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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
JOHN A. RAYMOND

  John A. Raymond
John A. RaymondjOHN A. RAYMOND was born on the farm he now occupies — Lot 4, Sheik's Island, Cornwall Township — December 5th, 1865. He is the son of Solomon and Hannah (Annable) Raymond. His wife's maiden name was Elizabeth Eaman, and he is the father of one son. He is a Methodist in religion and a Liberal in politics. Mr. Raymond owns a 200-acre farm which yields 1,500 bushels of grain, 100 tons of hay, 12 acres of corn, 500 bushels of potatoes, 12 acres of corn and large quantities of apples. He has 35 cattle, 4 horses, 50 swine and over 200 fowl. Mr. Raymond is a member of the Cornwall Cheese Board and a patron of the Lake View Factory where he delivers an average of 400 pounds of milk daily during the season. He produces 500 pounds of butter yearly. Mr. Raymond's grandfather settled here about eighty-five years ago and the family have lived here since. Mr. Raymond's father is alive and active at the. age of eighty-four years.
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ALEXANDER GADBOIS
  Alexander Gadbois
Alexander GadboisaLEXANDER GADBOIS was eighty-four years of age and owned and occupied the 128-acre farm located Lot No. 2, Front, Indian Lands, Charlottenburg Township, Glengarry. He has been farming all his life and his well-stocked farm includes 20 head of cattle, 4 horses and a large number of fowl. The farm yearly produced 350 bushels of grain and 40 tons of hay, besides large quantities of potatoes, beans and corn. Mr. Gadbois was perhaps the oldest Cheese Factory patron on the East Front, and he delivered daily, during the season, 200 pounds of milk to the Glen Walter Factory. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Francis Gadbois. His wife's maiden name was Mary Deruchie and he was the father of seven sons, two deceased, and three daughters. In religion, he was a Roman Catholic, in politics a Liberal, and a French-Canadian. Mr. Gadbois had served for twenty-nine years as a member of the Glen Walter School Board, and for twenty-one years had acted as its Secretary-Treasurer. Mr. Gadbois died December 6th, 1918.
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