Arra Ham Van Dusen

M, #22493, b. 4 May 1804, d. 16 October 1890
  • Birth*: 4 May 1804; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Date May 4 1804 per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1,2
  • Marriage*: circa 1823; Ontario; per IGI Record.; Principal=Grace Rose3
  • Marriage*: 23 May 1827; Conc 1, South Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; "Conrad was to have fifteen children; his seventh, Arra Ham VanDusen, was born in 1804. In 1827 Arra Ham married Ann McGrath, who with her sister, Carolyn, had received a grant of land on the First Concession of South Marysburgh Township. Lillian VanDusent Kerr is the great-granddaughter of Arra Ham and Ann; and today she and her husband, Donald Kerr, live on the land granted to Ann and her sister." from page 43 of “Inheritance; Ontario’s Century Farms Past & Present” by John and Monica Ladell, 1979. Date May 23 1827 per IGI Record.; Principal=Ann McGrath4
  • Death*: 16 October 1890; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Oct 16 1890 per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1,2
  • Residence*: 1814; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; "In 1814 he moved across the stretch of water known as Adolphus Reach, settling in Marysburgh, Prince Edward County." from page 43 of “Inheritance; Ontario’s Century Farms Past & Present” by John and Monica Ladell, 1979.4

Family 1: Grace Rose b. c 1805

Family 2: Ann McGrath b. 12 Jul 1812

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S29] Loyalist Lists.
  3. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.
  4. [S72] Unknown compiler, Inheritance.

William Van Dusen

M, #22494, b. 8 February 1806, d. 8 February 1873
  • Birth*: 8 February 1806; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1,2
  • Marriage*: 19 February 1869; Prince Edward Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Doug Norman, Aug. 17, 2007.; Principal=Melinda Ann Cooney1
  • Death*: 8 February 1873; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.

Family: Melinda Ann Cooney b. 11 Mar 1835

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S29] Loyalist Lists.

Roswell Van Dusen

M, #22495, b. 20 August 1808, d. 23 April 1892
  • Birth*: 20 August 1808; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1,2
  • Marriage*: 1830; Prince Edward Co., Ontario; per IGI Record.; Principal=Pheobe Greeley3
  • Death*: 23 April 1892; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.
  • Note*: 12 September 1833; Ontario; OC Date - Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.

Family: Pheobe Greeley b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S29] Loyalist Lists.
  3. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.

James Yeoman Van Dusen

M, #22496, b. 10 August 1810
  • Birth*: 10 August 1810; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1,2
  • Note*: 12 September 1833; Ontario; OC Date - Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S29] Loyalist Lists.

Jacob Richard Van Dusen

M, #22497, b. 26 May 1813
  • Birth*: 26 May 1813; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Robert Van Dusen

M, #22498, b. circa 1720
  • Birth*: circa 1720; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.
  • Marriage*: 1750; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.; Principal=Christina Ham

Family: Christina Ham b. c 1720

Christina Ham

F, #22499, b. circa 1720
  • Birth*: circa 1720; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.
  • Marriage*: 1750; Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.; Principal=Robert Van Dusen
  • Married Name: 1750; Van Dusen

Family: Robert Van Dusen b. c 1720

Casparus R. Van Dusen1,2

M, #22500, b. 19 April 1761, d. 23 December 1838
  • Birth*: 19 April 1761; New York, U.S.A.; Date Apr 19 1761 per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.2
  • Marriage*: 16 February 1786; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Date Dec 16 1786 & location Adolphustown per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011. Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.; Principal=Hannah Mary Shorts2
  • Death*: 23 December 1838; Sophiasburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011. Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.2
  • Burial*: 25 December 1838; Congers Mills Methodist Church, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011.2
  • Residence*: 1784; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; "The Donald Kerr's live on the shoreline of Prince Edward Bay, near Black River and west of the island of Waupoos. Lillian Kerr is a direct descendant of Conrad VanDusen, who with his brother, Caspar, arrived with Major VanAlstine's part of Loyalists at Adolphustown in 1784. The Vandusen's belonged to a prominent Dutch family that had settled in New Amsterdam, later New York, in the mid-seventeenth century. According to one early history, they exhibited "an expecial fondness for accumulating large landed estates", yet when Conrad reached Adolphustown he had with him only two boxes of clothing and some jewellery. Conrad VanDusen settled on land in Adolphustown, where he kept a tavern near the old court-house. ... In 1814 he moved across the stretch of water known as Adolphus Reach, settling in Marysburgh, Prince Edward County." from page 43 of “Inheritance; Ontario’s Century Farms Past & Present” by John and Monica Ladell, 1979.3

Family: Hannah Mary Shorts b. 23 Jan 1766, d. 26 Oct 1862

Citations

  1. Casparus R. Vandeusen per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011.
  2. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  3. [S72] Unknown compiler, Inheritance.
  4. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.

