Descendants of Hugh DAVIS & Eliza IRWIN

Hugh and Eliza were married in Crossmolina, Mayo, Connacht, Ireland. They had a family of at least three sons. Two of these sons, John and Hugh emigrated to Canada circa 1850 and eventually settled in Arran Township, Bruce, County, Ontario.


Big Bruce is currently on permanent display at the Aren-Elderslie Municipal offices in Chesley Ontario. The plaque next to Big Bruce reads: Placed here by the Bruce County Cattlemen's Association and the Township of Elderslie, in June 1980 as a tribute to:

1933 - 1980

Through his enthusiasm, integrity, and expertise, Harvey made an outstanding contribution to the community and agriculture.A third generation farmer, Harvey was a great ambassador for Elderslie Township, Bruce County and the beef industry;
Reeve of Elderslie Township 1968 - 78
100th Warden of Bruce County 1972
President of Ontario Good Roads Assoc. 1980
President of Bruce County Cattlemen's Assoc. 1971 - 72
Provincial director to Ontario Cattlemen's Association 1980.

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Latest Revision February 9, 2016

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