Canadian History Dictionary Sandwich
A town in Essex County, Ontario; first settled in 1750 by
Dallas A J
Born in Scotland. Engaged for some years in the China
Rupert Prince 1619-1683 Third Son Of The Elector Palatine
Frederick V, and Elizabeth, daughter of James I of England. Ser...
Sherwood Levins Peters 1777-1850 Born In St John's Lower Canada
Removed to Upper Canada; studied law and called to the bar, 180...
St Pater's Port Guernsey
(General Brock era) Home of the Brock family, 3-5.
Daly John Corry Wilson 1796-1878 Born In Liverpool England For
some time an assistant surgeon in the navy. Emigrated to the Un...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Incorporated in 1847, 277-...
Member of the Council of Nova Scotia, 1744. Took part in
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Fra...
A New England skipper, sent out in 1668 by Prince
Rupert and h...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Census of, in Lower Canada, in 17...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain consults with, 133.
Robineau De Portneuf Pierre
Son of Rene Robineau, Baron de
Becancour, a lieutenant in the ...
Nicolet Jean 1598-1642 Born At Cherbourg Normandy Came To
Canada, 1618, and the same year sent to the Algonquians of Allu...
Gamache Rene De Rohault Marquis De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Endows Jesuit College at
Founded by De Monts in 1605. The basin had been discovered
The first permanent settlers were those who came with De
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor of Hudson's Ba...
Bib : Dent Upper Canadian Rebellion
Bellomont Richard Coote Earl Of 1636-1701 Member Of Parliament
1688-1695; and served in Ireland, 1689. In 1695 appointed gover...
Dawson Sir John William 1820-1899 Born At Pictou Nova Scotia
Educated at Edinburgh University. Accompanied Sir Charles Lyell on his
geological explorations in Nova Scotia. Appointed superintendent of
education for Nova Scotia, 1850. Principal of McGill University,
1855-1893, and mainly instrumental in building up the institution from a
small college to one of the first rank. Elected F. G. S., 1854, and F.
R. S., 1862; knighted, 1884. First president of Royal Society of Canada.
Author of many works on geology and palaeontology. =Index=: (Tilley era)
Commissioner to investigate King's College, 48. =Bib.=: Works: Acadian
Geology; Story of the Earth and Man; Science and the Bible; Dawn
of Life; Origin of the World; Fossil Men; Change of Life in
Geological Times; Chain of Life; Egypt and Syria. For biog., see
Dict. Nat. Biog.; Dent, Can. Por.; Taylor, Brit. Am.; Morgan,
Can. Men; Cyc. Am. Biog.; Dawson, Fifty Years' Work in Canada.
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