The following information was submitted in July of 2006 by Cam McDougal:
I am writing from the town where Cyrenius Hall was born, Fort Erie, Ontario. I inherited several paintings by this artist through my aunt who was a cousin of Cyrenius. He did numerous portraits of the Lewis family who were early settlers here. I have one of Katherine Lewis who was my aunt's grandmother. Another of my aunt's mother Katherine Lewis Seabert, and one of my aunt's aunt Grace Lewis. I think they and other family portraits throughout the Lewis Family were done ca 1865.
There was a Dr. Cyrenius Hall who was the Public Health Commissioner here and who was the father of the artist. The people mentioned in t