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MARCIL PERRAS

  Marcil Perras
Marcil Perras
mARCIL PERRAS was born at Laprarie, Que., April 3rd, 1861. His parents were Samuel Perras (deceased) and H. Rondeau. Virginia Monteil was his wife's maiden name, by whom he has five sons and four daughters. He is a Roman Catholic and a Liberal.
       His farm of 50 acres is located West 1/2 Lot 17, Fifth Concession, Cornwall Township. He has a stock of 14 cattle, 5 horses, 10 swine and 50 fowl, and the yearly yield is 150 bushels grain, 15 tons hay, 5 acres corn, 100 bushels potatoes, also some fruit and vegetables. Mr. Perras sends 160 pounds milk to the St. Andrews Factory daily. There is a sugar bush on the farm, from which twenty-five gallons of syrup is made during a season.
       Our subject has spent twenty years on the farm, and has been a member of the Cheese Board for the same period.
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WILLIAM J. WOOD
wILLIAM J. WOOD was born on the farm in the Fifth Concession, Township of Cornwall, July 4th, 1882. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Wood, and by his wife, Christena McDonald, has two sons and four daughters. He is a Catholic and a Unionist.
       His farm of 100 acres, being West part Lot 10, Fifth Concession, Cornwall Township, carries a stock of 15 cattle. 6 horses, 11 swine and 60 fowl, and yields each year 600 bushels grain, 40 tons hay, 4 acres corn, and 50 bushels potatoes.
       Mr. Wood's daily delivery of milk to the St. Andrews Factory is 200 pounds. He has been a patron of the Cheese Board for the past ten years. He bought his farm four years ago.
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