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DAGG, James | listed as an innkeeper in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 126
DAGGART, Sylvester | listed in an 1824 assessment roll for West Oxford Township at Conc. 2, Lot 9 with 70 acres uncultivated and 30 acres cultivated [NOTE: some individuals appearing in this assessment may have actually resided in present day East Oxford or North Oxford Townships, which detached from "Oxford upon the Thames" during the early 1820s and in Jan. 1842 respectively] | Shenston (1852), page 147
DAGGERT, Sylvester | listed in an 1812 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 80 acres uncultivated, 20 acres cultivated and with 2 horses and one cow as livestock (apparently also listed in 1816) | Shenston (1852), page 143
DAGGERT, Warren | listed in an 1816 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 90 acres uncultivated, 10 acres cultivated and with one cow as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 143
DALOUR, Taylor | listed in an 1812 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 44 acres uncultivated, 6 acres cultivated and with 2 oxen and 2 cows as livestock (apparently also listed in 1816) | Shenston (1852), page 142
DALY, Absalom | listed as a hotelkeeper on King street in Ingersoll, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 116
DALY, E. | listed as a general merchant on King street in Ingersoll, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 116
DALY, J. | a Captain in Fifth Regiment, Oxford Militia (Nissouri East, Nissouri West and North Oxford), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 107
DALY, M. | listed as an innkeeper in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DANBY, Mr. | hired to do brick work during construction of the Free Church, Gaelic in Woodstock, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 119
DANBY, Wm. | donated funds toward the construction of Goodwin’s School House in Woodstock, c.1839 | Shenston (1852), page 120
DANBY, Wm. | entry won "best [grade] bull calf" during East Zorra Township Agricultural Society's 1st Annual Show, Oct. 6, 18__? | Shenston (1852), page 167
DANIEL, Henry | a Lieutenant in Oxford Militia, 1824 | Shenston (1852), page 106
DANIELS, Henry | a Captain in Oxford Militia during 1829, in command of 64 men from Blenheim and Burford | Shenston (1852), page 106
DANIELS, Lawrence | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Aug. 1842 to at least Sep. 1849 | Shenston (1852), pp. 87, 88
DANIELS, Lawrence | a District Councillor for Burford Township, District of Brock, 1848-1849 | Shenston (1852), pp. 73, 74
DANIELS, Thomas | an Ensign in Seventh Battalion, Oxford Militia (Blenheim), Aug. 1851 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 110
DARROW, William C. | Township Superintendent (of schools) for Dereham Township, 1844 | Shenston (1852), page 80
DARROW, William C. | assessor and collector for Dereham Township, 1845 | Shenston (1852), page 140
DASH, Charles | listed as a painter in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DAVIDSON, Mr. | and Mr. Sutherland, hired to do carpentry work during construction of the Free Church, Gaelic in Woodstock, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 119
DAVIDSON, Andrew & Isaac | listed as waggonmakers and smiths in Thamesford (Nissouri Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 407
DAVIDSON, Isaac & Andrew | listed as waggonmakers and smiths in Thamesford (Nissouri Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 407
DAVIDSON, James | listed as a waggonmaker in Thamesford (Nissouri Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 407
DAVIDSON, John | assessor for Blandford Township, 1851 to at leat 1852 | Shenston (1852), pp. 191, 192, 193
DAVIS, Hugh | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for East Nissouri Township with 194 acres uncultivated and 4 acres cleared | Shenston (1852), page 200
DAVIS, Norris | listed as a teamster in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DAVIS, Thaddeus | granted 5069 acres of land in Zorra Township, as well as 4290 acres of land in Nissouri Township, date unknown [sometime between Dec. 1797 and Jan. 1820] ; granted the following lands in East Nissouri Township: Conc. 8, east half Lots 21 and 28; Conc. 9, east half Lots 26 and 28; Conc. 10, east half Lot 14; Conc. 11, east half Lots 7 and 17; Conc. 12, east half Lots 11, 19, 21, and 34; Conc. 13, east half Lot 26; and Conc. 14, east half Lot 8 | Shenston (1852), pp. 164, 201
Dawson, Richard | listed as an innkeeper in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 471
DAWSON, Richard | listed as a tavernkeeper in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 126
