Canadian History Dictionary Norton John
Born in Scotland. Came to America and settled among the
One of the tribes of the Iroquois confederacy. They
(General Brock era) At entrance to Niagara River, lighthouse,
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Abandonment of, by French government, 53...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Wakefield Edward Gibbon 1796-1862 Born In London England
Educated at Westminster and at Edinburgh. One of the founders o...
Jarvis W B
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Loyalists retreat under, 373.
Parent Etienne 1801-1874 Born At Beauport Near Quebec Educated
at the Seminary of Quebec, and at the College of Nicolet. In 18...
Courcelles Daniel De Remy Sieur De
Governor of Canada, 1665-1672.
His tenure of office marked by ...
Index : Count Frontenac Era English Claim To Disputed By France 204 La Barre
instructed to check English encroachments in, 205; expedition u...
Bienville Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur De 1680-1768 Son Of
Charles Le Moyne, and brother of Iberville. Accompanied Ibervil...
First steamboat on the St. Lawrence. Built by John
Molson at M...
Index : Count Frontenac Era First Regular Settler At Quebec 16 Samuel De Champlain Era Consents To
accompany Champlain to Canada, 111, 112; a valuable member of t...
Established 1595, and served with distinction in a
number of E...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Repulses landing of English, 107.
Jameson Robert Simpson
A member of the English bar. Reporter in Lord
Eldon's Court, 1...
North West Company
Organized in 1795, by a number of merchants
chiefly of Montrea...
Macdonald Andrew Archibald 1829- Born In Brudenell Prince
Edward Island. Engaged in business as a general merchant. Sat i...
(Bishop Laval era) Director of Seminary, 55.
(Sir James Douglas era) Son of Dr. John McLoughlin, accompanies...
Rises in La Loche Lake, lat. 56 deg. 10' N., long. 109
deg. 40' W., and after a course of 1000 miles, empties into Hudson Bay.
The mouth of the river was discovered by Munk, a Danish navigator, in
1619, but it was not until 1774 that its upper waters were discovered by
Joseph Frobisher (q.v.), and explored by Thomas Frobisher and
Alexander Henry, the Elder (q.v.), in 1775. The Churchill was
formerly known under various names: Danish River, in honour of Munk;
English River, so called by Frobisher; and Missinipi, the native name.
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