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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
HAROLD G. FICKES
hAROLD G. FICKES was born in Moulinette, May 31st, 1889, and owns the 100-acre farm located West 1/2 Lot 31, Second Concession, Cornwall Township. His father's name is Charles Fickes and his mother's maiden name was Felicia Chappel. He married Hannah Cameron and is the father of one daughter. He is a Presbyterian in religion and an Independent in politics. He has a herd of 25 cattle, 3 horses, 10 swine and over 50 fowl. His farm yields, annually, 500 bushels of grain, 50 tons of hay, 8 acres of corn and 50 bushels of potatoes. He has a fine fruit orchard.
       He has been farming for six years, and during that time has been a patron of the Moulinette Cheese Factory and a member of the Cornwall Cheese Board. His daily average delivery of milk to the factory during the season is 325 pounds, and he produces 300 pounds of butter per year. Mr. Fickes has a fine herd of Ayrshire cattle and has a sugar bush that yields 30 gallons of syrup annually.
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LEVI I. FICKES
(Deceased)


  Levi I. Fickes
Levi I. Fickes
lEVI I. FICKES is fifty-seven years old and was born in Cornwall Township. He owns and operates the fine 100-acre farm located East 1/2 Lot 33, Fifth Concession, Cornwall Township. His father's name was Jacob Harvey Fickes, and his mother's maiden name was Elizabeth Forrester. He married Adelaide Winters and is the father of four sons. He is a Methodist in religion and a Conservative in politics.
       Mr. Fickes is a patron of the Moulinette Cheese Factory, and has been a member of the Cornwall Cheese Board for twenty-one years. The live stock on his farm consists of 20 cattle, 4 horses, 6 swine and over 40 fowl. His farm yields, annually, 600 bushels of grain, 70 tons of hay, 2 acres of corn, and 100 bushels of potatoes. He has been farming all his life. He delivers 200 pounds of milk a day to the factory during the season, and produces over 200 pounds of butter annually. Mr. Fickes has 62 colonies of bees which produce 5 tons of honey a year.
       Dalton H. Fickes, a son of Mr. Fickes, twenty-four years of age, enlisted with the 156th Battalion, September, 1916, and received a shell wound in the hip August 18, 1917. He spent some time in an English Hospital convalescing.
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