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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Markham > Nicholas Reesor House and Frame House
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Nicholas Reesor House and Frame House
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created by Vital Films on 1/20/2012 1:31 AM
last modified by Vital Films on 1/20/2012 1:34 AM
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 Overview
 Description
This is the "Frame House" located on the Nicholas Reesor property.
 Basic Information
Type: Farm house
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address

Markham, Ontario
Canada
Owner: {Unknown}
 Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • part-time guard
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Camera
     History
    Nicholas Reesor, brother to four siblings and son of Christian and Susan{Burkholder} Reesor. Christian Reesor was the second son of John and Annie{Grove} Reesor.
    The east half of Lot 12, on concession 9 was originally granted to a Joseph Marr in 1816. The same year 100 acres was sold to John Reesor, than in 1846 John sold it to his son Christian Reesor. Nicholas had taken over the family farm after his father had retired.{Nicholas was fairly young when this happened}. The original farm house was built with stone in 1850 and it is believed that Christian Reesor had built the home. Unfortunately that home was torched about two years ago, and the fire dept. had it taken down completely.
    In later years{Which I was unable to find any solid information in my researching} a wood frame house was constructed on the same property, literally 50 yards away from the stone built home.
    Nicholas Reesor married a Sarah{Last name unknown?} and had one child. Daughter Jessie Viola Reesor. She had married to a William J. Cowie, and they took over both homes and farm property after Nicholas had retired.
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    Fri, Jan 20th, 2012
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 1/20/2012 12:44 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 20 12 at 12:44, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 20 12 at 1:42, Vital Films made this location available
  • on Jan 20 12 at 1:41, Vital Films added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jan 20 12 at 1:39, Vital Films added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jan 20 12 at 1:35, Vital Films created a new gallery
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  • on Jan 20 12 at 1:34, Vital Films changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Security Measures, Required Equipment, Recommended Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
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