Charlotte and Fred Schwartz are my grandfather's grandparents. Fred was at one time known as the largest maple syrup exporter in Quebec, and from that got the nickname, "Sugar Fred." They lived on Fred's parents' settlement in the middle of nowhere until moving into the village of Ladysmith in the 50s.
Fred's father came to Canada from Prussia with several of his brothers. Family Legend says that they were asked to leave the country after a horse thieving incident, but the family history book cites it as "military coercion." Fred's mother was from the Pontiac area, who's family originally came from Scotland.