Appendix A - Notes
(This contains material from many sources,
and should be used only as a guide to research.
If you use or post any of this material, please credit
The Database of Dr. Paul Douglas Cole, Kingston, Ontario.)
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1. Daniel Cool U.E.
The oldest settler in the township. William Tufts makes reference to a birthdate on a baptism record at St. Martins
Lutheran Church, Queens County, Long Island, New York, but I have never been able to confirm this. Probably born
about 1741. I have several photographic examples of his mark and his signature. He received a singular honour in that
he was able to take possession of his choice of land at Adolphustown without having to participate in the drawing of land
tickets. (1784) He had the largest family and was thus anxious to start preparing his land, and such was the good feeling
of his fellows, that they afforded him this kindness. See Dr. Wm Canniff's book, The Settlement of Upper Canada.
In the tax rolls of New York, there is a Daniel Cole at Fishkill, Rombout Precinct for 1775-1777. This is probably he, as
there are many Delongs, DeLanges, DeLangens, Huycks nearby.
Came to Adolphustown June 16 1784 from Sorel (May 21st) and to Quebec (Oct 8th) from New York, Sept 8 1783, in a
fleet of 7 sail under the protection of the Brig "Hope" of 40 guns.
History of the Settlement of Upper Canada, With Special Reference to the Bay of Quinte. SETTLEMENT OF
ADOLPHUSTOWN. page 449
They sailed from New York on the 8th Sept. 1783, and arrived at Quebec, 8th Oct. Many were undecided whether to
remain in the Lower Provinces, or go on to Canada. The events of this voyage; this departure from old homes, to
penetrate the unknown north, are even yet held in remembrance by their descendants. Thus, it is told, that after leaving
New York a few days, a shark was observed following the vessel, which created no little consternation. It continued to
follow for many days, until a child had died and been consigned to the deep, after which it was no longer seen. The
Government rations with which they were supplied, consisted, as the story has been told the writer, of "pork and peas for
breakfast; peas and pork for dinner; and for supper, one or the other." The party proceeded from Quebec thence to Sorel,
where they spent the winter. They inhabited their linen tents, which afforded but little protection from the intense cold.
While staying there, it was determined to grant them a township on the Bay Quinté. The first Township had been granted
to Capt. Grass, the second and third were to be possessed by Johnson's Second Battalion; so VanAlstine's corps were to
have the next township. Surveyor Holland was engaged in completing the survey, and even then, had his tent pitched on
the shore of the fourth township. The party left Sorel 21st May, 1784, in a brigade of batteaux, and reached the fourth
township on the 16th June. The names of some of those who composed this party, were: VanAlstine, Ruttan, Huycks,
Velleau, Maybee, Coles, Sherman, Ballis, three families of Petersons, Loyce, VanSkiver, Philip and Thomas Dorland,
Cornelius VanHorn, VanDusen, Hagerman, father of the late Judge Hagerman, Angel Huff, Richard Beagle, John and
Stephen Roblin, Fitzgerald, Michael Stout, Capt. Joseph Allan, Hover, Ferguson, John Baker, Wm. Baker, German, Geo.
Rutter, James Noxen, John Casey, Benj. Clapp, Geo. Rutledge, David Barker, Owen Roblin.
History of the Settlement of Upper Canada, With Special Reference to the Bay of Quinte. SETTLEMENT OF
ADOLPHUSTOWN. page 450
The company had reached the land whereon they were to work out their future existence. The writer has driven upon the
ice along the Bay, following, it must have been, almost the way taken by this party, as they landed. They passed along the
present Adolphustown wharf, westward nearly half a mile, and rounded a point known as Hagerman's Point. Here a small, but deep stream empties itself, having coursed along a small valley, with sloping sides, in a westerly direction. They ascended this creek for nearly a quarter of a mile; and proceeded to land upon its south side. Between the creek and the bay is a pleasant eminence; it was upon its slopes the settlers, under VanAlstine, pitched their tents. The boats were
hauled up; and among the trees, the white tents were duly ranged. Thus housed, and thus far removed from the busy
haunts of men, this community continued to live for many days. Steps were taken at an early day to draw lots for land. As
so much of the township was washed by the waters of the bay, there was not the same anxiety among the settlers with
respect to the decision of the ballot. Every one drew his number, with one exception and this was a notable one, as
indicating the noble feeling of brotherhood which lived in the breasts of the noble band of refugees. The exception was
not in favour of the person in command, or a particular friend. Mr. Cole had expressed a liking for the first lot, now
known as Cole's Point, and he, having a large family and consequently more anxious to get on his land, and get settled
for the winter, and the land ready for the next summer, was immediately, by universal consent, put in possession of the
lot; and he even that year raised some potatoes.
DIED.–"On Friday the 5th of August, at his residence in Adolphustown, Mr. Daniel Cole, at the very advanced age of
105 years, 1 month and 12 days. He was a native of Long Island, N. Y., and the oldest settler in this township; he was
respected and beloved by all who knew him–having long performed his duty as a loyal subject, a faithful friend, a kind
husband, an indulgent parent, and an obliging neighbor. Born in the fifth year of the reign of George II, he lived under
four Sovereigns, and saw many changes both in the land of his birth, and this of his adoption. He has beheld the horrors
of war, and has tasted of the blessings of peace; he has seen that which was once a wilderness, "blossom and flourish like
the rose," where formerly was nothing to be seen but the dark shadow of the lofty pine, oak, and maple, here and there
broken by the thin blue vapor curling above the Indian wigwam, he has seen comfortable dwellings arise; out of the
superabundance of nature man has supplied his necessity. Beneath the untiring efforts of human industry, the dark woods
have disappeared and waiving fields of grain have taken their place. Where once was seen nought but the light birch bark
canoe of the "son of the forest," he has beheld the stately steamboats sweep majestically along–where formerly resounded
the savage howl of the panther, the wolf and bear, he has seen towns and villages spring up, as it were by magic; in fact
the very face of the country seems changed since he first sat down upwards of 52 years ago, as a settler on the place
where he died."
(Also a Daniel Coll, Soldier Orange Rangers, L.B.M., P.L. 1786 is listed at Adolphustown)
Historic Kingston : Trans actions of the Kingston Historical Society Volume 1 to 10, Kingston Historical Society,
published by Mika Publishing Co., Belleville, Ontario, copyright 1974, ISBN 0-919302-88-2.
Section 8 , pg 44 & 45: (Transcriptions from 1958-59), this particular posrtion from a paper by Maurice H. Young,
delivered Mar. 25, 1959, entitled "The Development of Municipal Government in the Bay of Quinte Area"
.."At a Town-meeting held in Adolphustown, 4th day of March 1799, the following persons were chosen to officiate in
their respective Offices: and likewise the regulations for the ensuing year: ...........(more)..........
Whereas the intention of the Legislature has not been sufficiently explained with respect to the manners of proceeding
with Creatures taken by distraint in trespassing and impounded, it is therefore this day agreed to adopt the following rules,
that is, if any person find a Creature trespassing on him or her which may Lawfully be impounded, that he within four
days after delivering such Creature to the care of a poundmaster, else he may turn out such Creature and the person that
brought the Creature to pound shall be holden for pound fees, together with all reasonable charges. It is also agreed that
in order to subdue the growth of thistles, that the following men be appointed to wit; Thomas Dorland, Willet Casey,
Daniel Cole, Henry Davis, Joel Haight, James McMaster, Benjamin Clapp, Paul Trumpour, Albert Benson, Archd.
Campbell and William Casey, to oversee where these weeds are necessary to be subdued and determine whether a fine of
forty shillings shall not be laid on any person or persons who shall be found remiss or negligent in stopping the growth of
thistles on their premises which fine, is so laid by the aforementioned persons, or any three of them, shall be laid .........
"Return of Loyalists Arrived from New York" (Haldimand papers)
August 12 1783: Ship Camel. Capt Grass Comp forwarded to Sorrel. this Compy were sickly, some with the small pox
and fever. 40 men, 15 women, 22 children 10+, 15 children 10-, 3 servants.
August 14 1783: Ship Hope. Capt Ratten Compy. 38 men, 18 women, 18 children 10+, 11 children 10-, 1 servant.
Erected by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board : PLAQUE #1
Location: In the park on H/Way #33, Adolphustown
THE LOYALIST LANDING PLACE 1784
On June 16, 1784, a party of some 250 United Empire Loyalists landed from bateaux near this site and established the
first permanent white settlement in Adolphustown Township. They had sailed from New York in the fall of 1783 under
the leadership of Major Peter Van Alstine (1747-1811), a Loyalist of Dutch ancestry, and passed the winter at Sorel. Van
Alstine was later appointed a justice of the peace, represented this area in the first Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada
and built at Glenora the earliest grist-mill in Prince Edward County.
IMPORTANT DATES IN LOYALIST HISTORY
December 31, 1775....Defeat of the Americans and death of General Montgomery at the walls of Quebec.
May 19, 1776....Nineteen day flight of Sir John Johnson and tenants through the Adirondacks to Montreal.
June 19, 1776....Formation of Sir John Johnson's 1st Kings Royal Regiment of New York.
November 4, 1776....Loyalist groups join the British fleet at Crown Point.
August 6, 1777....Battle of Oriskany, on the Mohawk River.
August 16, 1777....Battle of Bennington.
September 15, 1777....Formation of Butlers Rangers.
September 18, 1777....First Battle of Freeman's Farm near Saratoga
October 16, 1777....Capitulation of General Burgoyne at Saratoga.
July 19, 1781....Defence of the Blockhouse in Bergen Wood, New Jersey.
May 4, 1783 .... First Loyalist Landing at Port Roseway (Shelburne), Nova Scotia
May 18, 1783....Landing of the Loyalists with the Spring Fleet in St. John, New Brunswick.
July 30, 1783....Landing of the 2nd Battalion, Kings Royal Regiment of New York at Cataraqui to rebuild Fort
Frontenac and prepare for the arrival of Loyalists.
September 20, 1783....Cessation of hostilities in the American Revolution.
