Agriculture in the Okanagan Valley
By:Emma Girard Blk G
Importance of Agriculture in the Okanangan Valley
Role of the Okanagan Fur Brigade Trail in the Development of Agriculture
Cornelius O'Keefe was born on July.26, 1838 near present day Follow field, Ontario. He was the 7th child born to his father Michael O'Keefe a farmer from the Republic of Ireland and his mother Ester Demers a French Canadian wife. Cornelius O'Keefe was raised on his family farm in Nepean Township, Upper Canada.