Emigration

Date 1871
Place Burnside, Portage la Prarie, Manitoba, Canada
Description See note

Narrative

Moved to Burnside and  settled on a farm 2-3 miles north of #1 Highway, and one mile east of the Burnside corner. After one harvest moved to homestead Parish Lot 37, "where he built a log cabin at a cost of $4.00 for windows and doors.

In the Spring of 1873 he returned to Ontario and brought his wife and family of four to Manitoba.

With his wife he raised a family of four boys and six girls.." Thomas Leader - Short Bio

Source References

  1. Western Land Grants (1870-1930) - Thomas Leader

References

  1. Allen, BRIDGET
  2. Leader, THOMAS