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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
JOHN R. McDONELL

jOHN R. McDONELL was born in the year 1860. His parents were Donald McDonell and Mary McDonell, his wife's maiden name being Nellie O'Conner. He has six sons and three daughters. He is a Scotch-Canadian, a Catholic and an Independent.
       His farm, which is composed of 100 acres, situated West 1/2, Lot 19, Second Concession, R. R., has live stock on it of 32 head of cattle, 9 horses, 12 swine and about 75 fowl. It yields, each year, 600 bushels grain, 50 tons hay, 100 tons

John R. McDonell and His Home
John R. McDonell and His Home


       Mr. McDonell has been a farmer throughout his life, and a patron of the Cheese Board for twenty-one years. He sends daily 300 pounds milk to the Glengarry Creams' Factory. He is also an exhibitor and prize winner on horses and cattle at the Williamstown Fair.
       Five generations of the McDonell family have occupied the present location in succession.
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