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County Families

| Dr Elijah Maitland Horton | Herbert Shorey Baker | Edward Fair Corkill | John Moore Wallace |
| Amzi Lewis MordenDavid Hiram Preston | Harold Symes Northmore |
|Amey Brothers | Voorman Family

County Families

Dr. Elijah Maitland Horton

Dr. Elijah Maitland Horton was born to Methodist Clergyman Reverend Gilbert and
Cassie (Clarke) Horton on September 14th, 1882 at Murray, Northumberland County. He
had four siblings: Bertrand Blake, Floyd Carman, Athol Vernon and Iva Mae.
After his primary education he matriculated at Trenton Collegiate in 1900 and the
following year graduated from Albert College, Belleville with Honours.  Read More.

Herbert Shorey Baker.
Herbert Shorey Baker

From the Union Lodge No.9, 1910 Register we know the following about Herbert Shorey Baker.
He is Roll Number 484. He was a 24year old student whose home was in Napanee when he initiated into Union Lodge No. 9
the 6th of February, 1914. He was passed the 8th of May, 1914 and Raised the 12th of June, 1914.
His Grand Lodge Certificate is number 91,775. He died the 5th of April, 1916, Killed in Action in Mesopotamia. Read More.

Edward Fair Corkill
Edward Fair Corkill
Roll Number 503 in the 1910 Membership Register of Union Lodge No.9 was a, 22year old, student at Queen’s University
living in Napanee. He Initiated with Union Lodge No.9 December 15, 1915 and was Passed the 14th of January, 1916.
He was not Raised to a Master Mason.  Read More.

John Moore Wallace
John Moore Wallace

                According to a Marriage Register, John Moore Wallace was born October 31st, 1845 in Kingston to
William and Elizabeth (Livingston) Wallace. By the 1861 Census William age 53 a Plasterer with his wife Elizabeth age 52
are living in a two storey frame house within the “incorporated village of Napanee” with their
son John age 17 and two daughters R. Wallace age 15 and E. Wallace age 13. Read More.

Amzi Lewis Morden
Amzi Lewis Morden
Past Grand Master, Barrister-at-Law, Solicitor of the Supreme Court Judicature of Ontario,
County Crown Attorney and Clerk of the Peace, Queen’s Counsel and Solicitor for the Merchant Bank, Napanee.
He was born on the 19th of July, 1831, in the Township of Cramahe in the County of Northumberland. Read More.

David PrestonDavid Hiram Preston

David was born to Alexander and Mary Preston at Manvers, in Durham County, Ontario in
1841. He is gazetted 18th of April 1868 as a Barrister-at-Law in Ontario. The Canadian Census for 1871
shows him living in Napanee at 30years of age in a boarding house or hotel with an occupation of
Barrister.  Read More.

Dr. Harold Symes Northmore grave

Harold Symes Northmore M.D., C.M.
Harold Symes Northmore was born September 14th, 1865 in the Cataraqui Ward of Kingston,
Upper Canada to Joseph and Louisa M. (Genge) Northmore. Joseph was a Baker and Grocer in Cataraqui.
They would have ten children (George H., Elizabeth, Joseph, Alma, Harriet, Frederick, Edward, Stanley,
Harold, and Gertrude). Read More.

The Amey Brothers of Ernestown
“Each family had been given the choice as to where they decided to settle. But the authorities
pressed for settlements by units in order that suitable administrative order be obtained. It followed that Jessup’s
Rangers departed upriver in a body. One half settled in townships in the upper stretches of the shores
of the St. Lawrence in the area now known as…Read More.

The Voorman Family
The Voorman Family originated in Holland, and its first members came to America in 1664,
when three brothers, Pieter (2), Jan (3), and Hendrick (4), sons of Bartholomeus (1) Voorman,
emigrated to Nieuw Amsterdam (later named New York) in 1664, and not long after removed
to Beverwyck (now Albany) shortly thereafter.  Read More.