December 24, 1783....Disbandment of Loyalist troops stationed in Lower Canada.
May 22, 1784....Landing of Mohawks at Tyendinaga, the First Loyalists on the Bay of Quinte. Commemmorated
annually on the Sunday nearest May 22 with a church service at the altar of the up-turned canoe.
June 16, 1784....Landing of the Peter VanAlstine's band of Loyalists in Adolphustown.
June 24, 1784....Disbandment of Loyalist Troops stationed at the Upper Posts.
1S. Maria Delong
Early Dutchess County History
When, in 1682, Colonel Thomas Dongan was appointed Governor of the Province of New York, he was instructed to
form a council of not more than ten of the "most eminent Inhabitants" who were to assist him in the making of "fit" laws.
One of the first acts authorized by this council was the erection of twelve "countyes," of which Dutchess was one
(November 1, 1683). The boundaries of Dutchess, as then defined, included the present county of Putnam, set off in 1812
and the towns of Clermont and Germantown, now in Columbia County. Dutchess, with an area of 810 square miles, is
situated on the Hudson about midway between Albany and New York City. Its terrain is hilly, but with much that is
splendidly fitted for cultivation. A large number of streams drain the surface, and it was the latent water power of these
streams that brought about its early settlement. The southern end of the county almost reaches the Highlands of the
Hudson, while on its eastern border are the Taconic (Taghkanic) Mountains. Slate is plentiful, and was once quarried in
quantity. Marble and lime stone, several minerals of minor value, and a varied and fertile soil, make up the natural
resources of the region. The Hudson was for a century the main means of transportation, and one of the early railroads
had its tracks through the western part of the county. The agriculture of the district has always been diversified, following
the natural changes in demand for its products. There has been much of the acreage of the section taken by men of wealth
for the creation of large estates. Horticulture has been prominent along the river valley, apples and small fruits doing
exceedingly well. The larger part of the county is interested in dairying, in which its proximity to great markets gives it a
marked advantage. Manufactures play a large part in the prosperity of Dutchess, Poughkeepsie being the center, with the
smaller towns along the river having many local specialties.
There had been a very early establishment of trading posts on the island of Manhattan, Fort Orange (Albany) and at
Rondout Creek, Esopus (Kingston) which decided the location of the first settlements in the State. But when immigrants
began coming in greater numbers, water powers such as those provided by the Fishkill, Wappingers, Fall Kill, Crumb's
Elbow and other creeks in the area that is now Dutchess, together with the fine fertile valleys of these streams, led a
number to start homes in this region. The Indian titles had, for the most part, been extinguished just before the erection of
the county. Nicholas Emigh is credited with being the pioneer, the date of his settlement at the mouth of Fishkill Creek
being in doubt, but he was certainly there in 1685. To his wife was born the first white child of the county. The
settlements at Poughkeepsie were nearly contemporaneous with those at Fishkill, probably by Peter Lasinck, ancestor of
a numerous family which spells its name in many forms, Lansing and Lawson being more usual. There were too few
inhabitants of Dutchess at its erection for it to be represented separately in the General Assembly, so that it was
provisionally attached to Ulster until 1713. This fact had made it difficult to trace the early settlers of Dutchess. There
was no large development of this region until after 1720.
Along the Hudson, the first settlements were predominatingly Dutch, with a few Huguenots, fugitives from European
persecution. The eastern part of the county was filled by people of New England, all that side of the State being claimed
by the New England colonies. Quakers came in the southern part of Dutchess at an early date, while many of the Irish
soldiers who had been stationed along various parts of the Harlem Valley homesteaded after the Revolution. It is said that
in early times there were more creeds and denominations with churches in Dutchess than there were races, which is but
another indication that Dutchess was one of the most cosmopolitan counties in the colonies.
2. Barent Cool U.E.
1803 poundkeeper (until 1828). Concession 4. His wife's family (Blakely)had an elaborately carved powderhorn
showing the routes the loyalists took to Canada. It is now displayed in the Museum of Civilization, Hull, Canada.
Owned the large skiff which 18 young people used to cross Hay Bay Aug 29 1819 and 10 drowned.
Sophiasburgh and Ameliasburgh
Son of Daniel, U.E., L.B.
A. 1793. 200 P.L. 1786
Pat Cole has added 2 more children: ELIZABETH COLE, b. 1813; d. 1876. and MARGARET MARY JANE COLE, b.
April 16, 1819.
To His Excellency Sir Maitland
KCB Lieutenant Governor of the Province of
Upper Canada, Major General Commanding
His Majesty's Forces therein etc etc etc
The Petition of Bernard Cole of the
Township of Adolphustown
That your Petitioner's name, having been
suspended the U.E. List, as being the son of
Daniel Cole, your Petitioner craves leave to state
that he resided in the British Colonies previous
to the breaking out of the first American War, and
that he joined the Royal Standard during said war,
and served in a corps commanded by Major VanAlstine
until the peace of 1783 and that be has resided in
this province before and ever since the year 1798.
Wherefore your Petitioner humbly prays
reference to the annexed Evidence of his Claim, and
that Your Excellency will be pleased to restore his
Name to the U.E.List agreeab1y to the Proclamation
of His Excel1ency Lt Governor Gen. dated
31st of October 1806 --
And your Petitioner as in duty bound
will ever pray
agent for Bernard. Cole
York 24th December 1823
He was a witness at marriages:
Jacob Snider, Ernest.; Catharine Cole, Adolphus. 15 Dec., 1793
Jacob Storms, Barnard Cole, Rebecca Sager.
William Babcock, Fredericksburgh, bachelor, and Allawdaw Cole, Adolphustown, spinster
November 24, 1793 Catreen Cole, Rebekah Reddick, David Fergusson, B. Cole.
Johan Gasper Claus, fifth township, bachelor, and Deborah Brock,
fourth township, spinster May 17, 1790 John Allen, Barnard Cole, Catharine Cole.
2S. Isabella Blakely
From the net:
1. Barent "Barnard , Barnabas" Cole was born 28 MAR 1769, and died 5 OCT 1854 in Adolphustown Twp., Lennox &
Addington, Ontario, Canada. He was buried OCT 1854 in Gosport Cemetery, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada. He
was the son of 2. Daniel Cole and 3. Maria DeLong. He married Isabella Blakely, daughter of James Blakely and Mary
Keogh. She was born 6 DEC 1777 in Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York, U.S.A., and died 15 MAY 1855 in
Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada. She was buried MAY 1855 in Gosport Cemetery, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada.
3. Elizabeth Cool U.E.
I have an excellent ambrotype photo of her taken in the 1850's. She died in 1866 at her grandson, Robert Jackson's home
at Black Creek. He has included in the photo case, a note about her. "Elizabeth Furgeson likness. Lived till she was 103
years old and quite smart."
Prince Edward County Probate Records, Wills:
Surrogate Court; Action 109 In the goods of Elizabeth Ferguson
Petition for Grant of administration
This packet includes the following:
1) Order by Judge Fairfield that a grant of probate be made to Robert Jackson - Oct 9, 1866 - order based on the
following petitions etc (IE. Robert' Jackson was named to dispose of E. Ferguson's goods)
2) Administration Bond, stating: Oct 6, 1866 Robert Jackson, Rowland Jackson and William Henry Richey Allison of the
Town of Picton post bond, of $1200 on condition that Robert Jackson be named administrator of the late Elizabeth
Ferguson's estate naming her death date as September 1866
3) In the Surrogate Court – in the goods of Elizabeth Ferguson we, Rowland Jackson of Twp. Marysburgh and. William
Henry Richey Allison of the same place make oath that we are the proposed Sureties for Robert Jackson and both are
worth $1000. Oct 6, 1866.
4) Oath by Robert Jackson that be is applying to be named administrator of E. Ferguson's goods, that he has searched
unsuccessfully for any will, and that he is sure she died without any will Sep 25, 1966
5) Oath by RobertJackson that he is applying to be named administrator of her estate and that he believes her effects to be
6) Oath by Robert Jackson that he is applying as administrator, that she died on or about Sept 4, 1866, Twp Marysburgh,
that she was a widow leaving 14 children, all surviving, and all over 21 years old. Also that he has been doing her
business for her for several years and that she resided at his house "for some time" previous to her death, Also that; he
will faithfully administer her personal estate, paying all her debts and distributing the residue, if any, according to law.
Sept 25, 1866.
7) Also a petition Sept; 15, 1866, stating all the above information, nothing new, asking that Robert' Jackson be named
Note: William Henry Richey Allison was Robert Jackson's attorney.
" Author: Ann Sherwood Date: 11 Jun 2000 12:00 PM GMT
I am looking for any and all descendants of Farrington Ferguson 1763-1843 and Elizabeth Cole 1770-1866. They had 16
children: Arra C. m. Catherine Pettit; Barney; Daniel; Farrington Jr. m. 1st Mindwell Tubbs, 2nd Eliza DeGroff; Israel m.
Rebecca Alley; James m. Charlotte Goodrich; Catherine m. Ashphahel Crippen; Charlotte m. Peter Dainard; Eleanor m.
1st Unk. Cole, 2nd. John Dainard; Elizabeth m. Andrew Dainard; Esther/Hester m. Elijah Jinks; Huldah m. Ira Brown;
Mary m. Rowland Jackson; Patience m. John Cole; Rachel m. 1st. Henry Garretsee, 2nd. Hezekiah Clark, 3rd Adam
Shortt; and Sarah m. Enoch Cronk. "
An Assessment For The Township of Hallowell
This Eighteenth of July, 1798
(Thank you to Peter Warwick for his donation of this information to the Lennox and Addington - Prince Edward County
The following came from the "Appendix To The Report Of The Ontario Bureau Of Industries", Warwick Bro's & Rutter,
"Copied May 12, 1899 from the original list now in the possession of Mrs. W. H. Allison, Picton, a grand-daughter of
Stephen Conger, and daughter Of John P. Roblin, for years M.P.P. and County Registrar of Prince Edward". - Thomas
First Class Rated (2.6)
Daniel Pettet James Rogers
John Platt David McG. Rogers
Joseph McCartney John Peters
C. Huyck Corey Spencer
Jonathan Ferguson, Jr. David Conger
Daniel Tubs Jonathan Bowerman
John Miller Joseph Turwiliger
Solomon Spafford William Cunningham
John Richards Curnelous Blunt
Owen Richards Aaron White
John Elles Jacob Cronk
William Dyre Isaac Garratt
Jacob Rattan Joseph Jinks
Arthur Youmans Ebenezer Palmer
David Youmans Henery Zeufelt
Second Class Rated (5.0)
Peter Designea Conger Rozel Farguson
Ichabode Bowerman Elisha Miller
Daniel Young Henry Young, Jr.
