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  • Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
    Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
    image  1887     This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. In 1898, his parents, Albert ...
    image  1887   This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, 1916
    Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, 1916
    image  1916     Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, was born September 26, 1893 in Flesherton, Ontario, d. October 28, 1977, buried in Knox Church Sixteen, Oakville. His parents were William Cottell Hopper and Ellen (Shute) Hopper. Ernie was a carpenter by trade. During World War I, he served in the 147th Grey Owen Sound Battalion, ...
    image  1916   Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, was born September 26, 1893 in Flesherton, Ontario, d. October 28, 1977, buried in Knox Church Sixteen, Oakville. His parents were William Cottell Hopper and Ellen (Shute) ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ernie and Ettie Hopper
    Ernie and Ettie Hopper
    imagetext       Portrait by |Barret Studio Toronto.
    imagetext     Portrait by |Barret Studio Toronto.
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  • 21 Dundas Street West, ca2007
    21 Dundas Street West, ca2007
    image       This house was demolished in 2007. It was on the northwest corner of Sixth Line and Dundas, Oakville according to the Town of Oakville Heritage Planner. You can see the water damage along the eaves, the broken window and disrepair of this empty house with its old sheds behind.
    image     This house was demolished in 2007. It was on the northwest corner of Sixth Line and Dundas, Oakville according to the Town of Oakville Heritage Planner. You can see the ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Thirsty Farmer, Wilbert Biggar
    Thirsty Farmer, Wilbert Biggar
    image       Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed farm. He was also Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His grandfather, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891, and his father, Albert, had also held ...
    image     Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed farm. He was also Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His grandfather, Michael L. Bigger had been ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm Flock of Geese
    Glenclare Farm Flock of Geese
    image       A wonderful picture showing the diversity of the Biggar family farm, Glenclare Farm. Albert Biggar's grandfather, Michael, had first owned the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. Acreage was added to expand this property as the ...
    image     A wonderful picture showing the diversity of the Biggar family farm, Glenclare Farm. Albert Biggar's grandfather, Michael, had first owned the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Sisters Hettie and Jennie Munn with Albert Biggar and William Henry Reid, 1883
    Sisters Hettie and Jennie Munn with Albert Biggar and William Henry Reid, 1883
    imagetext       According to some internet geneology information, Jennie (and likely also her husband)is buried in the Brandon Municipal Cemetery but as of this writing, only a portion of those graves are searchable online and hers is one that is not online.
    imagetext     According to some internet geneology information, Jennie (and likely also her husband)is buried in the Brandon Municipal Cemetery but as of this writing, only a portion of those graves are ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Munn Sisters
    Munn Sisters
    image       From left to right: Eliza, Jenny, Hettie, Millie. Eldest sister Eliza never married and lived with Millie. Millie married Robert Munn, schoolmaster. Hettie and her sister Jane, called Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony. Jennie went to Manitoba where her husband, William Henry Reid, was homesteading. Hettie married Albert ...
    image     From left to right: Eliza, Jenny, Hettie, Millie. Eldest sister Eliza never married and lived with Millie. Millie married Robert Munn, schoolmaster. Hettie and her sister Jane, called Jennie, married ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie (Munn) Bigger with Grandson Harold, 1917
    Hettie (Munn) Bigger with Grandson Harold, 1917
    image  1917     The gravestones of the older family members use the spelling "Bigger" as does the Tremaine's maps. But family members also commonly used the "Biggar" spelling. Both spellings should be checked by researchers.
    image  1917   The gravestones of the older family members use the spelling "Bigger" as does the Tremaine's maps. But family members also commonly used the "Biggar" spelling. Both spellings should be checked ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • The Munn Sisters and Their Families
    The Munn Sisters and Their Families
    image       This family photograph has no date nor does it identify the people but it shows the neices and nephews as well as the older generation of the Munn/Biggar families. The oldest gentleman may be King Henry Munn. The family is likely on the lawn at Glenclare Farm, the house built ...
