Category: Upper Fords Creek

During his lifetime John Paxon “Jack” Harlan’s career involved being a miner, merchant, farmer, trapper, teacher, soldier, historian, public servant, civic leader, timber cruiser, coroner et al.  Following is a brief synopsis of his life: John Paxon Harlan John “Jack” Paxon Harlan was born …

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George Washington Stiles and Mary Jane Cunningham George Washington Stiles George Washington Stiles was born at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in July of 1835.  According to US census information, both of his parents were U.S. born, his father in Massachusetts and his …

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