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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
C. E. MARKELL

c.E. MARKELL was born on the farm April 14th, 1871. He is the son of R. M. Markell. His wife was Ena Campbell. He has one son and two daughters, is an Anglican and a Conservative.
       His farm, consisting of 100 acres, is the West 1/2 Lot 12, First Concession, Osnabruck Township, Stormont County. It is stocked with 25 pure-bred Holstein cattle, 5 horses, 15 swine and 100 fowl. The yield each year is 800 bushels grain, 75 tons hay, 200 bushels potatoes, 3 acres corn and 1 acre fruit.

Residence of C. E. Markell, Dickinson's Landing
Residence of C. E. Markell, Dickinson's Landing


       Mr. Markell's daily delivery to the Sweet Briar Cheese Factory is 500 pounds of milk. He has been a patron of the Cheese Board since its inception, twenty-one years ago. He also has an extensive sugar bush on his farm, from which he is able to make 100 gallons of syrup during a season.
       Mr. Markell's father and mother are both enjoying good health. His forefathers came to this country with the United Empire Loyalists. Four generations of the family have lived on this farm, having come from the Second Concession, Osnabruck.
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