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History of the County of Perth, 1825-1902
William Johnston, 1903


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Mr SAMUEL ROE was born in Crossmolin, Mayo, Ireland, in 1821. At the age of 30 years he came to Canada, settling at Paris. In 1854 he arrived in Elma, locating on lot 36, concession 12. During his first year in this township he married Margaret Fullarton, sister to the present municipal clerk. At an early period he became identified with township affairs, and was elected councillor in 1859. In 1863 he was chosen deputy-reeve under Mr. D. D. Hay. This position he held until 1880. He was a life-long Conservative, and a consistent supporter of the English Church.

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The Townships of Perth County

Blanshard Township and town of St Marys
Downie Township
North Easthope
South Easthope
Ellice Township
Elma township
Fullarton Township
Hibbert Township
Logan Township
Mornington Township
City of Stratford
Wallace Township and town of Listowel

Outside Links (Not part of this site)

$ Perth County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Stratford-Perth Archives
The Stratford Beacon-Herald the main newspaper for the area

The Listowel Banner is the main newspaper in the north part of the county

County of Perth
Museums of Perth County
Perth County Historical Foundation
Stratford Public Library
Town of North Perth
Township of Perth East
Township of West Perth
Hmm... North, East, West, where is a website for South Perth?

Historic Plaques of Perth County on Wayne Cook's Historic Plaque site

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