Joseph Winn Benjamin Weight
Caleb Platt Augustos Spencer
Jonathan Ferguson, Sr. Thos. Goldsmith
Faranton Ferguson Andrew Johnson
Samson Striker Henery Johnson
Giles Hill Thomas Bowerman
John Ogden Daniel Rossell
Third Class Rated (7.6)
Henery Young, Sr. Thos. Richardson
Samuel Williams Stephen Conger
Fourth Class Rated (10.0)
John Stinson Abraham Peterson
Fifth Class Rated (12.6)
Tenth Class Rated (15.0)
Under List Rated
Peter Mabee Jas. Walters
John Zeufelt Jasey Walters
Abram Winn George Baker
Wilkeson Ferguson Isaac Bedell
John Sikels Samuel Walters
John Spencer Ruban Walters
Joseph Lane Amos Bull
Barnabas Wemp Charles Cunningham
John Frear John Striker
David Frear Nathaniel White
Doctor Prindel Samuel McCoy
Henery Bartley Anthony Badgsley
Gideon Bowerman William Dorris
Approved by us: Jno. Peters / gts Spencr, C.F.
Assessed by us: Caleb Elsworth / Peter Designea Conger, Assessors
3S. Capt Farrington Ferguson U.E.
With his brothers in the Kings Rangers. Joined the British at Skeensborough in 1779. A Private under Captain Henry
Young. First settled on Jessup's land in Jessupsburg in 1774. Then went to Cameron's Neck, Albany County on a lease
from Gov. Robinson in 1775. In the Prince Edward County Militia (1812, etc). Promoted to Captain Aug 29 1823.
Could read & write well.
Ferguson, Farrington Marysburgh & Sophiasburgh, P. King's Rangers, P. Loyalist, 200. Genl. Haldimand, 1784, 100.
P.L. 1786. (Reid list, 12 children in Hallowell, Sophiasburgh and Marysburgh.)
“Claim of Israel, Richard and Farrington Ferguson, late of Albany Co.
Israel Ferguson appears & on being Sworn saith: He and his 2 brothers were
at St. John in the fall of 83. All in the King’s Rangers.
Are natives if America, Lived near Fort Edward. Had a farm in Partnership,
lived near each other. Israel joined the Brit. at Skeensboro in 77. Richard joined in
78, then very young. Farrington joined in 79. Then an infant. All served till the
end of the War. Now live at the Bay of Quinty.
They had settled on Jessup’s Land in Jessupsburg in 1774, which they quitted
after ___ [?making] some improvements. Then went to Camerons Neck. They
cleared between 8 & 10 acres. They had 300 acres on Cameron’s Neck, Albany
Co. They had an agreement for a lease from Govr. Robinson in 75, before the
War broke out, settled upon the land. When witness left it they had cleared 60
acres. Before he went away 2 horses taken. When he went away he left the
Things mentioned in the Schedule on the Lands. His younger Brothers would
have joined the Brit when he did but were too young, only 13 & 12.
After Israel went away his mother and sisters & one of his Brothers were
thrown in Gaol. She came to Canada as soon as she was released. His Father
came to Canada in 78. Israel Ferguson is authorized by all the family to receive
what may be allowed for their losses.
Produces a release from his Father to show he gives up all his Right to
Compensation to his sons, Israel receives pay as Lieut., Richard as Ensign.”
(A side note to this declaration states: “Good People”).
“Lieut. Philip Lansing, Wits.
Knew the Family. Remembers the Father employed in carrying Despatches of
Consequence, giving an acct. of the Rebel Army to Canada in the year 1776.
They were a very Loyal Family. Israel & his 2 brothers served in the Rangers.
The Mother and Sisters were imprisoned at Albany. The whole family came as
soon as they could get away into Canada.
They had Cattle & Various Things taken from them by the Rebels.”
“Lieut. Walter Sutherland, Wits. Knew all the three Brothers & the Father.
The whole Family were Loyal. The Brothers all served. They had a farm on
Cremmes Neck. They had it before the Rebellion. Witness was at the place in 78.
Thinks there were 40 or 50 acres clear. They had very good furniture & utensils,
& a good deal of it. Speaks of a fine Yoke of Oxen & Cows.”93
Another account notes: “The Fergusons were natives of America who lived at Fort Edward, where they owned a farm of
300 acres in partnership with their father, also called Richard. The brothers claimed a loss of £388 sterling and rec’d £48
Sterling.” [LAR]. The father gave a deposition 20 Nov. 1787 to the effect that his son’s testimony was correct. [ALC 153]
FD- "FARRINGTON FERGUSON, (Richard4-3, Thomas2, John1), was born ca. 1765, probably in Crum Elbow where
his father was taxed through June 1767 and removed with the family to Albany near Fort Edward. As noted above he was
too young to join the British when his brother Israel did but joined in 1779. He was on the Cataraqui Roll of Loyalists in
Oct. 1784 as a single man. He was next to Arra and Rozel Ferguson. He was there in 1785, again adjacent to Arra and
Roz (sic) Ferguson. In July/August 1786 he was still there listed as a single man, as were Ara Ferguson and Rosel
Ferguson. Farrington Ferguson the 3rd took refuge in Hallowell, Ontario, Canada after the Revolution and had a number
of children. He was most likely the man who married Elizabeth, b. 16 Nov., bp. 3 Dec. 1770 in Poughkeepsie, dau. of
Daniel and Maria (DeLong) Cole. [PRCh]."
Oct 10 1842, Will of Farrington Ferguson Sr:
... late of the Township of Athol
... bequeathed unto his wife, Elzabeth, all of his Estate real and personal, his farm number 15 1st conc East Lake, all
moveable property belonging to his estate and for her maintenance during her natural life.
... unto his son, Barney, after the death of his wife, Elizabeth, his farm # 15 containing 160 acres, all improvements,
house & barn, out houses, etc ... during his natural life by his paying unto his four sons in six years after the death of his
wife, Elizabeth, $50 cash, £12 10s to his son Farrington, £12 10s to son Israel, £12 10s to son Arra C, £12 10s to son
... After death of Barney, farm #15 to son Farrington's heirs and their heirs.
Witnessed by William Rankin* and Hannah, his wife, and Dyre Platt of Athol.
Registered by Elizabeth Ferguson, March 11 1843.
Witnessed by Dyre Platt and Arra Ferguson.
* Their daughter Mary L, married Rozel Ferguson.
History of the Settlement of Upper Canada, With Special Reference to the Bay of Quinte. PENINSULA OF PRINCE
EDWARD. page 479
"List of settlers on the south side of the lake.–Henry Zuveldt, (Zufelt) U. E. L.; Johnathan Ferguson, Sen., U. E. L.;
Johnathan Ferguson, Jun., do; Anthony Badgley, do; John Miller, do; Farnton Ferguson, do; William Blakely, do;
Sampson Striker, do; Barret Dyer, do; Daniel Baldwin, John Ogden, U. E. L.; Richard Ogden, do; Solomon Spafford,
Joseph McCartney, Joseph Lane, William Ensley, Col. Owen Richards, U. E. L.; James Clapp, do; Charles Ferguson."
ASSESSMENT OF THE TOWNSHIP OF HALLOWELL FOR THE YEAR 1808.
Commencing the 7th March, 1808, and ending the 6th March, 1809.
The following, copied from an old Hallowell assessment list, cannot fail to impress readers, especially young readers, of
to-day. The very names must be dear to all who are descendants of the former landholders, while the proportions of
cleared and uncleared land at the date of the assessment should prove of considerable interest.
In addition to the figures here copied the roll contains columns headed houses; round logs; square timber, one storey and
fire-places; square timber, two storeys and fire-places; framed, under two storeys; brick or stone, one storey, with fire-
places; grist mill, run by water, and additional pair of stones; wind mill; saw mill; merchant shop; store houses; horses;
oxen; cows; cattle; swine; stills ; billiard tables; vessels of eight tons, etc.
There were 101 round log houses, 3 of square timber, 28 framed under two storeys, 1 brick or stone, 1 saw mill, 2
merchant shops, 146 horses, 105 oxen, 384 cows, 5 cattle, 90 swine, no stills, no billiard tables, no boats of eight tons,
and no wind mills.
Isaac Garrett, Aaron White, Thos. Bowerman, Henry Young, Arthur Elsworth and another Harry Young had four horses
each, all the rest fewer, Widow Dugal and Silas Hill had each two yoke of oxen, but the widow had also a span of horses,
while Silas had none. Ten cattle and six cows were owned by Thomas Bowerman, and these, with a yoke of oxen, four
horses, and two swine made him the largest stock owner in the township.
Among the largest landholders were Gideon Bowerman, with 1,500 acres; Ebenezar Washburn, with 1,150; James
Blakely, with 1,740; Barret Dyer, with 1,900, and Silas Hill, with 955 acres.
