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Mrs Crigger’s House in Ashton?



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These photos are from Google Earth. I never seem to get away from the computer long enough to take pictures.

Looking for any information on this woman and house so we can document it. Please leave comments or email me at sav_77@yahoo.com.


Ashton Winter Carnival– late 70s- Donna Farrell right- Mrs. T. Crigger (Ashton) middle





Faye Campbell–
Mrs. Crigger turned 100 last year and remained in her home until a few months ago… Her daughter Marion Jones who lives on the Dwyer Hill Road has been helping her maintain her home. Mrs. Crigger belongs to the ladies Orange Lodge out of Munster. She belongs to the Ashton United Church and has been very active in the church, as well as being a member or our United Church Women’s group. She is now in Fairview Manor in Almonte.
Debbie Casey-Jones
The house belongs to Thelma Crigger she celebrated her 100th birthday last October. She raised her children there. She is a grandmother, a great grandma and a great great grandmother. I am the wife of one of her grandsons.

Thanks.. and now for your Ashton enjoyment…




Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  24 Feb 1897, Wed,  Page 2


Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and Screamin’ Mamas (USA)

Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.





The Ashton Hotel– Questions Questions Flemmings and McFarlanes

McFarlanes –Stewart’s Fire– and Other Things in Ashton

Somewhere in Ashton-The Ashton Curmudgeon

The Ashton Funeral to end all Funerals

Did Anyone Ever Have Fun in Ashton? Ashton 101

Did Anyone Have Fun in Ashton? Part 2- The Fleming House



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Photo from Larry Clark

Her son Gordon and I were good friends growing up and later spent times at each others houses (his in Winnipeg).There were 3 boys, Ellard is deceased; Harold out west somewhere. I just reestablished contact with Gordon when I realized it had been almost 20 years since we were in touch-Thelma other than she put up with our shenanigans. She liked to garden and spent quality time there. Spring was an important time as she planted several very long rows of Gladioli (perhaps for the church) and of course veggies…..