    image     This family photograph has no date nor does it identify the people but it shows the neices and nephews as well as the older generation of the Munn/Biggar families. The ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Munn Sisters Out West
    Munn Sisters Out West
    imagetext       According to some internet geneology information, Jennie is buried in the Brandon Municipal Cemetery but as of this writing, only a portion of those graves are searchable online and hers is one that is not online.
    imagetext     According to some internet geneology information, Jennie is buried in the Brandon Municipal Cemetery but as of this writing, only a portion of those graves are searchable online and hers ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • The Biggar Family of Glenclare Farm
    The Biggar Family of Glenclare Farm
    image       The twins look to be 4-6 years old so I have put the date time frame as about 1931-1933. The surname spelling on their headstone is "Bigger" but the spelling "Biggar" has also been commonly used by the family.
    image     The twins look to be 4-6 years old so I have put the date time frame as about 1931-1933. The surname spelling on their headstone is "Bigger" but the spelling ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Jennie Reid
    Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Jennie Reid
    image       Jennie is to our left with Albert and Hettie in the centre. The woman on the right is unknown but could perhaps be Jennie's daughter, Edna Mildred (Reid) Spearin. There is no information with the photograph to say if this was taken at Glenclare Farm in Trafalgar Township, the home ...
    image     Jennie is to our left with Albert and Hettie in the centre. The woman on the right is unknown but could perhaps be Jennie's daughter, Edna Mildred (Reid) Spearin. There ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Cousin Cecil Reid
    Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Cousin Cecil Reid
    image       Unfortunately, there is no date on this photograph but Albert Biggar died in 1938.
    image     Unfortunately, there is no date on this photograph but Albert Biggar died in 1938.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Postcard of Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover, Home on Dundas Street, Trafalgar
    Postcard of Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover, Home on Dundas Street, Trafalgar
    image       The surname "Conover" was changed by the family from the Dutch, Coevenhoven or also, Van Covenhoven.
    image     The surname "Conover" was changed by the family from the Dutch, Coevenhoven or also, Van Covenhoven.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar with Attendent Benita Post
    Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar with Attendent Benita Post
    image       The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. Ethel and Wilbert married on February 26, 1916. Benita Post was a cousin of Ethel. Benita's parents were William H. ...
    image     The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Harold and Lois with Mother, Ethel (Conover) Biggar
    Harold and Lois with Mother, Ethel (Conover) Biggar
    image       Ethel, Lois and Harold are standing in the drive leading to the house on Glenclare Farm. Michael L. Bigger is shown on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of ...
    image     Ethel, Lois and Harold are standing in the drive leading to the house on Glenclare Farm. Michael L. Bigger is shown on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ethel (Conover) and Son, Harold Bigger, 1917
    Ethel (Conover) and Son, Harold Bigger, 1917
    image       Ethel was 29 years old in 1917 when Harold was born, Wilbert 30 years old.
    image     Ethel was 29 years old in 1917 when Harold was born, Wilbert 30 years old.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Luena Conover, Clara, Ethel and Harold Bigger, 1917
    Luena Conover, Clara, Ethel and Harold Bigger, 1917
    image       Ethel holds her new son, Harold. Clara Bigger, her sister-in-law, holds a rose in her hand. Hiding playfully behind Clara is Luena Conover, Ethel's sister.
    image     Ethel holds her new son, Harold. Clara Bigger, her sister-in-law, holds a rose in her hand. Hiding playfully behind Clara is Luena Conover, Ethel's sister.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ethel and Lois Biggar, 1919
    Ethel and Lois Biggar, 1919
    image  1919     The main picture is of baby Lois with her mother, Ethel Biggar, likely on the day of her christening. Ethel and husband, Wilbert Biggar, had a two year old son, Harold, at this time. They lived near Munn's Corners, and the christening was likely at Munn's Methodist Church. The second ...
    image  1919   The main picture is of baby Lois with her mother, Ethel Biggar, likely on the day of her christening. Ethel and husband, Wilbert Biggar, had a two year old son, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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