NAMES, ACRES OF LAND UNCULTIVATED, CULTIVATED
Peter Conger 130 70
Joseph Jinks 160 40
Charles Ferguson -- --
Henry Zuvalt 150 30
William Blackly 188 12
Henry Young 870 53
James Blakely 176 24
Daniel Young 300 53
Elisha Miller 668 40
Asia Warden -- 34
Henry Spafford -- 8
Rozel Ferguson 200 --
James Clapp 85 5
Jacob Fraighlie 60 40
Isaac Huff 175 25
Samuel Clapp 75 25
James Blakely 1,740 36
Barret Dyer 1,900 100
Silas Dyer 168 32
Richard Jinks -- --
Farrington Ferguson 172 50
Ashbert Gripen -- --
James Jackson 70 30
Wilkison Ferguson 64 36
Obadiah Cooper 160 40
Daniel Hare 260 40
Henry Young 325 75
Ebenezar Washhurn 1,150 40
Coonrade Coob [Cool?] 70 30
Stephen Conger 200 50
Thomas Goldsmith 570 60
Stephen Goldsmith 372 28
William Dyer 500 50
Samuel Wright 350 50
Daniel Hicke 150 50
Isaiah Tubs 60 30
Abraham Cole -- 20
Andrew Hykes -- --
Isaac Jackson 140 30
Jacob Jackson -- 20
Totals 31,178 5,194 (I have left out many names from this list. PDC)
I do certify that the within is a true copy of the assessment of Hallowell, for the year of our Lord 1808.
ALLAN MacLEAN, Clerk of the Peace, (Signed) GILBERT DORLAND, JOHN PLATT, Midlands District.
4. Katrina Cool U.E.
OC Aug 8 1798.
She was a witness at marriages:
Johan Gasper Claus, fifth township, bachelor, and Deborah Brock,
fourth township, spinster May 17, 1790 John Allen, Barnard Cole, Catharine Cole.
George Loucks, St. Paul's, Fredericksburgh, bachelor, and Sarah Lyons, of the same, spinster
November 26, 1792 John Kemp, Henry Loucks, Katreen Cole, Anna Finkle.
William Fielding, St. Warburg's, Fredericksburgh, and Katreen Loucks,
St. Paul's, Fredericksburgh, spinster December 10, 1792
Katreen Cole, Phebe Kemp, John Kemp, James Kemp.
Leonard Walden Meyers, Sidney, bachelor, and Margaret Ackerman, Adolphustown, spinster
April 14, 1793 Katreen Cole, Jinney Ostrom, Alex. Vanalstine, Tobias Meyers.
William Babcock, Fredericksburgh, bachelor, and Allawdaw Cole, Adolphustown, spinster
November 24, 1793 Catreen Cole, Rebekah Reddick, David Fergusson, B. Cole.
4S. Jacob Snider
Spouse: LUCY JANE FREDERICK
Marriage: 06 SEP 1846, Prince Edward District, Ontario
Spouse: SARAH MATILDA PRICE
Marriage: 23 MAR 1845, Prince Edward District, Ontario
Spouse: SARAH ANN VINCENT
Marriage: 19 MAR 1845, Prince Edward District, Ontario
ZEBULON SNIDER Male
Spouse: SIDNEY BAXTER
Marriage: 03 SEP 1845, Prince Edward District, Ontario
Spouse: ROSANNAH PALMER
Marriage: 02 JAN 1837, Prince Edward District, Ontario
Spouse: RACHEL VAN DUSEN
Marriage: 21 FEB 1837, Prince Edward District, Ontario
Spouse: MARY CADMAN
Marriage: 23 APR 1839, Prince Edward District, Ontario
5. Huldah Cool U.E.
Also known as Aaltje, Alie, Alley and Allawdaw.
5S. William Babcock
6. Isaac Cool U.E.
Had 3 sons. Henry died first. Jacob second.
His will dated 28 April 1825 leaves lot 12 concession 4 Alnwick, (lot 32 concession 8 Rawdon) to Jacob. Deceased by
Dec 28 1825?
Cole, Henry Davis Feb 18 1806, Mar 20 1806 -- Isaac Cole, Margaret Casey
Birth: 5 Nov 1774 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York, USA
Death: 28 Dec 1825 in Fredericksburgh, L&A, Ontario, Canada
7. Conradt Cool U.E.
Property granted in Alnwick O.C. July 6 1798 200 acres but not issued. Land book D page 172. OC July 5 1798.
In Sydney Twp Census 1851: born USA 78 years old, Presbyterian.
In 1861 census: says 94 years old.
1851 Sidney census:
Name Age Handwritten page # Stamped page # Line # Part #
Cole Conrad 78 40 168 48 2
Cole Elizabeth 66 40 168 49 2
Cole Ja?? 24 42 172 2 2
Cole Jacob 39 40 168 50 2
Cole James 26 42 172 1 2
In Sydney 1851 census: 66 years old, born USA, E.Methodist.
Not in 1861 census.
8. John Cool U.E.
Birthdate from Babcock Family Bible, PAC. Possibly the twin of Jacob?
Lot 6 Conc 7 King Twp, 20/5/1801 OC.
OC Nov 25 1800.
History of the Settlement of Upper Canada, With Special Reference to the Bay of Quinte. INDIVIDUAL
NOTICES–CONCLUSION. page 645
COLE.–In the history of Adolphustown, reference is made to Daniel Cole, the very first settler in that township. The
writer in the summer of 1866, took dinner with John Cole, of Ameliasburgh, son of Daniel. John was then in his 92nd
year. He has since, 1867, passed away. Born in Albany before the rebellion, he, with his family during the war, found
their way as loyalists to the city of New York, where they remained until the leaving of VanAlstine's company. The old
man could remember many of the events of that [p.645] exciting period, being, when they came to Canada, about ten
years old. The brigade of batteaux from Sorel, was under the supervision of Collins, he says: "Old Mother Cook kept
tavern in Kingston, in a low flat hut, with two rooms. There were four or five houses altogether in the place. Landed in
fourth township in June. Saw no clearings or buildings all the way up from Kingston, nor tents; a complete wilderness.
Remembers an early settler in second township, named Cornelius Sharp, from the fact that he injured his knee, and that
Dr. Dougall desired to amputate; but his father cured it. His mothers name was (Maria) de Long, from Albany. She lost
property. A hogshead of spirits was brought up from New York. The settlers were called together every morning and
supplied with a little on account of the new climate. His father had been a spy and carried despatches in a thin steel box,
which was placed between the soles of the boot. Before resorting to this mode he had been caught, and sentenced to be
hanged immediately. The rope was around his neck, and the end thrown over the limb of a tree, when he suddenly gave a
spring from their grasp, and ran, while shot after shot was leveled at his flying figure; but he escaped, "God Almighty
would not let the balls hit him." Remembers the Indians when first came, were frequently about, would come in and look
at the dinner table; but refused to eat bread at first; afterward would, and then brought game to them in abundance at
times. Remembers landing at Adolphustown, he hauled the boat to a black oak tree, which overhung the water, his father
built a wharf here afterwards. It was in the afternoon. They all went ashore. There were three tents of linen put up. His
father brought a scythe with him, with which they cut marsh hay, or flags. This was used to cover the houses, and they
kept out the rain well.
His father's family consisted of twelve persons, two died at Sorel. The settlers used to meet every Sunday to hear the
Bible read, generally by Ferguson; sometimes had prayer. Remembers, Quarter Sessions met at his father's, Cartwright
was Judge. The Grand Jury would go to the stable to converse. Says he once saved Chrys. Hagerman's life, who was
bleeding at nose, after Drs Dougall and Dunham had failed. His father lived to be 105, his sister died last year, aged 101.
Remembers the man that was convicted of stealing a watch, and hanged. Has seen the gallows on Gallows Point, Captain
Grass' farm. The gallows remained there a dozen years. The man it turned out, was innocent.
8S. Sophia Redner
Federal Census of 1871 (Ontario Index)
COLE , SOPHIA Sex: Female Age: 87 Birthplace: NOVA SCOTIA
Religion: Canada Presbyterian/C. Presb. Origin: GERMAN District: PRINCE EDWARD ( 059 )
Sub-district: Ameliasburgh ( C ) Division: 1 Page: 33 Microfilm reel: C-9989 Reference: RG31 — Statistics Canada
Father: Henry Redner UE b: ABT. 4 JUN 1770 in Bergen, New Jersey
Mother: Maria Jane Pullis Pulisfelt b: 1 APR 1746 in Morris co. NJ
9. Jacob Cool U.E.
Probably not married. Twin of John? Both applied for U.E. land at same time so presumably same age. OC Nov 25
1800. Lot 7 conc 7 King Twp OC. 20/5/1801
Will leaves land to Barent Cole, eldest brother. "Bernard Cole, of the Township of Adolphustown, eldest brother & heir
at law of Jacob Cole of the township aforesaid, deceased, yeoman .... " re: lot 7, conc 7, King Twp, York County. May
16, 1835 B & S 3 12928, Bernard Cole (heir at law) to Rev. George O'kill Stewart for $480.
10. (boy) Cool
Died over the winter at Sorel while on the way to from USA to Canada.
11. (girl) Cool
Died over the winter at Sorel while on the way to from USA to Canada.
12. Mary Cool U.E.
Settled in Camden.
OC Jan 5 1827.
12S. William Huff
13. Sarah (or Sally) Cool U.E.
OC Feb 17 1807. This is before her marriage so she may have already turned 21...making birth 1785.
She was a witness at wedding:
Abraham Cole, Adolphustown, bachelor, and Elizabeth Pollum, St. Paul's, Fredericksburgh, spinster
October 3, 1808 Henry Cole, Peter Kidney, Sarah Cole, Rachael Bush.
13S. David Henry Delong
Cousin of Daniel Cool's wife.
He and his father both in the 2nd Regiment Prince Edward County Militia under Lt.Col. Owen Richards in 1822, aged 55
and 33 years.
There is this in Ameliasburgh:
Delong, David 1784-1871 Died 23 Jan. Age 86y 5m 14d.
14. Henry Cool U.E.
OC Feb 25 1812, Feb 25 1818. A Quaker and a Blacksmith. 1816 a constable. Lived on the original lot in
Cole, Henry Farmer CW Fred 65 M
Cole, Rachel CW Fred 65 M
Abrams, Hannah CW Fred 40 S
He was a witness at wedding:
Abraham Cole, Adolphustown, bachelor, and Elizabeth Pollum, St. Paul's, Fredericksburgh, spinstel
October 3, 1808 Henry Cole, Peter Kidney, Sarah Cole, Rachael Bush.
