Schooner Days DCXXVII (627)

Harry out of Picton, 5 Feb 1944

Henry McConnell, 1859-1950.

Henry "Harry" McConnell was born 27 Feb 1859, Athol, Prince Edward County, and was a Great Lakes sailor all his life. He married Amy Tressa Hudgin in 1888, and lived on a farm on Royal Road, before moving to (the Slattery House) Elizabeth Street, Picton, in 1913. He died 16 Mar 1950 at his home at the age of 91. C.H.J Snider delivered one of the Eulogies at his funeral. The photo above was taken aboard C.H.J. Snider's ketch. The photo below is the one illustrating this Schooner Days article.


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