Recorded in the 1871 Census as Norman Everson, a 26 year-old, Ontario-born miller, Everson also appears as “Naaman C. Everson” in Lovell’s Province of Ontario Directory for 1871. Was he the owner of a mill or just a mill worker? He vanishes from the record soon afterwards in either case.
Business Type: Miller
The 1861 Census records a Robert France, a 34 year old miller in Fenelon Township with a capital investment of $2600. His wife [Jane?] France is also listed in an early directory.
Little is known about Alex Umphrey or Humphrey, apart from his frequent appearance in some of the early records of Fenelon Township. He was a Warden of Fenelon Township as early as 1846, and held several other offices. He is listed as a Miller [Canada Directory (1851)], and as a mail contractor during the late […]
J. Veich is listed in the Canada Directory (1857/58); J. Vectch in the Directory of the United Counties of Peterborough & Victoria (1858). It is no doubt the same man, but he is not listed in the 1861 Census, or anywhere else. Perhaps he was only an employee.