The Lapish Family“Drop The Anchor, Boys!” Mrs. Elizabeth Lapish Ordered, And Hence Became The First Settlers Of Laird TownshipThomas Lapish had come to Sault Ste. Marie as early as 1865. His aunt, Maria Lapish Hetherington, was housekeeper to Colonel John Prince, and as a landowner in that locality, sheContinue Reading

THE TOMLINSON FAMILYCommunity Spirit With Farming, Township Clerk, School Board, And Even Bell CanadaCaptain Nicholas Tomlinson came from England by boat with his brother who settled in Southern Ontario. Captain Nicholas settled in Laird, the deed stating the date 1883. Thomas Matthew, son to Nicholas and Martha, was born inContinue Reading