Settler of Township Lots: Conc 13, Lot 34 Monmouth
Dates of residency: c1918 -
- The book Monmouth Township 1881-1981 Indicates that the original name of the lake was Poverty Lake and that he changed it to Wilbermere Lake.
- He developed a tourist vacation site called Wilbermere Summer Resort along the east shore of the lake where up to 50 guests could tent and eventually stay at a guest house that was erected on the site. Some families would stay all summer with the husbands coming up from the city every weekend.
Preceding landowner: possibly Newbatts, property was purchased from the Sheriff's office
Succeeding landowner: Jimmy Cooper & Earl Pitts
Information submitted by:
- Book titled " Monmouth Township 1881- 1981"
- son Ken Sanderson
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