|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|W. E. AITKEN|
| Home W. E. Aitken |
E. AITKEN is of Scotch descent. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Aitken, and by his wife, Emma Carey, he has two sons and four daughters. He is a Liberal in politics. His farm of 100 acres, located West 1/2 Lot 22, First Concession, Charlottenburg Township, carries a stock of 26 cattle — graded Ayrshires and Holsteins — 6 horses, 10 swine and 30 fowl, and the annual yield is 400 bushels grain, 70 tons hay, and an assortment of fruit, and vegetables for own use. Mr. Aitken's herd of cattle show a daily average of 300 pounds milk for a period of seven months, which he delivers at the River Bank Factory. Our subject has spent his life at farming, and for twenty-one years has been a patron of the Cheese Board.
PETER B. BAKER
|ETER B. BAKER was born sixty-eight years ago at Summerstown, Glengarry County. He is the son of Stephen Baker. His wife was Katherine Murchison. He has four sons and one daughter. He is a Presbyterian and an Independent. |
Mr. Baker has a farm of 106 acres, located East 1/2 Lot 16, Charlottenburg Township. His stock consists of 22 cattle, 4 horses, 6 sheep, 8 swine, and 40 fowl, and the yearly yield is 400 bushels grain, 25 tons hay, 2 acres corn, 100 bushels potatoes, and 250 bushels vegetables. From his sugar bush of 1,500 trees he makes, annually, about 150 gallons of syrup. He sends 350 pounds of milk daily to the River Bank Factory. Mr. Baker has been salesman for this factory for many years, and a patron of the Cheese Board for twenty-one years.
| David McGibbon |
AVID McGIBBON was born fifty-four years ago at Huntingdon, Que. His parents were Wallace McGibbon and Agnes Sterling. He married Margaret McPherson and has one son and two daughters. He is a Presbyterian and an Independent. His farm of 100 acres is located East 1/2 Lot 22, Charlottenburg Township. He has a stock of 25 cattle and sends an average of 350 pounds of milk daily to the River Bank Factory for a period of seven months. His farm yields annually 600 bushels grain, 30 tons hay, and fruit and vegetables for own use. His life work has been farming, and for twenty-one years he has been a patron of the Cheese Board.
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