Lorraine Nephin just sent me this .. thank you
Beatrice Saunders age 17. Later she married Howard Sadler. They ran a fruit and vegetable farm in Almonte
Lila Leach-James-— Beatrice’s brother was James Saunders and married my fathers older sister, Eva Leach and they lived in Westboro…..He designed and was in charge of building many of the railroad stations in Ontario! He designed his beautiful stone house which I believe is designated heritage and still standing at 300 Elm Grove Avenue, Westboro….
Jim Saunders had a barn in his back yard! Nowadays that would not be allowed! His hobby was raising chickens, exotic breeds. They were every colour and design! He won many ribbons at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto…He had many, sometimes 50 different breeds! The ones that didn’t win sometimes found their way up to our farm!
This is a photo of James and Eva Saunders….probably taken in early 1900’s…I remember being at their 50th anniversary around 1960….
Jason Porteous I have a copy of this picture of her parents. I got it many years ago and can’t remember who shared it with me. Its of Albert Saunders and his wife Minnie Hoerle.
Wayne Poirier Lena Berenice Saunders is my 2nd cousin 2x removed.
Jennie, Violet, Florence, George Saunders at their grandmother’s house near the CPR station in Carleton Place. They were the children of William Joseph Saunders and Emily Tanner and the grandchildren of Robert Saunders and Marie Anne Lewis.
The photo posted is from the Porteous family collection. I have put up other photos before taken by Pat Allan’s Mom, Muriel (nee Porteous) but this is from Jason Porteous’s family photo collection. Thank you for preserving history! Amazing photos!
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 and The Tales of Almonte
Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships SunScreamin’ Mamas (USA) and The Sherbrooke Record