Joseph Harmer West Flamborough Township, Wentworth County

Joseph Harmer, born ca 1828 in England (died W. Flamborough, 3 Febuary, 1894, aged 66) was with his wife Rosetta Fairhead one of the first settlers in the area (called District 128 in 1891 census of Wentworth County), on the north side of the marsh at Coote's Paradise. He is listed in the 1891 census of Wentworth County as being 61 years of age. Rosetta was born in England on the 25th of December, 1833, and died in West Flamborough 4th of of September, 1898.

See Harmer Family

The children of Joseph Harmer and Rosetta (Fairhead) Harmer were:

1. William Stewart Harmer - born 17 February, 1860, USA; died 30 June, 1924, West Flamborough; buried St. Matthew's Anglican Church cemetery (Aldershot), Burlington, ON. He married Avis Matilda Newman (born 16 July, 1860, Norfolk County, Townsend Township; died 21 June, 1935; buried St. Matthew's Anglican Church cemetery (Aldershot), Burlington, ON.

2. Roxie (Rosetta?) H. Harmer - born ca 1868, West Flambourgh Township, Wentworth County; married Marshall Rasberry (ca 1866 - 1925). Both are buried at St. Matthew's Anglican Church cemetery (Aldershot), Burlington, ON

3. Agnes (Aggie) Harmer - born ca 1863, West Flamborough Township; she was a dressmaker; age 28 in the 1891 Census.

4. Elizabeth Ellen Harmer - born ca 1866, West Flamborough Township; died 30 August, 1898; buried at St. Matthew's, Aldershot. She married Henry Almas (1861 - 1936) who was buried in Grove Cemetery, Dundas, ON.