Hannah Mary Shorts

F, #22501, b. 23 January 1766, d. 26 October 1862
  • Birth*: 23 January 1766; Paradise Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; Date Jan 23 1766 & location Paradise Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011. Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.1
  • Marriage*: 16 February 1786; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Date Dec 16 1786 & location Adolphustown per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011. Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.; Principal=Casparus R. Van Dusen1
  • Death*: 26 October 1862; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Connie Georges, Jun 3 2011.1
  • Married Name: 16 February 1786; Van Dusen

Family: Casparus R. Van Dusen b. 19 Apr 1761, d. 23 Dec 1838

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.

Susannah Van Dusen

F, #22502, b. 2 April 1789, d. 28 April 1873
  • Birth*: 2 April 1789; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Date Apr 7 1789 per IGI Record. Date Apr 2 1789 per Burleigh Papers, Queen's Univeristy Archives Per Baptism. Date is Jun 14 1789? , mother is Millicent Ferguson?? Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Which is it? Date may be 1798 (that's the order they were in) or date is 1789 and mother is Hannah Coon.????
    Note: Date of marriage is 1812; birth date must be 1789, mother must be Hannah Coon???
    Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.1,2,3
  • Baptism: 14 June 1798; Date shows 1789?? Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.
  • Marriage*: 27 January 1811; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Jan 27 1811 per Burleigh Papers, Queen's University Archives, Aug. 3, 2004. Date Feb 3 1811 per Rootsweb search - from Prince Edward County Book, Ruth & Emerson Smart's Books, Jan 9 ,2004
    "Van Dusen ... Conrad Van Dusen: ... children ... IV. Susannah Van Dusen, b. 1789; m. John Dingman, 1812, set. Marysburgh. Issue: (1) Henry, (2) John, (3) Hannah, (4) Conrad, (5) Jasper, (6) Mary, (7) Sarah A., and (8) Almira" from pg. 64, Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte
    " ... of Marysburgh ... " Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.; Principal=John Dingman4,1
  • Death*: 28 April 1873; Sophiasburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; "Obituary: Died at her residence in Sophiasburgh April 29, 1873, Susannah Dingman, relict of the late John Dingman, aged 83 years & 27 days." per Burleigh Papers, Queen's Univeristy Archives, Kingston, Ontario, Aug. 3, 2004.
    Date 29-4-1873 per Burleigh Papers, Queen's Univeristy Archives, Kingston, Ontario, Aug. 3, 2004. . Date Apr 28 1873 per IGI Record.1,2
  • Married Name: 3 February 1811; Dingman
  • Note*: 16 February 1811; Ontario; OC Date - Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.
  • Census*: April 1861; Sophiasburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Age 71 at 1861 Census: see John Dingman5

Family: John Dingman b. 7 Oct 1792, d. 3 May 1868

  • Marriage*: 27 January 1811; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Jan 27 1811 per Burleigh Papers, Queen's University Archives, Aug. 3, 2004. Date Feb 3 1811 per Rootsweb search - from Prince Edward County Book, Ruth & Emerson Smart's Books, Jan 9 ,2004
    "Van Dusen ... Conrad Van Dusen: ... children ... IV. Susannah Van Dusen, b. 1789; m. John Dingman, 1812, set. Marysburgh. Issue: (1) Henry, (2) John, (3) Hannah, (4) Conrad, (5) Jasper, (6) Mary, (7) Sarah A., and (8) Almira" from pg. 64, Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte
    " ... of Marysburgh ... " Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.; Principal=John Dingman4,1

Citations

  1. [S55] Unknown compiler, Burleigh Papers.
  2. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.
  3. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  4. [S53] Unknown compiler, RuthEm.
  5. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 71.

