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Subject:  Fruit trees 
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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 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...
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,...
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...
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...
Portrait of Charles Matthew Lowrey 
ImagesTexts    Black and white portrait photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery], a prominent resident of Queenston. The photograph is mounted on oversized cardboard frame. Charles Matthew Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, Canada on 29 Aug 1855 to David Jackson Lowrey and Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. He...
The new Fisher Peach 
TextsImagesHas Comment?  1940s  "New Fisher Peach. Outstanding phenomenon in peach history, discovered near Queenston, Ontario." Newspaper clipping with photographs of Fisher family and their orchard. Photo 1: Walter Fisher, Jr. surrounded by luscious Fisher peaches Photo 2: C. Howard Fisher, Walter Fisher and Boynton Fisher...
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Queenston Collection


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