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Portraits of Pioneers: John McKellar (1823 – 1885)

Portraits of Pioneers: John McKellar (1823 – 1885)

Reading Time: 2 minutes John McKellar 13 April 1823 — 18 Feb 1885 (aged 61) Bio The following is an excerpt from a book published by Chapman Brothers, 1884. John McKellar, farmer, section 25, Flynn Township, was born April 13, 1823, in Elgin Co., Ont. When he was four years of age, his parents removed to Middlesex Co., in …

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Elk Presbyterian Church

Elk Presbyterian Church

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brief History “The First Presbyterian Church of Elk” (located on the northwest corner of Mowerson and Stilson roads) was recognized by a committee from the Presbytery of Saginaw on September 2, 1888. The Elk Presbyterian Church or more commonly known as the Stone Church wasn’t built until 1891 on property purchased from local resident Richard …

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Portraits of Pioneers: Thomas Welch (1819 – ?)

Portraits of Pioneers: Thomas Welch (1819 – ?)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thomas Welch 24 Feb 1819 — ? Bio The following is an excerpt from a book published by Chapman Brothers, 1884. Thomas Welch, farmer, section 19, Flynn Township, was born Feb. 24, 1819, on Grand River, in Chatham, Province of Lower Canada, and is the son of William and Mary Welch. His parents moved to …

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