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Claybelt Memories 4

Claybelt Memories
Stories from Previous Generations
Volume 4

After the success of our Claybelt Chronicles project of interviews with seniors of the area, we started to realize that we had missed some of the stories from the previous generations. Although many of them had passed on, fortunately some of them had written memoirs which were generously shared with us by them and/or their families. In addition, starting in 1992 the Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum had interviewed several seniors and their stories have also been included in this book. The lives of some had been documented by family members, an organization, or the Temiskaming Speaker. Still others were found in the Womens' Institutes Tweedsmuir histories.

This series is a collection of some of these stories. Our thanks go to the many authors for helping us to capture this past for future generations.

If you would like to order one, download this PDF form and mail it in with payment, or call a Museum director at 705-647-5580 or 705-679-5555 to get your copy. They are available at the Museum's Gift Shop, open in the summer while the Museum is open, other times by appointment. Available year round online at White Mountain Publications, and in store at 50 Silver Street, Cobalt, ON

Table of Contents | Index for this volume

ISBN: 978-1-989293-00-3 | 8½" x 11" | 186 pages, trade paperback | $30.00

Table of Contents

3 Introduction

6 Bailey and Field Families of Beauchamp and Armstrong Townships

10 May Alexandra Ball

12 The Bass Family

22 Beatty and King Families

26 Briggs-Chrysler Family

32 Out of the Past (by Mrs. T. N. Briscoe)

35 The Brodericks

37 Jean Irene Brown - My Mother's Memories (The Brown Family)

43 Early Settlers of New Liskeard

45 Clippings Of Early Settlers To New Liskeard Area

46 Byberg Farm 1943 To 1992

56 Canning Factory

58 The Carleton Family

60 Frank Coutts

62 Thomas Cragg

65 David Alexander James Roger Dunn

70 Dunn Family Pioneer Days in Temiskaming

73 Harry or H.M. (Harold Melbourne) Edwards

76 Food Supply on the farm at the Northern Power Colony on the Matabitchuan River

81 Forrest Family

83 William Henry Foster

91 Haddow Family

97 Hager Family

106 Village of Highland

107 Winter in The Northlands (Poem)

110 Pioneer Days in Temiskaming

115 More Pioneering Stories in Kerns Township

118 Yearbook 1935 - 1936 U.S.S.# 3 Kerns And Armstrong

121 The History Of Two Schools

129 Percy Leggett

132 Uncle Fred Newlove

136 Where are my Friends? (Poem)

141 Three Generations of the Paddon Family in New Liskeard

143 William Humphrey Perrin 1859-1920

146 Butter Making

148 Nellee Reid

151 The Thwaites Story

155 Time No Object

157 A Big Blow on Lake Temiskaming

160 School Days by Elsie (Logan) Tucker

163 Rim Lake Farm - Harris Township

168 The Veleys

172 Village of Milberta

187 Index