Joseph Reginald SMITH: Birth: 28 NOV 1889 in Tilbury East Twp., Kent Co., Ontario, CANADA. Death: 8 FEB 1964 in Galt, Dumfries North Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, CANADA
Muriel Sybil SMITH: Birth: 19 AUG 1895 in Tilbury East Twp., Kent Co., Ontario, CANADA. Death: 6 APR 1927 in Harrow, Colchester South Twp., Essex Co., Ontario, CANADA
Shirley G. SMITH: Birth: 4 FEB 1898 in Tilbury East Twp., Kent Co., Ontario, CANADA. Death: 29 APR 1972 in Harrow, Colchester South Twp., Essex Co., Ontario, CANADA
Cyrus Carl Horning SMITH: Birth: 22 MAY 1905 in Tilbury East Twp., Kent Co., Ontario, CANADA. Death: 15 NOV 1970 in Windsor, Sandwich South Twp., Essex Co., Ontario, CANADA
Ruth ARMSTRONG: Birth: 30 DEC 1915 in Glanford Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, CANADA. Death: 16 OCT 1973 in Harrow, Colchester South Twp., Essex Co., Ontario, CANADA
Note: N10280 Cyrus was a Lumberman and Farmer in the Kent County area of Ontario. Quinn Post Office, 9th Concession and King and Whittle sideroad, Tilbury East Township, Kent County, Ontario. When Cyrus's brother Dr. Joseph Rymal Smith was practicing Medicine in Conewango Valley (about 50 miles south of Buffalo) he heard of a saw-mill for sale in Frewsburgh New York. Cyrus's lumbering operation was coming to an end in Kent County. He had exhausted the tributary stands of timber. His farming operations were expanding but was worried about a High School education for his family. At this point Uncle Harold had already been away for a year at school and my Grand Father Reg was quickly approaching that same stage in his life. Cyrus did in fact purchase that Mill in Frewsburgh and his family lived there for abour 2 years. As a business it didn't really work out, his health suffered and the family returned to to their farm in Kent County. 2 He bought a lumbermill from S.C. Zimmerman 2 March, 1909 in Harrow,ON. He modernized with better machinery in 1914, but it was destroyed by fire in 1916. He rebuilt in cement block and more modern machinery was purchased, operated by electric power. A lumberyard continued there until 1991 owned by different operators.
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