|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|ALEX J. McDONELL|
|LEX. J. McDONELL is fifty-seven years of age and was born on the 200- acre farm which he now owns and occupies, Lot C, Second Concession, Cornwall Township. |
Mr. McDonell's farm is one of the finest in the vicinity and annually yields 20 acres of grain, 50 acres of hay, 30 bushels of potatoes, 9 acres of corn and 10
Alex J. McDonell and Farm Buildings
barrels of assorted apples. He has been farming for thirty-five years and has been a member of the Cornwall Cheese & Butter Board for twenty-one years.
His farm stock consists of 25 cattle, 7 horses, 12 swine and 40 fowl. He delivers at the Farmers' Choice Factory daily, for the season, an average of 350 pounds of milk.
Mr. McDonell's father's name was John R. McDonell, and his mother's name Catherine Loney. He is unmarried. In religion he is a Roman Catholic and in politics a Conservative. Mr. McDonell's people have resided on this place for over one hundred years. His father is strong and hearty at the age of eighty-four years, and his mother died at the age of eighty years.
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