Erected by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board: PLAQUE #13
Location: North of Adolphustown and Dorland, on the south shore of Hay Bay
THE QUAKERS OF ADOLPHUSTOWN
The first Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in either Upper or Lower Canada was organized in
Adolphustown Township in 1798 at the house of Philip Dorland. Quakers had settled in this district in 1784 and at first
held religious gatherings in private homes. In 1795 a frame meeting house was authorized and shortly thereafter it was
erected on this site. A Monthly Meeting was formed in 1801 which aided the formation of further Quaker Meetings in the
Bay of Quinte area. A new meeting house was built here in 1868 but was abandoned after the Monthly Meeting was
discontinued in 1871 and only this burying ground remains.
5780-76 Augustas COLE, 21, Blacksmith, Co. of Princedward (sic), Newburgh, s/o (blank) & Emeline, mar. Hannah A.
FLETCHER, 22, North Fredericksburgh, same, d/o William & Adney A. Witn Lester A. SCOTT of Napanee, & Isabela
FLETCHER of North Fredericksburgh, on 02 Nov., 1876, at North Fredericksburgh.
14S. Rachel Abrahams (or Abrams)
Also Abrams. Daughter of Christian & Eva. Died at 71 according to gravestone in 1862.
14S. Hannah Young
His second wife? In Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte, Page 993, there is reference to Hannah Young (Henry Young's)
married to second husband, "Dr. Cole" (Blacksmiths often did dentistry)
15. Abraham Cool U.E.
OC Feb 16 1810.
Died serving in War of 1812 ... caught sick, wife got a pension.
16. Alley Cole U.E.
1851 Thurlow Census
Abraham Brooks 62m US EM Lab
Alley 57m Can
Ephraim Maybee 29m res US
Daniel Brooks 24m
James 23 lab
17. Mary Cole U.E.
Drowned in Hay Bay tragedy on 29 August in 1819, crossing by boat to the Methodist Church. It was overloaded with 18
persons. She was said to be engaged to Mr Joseph Johnson (later the father of George S. Johnson of Belleville) who was
one of the group. He saved 3 of the 4 Coles... Conrad, Barent and Isabelle. In all 8 were saved and 10 lost.
History of the Settlement of Upper Canada, With Special Reference to the Bay of Quinte. THE SEVERAL BAYS. page
The accident on Hay Bay took place on a Sunday morning, 20th August, 1819. On the south shore of the bay, in the
Methodist meeting-house, was this day a Quarterly Meeting. Quarterly meetings, in the early days of the country, were
always largely attended, persons coming from a considerable distance. On this occasion there were present many from
the adjacent townships. Not a few came from the banks of the Napanee. Those living to the north of the bay had to cross
to the place of meeting by boat. It was a bright sunny Sabbath morning, and already had many crossed and were joining
in the religious services, when there put off from the north shore, a short distance from Casey's Point, a boat load,
consisting of eighteen young men and women, most of whom lived along the bay. "They were all dressed in good and
modest apparel as befitted the day, and the house and worship of God. Buoyant with the cheerfulness of youth, and the
emotions of piety, they sang as they stepped into the boat, and as they made progress to the other shore. The boat being
rather leaky, and so many, pressing it too near the water's edge, the water came in and increased fast, and they had no
vessel to bail with. Unhappily, the young men did not think of bailing with their clean hats, or did not like to do so, until
it was too late. The boat filled and sank, when near the other shore, and these eighteen young men and women, crying
and shrieking, went down into the deep water. At the time of crossing, there was a prayer meeting proceeding in the
chapel. One of those present was now engaged in prayer, and had just uttered the petition that "it might be a day long to
be remembered," when a shriek was heard, another, and another. The prayer was stopped, and some ran up to the pulpit
to look out, and saw the youths struggling in the water. All ran to the shore, and some plunged in to render assistance.
Eight were taken to the shore. Ten bodies were yet in the water. A seine was prepared, and so the bodies of these
unhappy youths, a few hours ago so blythe and cheerful were brought dripping to the land. One was not recovered till the
next morning. Two young men were drowned, and eight young women. Two were of the German family, two Detlors,
one Bogart, one Roblin, one McCoy, one Clark, one Madden, and one Cole. The grief of the families, so suddenly
bereaved, gathered together on the shore, gazing at the loved bodies, may be better imagined than described. The grief,
too, was shared by the large congregation assembled, and by the minister. No public worship was attended to, but
preparations for the solemn funeral.
18. Heman Cole U.E.
1861 High Shore Road
Herman Cole 55m NY Univ farmer
Rachel Ann 46m CW WM
Benj P 18 lab
Agnes C 16
David B 13
From Pat Cole:
Will of Heman Cole Soph twp wife Rachel Ann Cole
March 27 1888
dau Polly Ann Putman
dau Jane Ann Scott
granddaughter Mabel Amelia Cole
son David Barker Stevenson Cole
son Benj Bostwick Cole & wife Alma
19. Conrad Barentson Cole U.E.
O.C.: March 01, 1832 Lot 14 Concession 1 Dorchester.
"Will of Conrad B. Cole of North Fredericksburg: Wife: Betsey: lot 3, Conc 5. Fredericksburg Additional."
Children: Lewis, Heram, William (died Nov 10 1882), Amanda (Brisly),
Eliza Ann (Ross), Victoria (Soby)."
A carpenter & farmer. 1832 a constable. 1848 a collector. Moved near brother James in 1867 so this may be when
Mindwell died? (Haven't sorted out spouses yet. PDC)
Adolphustown 1851 frame house 1 1/2 story
Conrad B Cole 49m CW Eng farmer
Mindwell 49m Sof NY
Eliza Ann 23 CW
Amanda M 21
Mary Jane 18
Hyrum B 16
Cath M 10
Wm R 8
Federal Census of 1871
COLE , CONRAD Sex: Male Age: 65 Birthplace: ONTARIO
Religion: Episcopal Methodist/Methodist Episcopal Origin: GERMAN Occupation: FARMER
District: LENNOX ( 063 ) Sub-district: Fredericksburgh N. ( C ) Division: 2 Page: 23 Microfilm reel: C-9995
Reference: RG31 — Statistics Canada
Coonrad B. COLE Male
Birth Year <1806> Birthplace Ontario Age 75
Occupation Farmer Marital Status M Ethnic Origin Dutch
Head of Household Coonrad B. COLE Religion Methodist
Census Place Fredericksburg North, Lennox, Ontario
Coonrad B. COLE M Male Dutch 75 Ontario Farmer Methodist
Betsy COLE M Female Dutch 70 Ontario Methodist
Census Place Fredericksburg North, Lennox, Ontario
Family History Library Film 1375872 NA Film Number C-13236 District 117 Sub-district E Division 2
Page Number 19 Household Number 92
19S. Sarah Ann Kennedy
From Vermont near St Albans.
Died giving birth at age 37y 1 mo 12 d.
5 daughters and 4 sons.
Sarah Ann Cole wife of Coonrad Cole of Adolphustown died of consumption 28th ulst @ 37yr 1m 12d. Survived by
husband with whom she had lived 19 yrs 22d also 5 daughters and 4 sons youngest of whom is an infant.
19S. Mindwell (Ferguson)?
This may be the widow of Farrington Ferguson Jr.
More probable is Mindwell Tubbs married to John Ferguson. PDC.
They may be the same person.
19S. Betsey Shook
From Pat Cole
20. Jemima Cole U.E.
O.C.: March 14, 1826
Pat Cole has birth Dec 10 1807.
20S. Noxon Williams
From Pat Cole: "Northport Sept 3 1838 Noxon Williams of Adolphustown m Mrs Rebecca Peake of Sidney Rev T
"Smith Creek Circuit Margt Ann d/o Nelson & Jemima Williams (pos should be Noxon for Nelson) b Aug 15 1832 bpt
11 Dec 1832"
21. James Cole U.E.
Pat Cole has his birth 1802.
Cole, Appleton Jones Mar 23 1847, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
Cole, Charles Apr 20 1842, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
Cole, Hyram James Mar 20 1844, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
Cole, Isabel Dec 20 1837, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
Cole, Lymond Feb 4 1837, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
Cole, Margaret Maria Oct 9 1833, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
Cole, Mary Jane May 24 1839, Jun 1 1847 -- James Cole Mary Jane Bolton
James Cole 44m CW MECL farmer
Mary J 36m NY
Geo B 21
Maryer (f) 19
Tymian (m) 15
Mary J 13
Hiram J 7
Apple Jones 5
Cole, James Farmer CW 44 M
Cole, Mary J. CW 36 M
Cole, George B. Carp.Joiner CW 21 S
Cole, Marger CW 19 S
Cole, Isabella CW 17 S
Cole, Lyman CW 15 S
Cole, Mary J. CW 13 S
Cole, Charles CW 11 S
Cole, Hiram J. CW 7 S
Jones, Apple CW 5 S
Cole, J.C. CW 1 S
Federal Census of 1871
COLE , JAMES Sex: Male Age: 64 Birthplace: ONTARIO
Religion: Episcopal Methodist/Methodist Episcopal Origin: GERMAN Occupation: FARMER
District: LENNOX ( 063 ) Sub-district: Fredericksburgh N. ( C ) Division: 2 Page: 20 Microfilm reel: C-9995
Reference: RG31 — Statistics Canada
21S. Elizabeth Caroline Costello
From Pat Cole "Mrs James Cole died at her residence Dundas St on Thursday 12 Sept (1895) Deceased whose maiden
name was Elizabeth C Costello was a native of N Fredericksburgh and was twice married. Her first husband was James
Donaldson who with his 2 sons was killed in an explosion at Oile Springs PA. She afterwards married James Cole who
died about 13 years ago. After his death she came to Deseronto where she has since made her residence, about the 18 of
June last she took ill and had been in a serious condition until the time of her death, her disease being dropsy.
The deceased lady was the mother of thirteen children, eight by her first and 5 by her second husband. 5 of the former
survive Wm Donaldson of Deseronto, Mrs Soucas? of Yarker, Mrs Stall and Felinda Donaldson of New York and May
in California. All her children by her second husband are living and reside in Deseronto, Edward, Amy, James, Milo and
Mrs Irvine Hudson.
