1879 Mortgage for Daniel Walker and Alexander Lucas. Middlesex County Ontario. – The Global Tofay

1879 Mortgage for Daniel Walker and Alexander Lucas. Middlesex County Ontario. - The Global Tofay Global Today

This mortgage is part of a bundle of old papers that I have been putting online here on the the Blog and on the Olive Tree Instagram account.
Daniel Walker was a farmer in Mosa Township, Middlesex County Ontario. It looks like Daniel was borrowing $555.00 from Alexander Lucas who was in Brooke Township, Lambton County.

1879 Mortgage for Daniel Walker and Alexander Lucas. Middlesex County Ontario. - The Global Tofay Global Today
1879 Mortgage for Daniel Walker and Alexander Lucas. Middlesex County Ontario. - The Global Tofay Global Today

Note this is is a Chattle Mortgage and not a Mortgage for property like most of us are are familiar with. A Chattle Mortgage is generally when you secure a loan using things that can be moved around. This gives us a fantastic look into the lives of our ancestors as it shows us what they owned and what they valued.

1879 Mortgage for Daniel Walker and Alexander Lucas. Middlesex County Ontario. - The Global Tofay Global Today

If you are a descendant of Daniel Walker and would ilke to have this original document please contact me.

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