Lovell’s Province of Ontario Directory (1871) lists Courtemanche as a contractor, while the 1871 Census describes him as a 34 year-old, Québec-born, Catholic farmer. There is no other listing to help us out and he vanishes from the record soon afterwards.
Business Type: Contractor
Thomas Marrs, contractor, was appointed manager of the Sash and Door Factory (also known as the Planing Mill or Planing Factory) by January 1879 [CP 31 Jan 1879; 3]. Marrs first appears in the directories in 1878, and the factory may have begun in that year. Certainly he was instrumental in getting the business up […]