She bore her suffering with Christian submission and was conscious almost to the very last. The funeral took place on
Sunday afternoon. It was very well? attended. Service was held in the Methodist 1st Church Rev K Taylor officiated after
which the remains were removed to the Deseronto Cemetery. The bearers were Messers Bradshaw, Simmons, Wallbridge, Chapman, Gower & Reynolds. Mr D? directed the funeral arrangements."
22. N B Cole U.E.
Probably a son because of middle initial .... Barentson?
(Hand-carved limestone) Stone reads:
N. B. Cole
DECEASED MAY 7
AGED 1 YEAR 2 MO
.... or it might be 1841
23. Elizabeth Cole U.E.
O.C. June 12, 1832
23S. Nelson Hudgins
"Nelson Hudgins settled in the Holloway area north of Belleville. He is not among the five brothers who petitioned for
land in Upper Canada probably because he married Elizabeth Cole who in 1832 petitioned for 200 acres as the daughter
of a U.E.L., Barent Cole of Adolphuston.
Pat Cole has born August 11, 1803
24S. Aaron Carnahan
Pat Cole has birth as March 13, 1818
25. Bernard Ferguson U.E.
Son of UE May 11 1837. OC Sept 21 1837. OC 11 May 1837.
(Unless he had earlier OCs, this would tend to indicate that his birth was 1816-ish? PDC)
On Aug. 22, 1775 -
England's King George III proclaimed the "American colonies in a state of open rebellion."
PROCLAMATION "Those loyalists who have adhered to the Unity of the Empire and joined the Royal standard before
the Treaty of Separation in the year 1785, and all their children and their descendants by either sex are to be
distinguished by the following capitals, affixed to their names; U.E. Alluding to their Great Principle - The Unity Of The
In November, 1789, Lord Dorchester, requested the council at Quebec "to put a mark of honor upon the families who
adhered to the unity of the Empire and joined the Royal Standard in America before the treaty of separation in the year
1783." The council concurred, and thereafter all Loyalists were "to be distinguished by the letter U.E. affixed to their
names, alluding to their great principle, the unity of the Empire." A register of the U.E. Loyalists was ordered to be kept,
and for twenty years names were added to this list. The distinction has not been assumed.
The Loyalists resident in New York went to Britain, Nova Scotia, and Upper Canada. It is estimated that 2,000 persons
crossed the Atlantic between 1775 and 1785, a number of whom, however, afterwards came to Canada.
The Commission opened their investigation in October, under the following classification: -
0. Those who had rendered services to Great Britain.
1. Those who had borne arms against the revolution.
2. Uniform Loyalists.
3. Loyalists resident in Great Britain.
4. Those who took oaths of allegiance to the American States,
but afterward joined the British.
5. Those who armed with the Americans and later joined the British army or navy.
Claimants had to state specifically in writing the nature of their losses. Claims were first ordered to be presented by
March 25th, 1784, but the time was later extended till 1790. On the first date mentioned, 2,063 claims were presented,
representing a loss of about $35,000,000 in real and personal property. $11,770,000 in debts and $443,000 in incomes,
making a total of nearly $47,250,000. Compensation was not allowed for estates bought after the war, rents, incomes of
offices received during the rebellion, anticipated professional profits, losses in trade, labor, or by the British army, losses
through depreciated paper money, captures at sea and debts. By April, 1788, the Commissioners had examined 1,680
claims on which they allowed $9,448,000.
26. Mary Ferguson U.E.
OC May 20 1817.
Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte has her death at 59 years in 1867 which would put her birth at 1808. I think this is
26S. Rowland Jackson
Will dated Dec 18 1867.
Jackson Falls on his property and neighbour Minaker's... very pretty spot.
Rowland Jackson 75m US Univ farmer
Jacob 43 UC lab
1871 South Marysburgh 109
Robert Jackson 41 Ont Univ Eng farmer
1881 South Marysburgh # 79
Robert Jackson 52 Ont Univ Eng farmer
Nellie VanAlstine 8 niece
1891 Marysburgh #76
Robert Jackson 64 Ont Ont Ont Univ farmer
Nelly Vanalstine 19 niece
27. Rachel Ferguson U.E.
Ferguson, Farrington of Hallowell
Patience, m. John Cole of Hallowell 4 March 1812. O. C. 20 May 1817
Rachel, m. Henry Garetsee of Hallowell 4 March 1812. O.C. 20 May 1817
Mary, m. Rowland Jackson of Hallowell. O. C. 20 May 1817
Israel of Hallowell. O. C. 25 Feb. 1816
Farrington of Hallowell. O. C. 22 Jan 1823
Barney of Hallowell. O. C. 21 Sept. 1837
Daniel of Sophiasburgh. O. C. 11 Feb 1836
Hester. O. C. 6 April 1836
Huldah, m. Ira Brown of Hallowell O. C. 3 April 1834
Charlotte, m. Peter Daynard of Marysburgh. O. C. 28 Sept. 1832
Elizabeth, m. Andrew Daynard of Marysburgh. O. C. 19 July 1826
Eleanor, m. John Daynard of Marysburgh. O. C. 7 July 1831
27S. Henry John Garrittsee
Garret Garretsee and Diadamia Pettit, both of Hillier, 4 Nov 1836. Witnessed by John Ferguson, Mary T. Thorn.
Spouse: HARRIET OSTERHOUT
Marriage: 24 NOV 1842, Prince Edward District, Ontario
Spouse: SUSANNAH GARRETT
Marriage: 27 APR 1845, Prince Edward District, Ontario
27S. Adam Shortt
Don't know who this is:
Spouse: RACHEL CLARKE
Marriage: 24 AUG 1835, Prince Edward District, Ontario
28. Israel Ferguson U.E.
OC Feb 25 1816.
Census: 1861 South Marysburgh
Isreal Ferguson 67m CW EM
Garvisy? male 33
Rich S fem 20
" Widower with 9 children. James R Ferguson was eldest son."
29. Patience Ferguson U.E.
The death register says Dec 12 1881 but is dated by the clerk as a half-year report dated on July 1 1881 ... so her death is
actually 1880 and entered incorrectly.
On the same page, Jesse Cole has died Dec 1881 and we KNOW he died in 1880 and that his wife was a widow in the
1881 census ... so Patience must have died in 1880. Aged 86 years.
I have her old wooden rolling pin and an iron pot.
Order in Council 28 May 1817: is granted 200 acres as daughter of Farrington Ferguson, UE. in response to a petition
dated 21 December 1815 at Hallowell. (signed by an "X")
To His Excellency Francis Gore Esquire Lieutenant Governor of the
Province of Upper Canada, etc etc etc
The Petition of Patience Cole of the Township of Hallowell
Humbly Sheweth ----
That your Petitioner is the Daughter of Farrington Ferguson of the
Township of Hallowell a UE Loyalist, that she is married to John
Cole of the Said Township, and has Never Received any land or order
for land from the Crown. ..... Wherefore Your Petitioner prays that
your Excellency May be pleased to Grant her Two hundred Acres of
the Waste Lands of the Crown, and permit George Ridout of the Town
of York Esquire, to be her Agent to Locate the Same, and take out
the Deed when it is Completed.--- And your Petitioner will
Hallowell 21st December 1815 Patience Cole X her mark
Patience Cole maketh Oath and Saith that She is the Person She
discribes herself to be in the above Petition, that She is Married
to John Cole, and has Never Received any land or Order for land
from the Crown. .........
Sworn before me at Hallowell in the
County of Prince Edward, in the Province
of Upper Canada, this 21st day Decemr.1815
Patience Cole X her mark
Barret Dyre J.P.
I do hereby Certify that Patience Cole Signed the above petition
in my presence, and that She is the Person she therein Discribes
herself to be, and has never received any land or order for land
from the Crown, to the best of my Knowledge and belief.
Witnefs my hand at Hallowell in the province of Upper Canada,
this 21st day December 1815
Barret Dyre J.P.
Midland District To Wit--
We Alexander Fisher Chairman and Daniel Washburn
Deputy Clerk of the Peace, Certify that John Cole
Husband of the within Petitioner, and Farrington
Ferguson Father of the said Petitioner, Personally appeared in the
Open Sefsions of the Peace, and this day being Recognized by the
Magestrates to have retained their Loyalty without any Sufpicion
of aiding or afsisting the Enemy during the late War.
....... Dated at the Court House in Adolphustown in
....... Open Sefsion, Midland District, County of Lenox
and Addington this 29th January 1817 .....
The foregoing Petition was Refered back from York to
Receive the above Certificate
Alex Fisher, Chairman
D Washburn, Deputy Clk Peace MD
Patience Cole's Petition for 200 acres as D.U.E.
Received 31 March 1817 from George Ridout Esq
Granted 20th May 1817 2 July 1817 Entered in Landbook J page 178
COLE , PATIENCE
Sex: Female Age: 77 Birthplace: ONTARIO Religion: Wesleyan Methodist Origin: ENGLISH
District: PRINCE EDWARD ( 059 ) Sub-district: Athol ( G ) Division: 1 Page: 33 Microfilm reel: C-9990 Reference:
RG31 — Statistics Canada
29S. John Cole
Farmer. Went USA before 1818? Returned June 1834?
In censes, children give their origins as "German", so most probably John Cole is a NY Dutch "Cool" rather than a New
England "Cole". John in 1861 has birth in USA and is Church of England. John returned to live in USA for the period c1820-1834. Daughter Helen reports born in New York, so John & Patience still living there at time of her birth in 1833.
In 1812 when John married Patience Ferguson (daughter of Farrington Ferguson and Elizabeth Cole) the only Coles in
Hallowell and nearby were family of Daniel Cole UE, Elizabeth's dad. Farrington was living on lot 15, 1st concession
south of East Lake. Daniel was owner of lot 11, 2nd concession. (He never seemed to have lived there and he sold it in
1832) This lot was originally drawn by a Jacob Cole, "an old man" who returned to the USA. There is no record of John
Cole before his marriage so wherever he came from, he must have been known to the families of Daniel Cole and
Farrington Ferguson and so ended up in Hallowell to meet and marry Patience.