John Dingman

M, #22503, b. 7 October 1792, d. 3 May 1868

  • Birth*: 7 October 1792; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Oct 7 1792 per IGI Record. Location Marysburgh because no record of them being in Adoplustown or elsewhere - and they were in Ontario. Location per 1861 Census. Location Ontario per Jasper in 1891 Census. His brother Oliver's Land Petition shows he (Oliver) had been in Ontario upwards of 30 years in 1825, making immigration in 1794 or 5. Date Jul 1791 per Burial - calculation. Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002.1,2,3
  • Marriage*: 27 January 1811; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Jan 27 1811 per Burleigh Papers, Queen's University Archives, Aug. 3, 2004. Date Feb 3 1811 per Rootsweb search - from Prince Edward County Book, Ruth & Emerson Smart's Books, Jan 9 ,2004
    "Van Dusen ... Conrad Van Dusen: ... children ... IV. Susannah Van Dusen, b. 1789; m. John Dingman, 1812, set. Marysburgh. Issue: (1) Henry, (2) John, (3) Hannah, (4) Conrad, (5) Jasper, (6) Mary, (7) Sarah A., and (8) Almira" from pg. 64, Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte
    " ... of Marysburgh ... " Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.; Principal=Susannah Van Dusen4,5
  • Death*: 3 May 1868; Sophiasburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date May 3 1868 per Burial. Date May 3 1869 per IGI Record.
  • Burial*: 5 May 1868; Glenwood Cemetery, Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Memorial: (see Exhibit) John Dingman; Died; May 3 1868?; Aged 76 Yrs 10 Mos (Sec D, Glenwood Cemetery, Picton, Aug 24, 2003)
    Note: Last Digit of year is not clear, could be 8 or 9??
    Cemetery Transcription: John Dingman; Died May 3 1868; Aged 76y 10m (Glenwood Cemetery, Picton, Ontario Archives)6,7
  • Residence*: 16 June 1827; Bay Side Lot 35, North Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Will - 1198) show that John Dingman inherited propertly on Lot 35, Bay Side, from his father, John Dingman.
  • Residence: 6 June 1834; Bay Side Lot 34, North Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (B&S - 2426) show that Jasper Dingman sold 160 acres of the East Half of Lot 34, Bay Side, to John Dingman.
  • Residence: 6 June 1834; Bay Side Lot 35, North Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (B&S - 2520) show that Jasper Dingman sold 160 acres of the East Half of Lot 35, Bay Side, to John Dingman.
  • Residence: 29 May 1842; Bay Side Lot 34 & 35, North Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (B&S 3802) show that John Dingman sold the East Half of Lot 34 & 35, Bay Side, to Phillip Williams.
  • Census*: April 1861; Sophiasburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Age 67 at 1861 Census: Dingman, John, 67, b. CW, WM, gentleman, married; Susannah, 71, b. CW, married; John, 36, lab., single; Sailor, Ann, 65, , alt. ?Trptown, single
    Note: Henry Dingman, son of John, is just below and Adam K. Doxsee, is above.8
  • Residence: 6 July 1866; Bay Side Lot 34 & 35, North Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (QC - 1691) show that Theodore P. Williams obtained propertly on Lot 34 & 35, Bay Side, from John Dingman & Wife.9

Family: Susannah Van Dusen b. 2 Apr 1789, d. 28 Apr 1873

  • Marriage*: 27 January 1811; Marysburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Jan 27 1811 per Burleigh Papers, Queen's University Archives, Aug. 3, 2004. Date Feb 3 1811 per Rootsweb search - from Prince Edward County Book, Ruth & Emerson Smart's Books, Jan 9 ,2004
    "Van Dusen ... Conrad Van Dusen: ... children ... IV. Susannah Van Dusen, b. 1789; m. John Dingman, 1812, set. Marysburgh. Issue: (1) Henry, (2) John, (3) Hannah, (4) Conrad, (5) Jasper, (6) Mary, (7) Sarah A., and (8) Almira" from pg. 64, Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte
    " ... of Marysburgh ... " Per GEDCOM of Shauna Wells, Nov 2 2002. Per List of American Loyalists, Ontario Registers CD.; Principal=Susannah Van Dusen4,5

Citations

  1. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  4. [S53] Unknown compiler, RuthEm.
  5. [S55] Unknown compiler, Burleigh Papers.
  6. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  7. [S25] Unknown author, Ontario Cemetery Transcriptions.
  8. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 67.
  9. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.