DAY, E. | a school trustee, Nissouri Township, 1839 | Shenston (1852), page 79
DAY, Ira C. | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 200 acres uncultivated | Shenston (1852), page 165
DAY, Joseph | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for East Nissouri Township with 94 acres uncultivated, 6 acres cleared and with 2 oxen and 2 cows as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 201
de BLAQUIERE & ELWES | listed as operators of steam saw mills in Sydenham (Burford Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 406
de BLAQUIRE, C. | a Lieutenant in Fifth Regiment, Oxford Militia (Nissouri East, Nissouri West and North Oxford), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 107
de BLAQUIRE, H. | a Lieutenant in Second Regiment, Oxford Militia (Blenheim, Blandford and Woodstock), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 106
de BLAQUIRE, Henry | a Captain in Third Battalion, Oxford Militia (Zorra East and West), May 1847 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 108
de BLAQUIRE, P.B. | Lieutenant-Colonel in Third Regiment, Oxford Militia (Zorra Township), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 106
de BLAQUIRE, Hon. Peter Boyle | president of the Agricultural Society for the County of Oxford, 1837 ; Warden for District of Brock, 1842 | Shenston (1852), pp. 65, 98, 114
de LONG, Garry V. | Reeve for Norwich Township, County of Oxford, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 75
DEAN, Robert | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for East Nissouri Township with 100 acres uncultivated | Shenston (1852), page 200
DEANE, Daniel | listed in an assessment roll for Dereham Township with 487 acres uncultivated, 13 acres cultivated and 2 oxen and 3 cows as livestock, c.1825 | Shenston (1852), page 136
DEANS, John | listed in an assessment roll for Dereham Township with 200 acres uncultivated, c.1825 | Shenston (1852), page 136
DECOW, Andrew | a Lieutenant in Oxford Militia, 1824 | Shenston (1852), page 106
DEEDES, Ed. | a Captain in Second Regiment, Oxford Militia (Blenheim, Blandford and Woodstock), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 106
DEEDES, Edmund | a Justice of the Peace for County of Oxford/District of Brock, Jan. 1837 to at least Feb. 1840 | Shenston (1852), page 87
DEEDES, Edmund | secretary/treasurer of the Agricultural Society for the County of Oxford, 1836-1839 ; president of the Agricultural Society for the County of Oxford, 1842, 1844-1846 & 1848 | Shenston (1852), page 98
DEEDES, Edmund | Lieutenant Colonel in Seventh Battalion, Oxford Militia (Blenheim), Sep. 1848 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 110
DEEDES, Edmund | Trustee for County of Oxford Grammar Schools & member on Board of Public Instruction, Nov. 1850 to at least 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 113
DEEDES, Edmund | an assessor for West Oxford Township, 1851 | Shenston (1852), page 150
DEEDES, Robert | a Lieutenant in Second Regiment, Oxford Militia (Blenheim, Blandford and Woodstock), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 106
DEEDS, Edward | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Sep. 1849-? | Shenston (1852), page 88
DELANEY, Patrick | listed as a currier in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DELONG, Garry V. | Reeve for Norwich Township, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 186
DELONG, Peter | together with Peter Lossing, purchased 15,000 acres of land in Norwich Township from William Willcox, July 1810 | Shenston (1852), page 183
DELONG, Peter | born in Dutchess County, New York ; settled (or at least commenced improvements to) a 400 acre property in Norwich Township, 1811 ; lived with his wife and 5 children by 1817 ; 7 acres in crop in 1811 - 25 acres (1812), 24 acres (1813), 28 acres (1814), 28 acres (1815) ; had 3 horses, 4 cows and 2 oxen in 1811 ; had 2 horses, 7 cows, 3 oxen and 24 sheep in 1817 ; 100 acres total cultivated in 1817 ; harvested 150 bushels of wheat, 300 bushels of "corn, oats and peas", 150 bushels of potatoes during 1817 | Shenston (1852), page 181
DENMAN, John | listed as a laborer in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 126
DENT, Edwin | listed as a fanning mill maker in Embro (Zorra Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 80
DENT, James | operated a general store in Embro (Zorra Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 80
DENT, John B. | a District Councillor for Zorra Township, District of Brock, 1842-1844 | Shenston (1852), pp. 65, 67, 68
DENT, John D. | a school trustee, Zorra Township, 1838-1839 | Shenston (1852), pp. 79, 174
DENT, John D. | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Aug. 1842-? | Shenston (1852), pp. 87, 88
