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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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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

 

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

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

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White Farmers in Caughnawaga (1880) | Surnames: Beauvais, Delisle, DeLorimier, Jocks, Murray, Williams

 

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

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Interview with Chief Jocks and others

– the question of white labour –

the case fairly and fully stated.

Yesterday we had an opportunity of meeting three of the prominent Indians from Caughnawaga, namely, Chief Jocks and Messrs. DeLorimier and Francois Delisle from whom we learned something of the difficulties which are prevailing in Caughnawaga, to which frequent references has been made in the newspapers. The following interview with the Chef will give our readers, perhaps, a better understanding of the whole question than they could get in any other way. Continue reading

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White Settlers In Caughnawaga | Sir John A. Macdonald via Indian Affairs (1880) | Surname: DeLorimier

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Caughnawaga, 25th February, 1880

To the right Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald, etc. etc. etc.,

Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs

 

Sir,- the Indian agent here having received instructions to give notice to owners of land on the Reservation that after the first day of May next they would not be allowed to retain persons other than Indians in the cultivation of their farms and holdings.  venture to address you on the subject, hoping that you will be pleased to reconsider the matter, in view of its disastrous consequences to several inhabitants of this village and neighborhood who employ white men on their farms, as well as its importance to the people generally. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 41 – 60

HOUSEHOLD 41   Iroquois

Montour John, 47   Montour Marguerite, 36

Montour Louis, 18   Montour Marie, 16   Montour Michel, 14   Montour Peter, 12   Montour Anna, 8

HOUSEHOLD 42   Iroquois

Paul Tom, 26   Paul Anna, 26

Paul Peter, 3   Paul Marguerite <1

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