Archibald Wayne "Archie" Dingman

M, #22504, b. March 1850, d. 7 March 1936
  • Birth*: March 1850; Greenbush, Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Date Apr 1850 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Mar 1850 & location Greenbush per Obit's and article by his son. Date 1850 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1850 per 1861 & 1871 & 1880 Census. Date 1852 Per marriage reg'n.1,2,3,4,5,6
  • Marriage*: 26 April 1882; Napanee, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.: Groom: Archibald Wayne Dingman; Age: 30; Res.: Toronto; Born: Picton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Merchant; Parents: John & Millicent Dingman; Bride: Ida May Lane; Age: 25; Res.: Napanee; Born: Augusta Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Charles & Lucinda Lane; Witnesses: Charels H. Lewis, Belleville & Eva Card, Napanee; Date: Apr 26 1882; Place: Napanee; Rel.: CM & EM; Perfromed by: Rec. S. Card; Principal=Ida May Lane7
  • Death*: 7 March 1936; 420 Roxboro Road, Calgary, Alberta; "A. W. Dingman, Who Proved Valley Oil Field in 1914, Died: Closely Linked With Development of Industry - Widely known throughout Canada as the "grand old man of the Alberta oil industry", A. W. Dingman, whose company drilled the discovery well in Turner Valley in 1914, thereby bringing into being the greatest oil field in Canada., died at his Calgary residence, 420 Rosboro Road, early Saturday morning, at the age of 85 years. In addition to his pioneer work in Turner Valley, the late Mr. Dingman had to his credit the fact that he was associated with the first company to install electric light in the city of Toronto and other Ontario cities. Not long prior to his death, Mr. Dingman was president of Highland-Sarcee Oils, Limited, and had the satisfaction of seeing that company complete one of the largest naphtha producers in Turner Valley, Highwood-Sarcee No. 1, in the south end of the field. Born at Greenbush, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Archibald Wayne Dingman was a partner in a prosperous soap business in Toronto before coming to the west in 1902. Shortly after his arrival he was associated with the natural gas company at Edmonton. After ward he came to Calgary and organized the old Calgary Natural Gas Company, which drilled two wells, one on the Sarcee Indian Reserver and the other in the Col. James Walker estate in East Calgary. The Walker Estate well supplied gas for the Calgary Brewing and Malting Company in 1904 and obtained the original franchise to supply gas for the city. Streets in East Calgary were lighted by this gas, for a long period, while the well is producing some gas today. Drilled First Well - Mr. Dingman was soon attracted to Turner Valley, where he was impressed with the evidence of a potential oil field indicated by oil floating on Sheep Creek. He organized the Calgary Petroleum Products Company in 1913 and drilled the first well in Turner Valley. When oil was stuck, the famous 1914 oil boom was precipitated. The late Mr. Dingman organized the Highwood Petroleum Company in 1934 and this was later merged in the Highwood-Sarcee Oils, Limited, which brought in a large producer in south Turner Valley in 1934. Mr. Dingman had his first experience in the oil business as a very young man, in Pennsylvania. Later he was one of the partners of the Comfort Soap Company and Pugsley, Dingman and Company in Toronto. He was associated with the Scarboro Electric Railway in Toronto for several years before coming west. He was also associated with the manufacture of coaster brakes for the bicycle industry. Of United Empire Loyalist stock, Mr. Dingman was married at Napanee, Ontario, in 1882, fifty three years ago, and he is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Patteson, at home, and one son, Claude L. Dingman at home. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Douglas H. Telfer at Wesley United Church, Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Jaques' funeral home is in charge of funeral arrangements." from Obit, in Ruth & Emerson Smart Books, Early Settlers, Jan 5, 2004.
  • Note: circa 1855; "Archie Dingman was a son of John Dingman and Millicent Hoover. John was a son of Oliver Dingman of Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Ontario. Oliver as a son of John Dingman (1763-1813), a Loyalist and this John was a son of Jasper Dingman, also a Loyalist. Archie's line was Adam (the seventeeth century Dutch immigrant), Gerrit, Adam, Jasper, John, Oliver, John and Archie." from IMAGIC search - in Ruth & Ernest Smart's Books - Early Dingman Settleres in USA & Canada, Jan 2, 2004.1
  • Census*: April 1861; Athol Twp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Age 11 at 1861 Census: see Nelson Dingman (brother)8
  • Occupation*: April 1871; Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Photographer - per 1871 Census.
  • Census: April 1871; Picton, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Age 21 at 1871 Census: see Allan Dingman (brother)9
  • Residence: circa 1875; Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; " ... Mr. Dingman had his first experience in the oil business as a very young man in Pennsylvania ... " from Obit.
    Note: Archie's brother David was in Pennsylvania before 1870 and later settled in Allegheny County, engaged in the oil business. His brother Alexander moved to Jersey City, New Jersey and we see Archie with him in the 1880 Census.
