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Indian Dead On Tracks (1930) | Surnames: Diabo, Dorais, Jocks, Prince

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INDIAN DEAD ON TRACKS

Fatality Occurred Near C.P.R. Bridge Near Caughnawaga

 

Gordon Diabo, 22 years of age, an Indian of the Caughnawaga reserve, was found dead on the railway tracks on the Caughnawaga side 200 feet south of the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge at 9:30 o’clock last night. The body was removed to the morgue where an inquest will be held. Continue reading

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New Council Elected At Caughnawaga (1958) | Surnames: Albany, Beauvais, Deer, Lazare, Lefebvre, Marquis, Woodlands

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NEW COUNCIL ELECTED AT CAUGHNAWAGA

Caughnawaga, P.Q. – On July 4 Mike Lefebvre was elected Mayor of Caughnawaga, getting 73 votes.

Other councillors elected were: John Lazare, L.L. Deer, Angus Marquis, T. Montour, Mattie Deer, Constant Albany, James Lazare, Bernard Beauvais, John Woodlands, and John Lazare. Continue reading

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Mayor Beauvais Dead (1927) | Surnames: Beauvais, Maloney, Stacey

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MAYOR BEAUVAIS DEAD

First Citizen of Caughnawaga Was in 65th Year

Louis K. Beauvais, mayor of Caughnawaga, die yesterday afternoon after a lingering illness. He was in his 65th year.

The distinction of being the first citizen of the village of Caughnawaga was less to Mr. Beauvais than his knowledge of the craft of the woods and his learning concerning the ways of fish. He was known to sportsmen all over America who look to the wilds of Quebec for their diversion during the summer. Continue reading

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Expulsion Of The Whites From The Indian Reserve (1878) | Surnames: Dawes, Giroux, Laurier, Meloche, Poirier

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THE EXPULSION OF THE WHITES FROM THE INDIAN RESERVE BEING PROCEEDED WITH.

The Indian Act of 1876 provides that no person other than those of Indian origin shall reside with the Indian reserves, and for some time a contest has been waged to carry the law literally into effect. The feeling caused gave rise to considerable trouble, with which the death of Meloche in the fatal fire was closely connected. Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Onias Chartrand and Emma Sabourin

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The 1901 census for Sault-St-Louis recorded the Chartrand/Sabourin couple living in Caughnawaga with their children Rose Alma, Raoul and Fernanea(?). Onias Chartrand was the son of Victor Chartrand and Victoria Desjardins while Emma Sabourn’s parents were David Sabourin and Elizabeth Germain. The couple had been married in St-Charles Parish  (Lachenaie, L’Assomption, Quebec) on July 6th, 1896. Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Joseph Belanger and Delvica Mallette

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In 1901, Joseph and Delvica were living in Caughnawaga along with their two daughters Eglantine and Helene and their son Joseph. Their next door neighbours included another French Canadian family – the Viaus.

Joseph Belanger and Delvica Mallette had been married a few years earlier on June 24th, 1895 in St-Francois-Xavier Church in Caughnawaga. His parents were Octave Belanger and Marie-des-Anges Boulanger. She was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Mallette and Rose-de-Lima Hebert.

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Related Posts

French Canadian Pioneers: The Belangers of Quebec

French Canadian Pioneers: The Heberts of Quebec

French Canadian Pioneers: The Mallettes of Quebec

 

External Links

1881 Canada Census

1901 Census of Canada

1911 Census of Canada

1921 Canada Census

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Pierre Bourget and Adeline Laberge

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Another French Canadian couple living in Caughnawaga at the time of the 1901 census consisted of Pierre Bourget (son of Pierre Bourget and Marie Bourcier) and Adeline Laberge (daughter of Guillaume Laberge and Aurele Bourcier) of Chateauguay. They had been married on July 31st, 1894 in St-Joachim Parish in Chateauguay. Their household included two little girls – Marie Louise and Ivonne. Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Osias Beaudin and Louise Bourdeau

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In 1901, French Canadians Osias Beaudin and his wife Louise were living in the Sault-St-Louis census district with their children Joseph, Marie Louise, Adelard, Aurore and Bertha. Continue reading

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