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Publication: Annals of Richmond County and Vicinity
Issue: Volume II, 1968, Richmond County Historical Society, page 228
Title: Historical Sketches of Residents of the County
LYSTER, Christopher Nelson, Richmond, Que. - Born at Kirkdale, Que., May 11, 1850, son of Richard and Elliora (Smillie) Lyster, father born in Queen's Co., Ireland, came to Canada when 10 years old; mother born in Ayrshire, Scotland, came to Canada when 2 years old; Educated Elementary school; engaged as farmer, winning gold medal for good farming; Provincial Immigration Agent to Scotland 1913-14; chairman of school commissioners at Ulverton; director of E.T.A.A. and R.T. of T., Farmers' Club; married Marion Eliza Ewing, daughter of John Ewing, Melbourne, Que.; children, Arthur J., Archer, Horace, Chester and Jessie R.