  • Census: 1880; Precinct 6, District 4, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New Jersey, U.S.A.; Age 30 at 1880 Census: see Alexander Dingman (brother)5
  • Residence*: 26 April 1882; Toronto, Ontario; Residence per marriage reg'n.
  • Note: circa 1885; "The Dingman Soap Company may have been owned by Archibald Wayne (Archie) Dingman. Archie Dingman started Dingman's Sunlight Soap which was eventually sold to Lever Brothers. (Archie Dingman also gave his name to the first commercial oil well in Canada - Dingman's Number One in the Turner Valley in Alberta.)" per IMAGIC serarch - in Ruth & Ernest Smart's Books - Early Dingman Settleres in USA & Canada, Jan 2, 2004.
  • Residence: 1890; 49 Huntley St., Toronto, York Co., Ontario; "I may be able to give you some info about Archie. I am an architect and journalist and I am researching Archie because he appears to be the builder of a large old Victorian building in Toronto that has for uears been a very well known ... ah ... well ... strip club. It seems that in 1890 Archibald W. Dingman spent $25,000 to build Dingman Hall, a "business block comprising four stories, bank office, and two public halls overhead". He was at that time involved in a company called Pugsley Dingman and Company, "manufacturers of soap and blues:. They were located at 18-20 Church Street here in Toronto. His home was at 49 Huntley Street, Toronto. I have his kids and wife too. What I am trying to understand is his relation to Lever soap and Sunlight Soap. Just south of Dingman Hall was Toronto's first baseball field known as Sunlight Park. The ball park has been gone for years but the land was home to Lever Soap up until about five years ago. What is the American connection? What's with trips to San Fransisco? Is my Toronto guy for sure the one who went to Alberta and financed the first oild wells? What I'd love to know is his chronology because Dingman Hall became the Broadview Hotel in 1908 - I wonder if that's when Archie went to Alberta which at that time would have just been made an official province of Canada. I had one email say that they could forward a picture - the story will be published in early January so I would need it quick. My address is 142 Glendale Avenue, Toronto, Canada, M6R 2T2. ... Regards, Angus Skene (from askene@rogers.com - Angus Skene) from Ruth & Emerson Smart Books, Early Settlers, Jan 5, 2004.1
  • Census: April 1891; St. Thomas Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario; Age 41 at 1891 Census: Dingman, Archibald, 41, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Meth., Soap Manuf., employs 15 persons, married; Ida M., 36, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Meth., married; Corine, 4; Herald, 2/12; Reed, Margaret, 28, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., servant, domestic, single (1891 Census: St. Thomas Ward, East Toronto, dist. 119, sub-dist. 5a, pg. 35, line 9 - ancestry.com)2
  • Residence: 1902; Calgary, Alberta; " .. Shortly after his arrival in the west, about 1902, he came to live in Calgary ... " per article by son Claude in 1955.1
  • Note: 1902; Comfort Soap Company, Toronto, York Co., Ontario; "The Calgary Gas Company was organized by Archibald W. Dingman. He was a principal in Pugsley, Dingman and Co. The company's Comfort soap plant in Toronto burned down in 1902, and he came to Calgary. ... " page 45, British Investment in Bow Island Gas - Google Books.
  • Note*: 1904; Discovery Well No. 1, Turner Valley, Alberta; "It was he who founded the Calgary Natural Gas Company (later taken over by Western); obtained a franchise in 1905 to supply the residents of the town gas from the well on Col. Walker ranch; and it was A. W. Dingman who brought in the famed Discovery Well (No. 1) in Turner Valley, October 1914." per article from "The Albertan", Jan 26, 1977 - in Ruth & Ernest Smart's Books - Early Dingman Settleres in USA & Canada, Jan 2, 2004.1
  • Census: 1911; Ward 4, Toronto, York Co., Ontario; Age 61 at 1911 Census: Dingman, Archibald, 61, b. Ont. Apr 1850, Meth., Manager - Natural Gas, married; Ida M., 55, b. Ont. Sep 1855, Meth., married; Lovina C., 23, b. USA Jun 1886?, immig. 1890, daughter, employed Natural Gas, single; Claude L., 17, b. Ont. Jun 194, son, student (1911 Census: Ward 4, East Toronto, dist. 126, sub-dist. 3, pg. 14, line 12 - ancestry.com)2
  • Note: 14 May 1914; Sheep Creek, Alberta; Archibald Dingman and the Canadian Oil Boom; By Matt Badiali, editor, S&A Resource Report; Tuesday, October 3, 2006; Archibald W. Dingman tapped Alberta’s first “gusher” on May 14, 1914, at Sheep Creek, a desolate patch of ranchland at the foothills of the Canadian Rockies… The crude from Dingman’s well was so light and sweet that, later on, visitors to the well site would put it directly into their gas tanks for the drive home.
    In the 1910s, there were only a few cowboys and not much else in that part of Canada. Seeping gas ruined Sheep Creek for drinking, but it was a natural place to drill Canada’s first oil well. Dingman was a veteran of the American oil fields. He was in charge of drilling and knew the value of experience when it came to drilling wells. In 1912, after founding the Calgary Petroleum Products Co., he brought experienced drillers and equipment in from the oil patches of Indiana and Pennsylvania.
    ( http://www.dailywealth.com/1070/Archibald-Dingman-and-the-Canadian-Oil-Boom)

