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  • John Stewart, 1808-1893
        Farmer, patriot or rebel, business man. Born in Perth, Scotland. Settled in the Scotch Block with his parents c. 1819. He was tried for treason after the Mackenzie rebellion, convicted and sentenced to transportation. He escaped and fled to the United States. He was pardoned in 1842 and returned to ...
      Farmer, patriot or rebel, business man. Born in Perth, Scotland. Settled in ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Thomas Fyfe
        Portrait of Thomas Fyfe (1779-1870) seated on a chair. He was the first postmaster in Esquesing (1832), was a Justice of the Peace and was supportive of William Lyon Mackenzie leading up to the Rebellion of 1837.
      Portrait of Thomas Fyfe (1779-1870) seated on a chair. He was the ...
    Esquesing Historical Society
  • Arthur Harris
        Arthur Harris was the great-grandson of Absalom and Anna Mary (Beamer) Smith, of Palermo. He is sitting in the “Mackenzie” chair. The Smiths assisted William Lyon Mackenzie out of the country in 1837. After the botched rebellion of 1837 with a reward over his head, Mackenzie fled to the United ...
      Arthur Harris was the great-grandson of Absalom and Anna Mary (Beamer) Smith, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Smith Family Descendants, With Artifacts Relating to William Lyon Mackenzie’s Stay With The Family
        William Lyon Mackenzie was sheltered and hidden by the family of Absalom Smith of Palermo, Trafalgar Township on his historic flight from Upper Canada after his defeat at the skirmish at Montgomery's Tavern, York (now Toronto), December 1837. According to the family, the empty chair with blanket and candle were ...
      William Lyon Mackenzie was sheltered and hidden by the family of Absalom ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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