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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

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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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 141 – 160

HOUSEHOLD 141 Iroquois

Albany Angus, 55   Albany Anna, 52

Albany Franck, 17   Albany Jean-Baptiste, 14   Albany Tomas, 12

Albany Joseph, 25   Albany Marie, 22

Albany Ignace, 4

HOUSEHOLD 142   Iroquois

Nolan Mike, 50   Nolan Mary-Ann, 38 Continue reading

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Bittern, Ross | Kahnawake Protestant Cemetery

Bittern, Ross | Kahnawake Protestant Cemetery

 

John Ross

1898 – 1972 Continue reading

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Pierre Ross/Rosse and Julie Thiffault/Thiffaut/Thiffeau

This is in response to a query from Susie Perkins.

1. Pierre Ross/Rosse, son of (Jean Baptiste /Thomas?) Ross/Rosse and Marie Anne Giguere. (Note: Credible online databases list the father as Thomas but I see Jean Baptiste on his marriage certificate. You’ll have to follow up on this yourself).

Pierre married Julie Thiffault/Thiffaut/Thiffeau on 20 Oct 1835 in St-Stanislas Champlain Mauricie QC CAN.  He was a farmer. Julie’s parents were Pierre Thiffault and Marguerite Bertrand dit St Arnaud. Neither spouse was able to sign the marriage certificate.

Children from this marriage included: Continue reading

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A Strange Thing Happened On The Way To Lewiston, Maine

Peter Lagasse is joining us once again today to share his information on a line of Lagaces who descend from  Basil Mignier/Lagace and his first wife Madeleine Leclerc/Francoeur. This time the accent is on the Lagasse/Ross connection!

Guest Post 4: Peter Lagasse

A Strange Thing Happened on the Way to Lewiston, Maine

As I have shared in an earlier post my father, Roland Paul Lagasse, was not born in the United States as he had thought. He had been born in St-Paul-des-Capucins, Les Mechins, Quebec, Canada and had been given the name Joseph Gaudiose Rolland Lagacé. At the age of 8 months his parents decided to return to the United States. However, instead of going to Manchester, New Hampshire, where they had been married, they decided to go to Lewiston, Maine, in July of 1910. Continue reading

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