DENT, John D. | a Captain in Third Battalion, Oxford Militia (Zorra East and West), May 1847 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 108
DEXTER, Thomas | granted Lot 6, Conc. 2 West Oxford Township, Dec. 1798 ; and his wife (both of Berton Township, District of Niagara) transferred deed for Lot 6, Conc. 2 West Oxford to Luther Hoskins, Jan. 1801 | Shenston (1852), pp. 111, 145
DIBBLE, ____ | cleared a portion of land in "that portion of Woodstock what is in Blandford", no date given | Shenston (1852), page 117
DIBBS, Robert | resided on the north side of Dundas street in Woodstock, Jan. 1836 | Shenston (1852), page 215
DICKSON, David | an Ensign in Fifth Battalion, Oxford Militia (North and West Oxford), June 1847 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 109
DICKSON, William | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Sep. 1849-? | Shenston (1852), page 88
DICKSON (DIXON), William | a District Councillor for Blenheim Township, District of Brock, 1848-1849 ; Reeve for Blenheim Township, County of Oxford, 1850 | Shenston (1852), pp. 73, 74, 75
DICKSON, William | a Lieutenant in Seventh Battalion, Oxford Militia (Blenheim), Aug. 1851 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 110
DITTON, Thomas | listed as a laborer in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DIXON, Mr. | and Mr. White, hired to construct the Chancel attached to the Episcopal Church in Woodstock, 1843 | Shenston (1852), page 119
DIXON, Mr. | and Mr. White, hired to construct the New Methodist Chapel in Woodstock, 1846 | Shenston (1852), page 120
DIXON, Mr. | and Mr. White, built County of Oxford Registry Office, Woodstock, 1847 | Shenston (1852), page 111, 119
DIXON, Mr. | and Mr. White, hired to construct Knox’x Free Church in Woodstock, 1849 | Shenston (1852), page 119
DIXON, Mr. | and Mr. White, hired to construct a Town Hall for East Oxford Township at Conc. 4, Lot 12 of the Township, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 153
DIXON, Mr. | and Mr. White, hired to construct the "Woodstock Hotel" at the corner of Huron and Dundas streets in Woodstock during 1852 | Shenston (1852), pp. 120, 121
DIXON, W.P. | listed as a builder in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DIXON, William | Reeve for Blenheim Township, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 197
DIXSON (DIXON), Mr. | and Mr. White, hired to construct a grammar school in Woodstock, 1848 | Shenston (1852), page 118, 119
DOBSON, J. | a Captain in Third Regiment, Oxford Militia (Zorra Township), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 107
DODGE, Adam | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 188 acres uncultivated, 12 acres cultivated and with 2 horses and 2 cows as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 165
DODGE, Daniel | listed in an 1812 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 79 acres uncultivated, 16 acres cultivated and with 2 horses and 3 cows as livestock (apparently also listed in 1816) | Shenston (1852), page 142
DODGE, Joseph | listed in an 1824 assessment roll for West Oxford Township at Conc. 1, Lot 4 with 40 acres uncultivated and 60 acres cultivated [NOTE: this individual was not listed in an 1816 assessment covering the same area] [NOTE: some individuals appearing in this assessment may have actually resided in present day East Oxford or North Oxford Townships, which detached from "Oxford upon the Thames" during the early 1820s and in Jan. 1842 respectively] | Shenston (1852), page 147
DONALDSON, ____ | operated "Cumberland Inn" - this was the location of East Zorra Township Agricultural Society's 1st Annual Show, Oct. 6, 18__? | Shenston (1852), page 166
DONALDSON, Jacob | listed as a wagonmaker in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DONALDSON, John | winning entries during East Zorra Township Agricultural Society's 1st Annual Show, Oct. 6, 18__? : "second best [grade] pen of ewes", "second best breeding sow", "second best pease" | Shenston (1852), page 168
DONALDSON, John | winning entries during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 13th Annual Show, Sep. 28, 1848: "second best three year old gelding", "best yearling heifer", "best ram for carcass" | Shenston (1852), pp. 99, 100
DONLEY, William | resided on the north side of Dundas street in Woodstock, Jan. 1836 | Shenston (1852), page 215
DOPP, Daniel | listed in an assessment roll for Dereham Township at concession 1, lot 14 with 71 acres uncultivated, 16 acres cultivated and with 2 oxen, 2 cows and 2 young cattle as livestock, c.1825 | Shenston (1852), page 136
DOPP, Henry | listed in an assessment roll for Dereham Township with 2 cows and 2 young cattle as livestock, c.1825 | Shenston (1852), page 136
