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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Edie
dc.descriptionThe Scholfield and Galbraith families of Dunnville, Ont. were related by marriage. Thomas Jefferson Galbraith (1842-1921) worked as a collector of canal tolls at Port Maitland, a landing waiter and searcher and an acting preventive officer in Customs. He was married to Jane Ann [Jennie] Montieth and they had five children, Margaret, Minnie Montieth, Genevieve Marion, Edith Stuart and Thomas Percy Galbraith. Genevieve Marion Galbraith was married to Harry E. Scholfield, son of Frederick Scholfield (d.1908) and Georginna Galer (d. 1888), a dry goods merchant in Dunnville. Some extent records belong to a William Scholfield who operated a mill in Dunnville. Included are records related to land lease, mortgage and bargain and sale agreements between Scholfield and various individuals, including Richard Kirkpatrick, William Kohler, Alvin Drake, Robert Ban[u]d, Henry Beckett, Sr., Samuel Waltho, Nehemiah Niece.en_US
dc.description.abstractFonds consists of records concerning the Scholfield and Galbraith families of Dunnville, Ont. Fonds includes land deeds, mortgages, wills and quit claim deeds. Fonds also includes some correspondence and financial statements, as well as commissions and an oath of office for Thomas J. Galbraith.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 59
dc.subjectWelland Canalen_US
dc.subjectScholfield familyen_US
dc.subjectGalbraith familyen_US
dc.titleScholfield-Galbraith family fonds, 1865-1924en_US

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