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 Dalesboro
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 Dalesboro Saskatchewan
an Unincorporated Locality

Originally located in Assiniboia District, NWT

in RM Moose Creek #33

Located at  NW Section 12, Township 6, Range 3, W2

Latitude- 49 28' N
Longitude- 102 15' W

13 km - 8 mi from Wordsworth
19 km - 12 mi from Carlyle


part of 1927 map of this area.

School 1- ?

School 2- Green Hill School, no 497
shown on SW Section 13
original land grant, NE Section 11, Tsp 6, Rge 3, W2

One of the few localities not on a Railroad.

Area named Dalesboro,
by Mrs. Wesley "Wes" Darby and William Pender Watson (Sr.),
(per Carlyle History Book)
Why this name is unknown to me.

William Pender Watson
b- Aug 15, 1872, in ON, Methodist, Farmer
d- 1895, killed by lightning
wife Hannah Maria Watson,
b- Aug 15, 1875 in ON
2 daughters as of 1901
Ruby Alice Watson
b- May 7, 1899 in Dalesboro, Assa, NWT (SK)
 and Ida Watson,
 b- Jan 12, 1901 in Assa.
Bella Annie Watson
b- Apr 21, 1903 on Section 36, Tsp 5, Rge 2, W2, SK
Ethel Hannah Watson
b- Mar 11, 1905 on Section 36, Tsp 5, Rge 2, W2, SK
Myrtle Zhennia Watson
b- July 8, 1907 on Section 34, Tsp 5, Rge 2, W2,  SK
Mabel Watson
b- Nov 1909 in SK
Watson Family living in Dalesboro area in 1901
1891 William Watson Sr. was single,
living in Nelson Township, Halton Co., ON
 

Wesley "Wes" Darby took out a land grant
 on SW Sec 4, Tsp 6, Rge 2, W2.
Can't find much about him or his wife.
There was a Wesly Darby in 1881 census
age 23, in ON
 father- Robert Darby, age 60, in England
mother- Sarah Darby, age 60 in England
in Township of Nassagaweya, Halton Co., ON
same guy?

1882 these men, and others,
 came from area around Guelph, ON


Cemetery

Dalesboro Cemetery

Located in RM #33
on Highway # 702, I think?
SW Section 15-Township 6- Range 2- W2
3 1/2 miles straight East of Dalesboro
(3 miles East of Highway # 9)
found a burial online for 2011, so still in use it seems.
Dalesboro United Church shown. built in 1900
about 2 miles West of Moose Mountain Creek
shown on map on right side.
 

Also shown in map above the Dalesboro School
School District #69
started out as a log structure in 1885/6.
destroyed in a prairie fire a few years later.
School built in 1900, burned down Dec 1946


Pioneers, Early Settlers

Mr. Archie Johnstone farmed north of Dalesboro,
on the Manor Rd., in 1943

Mrs. Annie MacDonald turned 96, May 19, 1948
b- May 19, 1852, in County of Glengarry ON.
Married Andrew MacDonald in 1874,
he was from Prescott ON.
they lived on a farm near Dalkeith
In 1905 they moved to Carlyle,
settling in Dalesboro district
She was a Life Member of the Dalesboro Ladies Aid.
Andrew MacDonald died ca 1944
She had a son D. A. MacDonald
Youngest daughter Mrs. Belle Maitland, Souris MB
They had 6 sons and 3 daughters total.

Jerry Coffey farmed in the area in 1925
Karl Sommers was his hired man.

Mr. Frank George farmed in the area,
b- Sept 1882, Beaumont Hall, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, England,
He came to Canada in 1908,
moved in 1911 to the Dalesboro District to farm,
He retired in 1951.
He married Violet Medford, Mar 26, 1913, at her Father's home,
b- Woodlawn ON,
came west with her parents in 1900.
Had 5 children

Mr. Frederick "Fred" Watson farmed in this area
b- 1877, on a farm near Burlington ON
d- Oct 14, 1961 in Regina SK
buried in Riverside Memorial Park, Regina
Came to SK spring of 1897,
homesteaded in Dalesboro District.
He raised prize Shorthorn cattle and Clydesdale horses.
Sec-Treasurer of Dalesboro School District
President of the Local Rural Telephone system
President of the SK. Checkers Assoc. for 16 years.
He was a Champion Checkers and Chess player
in Saskatchewan, and was known world wide.
Left the farm in 1947 due to ill health
and went into Real Estate business in Regina.
He was married and had one daughter,
who both died before him.
western land grant- NW sec 34, tsp 5, rge 2, W2

William Richard Watson came to homestead in 1882
He married Elizabeth Napper
they had 11 children.
one became postmaster, see below
His son Richard William Watson, came west in 1883
His children and wife came west in 1884

Mr. Alexander "Alex" Cameron was one of the first settlers,
writing a note in 1900, describing the area.
New houses being built around him, and all land sold,
and a new Church near his place was being planned
for spring of 1901.
1901 census says his name was Cameron Alexander
b- Apr 29, 1841 in NB
wife Mary M. Cameron , b- June 29, 1843 in NB
son Albert Cameron, b- Jan 16, 1877 in NB

A Mr. H. McKeen lived in the district  ca 1924,
married with one 16 mo child at least.
 


Postmaster History

Name of Office: Dalesboro

Federal Electoral District: Assiniboia (SK)

Office Established Sept 1, 1884
on Sec 30, township 5, Range 2, W2
Office Closed Jan 18, 1947

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy

John Morrow

1884-09-01

1885-06-09

Resignation

Henry C. Disney
 (see below)

1885-07-01

1894-05-25

Resignation

Emma Ross

1895-04-01

1896-09-14

Resignation

Mrs. Susanna Eaton
(see below)

1897-01-11

1936-09-07

Death

Leslie Arthur Jas. Eaton

1936-09-08

Acting

-

Leslie Arthur Jas. Eaton

1936-09-28

1939-10-24

Resignation

Vacancy cancelled

-

1947-01-18

Closed, Limited Usefulness

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Henry C. Disney
 owned a store in 1885 in Oxbow
in a Robert McIlvenna's house,
while he was postmaster here.

Susanna Jane Eaton, nee Watson
b- 1873
d- Sept 7, 1936
daughter of William Richard Watson (see above)
she married James Presley Eaton, 1896.
b- 1856
d- 1938
James took out western land grant
SE Sec 12, Tsp 6, Rge 3, W2
she was awarded a medal by the King, for 40 years service.

Leslie Arthur James Eaton
b- Aug 1911
son of Susanna above
 


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History Book of this area
Prairie Trails to Blacktop Carlyle and District, 1882-1982
http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=8505

History of the Dalesboro Church described above
http://www.ourroots.ca/e/page.aspx?id=3596060

 

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