Canadian History Dictionary Barren Grounds
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
Organized as a provisional district in 1882. It then
(Lord Dorchester era) Discharged soldier, offers testimony in W...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Father of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
Fuller Thomas Brock 1810-1884 Born In Kingston Educated At The
Grammar Schools at Hamilton and York and at Chambly Theological...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Brings Selkirk settlers bac...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Marries Anne Hebert, 113; death of, 1...
Kennedy Sir Arthur Edward 1810-1883 Governor Of Vancouver Island
1863-1867. Subsequently governor of Queensland. Died in Brisban...
Born in England. Came to Montreal, and engaged in the
Newspaper, published at Halifax. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era) Pub...
Wiman Erastus 1834-1904 Born At Churchville Ontario Educated In
Toronto; early became engaged in newspaper work; joined the sta...
Boscawen Edward 1711-1761 Born In England Served At Porto Bello
1739-1740; at Cartagena, 1741; and in the West Indies, 1747. Co...
Bright John 1811-1889 British Statesman And Orator Index : Tilley Era
Friendly to Anti-Confederation party, 123. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. B...
La Valtrie Seraphin Marganne Sieur De 1643-1693 A Native Of St
Benoit de Paris. Obtained a lieutenancy in the Lignieres Regime...
An Indian town, which stood near the mouth of the St.
Born in New England. Took the Loyalist side in the
Russian-american Fur Company
Chartered in 1799, with a monopoly of
the fur trade of Russian...
Dosquet Pierre-herman 1691-1777 Native Of Lille France Came To
Canada, 1721; on his return to France, 1725, consecrated bishop...
(Count Frontenac era) Abenaquis chief, 329.
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'Incarnation, and Fathers Vimont and Poncet. Accompanied
Brebeuf as missionary to the Neutral Nation, whose country was along the
north shore of Lake Erie, 1640. Sent to the Onondagas, 1655. Missionary
in charge of the Hurons at Old Lorette, where, in 1674, he built the
chapel in honour of Our Lady of Loretto. Died, Feb. 21, 1693. =Index=:
(Bishop Laval era) Accompanies mission to Gannentaha, 65; chief promoter of cult of
Holy Family, 86. =Bib.=: Shea, Vie de Chaumonot; Parkman, Jesuits in
North America; Campbell, Pioneer Priests of North America.
Next: Chaussegros De Lery Gaspard 1682-1756 Sent To Canada In 1716 To
Previous: Chatham William Pitt First Earl Of 1708-1778 The Great