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Pioneer Families

In this area we are recording the family histories from all four townships Most families knew each other and some are inter-related

A family chronicle
By Myrtle Graham
An eleventh hour attempt to record the lingering lore associated with Joel and Sarah Day for the possible satisfaction of their many descendants in 1967. Surely, few families of modest station have been more harassed by relevant events of history than has the Day family.
Sincere gratitude is due the few who travelled far down Memory Lane for the tales which follow. Indulgence is requested for any inadvertent errors.

Centennial Year, 1967

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Tom Joslin arrived in Dalton in 1870 and retired to Coopers Falls in 1908
Young Tom –his son— had a carpentry–black smith shop in Coopers Falls before moving to Hawkstone in1912
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The Egan Family first settled on a farm where modern Oakville now stands. They moved to Mara about 1871 and settled on lot 17 Con 9
(In downtown Millington)

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