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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
JOHN JAMES McMARTIN

jOHN JAMES McMARTIN is the son of Donald B. McMartin and is unmarried. He is a Scotch Canadian, aged seventy, a Protestant in religion and an Independent in politics. Mr. McMartin's mother's maiden name was Mary Cameron.
       He owns and operates 180 acres of land, situated Lot 26, Second Concession, S. S. R. R. The live stock consists of 42 head of cattle, being pure bred and graded Holsteins, 5 horses, 25 swine and 75 fowl. The annual products

John J. McMartin and His Barns
John J. McMartin and His Barns


are 1700 bushels grain, 175 tons hay, 150 tons corn, 250 bushels potatoes, with fruit and vegetables for own use.
       Mr. McMartin has had a life's experience in farming, and has been a patron of the Cheese Board since it was organized twenty-one years ago. He sends daily 600 pounds of milk to the Burn Brae Factory.
       There is a sugar bush on the property, which consists of about 500 trees suitable for tapping.
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