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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 221 – 240

HOUSEHOLD 221   Iroquois

Deer Thomas, 47     Deer Helene,  32

Deer Michel, 20    Deer Marie,  16

Deer Anne, 13  Deer Lazare, 10

Deer Guillaume, 9      Deer John, 3

Phillips Magdeleine,  47

HOUSEHOLD 222   Iroquois

Lazare Lazare, 44   Lazare Marie, 56

Lazare James, 25  Lazare Anne, 13 Continue reading

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The Caughnawaga Ploughing Match (1883) | Surnames: Tehoniataronwe, Lefebvre, Montour, Jocks, Sky, Phillips, Daillebout, Patton, DeLorimier, Leaf

 

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A GRAND SUCCESS – TWENTY NINE ENTRIES — EXCELLENT WORK — PRESENTING THE PRIZES. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 201 – 220

HOUSEHOLD 201 Iroquois

Montour Angus,  46   Montour Anna, 46

Montour Peter, 22  Montour Thomas K. 19

Montour Josephine, 12

Hemlock Marie, 16

HOUSEHOLD 202  Iroquois Continue reading

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Angus Skye, 16 of Caughnawaga, Drowned While Cycling Home (1930) | Surnames: Skye, White, Deer, Jocks

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Angus Skye, a 16-year-old Indian youth living here, was drowned shortly before two o’clock this afternoon, when, while crossing the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge between Lachine and this place on his bicycle, he lost his balance and fell from the bridge into the cold waters of the St. Lawrence River. The body has not yet been received although a search is being made. Continue reading

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A Convert Baptised In The Indian Church (1894) | Surnames: Deer, Ononkwatkowa, Forbes

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A Convert Baptised In The Indian Church 

 

A ceremony of great interest to the Caughnawaga tribe – a novelty to all of them – took place Thursday last at Vespers. Mrs. John Ononkwatkowa (big medicine) who bears in English the name of Deer, was received into the Roman Catholic Church. This is the first Protestant, in the memory of the present generation, who Continue reading

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Quebec Indians Seize Sports Show Spotlight | (1952) | Surnames: Young Deer

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Quebec Indians Seize Sports Show Spotlight

 

A band of roving Mohawks, far from their native haunts among the foaming rivers and forested hills of Quebec have invaded Milwaukee not to fight but to trade at the Sentinel Sports show now at the Atena Auditorium.

Wearing the buckskin garb and beaded ornaments of their ancestors, Young deer, his mother, Iona, his brother Little Bear, and his cousins, Pine Tree and Lone Wolf, moved into a spacious exhibit space just east of the entrance to the trout stream. Continue reading

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Joseph Rice & Mary Deer Of Caughnawaga

Rebecca Rice says:

I have so many blanks. Grandfather is Joseph (K?) Rice, he married Mary Deer. They had 5 children( I believe) Frank, Ruth, Marie, Russell & ?William? ( possibly may have had more children…not sure. Looking for anything regarding my lineage. Russell is my father, my sister & I tried to do this years ago and came to a dead end. We did end up registering my father though. Continue reading

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