Family: Ida May Lane b. 1857

  • Marriage*: 26 April 1882; Napanee, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.: Groom: Archibald Wayne Dingman; Age: 30; Res.: Toronto; Born: Picton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Merchant; Parents: John & Millicent Dingman; Bride: Ida May Lane; Age: 25; Res.: Napanee; Born: Augusta Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Charles & Lucinda Lane; Witnesses: Charels H. Lewis, Belleville & Eva Card, Napanee; Date: Apr 26 1882; Place: Napanee; Rel.: CM & EM; Perfromed by: Rec. S. Card; Principal=Ida May Lane7

Citations

  1. [S53] Unknown compiler, RuthEm.
  2. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S21] US Census, online unknown url.
  6. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, 006365 - 1882.
  8. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 11.
  9. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 21.
  10. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth).
  11. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.

Ida May Lane

F, #22505, b. 1857
  • Birth*: 1857; Augusta Twp., Leeds & Grenville Co., Ontario; Date Sep 1856 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date 1855 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1857 & location Augusta Twp. per marraige reg'n.1,2
  • Marriage*: 26 April 1882; Napanee, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.: Groom: Archibald Wayne Dingman; Age: 30; Res.: Toronto; Born: Picton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Merchant; Parents: John & Millicent Dingman; Bride: Ida May Lane; Age: 25; Res.: Napanee; Born: Augusta Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Charles & Lucinda Lane; Witnesses: Charels H. Lewis, Belleville & Eva Card, Napanee; Date: Apr 26 1882; Place: Napanee; Rel.: CM & EM; Perfromed by: Rec. S. Card; Principal=Archibald Wayne "Archie" Dingman3
  • Residence*: 26 April 1882; Napanee, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Residence per marriage reg'n.
  • Married Name: 26 April 1882; Dingman3
  • Census*: April 1891; St. Thomas Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario; Age 36 at 1891 Census: see Archibald Dingman1
  • Census: 1911; Ward 4, Toronto, York Co., Ontario; Age 55 at 1911 Census: see Archibald Dingman2
  • Residence: 7 March 1936; 420 Roxboro Road, Calgary, Alberta; Residence per Obit of her husband, Archibald Wayne Dingman.4

Family: Archibald Wayne "Archie" Dingman b. Mar 1850, d. 7 Mar 1936

  • Marriage*: 26 April 1882; Napanee, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.: Groom: Archibald Wayne Dingman; Age: 30; Res.: Toronto; Born: Picton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Merchant; Parents: John & Millicent Dingman; Bride: Ida May Lane; Age: 25; Res.: Napanee; Born: Augusta Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Charles & Lucinda Lane; Witnesses: Charels H. Lewis, Belleville & Eva Card, Napanee; Date: Apr 26 1882; Place: Napanee; Rel.: CM & EM; Perfromed by: Rec. S. Card; Principal=Archibald Wayne "Archie" Dingman3

Citations

  1. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, 006365 - 1882.
  4. [S53] Unknown compiler, RuthEm.
  5. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth).
  6. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.

Charles Lane

M, #22506, b. circa 1825
  • Birth*: circa 1825; Per marriage reg'n. of daughter Ida May (Lane) Dingman.
  • Marriage*: before 1855; Principal=Lucinda ?

Family: Lucinda ? b. c 1825

Lucinda ?

F, #22507, b. circa 1825
  • Birth*: circa 1825; Per marriage reg'n. of daughter Ida May (Lane) Dingman.
  • Marriage*: before 1855; Principal=Charles Lane
  • Married Name: before 1855; Lane

