from History of Leeds & Grenville
Daniel Alguire was the son of a United Empire Loyalist, who resided near Albany, New York. At an early date, Mr. Alguire removed to Canada, settling in the vicinity of Cornwall, and serving as an artilleryman in the War of 1812-15. In 1815, he proceeded to the Township of Yonge, settling on Lot No. 8, in the 9th Concession, where he died February 8th, 1832, in the 52nd year of his age.
He was the father of eleven children, who were all living at the time of his death.
Lydia, married William Hamblin;
married Uri Parish;
Melessa, married A. H. Brown;
Olive, married William Lamb.
Harmonius Alguire was born in Cornwall, December 27th, 1802, came to
Yonge in 1815, resided for some years at Addison
and in Kitley, returning to the vicinity of Farmersville [now Athens]. In the 26th year of his age, he married Jerusha,
daughter of George Cornell.
Mr. Alguire served his
apprenticeship as a blacksmith with Joseph Pratt,
and continued at the business until thirty years of
age, when he engaged in farming upon an extensive
scale, removing to Farmersville in 1860, where he
still resides At one time he was the owner of over
one thousand acres of land in the Township, exclusive of village property.
He is the father of nine
children, three sons and six daughters.
Sarah died in infancy;
Isaac C.; |
Reid Burritt ;
Allura married S. A. Taplin, Esq.;
S. B. Williams;
Lydia married L. D. Phillips;
married Frank Wiltse;
Selina married J. P. Lamb.