DORMAN, Henry | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 96 acres uncultivated, 4 acres cultivated and with 2 cows as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 165
DORMAN, Henry | operated a tavern and stagehouse in Sydenham (Burford Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 406
DOTTY, David | listed as a blacksmith in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DOTTY, Derius | enumerator for Ingersoll and West Oxford Township during 1852 Census | Shenston (1852), page 33
DOTTY, Edward | appointed as treasurer for Village of Ingersoll, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 131
DOTTY, Edwin | listed as a livery stable keeper in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DOTY, Darius | clerk for West Oxford Township, 1849 ; treasurer for West Oxford Township, 1850-1851 | Shenston (1852), pp. 150, 151
DOUGLAS, Mr. | subsequent to T.S. Shenston’s resolution that boundary of Town of Woodstock be expanded, was appointed as a committee member to draft such a petition, July 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 116
DOUGLAS, Dorothy | listed as a tavern keeper in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DOUGLAS, John | acted as a major influence in events leading to the construction of Knox’s Free Church in Woodstock, c.1849 | Shenston (1852), page 119
DOUGLAS, John | listed as an editor in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DOUGLAS, John | listed as a saddler in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DOUGLASS, John | secretary & treasurer for the Woodstock and Huron Road Company, Aug. 1849-Jan. 1851; secretary for the Woodstock and Huron Road Company, Jan. 1851-Jan. 1852 | Shenston (1852), pp. 122, 123
DOUGLASS, John | listed as a painter in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 471
DOUGLASS, John | listed as a saddler in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 471
DOUGLASS, John | board member for County of Oxford Building Society, Oct. 1852-? | Shenston (1852), page 105
DOULING, Thomas | listed in an 1812 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 40 acres uncultivated, 10 acres cultivated and with 2 horses, 3 oxen and 2 cows as livestock (apparently also listed in 1816) | Shenston (1852), page 142
DOWNES, Thomas | listed as a grocer in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 471
DREW, Captain | [owned?] and occupied property at east end of Town of Woodstock, also built the Episcopal church, prior to or c.1832 | Shenston (1852), page 115
DREW, Captain | mentioned as a trustee for a church, church yard and burying ground within the "the front five acres" of Woodstock, May 1833 | Shenston (1852), page 121
DREW, Andrew | a Justice of the Peace for County of Oxford, July 1833 to at least June 1835 | Shenston (1852), page 87
DREW, Andrew | resided on the north side of Dundas street in Woodstock, Jan. 1836 | Shenston (1852), page 215
DREW, Captain Andrew | presided over meetings which resulted in the construction of a Court House in Woodstock, 1837 | Shenston (1852), page 117
DREW, Andrew | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Feb. 1840-? | Shenston (1852), pp. 87, 88
DUNCAN, Howard | listed as a farrier in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 126
DUNCOMBE, Dr. Charles | M.P.P. for Oxford and chairman for select committee on Schools, 1830? ; an M.P.P. for County of Oxford during eleventh Provincial Parliament (Upper Canada), 1831-1834 ; an M.P.P. for County of Oxford during twelfth Provincial Parliament (Upper Canada), 1835-1836 ; an M.P.P. for County of Oxford during thirteenth Provincial Parliament (Upper Canada), 1837-? - expelled from the house during this Parliament | Shenston (1852), pp. 80, 93, 94
DUNDAS, J. | an Ensign in Fifth Regiment, Oxford Militia (Nissouri East, Nissouri West and North Oxford), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 107
DUNDIS, Edward | listed as a shoemaker in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DUNN, J. | listed as a shoemaker in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DUNN, James | listed as a carpenter in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 125
DUNN, Thomas | listed in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 126
DUNN, William | listed as a founder in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 133
DUNNETT, Rev. Samuel | listed as an Episcopal Methodist minister in Oakland (Oakland Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 261
DURKEE, Asa | a township councillor for Norwich Township, 1850-1851 ; Deputy Reeve for Norwich Township, County of Oxford, 1851-1852 ; Reeve for Norwich Township, 1852 | Shenston (1852), pp. 77, 78, 186
DYGERT, Isaac | a school trustee, ____ Oxford Township, 1839 | Shenston (1852), page 79