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From: Steve Ostrom <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Historical Atlas symbols help
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 19:35:57 -0500
The land in question did not belong to the Dewars, note that their
total package is 198 acres.
This 2 acre lot at the corner in the road belonged to William Malloy,
Proprietor, Saw and Shingle Mill. Lumber constantly on hand. Lumber
planed to order
This info is from the record in the Atlas.
At 11:35 AM 11/29/2010, Nat Skuce wrote:
>Thanks for the quick responses. Here is a link to the map I was looking at:
>If you go to the far right-hand side of the map, scroll down approx halfway,
>you'll see lots for Peter and Alex Dewar, side-by-side.
>There is a possibility that SSM may be for 'sawmill' since there is water
>nearby, but it's not fast following water (I'm from the area and know it
>well!) and is usually covered in scum during the summer at that point.
> There is also no local history folklore, that I'm aware of, about a sawmill
>at that location. I'll have to check the land records, perhaps there might
>be a clue there.
>I'm happy to have some leads on my mystery!
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