photo of a man on the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page wearing a badge from the Montague Corner Loyal Orange Lodge, Montague, Ont. “Unknown Presented to Robert J Sample”–( Let us know if you know the family.. (From the Charles Dobie Collection)
The township of Montague is one of the oldest and newest townships of Lanark County. It was surveyed, named and had the first settlers, but until 1842 they remained part of the adjoining district of Johnstown to the south which became part of Leeds and Grenville. The first farm to be occupied was by the Roger Stephens family but Stephens soon met his fate by drowning.
Roger Stevens, a former British secret agent during the American…
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