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  • New Year's Levee, 2008
    New Year's Levee, 2008
    image  1 January 2008,     The theme of the New Year's Levee was the publication of a new book "Milton Streets"
    image  1 January 2008,   The theme of the New Year's Levee was the publication of a new book "Milton Streets"
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  • The Commercial Hotel.
    The Commercial Hotel.
    imagecomment  c.1905,     The building is situated on the corner of Main and Commercial Streets. It is now (2013) caled Brydens. This photograph was taken from the book "Milton's Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
    imagecomment  c.1905,   The building is situated on the corner of Main and Commercial Streets. It is now (2013) caled Brydens. This photograph was taken from the book "Milton's Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
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  • First house built in Milton. Home of the late Joseph Martin.
    First house built in Milton. Home of the late Joseph Martin.
    image  c.1905,     This picture is taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
    image  c.1905,   This picture is taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
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  • Joseph Martin.  Farmer, Mill Owner, Municipal Politician. 1818-1900
    Joseph Martin. Farmer, Mill Owner, Municipal Politician. 1818-1900
    image  c.1880s,     Joseph Martin was the son of Jasper Martin who is considered to be the founder of Milton. He was born in Northumberland, England. He married three times 1) Ellen Fleming, 2) Mary Teetzel (one daughter) and 3) Jane Maunder, (two sons and one daughter). For further information regarding Joseph Martin, ...
    image  c.1880s,   Joseph Martin was the son of Jasper Martin who is considered to be the founder of Milton. He was born in Northumberland, England. He married three times 1) Ellen Fleming, ...
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  • Mrs. Joseph Martin.
    Mrs. Joseph Martin.
    image  c.1880s,     The wife of Joseph Martin. This is almost certainly Joseph Martin's third wife Jane Maunder (1820-1903). This photograph appears in the book "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
    image  c.1880s,   The wife of Joseph Martin. This is almost certainly Joseph Martin's third wife Jane Maunder (1820-1903). This photograph appears in the book "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
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  • George Brown.  Merchant. County Treasurer. Mayor. 1808-1860.
    George Brown. Merchant. County Treasurer. Mayor. 1808-1860.
    image  c.1850,     Eldest son of Alexander Brown and Marian Grierson. Born near Waterdown, Ont. He was appointed the first Mayor of Milton. This picture is taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". For further information regarding George Brown, please consult "Milton Area Biographies, Vol. I" by Alex Cooke.
    image  c.1850,   Eldest son of Alexander Brown and Marian Grierson. Born near Waterdown, Ont. He was appointed the first Mayor of Milton. This picture is taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". ...
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  • Mrs. George Brown (nee Caroline Walker). 1819-1863.
    Mrs. George Brown (nee Caroline Walker). 1819-1863.
    image  c.1850,     Caroline Walker married George Brown in 1837. They had nine children, five sons and four daughters. This picture is taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
    image  c.1850,   Caroline Walker married George Brown in 1837. They had nine children, five sons and four daughters. This picture is taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
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  • William Willmott.  Farmer.  1806-1875
    William Willmott. Farmer. 1806-1875
    image  c.1860,     William Willmott married Ann Coates in 1834. They had three sons. This picture was taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". For further information on William Willmott please see "The Willmott Family and Alliances 1770-1905"
    image  c.1860,   William Willmott married Ann Coates in 1834. They had three sons. This picture was taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". For further information on William Willmott please see "The Willmott Family ...
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  • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Walker.
    Mr. and Mrs. Philip Walker.
    image  c.1860,     Philip Walker was born in North Carolina in 1785 to William and Sarah Walker. His parents came to Canada and settled in Beamsville. He married Susannah Cline. Of their fifteen children ten lived to maturity. In 1827 Philip Walker purchased property near Milton and resided there the rest of his ...
    image  c.1860,   Philip Walker was born in North Carolina in 1785 to William and Sarah Walker. His parents came to Canada and settled in Beamsville. He married Susannah Cline. Of their fifteen ...
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  • Finlay McCallum.  1813-1881.  Teacher.  County Treasurer
    Finlay McCallum. 1813-1881. Teacher. County Treasurer
    image  c.1870,     Finlay McCallum was born in Perthshire, Scotland. He married Jane Laidlaw in 1850 and they had eleven children. Three sons and six daughters survived. He received his education in Scotland. He emigrated to Canada in 1833 and taught for twenty years. This picture was published in "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". For ...
    image  c.1870,   Finlay McCallum was born in Perthshire, Scotland. He married Jane Laidlaw in 1850 and they had eleven children. Three sons and six daughters survived. He received his education in Scotland. ...
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  • Dr. James Cobban.  Physician.  1802-1857
    Dr. James Cobban. Physician. 1802-1857
    image  c.1850,     Dr. James Cobban was born in Scotland. He came to Canada in 1832 and settled in Halton. He married Catherine Jarmy (1820-1857) in 1836. They had five children, two sons and three daughters. For further information regarding Dr. Cobban please consult "Milton Area Biographies, Vol. I" by Alex Cooke. This ...
    image  c.1850,   Dr. James Cobban was born in Scotland. He came to Canada in 1832 and settled in Halton. He married Catherine Jarmy (1820-1857) in 1836. They had five children, two sons ...
