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Augustus Jones

Augustus Jones surveyed the very land upon which I am writing this. Now known as Central Elgin, it was for 200 years called Yarmouth Township. Jones surveyed the southerly portion in 1799. The Baby (pronounced ‘Bawby’) family of the Detroit-Windsor area controlled/owned all of these lands, but never lived in this area. It was not …

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