The Islands: Island Biographies

Island Biographies





Biographies of Amherst, Garden, Howe and Wolfe Islanders.
Please EMAIL ME with your ancestors biographies!

One family group (parents and children) per biography please,
or you can just submit an individual. Submit as many biographies as
you like! There is no limit to text submitted. No more than 4 photos
for each biography please.
(Other photos can be submitted to the Island Photos pages though!)

For Offsite! biographies please hit your back button to return to this page.




Amherst Island

McGrattan/Grattan


RADCLIFF (Radcliffe), THOMAS, militia officer, jp, and politician
From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online- Offsite!

FOWLER, DANIEL, artist, farmer, journalist, and author
From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online- Offsite!

Mrs. Annie Rothwell Christie (nee Fowler?)


John REID and family updated!


Joseph Edward MCFERN and family


Robert FILSON
From History of the County of Lennox and Addington 1913, W.S. Herrington, K.C.- Offsite!


Daniel FOWLER-Artist


PENTLAND family


Thomas Radcliffe




Garden Island

William Garrah-died WW1-born Garden Island

CALVIN, DILENO (Deleno) DEXTER, lumber merchant, forwarder, businessman, and politician;
From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online- Offsite!

Hiram Augustus CALVIN

D. D. Calvin-How a Township Got Its Name
By Doug Mackey Offsite!

Ira G. MENARD
By Ken Menard



Howe Island

James CLARKE

James Clarke Sr.
by Ken Menard Offsite!

Joseph CADUE & Anne HUNT

Anne Matilda Clarke ARNIEL (2 bios, one offsite)
-Suffragette

Captain James MAHONEY

Elizabeth Barnett (Wife of Wm Fairman of Howe Is.):
Heroine of Gananoque

by John Northman Offsite!




Wolfe Island

WILLS family history
-Wills Family History document, which traces the journey from England, to Wolfe Island,
and finally to Calgary. The document includes a significant section on the Wills' of Wolfe Island
from 1832-1890, as well as plenty of pictures and data from the Island that I've compiled over the past seven years.
By Stace Wills who may be contacted at stace.wills@shaw.ca
PLEASE NOTE: This is in pdf format you will need adobe acrobat reader to view.
It is also a large file and make take a bit to load.

John M. Ford
-Excerpt from book by Reuben Butchart

Nancy Jane HAYDEN
Submitted by Mary Anne Drobnak
-USA census estracts for her family and son Thomas Ledfords family

Walter Fraser, M.D.
Submitted by George Halladay
From: "History of Kossuth County, Iowa" by B.F.Reed

Jabez West
By Dean Snider

James Almond Gilfillan
By Dean Snider

Abraham John Snider NEW
By Dean Snider

MURRAY, LOUISA ANNIE, teacher and author
From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online- Offsite!

HORTON, EDWARD ELIJAH, newspaperman, court reporter, and inventor
From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online- Offsite!

DICKSON, JOHN ROBINSON, surgeon and educator
From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online- Offsite!

Floyd SniderOffsite!

John Robinson Dickson

Thomas Venton SLUMAN

Warren Chester GODFREY
-By Vivian Godfrey Bloom

Warren GODFREY & Emeline HINCKLEY
-Emeline born on Wolfe Island, Warren resident.
-By Michael Dawber

Maude Lavenia RADFORD(m. Warren) OFFSITE!
-born on Wolfe Island, author

Martin STALEY & Archibald STALEY

LANGANS of Wolfe Island
-Shipping Life on the Great Lakes

CRAWFORD- Mariners of Wolfe Island

The DAWSONS of Wolfe Island
- From Irish Emigrants to Politically Connected Canadians

PATRICK MCAVOY and CATHERINE DAWSON
- An Irish-Style Wolfe Island Love Story

WILLIAM HOLLIDAY and SARAH CALDWELL HOLLIDAY

WILDERS of Wolfe Island

Rev. Michael STAFFORD

CHARLES WALL

McGUIRE/ROGERS Family Connections
A Wolfe Island Whos Who

Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen
Miscellaneous Writer-OFFSITE!

Augustus Hinckley: Lake Ontario Mariner part 1
By Richard Palmer-OFFSITE!

James Devolsom Bamford-OFFSITE


R. F. Fawcett. A LIFE ON THE LAKE-OFFSITE





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