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Conmee Township
Township of Conmee was incorporated 1 January 1913

Welcome to the Township of Conmee

Conmee Cemetery

James Conmee

Early Pioneers

Arthur Robert Hamm, born in England came to Canada, first settling in Eastern Ontario and then being one of the first pioneers to settle in Conmee Township about 1909. He died in June 1930 from a fractured hip.

Donald & Mary Torrie Two of the early pioneers who broke the land in Conmee Township. The Torries to Canada during 1904 and stayed for a few months in Port Arthur. Then Mr. and Mrs. Torrie moved to Conmee, forming one of a small group of early settlers. They farmed there for 14 years. The hardships of early pioneering were often recalled by the late Mrs. Torrie. How ample supplies had to be carried on foot from Kakabeka, and how feed for cattle had to be packed on the back and a hundred-and-one vicissitudes and to be endured by the hardy settlers who broke the land in the lakehead hinterland. The Torries retired from active farming in 1919 and moved to Kakabeka where they made their home until Mr. Torrie's death April 1937. Mrs. Torrie had made her home at the residences of her daughters, Mrs. Fred Chadwell & Mrs. R. Walker. Mary died June 27, 1945 and both she and her husband are buried in the Conmee Cemetery

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