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Toronto V. Caughnawagas (Lacrosse) (1883) Surnames: Dominique, Lefevre, Daillebout, Morris, Jocks, Zacharie, Monique, Rice, Hamrock (Hemlock?), White Eagle, Strong Arm

 

Excerpt:

“The Caughnawagas had a team on the field which was pronounced by good judges to be the best Indian twelve which has ever played.  It was announced to the “European Indian team”, but there were it only six of the braves who accompanied the Canadians in their late thou in the Mother Country …”

Members of the Caughnawaga team:   White Eagle, Strong  Arm, T. Dominique, Michel Lefebre, Michel Daillebout, Michel Morris, T. B. Jocks, Lazare Zacharie, Frank Hamrock, Michel Lefebre, Dominique Monique, Joseph Rice.

 

For full article go to The Toronto Daily Mail

 

 

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March 30, 2021 - Posted by | .

2 Comments »

  1. Caughnawaga Lacrosse team—-1883
    Where can I learn more? This email mentionsT.B.Jocks I’d like to confirm if this was my great grandfather Thomas Baptiste Jocks who would have been 24 in 1883
    Where can I look for more articles?

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    Comment by Glenn McDonald | March 30, 2021 | Reply

  2. Hello Glenn,
    Google News used to allow an advanced search for historical news but that feature is now blocked. Luckily, many years ago I had saved a lot of direct links and that’s how I search now. If you click on the Toronto Daily Mail link above you’ll reach the original article and you can type your terms in the Search Archive box at the top of the page.
    If you type Lacrosse there are quite a few hits, but I do think many have been suppressed.
    Good luck!
    Evelyn

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    Comment by Evelyn Yvonne Theriault | March 30, 2021 | Reply


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