top

 Cornwall Cheese and Butter Board

 

HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
JOHN D. and ALEX. J. McLELLAN
 
 John D. McLellan and His Son,
 Alex. J. McLellan

John D. McLellan and His Son, Alex. J. McLellan tHIS splendid 200-acre farm, located Part Lots 25 and 26, Seventh Concession, Cornwall Township, is jointly operated by John D. McLellan and Alex. J. McLellan, father and son, respectively, whose pictures are here reproduced. Both have been farming all their lifetime.
       The livestock equipment of the farm consists of a fine herd of 26 head of graded cattle, 7 horses, 46 sheep, 20 swine and a large number of fowl.
       The annual yearly yield of this farm is 1,500 bushels of grain, 80 tons of hay, 120 tons of corn, 150 bushels of potatoes, besides 150 gallons of maple syrup. There are also ten colonies of bees. Messrs. McLellan are breeders of pure-bred cattle.
       Members of the Cornwall Cheese Board since it was formed and patrons of the Black River Factory, they deliver daily to this factory an average of 500 pounds of milk during the season. 400 pounds of butter are manufactured annually.
       John D. McLellan married Margaret McIntosh. He is in splendid health at the advanced age of eighty-six years. Alex. J. McLellan, upon whom the active management of the farm devolves, is a progressive and energetic farmer. He is unmarried. The McLellans are Catholics in religion, Independent in politics, and of Scotch descent.

Barns of Alex. J. McLellan
Barns of Alex. J. McLellan
prev page        180        next page


Cheese Board HomeTable of ContentsName Index

 Home Sign our Guestbook Stormont County Message Board

Contact me: wend...@gmail.com

Stormont County GenWeb Coordinator - Wendy Anctil | updated March 2014

Templates in Time