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Crosson Family, 1870s

Picture, 1878,

Crosson Family, 1870s

Picture, 1878,


Lot 22, Con. 5 West. The Crosson family in front of their house on lot 22, Con. 5 West. Left to Right. Back row: Nellie, Lizzie, Grandma, Rilla Devins, John Devins, Jennie Crosson, Ben Crosson. Middle row: George Crosson, Brigham C., Milton Devins, Joe Crosson. Front row: John C., Vic. C., Aggie C. The Crosson family were early settlers of Emery. John Crosson arrived from Pennsylvania around 1799, trading a horse to Isaac Devins Sr. for 100 acres of lot 22 (1806). He bought the remainder of lot 22 in 1815, and in 1831 received lot 21 from the Crown. The house was in the middle of lot 22, between Weston and Jane, north of Finch.

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63 x 84 mm


Toronto Public Library. North York Central Library. Canadiana Department. Gift of North York Historical Society.

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