1851 Agricultural Census for lot 7 conc 5 south of East Lake at Point Petre shows 128 acres:
70 under cultivation, 29 under crops, 41 under pasture, 58 wild.
Cash value $2000. Cash value of machines and tools $40.
10 acres rye, 160 bushels. 10 acres peas, 150 bushels. 4 acres oats, 100 bushels. 8 acres buckwheat, 200 bushels. 3 acres
indian corn, 90 bushels. 1 acre potatoes, 100 bushels.
3 steers under 3 years. 3 cows. 4 horses over 3 years. 5 pigs (3 under 3 years) $200. Value of livestock $368. 250
The 1851 Nominal or Personal census is missing.
In the Upper Canada Naturalization Registers 1828-50 RG 5, B 47, Vol 8, John Cole Sr. of Athol, dated the expiration of
seven years residence, June 1841, registered July 10 1848...looks like he returned to Canada June 1834.
John Cole 75m US C of E
Patience 67m Can
Patience Cole 77w Ont WM Eng?
Farrington 46w Univ farmer
Daniel 32m WM farmer
Parents not yet known after 30 years+ of search... very annoying!
By the way his children were named, I am assuming his mother was a GILLETT, possibly an Irene.
Gillet = Goelet in Dutch spelling?
One story says: "He had a brother and being dissatisfied with farming, went to USA sometime after 1812 to Sodus Pt or
Charlotte NY where they worked at barrel making or fishing. During war of 1812, he walked east to join the war and
when returned was barefooted and thin." (Mike Cole).
Another story had John Living in Oswego. (Oswego is on the south shore of Lake Ontario across from Gull Pond,
Prince Edward County. There is also another Oswego in the Town of Unionvale, Beekman, Dutchess County, NY.) This
would be back where Daniel Cool UE came from.
There was a Betsey Cole who was married to John's wife's sister's husband's brother, (Mary Ferguson married Rowland
Jackson. Willet Jackson married Betsey Cole) and she might be a sister.
There was a John Cole in Captain Frey's Company in Butlers Rangers.
In the Steven Conger J.P. papers there is a reference to "the keeping of J. Cole" Kept by Henry Bartlett from the 26th
April 1808 to 26th June following. Then taken by Richard Gardiner to keep 'til April session 1809.
County Information: Charlotte County is no longer in existence, its name having been changed to Washington County in
1784. A brief history of Charlotte County appears below and we hope you will find it useful in understanding the reason
for the name change. The Washington County page serves as the query location and information page for Charlotte
County History: Text taken from "History of Washington County, New York" by Crisfield Johnson, originally published
...on the 12th day of March 1772, a county was formed from Albany by the Legislature of New York, to which the name "Charlotte" was given, in honor of Queen Charlotte, the wife of King George the Third. This was the actual beginning of
the county of Washington; the organization having been retained from that time down, though both name and boundaries
have been changed.
"On the east of the Hudson, the south line of the new county began at the mouth of Stony creek; ran thence east three
miles and three-sixteenths; thence south to the Batten Kill; thence along that stream to the south line of Princetown; and
thence east to the west line of Cumberland county, which was the summit of the Green mountains. From this point to
Canada those mountains formed the eastern boundary of Charlotte county. From the mouth of Stony creek, the western
and southwestern line followed the windings of the Hudson up to the northwest corner of the present town of Luzerne, in
Warren county, ran thence west along the present north line of Saratoga county to its northwestern corner, and thence
northwardly along the present west line of Warren county extended to Canada. The north line of Charlotte was of course
the south line of Canada, or the forty-fifth parallel of north latitude.
"It will be seen that the present towns of Easton, Cambridge, Jackson, White Creek, and the southwest part of Greenwich,
remained in Albany county. On the other hand, Charlotte county contained all that part of the present State of Vermont
west of the Green mountains and north of the northwest corner of Jackson, the whole of the present counties of Warren,
Essex, and Clinton in this State, and the eastern part of Franklin county.
"Some of our readers may have thought we devoted more space to the troubles between New York and Vermont than
belonged to them in a strictly local history of Washington county. But, in fact, that imbroglio affected even the internal
affairs of Charlotte county, and in 1781 some very curious movements took place in several of the towns of that and
Albany counties, which have seldom or never been treated in national histories, but which might have had a serious
effect on the welfare of the whole country.
"As has been stated, the county of Charlotte and that part of Albany county now included in Washington were principally
settled by New Englanders, and by Scotch and others of foreign birth. The former had almost all adhered to the American
cause, which many (though by no means all) of the latter were friendly to the king. As the Americans were most of the
time in possession of the territory in question, the New Englanders were largely in the majority among the dominant class.
"These had generally sympathized more or less with their compatriots who were striving to set up an independent
government in Vermont. The Vermonters, too, although they had openly claimed only to the present east line of that
State, had kept up a kind of faint half-claim to the territory between that line and the Hudson, or even farther west, on the
ground that it had been included in Skene's new province of Ticonderoga, of which they deemed their State in some way
to be the political heir.
"...The intrigue for the annexation of the territory before mentioned was going forward at the same time. Not liking to
rest their claim on no higher authority than the supposed organization of the province of Ticonderoga, the Vermonters
also resorted to the secession doctrine. In April the Legislature of that State directed that a convention be held at
Cambridge the following month, composed of delegates elceted by the people of the various districts of Charlotte county
of that part of Albany county lying north of the south line of Vermont prolonged to the Hudson, which convention
should decide whether, and on what terms, those districts should be united to the State of Vermont.
"The long and deadly struggle of the Revolution, with its accompaniments of invasion, house-burning, and Indian
outrage, had naturally developed a very bitter feeling among the people, especially on the frontiers, against everything of
English name or origin. Even the name of Queen Charlotte was not agreeable to the inhabitants of Charlotte county,
whose farms had been devastated by the troops of Queen Charlotte's husband. Still more unpleasant was the name of
Tryon county, derived from the last British governor of New York, to the people of the Mohawk valley, where the work
of burning and massacre had been carried on year after year by Tories and Indians in British employ,.
"Accordingly, on the second day of April, 1784, the Legislature passed an act changing the two names just mentioned. It
was a model of brevity and precision, and, after the enacting clause, read as follows:
'From and after the passage of this act the county of Tryon shall be known by the name of Montgomery, and the county
of Charlotte by the name of Washington.'
"Thus the most honored appellation known to Americans was conferred upon this county. The name was not as common
then as now, and we believe this is the oldest 'Washington county' in the United States,--a venerable patriarch with nearly
forty namesakes among counties, besides an almost countless host of towns, villages, and post-offices."
The Charlotte County web page is a part of NYGenWeb which is a part of the The USGenWeb Project.
The town of Sodus was formed in January of 1789. It comprises the northeast corner of the old "District of Sodus". The
District of Sodus was made up of what are now the towns of Sodus, Lyons, Arcadia, Marion, Walworth, Ontario and
The northern part of Sodus is mainly level inclining toward Lake Ontario. In the southern part of the town, the surface is
considerably broken by ridges extending north to south, also known as drumlins. The division between these two areas is
known as "The Ridge". The Ridge is an elevation extending across Wayne County and beyond, from east to west. The
elevation of the ridge (from 150 feet to 188 feet), its situation with reference to the lake and the soil, have led geologists
to believe that it was the southern shore of Lake Ontario in the distant past.
The first documented settlement in the town of Sodus was in 1794 at Sodus Point. Capt. Charles Williamson, agent for
the Pultney Estates,, arrived in Sodus Point with a group of laborers, surveyors and builders to create a settlement.
Several houses, a tavern, a gristmill and a sawmill were built.
The first settler in what is now the village of Sodus was John Holcomb, who built a home there in 1809. The present
village of Sodus was first used as a location for a town meeting in 1815 and has remained the center of the town since
The town of Sodus is one of only two towns in Wayne County to ever experience a military battle within its borders. In
the morning of June 19, 1813, during the War of 1812, the British attacked Sodus Point. The British seized the stores in
the warehouses and burned the town. Only one building, a tavern, was spared. This building was spared because Asher
Warner, who was severely wounded during the battle, was carried there by British soldiers. He died several hours later.
One other man, Charles Terry, also died as a result of this attack. Terry, also wounded during the battle, made his way
home. It was thought that he would recover, but after getting up from his bed and walking to the door, he caught cold and
died a few days later.
A little known fact about the town of Sodus is that it is the birthplace of Arbor Day. In the year 1881, Edward C. Delano
of Sodus Center wrote an article that was published in the Wayne County Alliance titled "Shade Trees". Mr. Delano
urged that shade trees be planted in all the town's schoolyards. In that year he was elected Wayne County School
Commissioner and worked tirelessly for this cause. It was, however, 1888 before the New York State Legislature
proclaimed, officially, Arbor Day. The first Arbor Day circulars were sent out from Albany in the spring of 1889. Some
of the trees planted in Sodus on that first Arbor Day still stand.
30. Arra C Ferguson U.E.
"C" for "Cole"?
From Pat Cole: "This Indenture made in duplicate the sixteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one Thousand
eight hundred and seventy two.
Between DANIEL FERGUSON of the Town of Burville in St Clair County in the State of Michigan, one of the United
States of America Yeoman and ARRA C FERGUSON of the same place yeoman of the first part and John Huff of the
Township of Athol in the County of Prince Edward and Province of Ontario, yeoman of the second part.
Whereas FARRINGTON FERGUSON late of the said township of Athol, deceased by his last will and Testament
bearing date the tenth day of October AD 1842, devised the lands and premises hereinafter described to his son
BARNEY FERGUSON, subject of the payment of the sum of fifty dollars to each of the said parties of the first part And
where as the said party of the Second Part has became the owner of the said lands and premises and has agreed to pay to
the said parties of the first part each the sum of fifty dollars being the amounts bequeathed to each of them in and by the
said last will and Testament and that the said parties of the first part have agreed to convey all their and each of their
interests in said lands and premises to the said party of the second part and also was ....."