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  • Levi Willson.  Farmer. Sheriff. 1804-1879
    Levi Willson. Farmer. Sheriff. 1804-1879
    imagecomment  c.1870,     Levi Willson was born in Wentworth County into a United Empire Loyalist family. In 1830 he married Ann Lottridge (1806-1839) and they had four children, three sons and one daughter. His second married in 1841 was to Mary Morris (House), a widow (1805-1881). They had five children, three sons and ...
    imagecomment  c.1870,   Levi Willson was born in Wentworth County into a United Empire Loyalist family. In 1830 he married Ann Lottridge (1806-1839) and they had four children, three sons and one daughter. ...
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  • Miss Sarah Willmott.  Teacher.  1813-1903
    Miss Sarah Willmott. Teacher. 1813-1903
    image  c.1900,     Sarah Willmott was the daughter of John Willmott and Rachel Cunnington. She conducted a private school in Trafalgar township. For further information regarding Sarah Willmott please consult "The Willmott Family and Alliances 1770-1905" page 20. This picture was published in "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
    image  c.1900,   Sarah Willmott was the daughter of John Willmott and Rachel Cunnington. She conducted a private school in Trafalgar township. For further information regarding Sarah Willmott please consult "The Willmott Family ...
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  • William Smiley.  1821-1898. Carpenter. Saw Mill operator. Municipal Politician
    William Smiley. 1821-1898. Carpenter. Saw Mill operator. Municipal Politician
    image  c.1870,     William Smiley was the son of Samuel and Ellen Smiley. He married Martha Mosher in 1857 and they had three sons and three daughters. He was a member he first Milton Town Council.This picture is taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". For further information regarding William Smiley, consult "Milton Area Biographies, ...
    image  c.1870,   William Smiley was the son of Samuel and Ellen Smiley. He married Martha Mosher in 1857 and they had three sons and three daughters. He was a member he first ...
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  • First school house in Milton.
    First school house in Milton.
    image  c.1905,     This photograph was taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". The building has been demolished.
    image  c.1905,   This photograph was taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". The building has been demolished.
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  • Mrs. Thomas Coates (Elizabeth Appleton). 1777-1860.
    Mrs. Thomas Coates (Elizabeth Appleton). 1777-1860.
    imagecomment  c.1850,     Mrs. Thomas Coates, Snr., was born in Yorkshire, England. Approximately 1808 she married Thomas Coates. They had two sons and three daughters. In 1816 they came to Canada and soon settled on a bush farm near Milton. This photograph was published in "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". For further information check "The ...
    imagecomment  c.1850,   Mrs. Thomas Coates, Snr., was born in Yorkshire, England. Approximately 1808 she married Thomas Coates. They had two sons and three daughters. In 1816 they came to Canada and soon ...
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  • Mrs. John Willmott (Rachael Cunnington). 1770-1861
    Mrs. John Willmott (Rachael Cunnington). 1770-1861
    image  c.1850,     Rachael Cunnington was born in Rutland, England in 1770. In 1799 she married John Willmott. They had eight children and in 1816 the family emigrated to Canada and settled on a bush farm near Milton. This photograph was taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". Much information regarding John and Rachael Willmott ...
    image  c.1850,   Rachael Cunnington was born in Rutland, England in 1770. In 1799 she married John Willmott. They had eight children and in 1816 the family emigrated to Canada and settled on ...
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  • John White.  Farmer, lumber dealer, member of parliament. 1811-1897.
    John White. Farmer, lumber dealer, member of parliament. 1811-1897.
    image  c.1860-70s.,     John White was born in Ireland in 1811. He came to Canada with his mother and step-father in 1823 eventually moving to Halton County. He married Mehitabel Post in 1836 and they had one son. He married a second time in 1849 to Louisa Knight and they had two sons ...
    image  c.1860-70s.,   John White was born in Ireland in 1811. He came to Canada with his mother and step-father in 1823 eventually moving to Halton County. He married Mehitabel Post in 1836 ...
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  • James Rixon.  Carpenter. Farmer. 1795-1870
    James Rixon. Carpenter. Farmer. 1795-1870
    image  c.1860.,     James Rixon was born in Woolwich, Kent, England. He married Mary Davidson (1806-1876). They had four sons and four daughters. In 1819 he settled on his farm near Milton. This photograph was taken from the booklet "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907". Further information regarding James Rixon can be found in "Milton Area ...
    image  c.1860.,   James Rixon was born in Woolwich, Kent, England. He married Mary Davidson (1806-1876). They had four sons and four daughters. In 1819 he settled on his farm near Milton. This ...
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  • Joseph Bell. 1814-1887.  Blacksmith, Town Councillor
    Joseph Bell. 1814-1887. Blacksmith, Town Councillor
    image  c.1880,     Joseph Bell was married to Mary Green Teetzel (1822-1895). They had two sons and three daughters - John E. Bell (1840-1901), Jane (Jennie)Bell (1845-),George M. Bell (1848-1910), Mary E. Bell (1855-1942), Dorothy Bell (1860-1945). This photograph was taken from "Milton Semi-Centennial 1857-1907".
    image  c.1880,   Joseph Bell was married to Mary Green Teetzel (1822-1895). They had two sons and three daughters - John E. Bell (1840-1901), Jane (Jennie)Bell (1845-),George M. Bell (1848-1910), Mary E. Bell ...
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