|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|WILLIAM R. WARRINGTON|
|ILLIAM R. WARRINGTON was born November 15th, 1882, Leitrim County, Ireland. His parents were Samuel Warrington and Mary Pollock. He married Ena Alguire and has one son. He is an Anglican in religion and a Unionist in politics. |
His 100-acre farm is located near Farmer's Lea Factory where he delivers 200 pounds milk daily. It is stocked with 20 cattle, 4 horses, 12 swine and about 100 fowl. The yield, annually, is 450 bushels grain, 50 tons hay, 10 acres corn, and 300 bushels potatoes. He has been farming for four years and has been a patron of the Cheese Board for this time. His mother and father are still in Ireland.
|PENNISTON was born in Montreal, August 15th, 1884, and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Penniston. Jessie Wood was his wife's maiden name. He has one son, William Penniston, married to Margaret Snetsinger, who works his farm with him; also one daughter. In religion, he is a Methodist and in politics a Unionist. |
His farm of 142 acres is located in the Second Concession, Cornwall Township, being the North part Lots 13 and 14, and Centre part Lot 12. He has spent his life on the farm and has been a patron of the Cheese Board for twenty-one years. He has a number of pure-bred Short-horn cattle, and sends his milk to Farmer's Lea Factory. He is an extensive market gardener, growing 600 bushels potatoes and 1,500 bushels vegetables. He is a prize winner at the Cornwall Fair, exhibiting cattle, fruit and vegetables. Mr. Penniston has quite an extensive sugar bush and makes, annually, about 50 gallons syrup.
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