From Pat Cole: Children of Arra C?: "1920 Census has Daniel D immigrated to US in 1860 & Arra Cole states he came
Arra C(ole) Jr & Frances Sarah Smith, dau Jennie K b 1873 (she isn't at home in 1910 census but her children are living
with Arra & Sarah) m. a Jones
also son Floyd Ferguson
possible Arra C was born 1846 Niagara on the Lake."
From Pat Cole: Berlin St Clair Michigan 1880
Harry C Ferguson 73m Can Farmer father b NY mother b NY
Catherine 68m keeps house NY NY
Arthur 28 Can Can
Farrington 7 Mich MI MI grandson
Daniel 78w Can NY NY
Arra Cole states he came to USA in 1861
30S. Catherine Pettit?
Catherine Elizabeth FERGUSON b: 8 MAR 1834 in Hallowell Township
Daniel Duncan FERGUSON b: 13 APR 1843 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
Arra Cole FERGUSON b: 1846 in Niagara, Ontario, Canada
Elizabeth Adelaide FERGUSON b: 1847 in Canada
Arthur R FERGUSON b: 1854 in Canada
Charlotte FERGUSON b: 1857 in Canada
31. Elizabeth Ferguson U.E.
I was looking through some old correspondance from John Aikens and came across this from an Orvil Dainard dated
April 1974 :
"I will try to explain something I have learned concerning the old Peirson Property.... the property with the large stone
house up from where he lives on the opposite side of the road was known now as the McKee Property composed land on
both sides of the rd that goes to the water edge of South Bay. I have learned from Gerald Ackerman -- he is a year or 2
older than I am -- that his late grandfather, Thomas Welbanks who owned adjoining property in same area, showed
Gerald where this grave was when he was a small boy. And it was down near the shore line at the bay....." (and rest is
cut off the bottom of the page...... Maybe Dr Helen would have John's stuff somewhere and we could sometime see it?)
A letter from Dr A L Danard (no date) "This farm is on north side of South Bay. Has a large square farm house with a
chimney at each end. Here he died after a fall while carrying a log for the grate fire. He slipped. The log fell on his
chest. He died shortly afterward in the year 1817. He intended visiting his people in Germany that year."
(The present stone house has a chimney at each end. PDC )
John's letter of October 1976 "Orvil says that the road dividing the lot used to run to the Bay shore (private road) and
that if Jacob ever built there, the buildings would be near the water, not on the present site -- I would judge the present
building about 1840-50"
31S. Andrew Dainard
Gravestone at South Bay seems to read death at Nov 19 1871 at 79 years.
Andrew owned Jacob Dainard's lot 21, then lot 24.
In October 1834 Andrew sold the Original lot #6, south shore South Bay granted to Jacob (1802 Patent) to John Rose &
Bought lot 24 from Andrew Minaker & wife Oct 10 1848. He sold this in July 1862 to William Lane. Then William
Lane sold it to Rachel Dainard the same day.
August 1864 Andrew & Rachel Dainard sell 3 acres to Charles Boles.
Dec 1864 Andrew Dainard sells 8 acres to Barney Duetta.
1866 Rachel L Dainard sells 3-4 acres to Permilla Boles, 20 acres to Susan Ellen Dainard, 20 acres to Miranda Dainard,
20 acres to Delia Ann Dainard & 20 acres to Emily Dainard & daughter Margaret L.
Oct 1868 Charles Boles & wife sell 3 acres to Eleanor Dainard.
May 1869, (some instrument) between Eleanor Dainard and Mary Eleanor Dainard.
This is all very confusing because Andrew's son who is also named Andrew appears to have also married a Rachel
(Zimmerman) ... so I don't know for sure who is who!!!! Because Permilia is d.o. Andrew D Jr & Mary Lear, I am
wondering if Rachel Zimmerman = Rachel Lane and if Andrew Sr never remarried after Elizabeth Ferguson :(
A Patent for the 200 acres of Lot 9 in the 14th Concession of Chatham Township, County of Kent was issued on October
27, 1831 to Elizabeth Danard. Andrew and Elizabeth Danard convey this property to Bernard J. Danard, on June 30,
1834. Bernard J. Danard does same to David S. Danard on June 24, 1870 for just the 100 acres of the West of the lot.
On September the 5th of 1872, David S. Deynard, takes out a mortgage from Thomas Bateman for $300. Thos. Bateman
was a neighbour on Lot 4 & 5, Concession 14, Chatham Twp. This is the first notation of a name change from Danard to
Bernard Danard also conveys to Alfred H. Danard the East of Lot 9, Concession 14, Chatham Twp., on December 10,
William H LANE Male English 50 Ontario Farmer C. Methodist
Ellen LANE W Female French 86 Ontario C. Methodist
Ann LANE Female English 54 Ontario C. Methodist
Owen LANE Male English 59 Ontario Labourer C. Methodist
Census Place Marysburgh South, Prince Edward, Ontario
Family History Library Film 1375873 NA Film Number C-13237 District 119 Sub-district F Division 1
Page Number 40 Household Number 199
Andrew Daynard 64m CW WM farmer/yeoman, Log House - 1 Story
Susan E 15
Delia A 11
1871 South Marysburgh # 200
Andrew Danard 75w Ont WM Germ farmer
Delia Ann 20
Barney Duetta 28
32. Daniel Ferguson U.E.
Son of UE Dec 3 1835. OC Feb 11 1836. This would indicate his birth to be 1804-ish.
1861 census would indicate birth to be 1805-ish (age 56)
I have a photo of him c. 1870. Carpenter and joiner. Lived on the High Shore, near Fish Lake. Was visited by a young
Uncle Ben (in the 1880's?) A Rachel Blakely aged 76 was with them in the 1851 census (or just next on the sheet?)
Don't know as yet whether this Daniel, son of Farrington, or the Daniel, son of Rozel was the one married to Drusilla File
and had the listed issue. PDC.
Frpom Pat Cole: "part of Indenture 1962
This Indenture, made the twenty fourth day of May in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty
Seven Between DANIEL FERGUSON of the Township of Sophiasburgh in the County of Prince Edward, yeoman,
deviser of FARRINGTON FERGUSON late of the township of Athol in said county, yeoman, deceased of the First Part:
and John Harris Reynolds of the Township of Athol in the County aforsaid, yeoman of the second part Witnesseth that
the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty five dollars."
This in 1881 census: Don't know who it is...
R BISHOP REYNOLD M Male English 45 Ontario Carpenter Methodist Canada
MARY ANN REYNOLD M Female English 29 Ontario Methodist Canada
HILTON P REYNOLD Male English 2 Ontario Methodist Canada
DANIEL FERGUSON W Male English 81 Ontario Carpenter Methodist Canada
Census Place Wellington, Prince Edward, Ontario
Family History Library Film 1375873 NA Film Number C-13237 District 119 Sub-district B Page Number
21 Household Number 125
33. Farrington Ferguson U.E.
OC Jan 22 1823. (I had estimated his birth as 1802 because of the OC date, but because there is a good possibility that
he may be the father of Sarah Ferguson Cronk, it is possible he was born much earlier. PDC.)
He (and his father both?) in the 2nd Regiment Prince Edward County Militia under Lt.Col. Owen Richards in 1822, aged
20 years ... so also 1802.
This may not be the proper spouse. (See also Eliza Jones)
See also: John Ferguson married Mindwell Tubbs, issue John & Mary.
33S. Mindwell Tubbs
Isaiah TUBBS was born about 1780. (745) He was living before 1800 in Greenville, Greene Co., NY.
He moved in 1800 to Prince Edward Co., Ontario, Canada. He served in the military in 1812 in Prince Edward Co.,
Ontario, Canada. He served as a private in the Prince Edward Corps of Militia during the war of 1812. He died in
1844 in Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, Canada.
He was married to Rhoda SHEPARD on Aug 12 1795 in Presbyterian Church, Greenville, Green Co., NY. Rhoda
SHEPARD was living before 1800 in Greenville, Greene Co., NY. She moved in 1800 to Prince Edward Co.,
Ontario, Canada. She was buried in Glenwood Cem., Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, Canada.
Isaiah TUBBS and Rhoda SHEPARD had the following children:
i. Phoebe TUBBS was born before 1800 in New York state.(756) She moved in 1800 to Prince Edward Co.,
ii. Joseph TUBBS.
iii. William TUBBS.
iv. Hiram TUBBS.
v. Mindwell TUBBS.
vi. Mary TUBBS.
vii. Matura TUBBS.
viii. Isaiah TUBBS 2nd was born about 1833 in Canada. He died in 1844.
34. Hester (Sarah?) Ferguson U.E.
Daughter of UE, Mar 21 1836.
Wm Henry Huff 50m Ont Ont Ont Meth farmer
Hester Jinks 77w US US
Wm H Huff May 9 1841 60m Ont E Meth farmer
Patience Oct 6 1839 61m
Emily Nettlehip July 26 1887 13 Eng Emily from Eng 1895
Esther Jinks Aug 19 1813 87w This date would not seem to agree with the birthdate I have for Hester
From Norman Cowan: "I am a great great great grandson of Farrington Ferguson and Elizabeth Cole (Cool). Their
daughter, Hester, married Elijah Jinks. Their daughter, Abigail, married William James Cowan (from Co. Leitrim, Ireland)
Their son, Everett Nelson Cowan, was my paternal grandfather, born in the Cedars, in the old log cabin, near the Outlet,
and near Cowan Road, where my cousin Charlie Cowan lives. Everett came to Rochester, NY, wher he met and married
my grandmother, Anna Schmidt (Smith). Their only child, Everett Nelson Jr., is my father, and he lives in Punta Gorda,
Fl. He is extremely interested in the family history. I am my father's oldest son.
What ever info you have, please send me. Sincerely, 'Cousin' Norman Clarence Cowan 920 3rd Street S.#35 Hardin, MT
59034-2262 Tel.406-665-4073 or 406-665-4241"
The 1901 census has an Esther Jinks DOB 19 Aug 1806>