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Delisle, Lord, Theoret | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

Delisle, Lord, Theoret | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

 

(Translation)

Sister Adine Delisle

1871 – 1951 Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Renauds of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

RENAUD French Canadian Pioneers: The Renauds of Quebec

 

Barthelemy Renaud / Raynaud / Narbonne | Francoise Lebeau

January 8th, 1757 Boucherville Continue reading

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Indians And Elections (1892) | Surnames: Ah-na-ta-ka-rias, Dailleboust, Delisle, Grey, Hill, Irea, Okay, Peter, Tarkell

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

 

 

INDIANS AND ELECTIONS

THEY DO NOT WANT TO BE

CITIZENS AND HAVE ELECTION ROWS.

On Oct. 26, at St. Regis, will be held a meeting of the whole Iroquois tribe (Six Nations) to protest against the enfranchisement act, and seek a return to the old tribal government under the treaty made long ago with the British Government. Representations of the east, below Quebec and form Nova Scotia, and this from Ontario, are included in the meeting. The meeting has been called by the chiefs of St. Regis and Mohawks, one of the former having been in Caughnawaga for the week past, and the documents which have been shown to the Indians make it plain to the, from their point of view, that they have treaty rights which have not been legally abrogated. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Brieres of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

Amable Briere / Brugiere | Catherine Delisle 

January 7th, 1734 St-Laurent (Montreal Island)

[Occ. -]  [Genealogical notes – French] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Delisles of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

 

David Delisle / Chabrand | Margaret Peggy Henry

June 28th, 1794, Montreal (Christ Church) Continue reading

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Train Crashes Into Station (1909) | Surname: Goodleaf, DeLisle

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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Montreal, Canada.- At a speed of forty miles an hour the Boston express on the Boston and Maine Railroad, due at Windsor Street Station at 8:20 a.m. crashed through the thick granite walls of the station into the women’s waiting room, where engine, tender and baggage car were smashed into a shapeless mass of iron and steel.

Four persons were killed and thirty others seriously injured. The dead are:

Mrs. W.J. Nixon, Montreal; her thirteen-year-old son and nine-year-old daughter.

Elsie Villiers, twelve years old, Montreal. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 241 – 260

HOUSEHOLD 241  Iroquois

Curotte Louis, 31      Curotte Therese, 29

Curotte Magdeleine,  6      Curotte John, 4

Curotte Arthur, 4 months

HOUSEHOLD 242  Iroquois

Montour Ignace, 39       Montour Laura, 35

Montour John, 15        Montour Ida, 13

Montour Florence, 8     Montour Marguerite, 3

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