Judd, Henry (Harry)

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Judd, Henry (Harry)

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March 25, 1870 - February 3, 1952

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Henry Judd was born to Thomas (of England) and Nancy (of Ontario), nee Reed. He came to Vancouver from Ontario by rail in 1889 and stayed with cousin Ozzie Wood. He wanted to farm and almost went to Bonapart Rally but his cousin was interested in Squamish.

On November 12, 1889, Henry started for Squamish on the S.S. Saturna with Bown, Simpson, Sutherland, Crawford, Creelman, and his cousin Wood. He was 19 years old at the time. He reached hsi claim on the mouth of the Squamish River on November 14, 1889. With his partners Creelman and Wood, he built a lean-to. The others had given up before reaching their claim. The area he pre-empted was later occupied by the Brennans. He had originally drawn a lot at the mouth of the Cheakamus River but did not like it. Judd, Creland, and Wood moved into a crude 10' x 12' log house that they built on November 22, 1889.

On December 20, 1889, he started out for Vancouver. The Indians were supposed to take them dwon the river but they were a week late; by this time Judd had already built a dug-out canoe. He stayed with his aunt in Vancouver that winter.

In 1890 he returned to Ontario to convince his parents to come to Squamish. This was the only time he ever returned to Ontario. Judd, his cousin A.H. (Bert) Crysler, H. Drummond, and E.G. Baynes started out for Squamish in a boat Judd and Crysler had built.

On May 3, 1890, Judd completed building a house on the property that would later be belong to the Brennans. Judd was joined by his parents, Mr and Mrs Thomas Judd, his sister Rilla, and his brother Wilby in 1892. By this time Harry had built an addition onto his home for them. On December 5, 1894 all the settlers turned out to help Judd raise his new log house which was 18' x 24' and a storey and a half high. Judd's parents, brother, and sister would remain in the houseon the Brennan property.

Henry Judd was engaged to Barbara Anne Edwards soonafter meeting her at a party at Mr Mashiter's. H.J. Edwards, Barbara Anne's brother brought up lumber for Harry Judd's new home (the current Farquharson place on Judd Road). On December 26, 1894, Henry Judd married Barbara Anne Edwards in Vancouver. The Bridesmaid was the bride's sister Mrs T.K. Bogart. They returned to Squamish the next day.

Olive, the first of 8 girls was born on September 27, 1895. Henry and Barbara Anne had 10 children in total: William Henry on March 1, 1897; Earl Thomas on March 6, 1898; Edith in 1900; Gertrude Ruth on April 21, 1902; Jessie on November 23, 1903; Myrtle in 1906; twins Jane and Clara on October 5, 1909; and Dorothy on April 7, 1913.

The Judd home was enlarged between 1909 and 1910. It burned down in January 1916 and was later rebuilt. It is now the home of his daughter Dorothy and her husband Mr R.E. Farquharson.

Henry's father, Thomas Judd died of a prostate problem in 1910. Henry Judd died at age 82 on February 3, 1952. Mrs Henry Judd died in Lynn Valley on December 16, 1968 at age 94.

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Harry had a dairy farm. He sold and delivered milk at 10 quarts for $1. He would deliver milk until the Barnfields and Hamiltons began to. He would later have pure Holstein stock.

Harry helped build the first frame house and worked on the construction of a wagon road from Squamish to Cheekeye. He also packed for the Vancouver Mountaineering Society who came up to attempt to climb Garibaldi.

Henry Judd was on the School Board from 1902 to 1912 except for one year, 1908. He was the first secretary of the Brackendale School District.

Around 1906, Henry Judd drove a stage between Cheekeye and Squamish. He carried mail from the Government Wharf to Brackendale for $2.50 a trip (at that time it was 16 miles). In 1911 Henry brought the first truck into the Valley. It was a Rapid track that he used for stage service. His second truck was a Garford. Henry charged 50 cents a ride from Squamish to Brackendale. His fourth truck was a Stevens Durry.

Textes de référence

Pioneers. Squamish: Squamish Public Library, 1983.

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H.J. Edwards (Mrs Judd's brother) married Marilla Judd (Henry Judd's sister) in 1904.

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Rae, Jessica (Jessie) (November 23, 1903 -)

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JR01

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Judd, Barbara Anne (April 3, 1873 - December 16, 1967)

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BJ01

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Emms, Clara (October 5, 1909 -)

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CJ01

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Farquharson, Dorothy (April 7, 1913 -)

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Judd, Earl Thomas (March 6, 1898 - June 1, 1969)

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Webster, Edith (June 39, 1900 -)

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EJ02

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Holmes, Gertrude Ruth (April 21, 1902 - 1970)

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GJ01

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Hansen, Jane (October 5, 1909 -)

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JJ02

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Herndl, Myrtle (August 7, 1906 -)

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Webster, Olive (September 27, 1895 - April 8, 1964)

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Judd, Thomas Wilby (December 7, 1875 - March 7, 1961)

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Judd, William Henry (March 1, 1897 - January 1919)

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Rae, Robert Stewart (Bert) (1893 - April 14, 1978)

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