|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|ARCHIBALD R. MacDONELL|
|RCHIBALD R. MACDONELL, who is seventy-six years of age, is the son of Angus R. MacDonell, while his mother was Ann McDonald. His family consists of five sons and four daughters, his wife being Hannah McDonald in her maidenhood. He is a Scotch-Canadian, a Catholic and a Conservative. |
He owns 150 acres of excellent farming land, situated East 1/2 Lot 20, Second Concession, R. R., which is stocked with 27 head of cattle, 5 horses,
A. R. MacDonell and Home
12 swine and 70 fowl. His annual production from the above is 700 bushels grain, 70 tons hay, 6 acres corn, 1 acre potatoes and 1/2 acre vegetables.
Mr. MacDonell has operated his farm throughout his life, and for 21 years has been patron of the Cheese Board. He sends, on an average, 350 pounds of milk daily to the Glengarry Creams' Factory, of which he has been owner and proprietor for the past fifteen years. This factory is one of the largest on the Board, producing annually about 70 tons of cheese.
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