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"Breaking Ground: The Pegg Family in Scott Township and Related Family Lines", by Daniel K. Dixon. Chock-full of genealogical gold for the East Gwillimbury researcher. 
Daniel Dixon, a lifelong resident of the former Scott Township, and a Pegg 
descendant, captures the life and times of one of old York County's most 
prolific pioneering families in "Breaking Ground". 238 pages, approx. 140 photos and illustrations, hard bound, gold stamped cover. 
Order book directly from author Daniel Dixon.

Samuel Pegg, 1786-1871, son of Isaac Pegg and Deborah Parke.Nancy Purdy Pegg, 1800-1881, wife of Samuel Pegg. Photographed in Newmarket, Ontario

In the summer of 1801, Samuel Pegg arrived in Upper Canada with his parents, Isaac and Deborah, and nine siblings. The family immediately began the task of carving out a life for themselves in the new Township of East Gwillimbury. Later in 1833, Samuel purchased 200 acres in neighbouring Scott Township which set in motion a lengthy association between the Pegg family and the township.
     Discover new links to the Rebellion of 1837, including a Pegg connection to Samuel Lount and the Children of Peace. Explore one of the earliest water-generated mills and its participants in East Gwillimbury. Purdy, Terry, Bielby, Dunn, Grose, Cuyler and Risebrough are just some of the pioneering families discussed in the book. Inside are several descendant reports including the most comprehensive three-generation report of Samuel Pegg descendants published to date. Approximately 140 photos and illustrations accompany the text.