Ref.: “Black Heslay Notes” (Floral Bender)
Section- the guelph weekly mercury and adver- oct 24 1907; page 12
Page 13- bottom left column; 2nd last para

Quote : “the west half now owned by daniel gingerich was very early settled by a
runaway coloured slave named dangerfield lawson. This became afterwards the
property of henry ellis.”
“On the east half of lot 16, Jeremiah powell, colored, an honest industrious man in
many respects superior to his race was the pioneer. He sold early to rainey and
went to normanby.