Family: Charles Lane b. c 1825

Ross Herman Plumton1,2,3

M, #22514, b. 1 October 1924, d. 7 October 1981

  • Birth*: 1 October 1924; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice.
  • Marriage*: 1947; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " .. Ross H. Plumton and Helen R. Reddom .. " Marriages, Wooler Pastoral Charge, 1947, W. T. R. Delve (Tweedsmuir Histories, Reel 1, I197)
    Per Death Notice of Ross H. Plumton.; Principal=Hellen Ruth Reddom2
  • Death*: 7 October 1981; Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Campbellford, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Ross H. Plumton Passes Away at 57 - Mr. Ross H. Plumton of R. R. 7, Brighton Twp., passed away in Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 7, 1981 at the age of 57. Born in Bighton Township October 1, 1924, a son of the late Conrad Plumton and the former Leeta Ross. A farmer by trade, he farmed in Morganston until 1973 when he moved to R. R. 7, Brighton Township where he farmed until his death. He was a member of Morganston United Church and Percy Masonic Lodge No. 161. IN 1947 he was married to the former Helon Reddom who survives him. He is survived by one son, Allan of R. R. 4, Trenton and by four daughters, Ruth Godkin, Trenton; Heather Harren, Frankford; Janice Buck, Trenton and Joan Le Clair also of Trenton. Mr. Plumton is also survived by three sisters, Irene Simpson, Peterborough; Margaret Gummer, Warkworth; Grace Scott, Peterborugh and by seven grandchildren. Mr Plumton rested at the Allen Funeral Home, Warkworth from where the funeral service was conducted on Friday, October 9, 1981. Rev. Lee Haughton of St. Paul's United Church, Campbellford officiated. Interment was in McPhail's Cemetery. Pall bearers were William O'Grady, Glenn Clarke, Gerald Hutchison, Irvin Hutchison, Les Platt and Charles Puddephatt. Flower bearers were Charles Hobbs and Marvin Mccomb." from Vol. XIII, Pg. 90, Warkworth Public Library Index, July 26, 2002.
  • Burial*: 9 October 1981; McPhail's Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) PLUMTON; Ross H. Plumton; 1924 - 1981; Beloved Husband of; Helen R. Reddom; 1928 - (McPhail's Cemetery, Brighton Twp.) Per Death Notice.3
  • Residence: 1973; R. R. &, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " ... farmed at Morganston until 1973 when he moved to R. R. 7, Brighton Twp. where he farmed until his death." per Death Notice.
  • Residence: 28 March 1981; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice of his mother.
  • Residence*: before 7 October 1981; R. R. 7, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence RR#7, Brighton Twp. per Death Notice.

Family: Hellen Ruth Reddom b. 5 Aug 1928, d. 3 Dec 2013

  • Marriage*: 1947; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " .. Ross H. Plumton and Helen R. Reddom .. " Marriages, Wooler Pastoral Charge, 1947, W. T. R. Delve (Tweedsmuir Histories, Reel 1, I197)
    Per Death Notice of Ross H. Plumton.; Principal=Hellen Ruth Reddom2

Citations

  1. Ross H. Plumton per Memorial. Ross Herman Plumpton per Death Notice - from The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington, copied at The Metro Toronto Reference Library, Nov 2007.
  2. [S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Hellen Ruth Reddom1,2,3

F, #22515, b. 5 August 1928, d. 3 December 2013

  • Birth*: 5 August 1928; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Aug 5 1928 per Death Notice. Per Death Notice of her husband Ross H. Plumton. Date 1928 per Memorial.4,3
  • Marriage*: 1947; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " .. Ross H. Plumton and Helen R. Reddom .. " Marriages, Wooler Pastoral Charge, 1947, W. T. R. Delve (Tweedsmuir Histories, Reel 1, I197)
    Per Death Notice of Ross H. Plumton.; Principal=Ross Herman Plumton2
  • Death*: 3 December 2013; Trenton Memorial Hospital, Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario; "Plumpton, Helen Ruth - At the Trenton Memorial Hospital, December 3rd, 2013, age 85 years. Helen Plumton of Brighton, daughter of the late Harry Reddom and the late Florence McComb. Beloved wife of the late Ross Herm an Plumton. Loving mother of Allan and his wife Teeny of RR 7, Brighton, Ruth and her husband Michael Godkin of Kingston, Heather and her husband Bruce Harren, Janice and her husband Richard LeClair, and Joan and her husband Ray LeClair, all of Trenton. Sadly missed by her twelve grandchildren and her fourteen great grandchildren. Service will be held in Brighton on Friday, December 6th. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Carman United Church, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated by the family." northumberlandObituaries.com, Dec 8 2013 & www.rushnellfamilyservices.com3
  • Burial*: 6 December 2013; McPhails Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Helen Ruth Plumton; Visitation; Brighton Funeral Home, 130 Main Street, Brighton; Thursday, December 5th, 2013; from 7 to 9 pm; Service; In the funeral home on; Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 1 o'clock; Interment; McPhails Cemetery, Brighton (Death Notice on Notice Board in Brighton Post Office, Dec 7 2013)
  • Married Name: 1947; Plumton
  • Residence: 11 April 1980; R. R. # 7, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Death; REDDOM: - Harry Reddom. At Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Friday, April 11, 1980, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Flossie McComb; loving father of Helen (Mrs. Ross Plumton) of RR 7, Brighton; loving grandfather of Allan, Ruth, Heather, Janice and Joan. Lovingly remembered by 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the Allen Funeral Home, Warkworth, April 14, 2 pm. Reverend A. Wigby officiating. Interment McPhail Cemetery." (from newspaper clipping, copied from The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington, Toronto Metro Reference Library, Nov 2007)2
  • Residence*: 7 October 1981; R. R. 7, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence at Death of her husband, Ross H. Plumton.
  • Note*: circa 2000; McPhail's Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) PLUMTON; Ross H. Plumton; 1924 - 1981; Beloved Husband of; Helen R. Reddom; 1928 - (McPhail's Cemetery, Brighton Twp.)4

