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Subject:  Farming 
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Helen Emily Lowrey [Wallace] 
Images    Two sepia-toned, portrait photographs of young Helen Emily Wallace by photo studio in Brantford, Ontario. Undated, probably in the late 1870's. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert Wallace and Ann Jane Hewitt. She married Charles Matthew Lowrey in 1882...
Portrait of Charles Matthew Lowery as a young man 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Undated, probably in the late 1870's "Chas. Lowery"
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his wife Helen Emily 
Images  5 Oct 1913,   Two small photographs of Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] and his wife Helen Emily [Wallace] taken on October 5, 1913 - their 31st wedding anniversary. They are standing in front of their stone house in Queenston. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his friends 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his male friends, having fun in the park. The three pairs of participants are ready for a three-legged race with two judges on the side; Charles Matthew Lowrey (wearing hat) is the first on right. Undated, probably in the 1920's. Charles...
Lowrey's stone house in Queenston 
Images  1909,   Black and white photographs of Lowrey's home in Queenston. A substantial stone house with double verandah was known as the "family residence". Charles Matthew Lowrey bought the house in 1890s to accommodate his family when he moved to Queenston. It was inherited after M. Charles Lowrey's death in...
Portrait of Hannah Catherine (nee Lowrey) Woodruff
 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Hannah Catherine (Lowrey) Woodruff. The picture (slightly damaged) is attached to a cardboard frame with photographer's name:"J.S. Hill, St. Catharines". Picture is not dated; probably around 1880. Hannah Catherine Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, on...
Studio portrait of Hannah Catherine (Lowrey) Woodruff
 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of Hannah Catherine Woodruff (nee Lowrey). The picture is attached to a cardboard frame with photographer's name and studio location. Picture is not dated; probably around 1880. Hannah Catherine Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, on 17 Jan 1851 to David...
Portrait of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth Catherine Teeter and had 9...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
ImagesHas Mystery?    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters (Luella, Edna and Marguerite), and two other unidentified women (Barbara, Lilian?). All ladies are wearing elegant dresses and fashionable hats. Undated, probably in the 1910's. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was...
Photograph of Harold, Robert and Edna Lowrey 
Images    Sepia-toned photograph of the oldest children of Charles Matthew Lowrey and his wife Helen Emily Wallace. The picture is attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Dixon, Cor. King & Young Sts. Toronto". Undated, probably taken around 1887-1888. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
Images    Black and white photograph of seated Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters around: Luella (1st right), Edna and Marguerite. The picture taken inside the general store he owned and operated in Queenston, Ontario. Undated, probably in the 1910s. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was born...
Portrait of Elizabeth Catherine Lowrey 
Images    Black and white oval photograph of Elizabeth Catherine Lowrey nee Teeter (1826-1912), attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Poole, St. Catharines". Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. Edwin Poole was a noted and successful photographer in St....
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs (2) of Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston, belonging to Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Views of field and orchards; there is even a sign "Fairview Fruit Farm" on the roof of the barn and some railway track (in foreground). Matthew Charles Lowrey bought 42 acres of...
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
Texts  1912,   Complete 4 page document describing in detail the Fairview Fruit Farm, offered for sale in 1912 by the owner, Matthew Charles Lowrey. By this date Lowrey's interests had diversified - he had, for example opened another store and was involved in the Queenston/St. Davids Quarry - leaving too little...
Photograph of Helen Emily Victoria Wallace with her relatives 
Images    Sepia-toned photograph of young Helen Emily "Ella" Victoria Wallace (the first on right) with three teenage girls and one boy, all dressed up in elegant Victorian era costumes. The photograph is attached to cardboard frame with inscription: "Lawes, Photographer. Cabinet Portrait. Cobourg,...
Agricultural and Statistical Report of the County of Welland for the Year 1852. 
Texts  March 29, 1853,   Handwritten notes by William McMicking about agriculture in Counties of Lincoln and Welland. Headline: "Agricultural and Statistical Report of the county of Welland for the year 1852" 20 pages; size: 25cm x 34.5cm Parts of this work were later published as "Agricultural Report for the County of...
David Jackson Lowery 
Images    Black and white photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] sitting in the armchair and holding a stick. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth...
Early Upper Canada residents. Ancient documents record history of early Niagara River farm land
 
TextsImages    Article about Cooper family, one of the early settlers in Niagara region. Subtitle: "Grants, Deeds Discovered by Niagara-on-the-Lake Resident Recall Vividly Early History of Section of Frontier" Unknown date and publication.
Portrait of Wesley Marshall Lowrey 
Images  1901,   Black and white portrait photograph of Wesley Marshall Lowrey. Wesley Marshall Lowrey [Lowery] was born in 1860 to David Jackson Lowrey and Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. His wife's name was Mina (1863-1929). He died on July 30, 1924 and was buried in the cemetery of St. Davids-Queenston United...
Lionel Orbell, veteran shepherd for Larkin Farms shown with some of 250 Southdowns sheep. 
Images    Black and white photograph of Lionel Orbell, veteran shepherd who has bred Southdown sheep for Larkin Farms for over 30 years. Shown here outside of the barn and surrounded by sheep. John D. Larkin, a successful industrialist from Buffalo, started buying land in Niagara in 1900. He purchased...
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.