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George B. O'Malley Day Book, 1872-1889

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George B. O'Malley fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1872-1889
Accession Number
2016-23
Storage Location
C3 Sh4 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George B. O'Malley fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh4 1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1872-1889
Physical Description
1 volume
History / Biographical
George Benjamin O'Malley was born on April 8, 1852 on Talbot Road, west of Wallacetown, and resided in the Township of Dunwich his entire life. His first wife, Louise, died at 21 years old in 1883 and he later married Isabella Gillies (1861-1932), with whom he had three children: Anthony, Peter and Mrs. James Thompson. O'Malley had an almost-50 year career in threshing and, according to his obituary, had visited almost every farm in the township during his professional career. He was also involved in municipal politics and served as a councillor for ten years. O'Malley died on January 13, 1926 and is buried at Black's Cemetery in Wallacetown.
Scope and Content
Day book maintained by George B. O'Malley for his threshing business in Wallacetown, Ontario. Includes entries for the years 1872-1889. The first page has the following inscription: "Geo. B. O'Malley / Canada Southern Stables / Day Book".
Name Access
O'Malley, George B.
Wallacetown (Ont.)
Subject Access
Agriculture