Family: Ross Herman Plumton b. 1 Oct 1924, d. 7 Oct 1981

  • Marriage*: 1947; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " .. Ross H. Plumton and Helen R. Reddom .. " Marriages, Wooler Pastoral Charge, 1947, W. T. R. Delve (Tweedsmuir Histories, Reel 1, I197)
    Per Death Notice of Ross H. Plumton.; Principal=Ross Herman Plumton2

Citations

  1. Helen Ruth Reddom per Death Notice. Helen R. Reddom per marriage list.
  2. [S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film.
  3. [S114] Rushnell Funerals, online www.rushnellfamilyservices.com.
  4. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Charles Lorne Skinkle

M, #22531, b. 24 April 1905, d. 9 September 1986
  • Birth*: 24 April 1905; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Birth Reg'n.# : Name: Charles Lorne Skinkle; Date: Apr 24 1905; Parents: Korah Skinkle & Minnie Dempsey; Inf.: Korah Skinle, farmer, Percy Twp.; Phys.: N. D. Richards; Reg'd.: Ma y9 1905; Reg'r.: R. P. Hurlburt (Ontario Birth Registration, #032324-1905, ancestry.com)
    Date 1904 per Death Notice.1
  • Marriage*: 29 October 1926; Ontario; Per Death Notice of her husand Charlie Skinkle.; Principal=Eunice Richardson
  • Death*: 9 September 1986; Belleville Hospital, Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; "Charles Lorne "Charlie" Skinkle Passes Away at 81 - Following several weeks of illness, Charles Lorne "Charlie" Skinkle of 21 McFee St., Belleville, Ontario, also a native of Percy Township, passed away in Belleville ? Hospital on September 9, 1986 in his 82nd year. Charles was one of 4 sons of the late Korah Skinkle and Minnie Dempsey. On october 29, 1926 her married Eunice Richardson of Dartford. Charles and Eunice had a busy time raising a family of six children. Surviving are his wife Eunice and children Mrs. Oral George (Marjorie) of Fenella; Douglas, Garnet Cecil and John of Belleville and Glen of Toronto and brother Clifford of Hastings; 17 grandchildren, 2 deceased and 26 greatgrandchildren. Deceased are brothers Ross, Earl and Fred.Interment was in Warkworth Cemetery, September 11, 1986. Pallbearers were grandsons Bill, Jim, David and Tim Skinkle, Ralph George and great grandchildren Jason and George." Vol. VI, pg. 25, Warkworth Public Library Index, July 26, 2002.
  • Residence*: before 9 September 1986; 21 McFee St., Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice.

Family: Eunice Richardson b. c 1905

Citations

  1. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth), #032324-1905.

Eunice Richardson

F, #22532, b. circa 1905
  • Birth*: circa 1905; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " ... of Dartford. ... " Per Death Notice of her husband Charlie Skinkle.
  • Marriage*: 29 October 1926; Ontario; Per Death Notice of her husand Charlie Skinkle.; Principal=Charles Lorne Skinkle
  • Residence: 26 October 1926; Percy Twp., Dartford, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice of her husband Charlie Skinkle.
  • Married Name: 29 October 1926; Skinkle
  • Residence*: 9 September 1986; 21 McFee St., Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice of her husband, Charlie Skinkle.

Family: Charles Lorne Skinkle b. 24 Apr 1905, d. 9 Sep 1986

Clifford Skinkle

M, #22540, b. 1911, d. 1992

  • Birth*: 1911; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date per Burial. Per Death Notice of brother Charlie Skinkle.1
  • Marriage*: 11 June 1934; Ontario; Date Jun 1 1934 per Burial.; Principal=Margaret E. West1
  • Death*: 1992; Ontario; Date per Burial.1
  • Burial*: 1992; Stone's Cemetery, Percy Twp., Norham, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (see Exhibit) Skinkle; Married June 11 1934; Clifford; Skinkle; 1911 - 1992; Margaret E.; West; 1915 - 1990 (Stone's Cemetery, Norham)1
  • Residence*: 9 September 1986; Hastings, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per Death Notice of his brother Charlie Skinkle.

Family: Margaret E. West b. 1915, d. 1990

Citations

  1. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.