By John 1781-1836 Born In England Entered The Army In 1799 In
1802 came to Canada; returned to England in 1811; and served in the
Peninsular War. In 1826 again came to Canada, and engaged on important
military and engineering works until 1832. Constructed the Rideau Canal
from Bytown (Ottawa) to Kingston, the first steamer passing through in
the spring of 1832. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dict. Nat. Biog.;
Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vol. 1.