Canadian History Dictionary Russell Peter 1755-1825 Born In England In 1791 Accompanied
Simcoe to Canada, and appointed inspector-general; later becomi...
(Bishop Laval era) Companion of Father Marquette, 62.
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Era Applies Name Of Chouayens To Those Who Would Not Follow
Papineau, 68; withdraws from Papineau's party, 117; denounced b...
Notre Dame De Montreal
(Bishop Laval era) Parish erected, 175; united to Seminary,
Habitation De Quebec
The first building in Quebec. Erected by
Champlain, 1608. Stoo...
Ogden Charles Richard 1791-1866 Son Of Following Studied Law And
called to the bar, 1812; elected to the Assembly for Three Rive...
A New England skipper, sent out in 1668 by Prince
Rupert and h...
Bliss Daniel 1740-1806 Born In Concord Mass Educated At Harvard
University, Cambridge, graduating in 1774. In 1778 proscribed a...
Villebon Chevalier De
Arrived at Port Royal, June 14, 1690, being
commissioned to in...
Crow's Nest Pass
Discovered in the latter sixties by a trapper,
(George Brown Era) Agitated by Brown and the Globe, 75; the Can...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Creates West India Company 49 Disapproves Frontenac's
action in summoning "three estates," 67; anti-clerical tendenci...
Bullion Mme De
(Count Frontenac era) Benefactress of Hotel Dieu at Montreal, 2...
Hunter Captain Of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Obtains information as to movements of F...
(Joseph Howe era) Anti-Confederationist, changes his views, and...
(George Brown Era) Addresses Toronto Board of Trade on importan...
A tribe of the Iroquois family, dwelling chiefly in
Gray John Hamilton 1811-1887 Born In Prince Edward Island Entered
the army, 1831, and served for twenty-one years, retiring 1852....
Wiman Erastus 1834-1904 Born At Churchville Ontario Educated In
Toronto; early became engaged in newspaper work; joined the sta...
Jack William Brydone 1819-1886 Born In Scotland Educated At St
Andrews University. Came to New Brunswick as professor of mathe...
Bourgeoys Marguerite 1620-1700 Born At Troyes In Champagne
Entered the convent of the Congregation of Notre Dame at the age of
twenty, and while there decided to devote her life to the colony of New
France. Arrived in Quebec in September, 1653, and went on immediately to
the new settlement of Montreal. In 1657 opened the first school, in a
stable granted her by Maisonneuve. In the same year built a wooden
chapel in Montreal. Founded the Congregation do Notre Dame de Montreal
in 1659, and in 1686 built the convent. In 1675, with funds obtained
from France built the church of Bonsecours. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Establishes
school at Ville Marie (Montreal), 9; her services to the sick on board
the St. Andre, 32; her labours in instruction of the young, 91; her
educational work, 126; Abbe Verreau on influence exerted by, 127; founds
Bonsecours Chapel, 177. (Count Frontenac era) Establishes Congregation de Notre Dame, 29,
39; impressed on arrival by poverty of country, 39. =Bib.=: Ransonet,
Vie de la Soeur Bourgeoys; Faillon, Vie de la Soeur Bourgeoys;
Parkman, Jesuits in North America and Old Regime; Colby, Canadian
Types of the Old Regime.
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