Nor'West Farmer Page 278


Dan Patch was a famous harness Horse in it's day.
The fellow that owned the International Stock Food Co. bought this horse, and used him in his advertisements.
Advertisement boxes on right side above

S. J. Thompson and Son, St. James MB
Breeder of Yorkshire and Ayrshire

Samuel Jacob Thompson
b- Sept. 2, 1845 near Caledonia, Haldimand Co., ON
d- Dec 2, 1909 in Winnipeg MB, age 64

son of Jacob and Elizabeth Thompson
who immigrated to Caledonia area in 1832, from Queen's Co., Ireland

Educated at Caledonia Grammar School,
Besides being a farmer he was also a Veterinarian
educated at Ontario Veterinary College
Practiced in Brantford until 1881, when he moved to Carberry MB
He became a political figure in MB
He married Margaret “Maggie” Ann Farewell, June 16, 1869.
b- Jan 3, 1848 in ON, age 28 in 1906

daughter of Leonard Farewell

Children as of 1901:
Chester F. Thompson, b- Jan 16, 1873 in ON

Fannie B. Thompson, b- Feb 13, 1877 in ON

Milton A. Thompson, b- Aug 2, 1879 in ON

Clarence G. Thompson, b- Jun 17, 1881 in ON

Edward “Earl” Thompson, b- Apr 30, 1883 in RM of North Cypress, MB
mother shown as Margaret Ann Powell

May M. Thompson, b- July 11, 1888 in RM of North Cypress, MB
mother shown as Margaret Ann Fawell

Joseph Lawrence and Sons, Clearwater MB
Selling 25 Young Shorthorn Bulls

James Douglas, Caledonia ON
Willow Bank Stock Farm, Onondaga Township
Shorthorn Cattle and Leicester sheep

James Douglas
b- Nov 1873 in ON
d- May 17, 1944 in Hospital in Brantford ON, age 71

son of William and Harriet Douglas
William born in Scotland, ca 1821
Harriet born ca 1843, in England
Herd established in 1855, and flock in 1848
farm was established in 1855 by his father, William Douglas

June 1943 James Douglas was made a member of the British Empire
1937 dominion government gave him a medal.
All for his contribution to the improvement in Livestock

wife- Esibalo? Douglas (name in census form)
b- May 1874

found a James Douglas that married Isabella Solitt, Mar 2, 1898 in Toronto ON

Stanley Douglas
b- July 1900

Clarence Douglas
b- Aug 1901

Lena Douglas
b- Feb 1903

Pricela Douglas
b- Jan 1905

F. Torrance, Veterinary Surgeon
Graduate of McGill University
James St. , Winnipeg MB

Frederick Torrance
b- July 13, 1859 in Montreal Quebec
d- July 2, 1924 at Guelph ON


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