Canadian History Dictionary Macgillivray William
Born in Scotland. Came to Canada, and entered
the service of t...
Olbeau Jean D'
Born in Langres. Joined the Jesuit College there in
1628. In 1...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Arrested on charge of treason, 27...
Came to Nova Scotia with Governor Cornwallis, 1749.
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era His Discovery Of The Coast Of North America 211 Bib :
Murphy, Voyage of Verrazano; De Costa, Verrazano, the Explorer....
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
Handy Henry S
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Commander of "patriot" army, 427; ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) White settler among Grand River Indian...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Mass celebrated in her house on resto...
Orleans Isle Of
In the St. Lawrence River, below Quebec. It was
first named by...
Cochrane Thomas 1777-1804 Born In Nova Scotia A Member Of The
English bar. Chief-justice of the Supreme Court of Prince Edwar...
Paul I 1754-1801 Czar Of Russia Son Of Peter Iii And Catherine Ii
Ascended the throne, 1796. =Index=: (General Brock era) Withdra...
Moffatt George 1787-1865 Born In England Emigrated To Canada And
engaged in business in Montreal. Served during the War of 1812....
Skelton Rev Thomas
(Lord Dorchester era) Step-father of Carleton, 29.
Radisson Pierre Esprit 1620?-1710? Born In Paris Came To Canada
in 1651, and settled at Three Rivers. In 1652 captured by the I...
Born in France. Governor of Guadaloupe; sent in 1756
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Accompanies Champlain To Quebec 41 Joins Algonquians To
learn their language, 63; interpreter of Algonquian language, 1...
Bib : Laut Conquest Of The Great North-west Bancroft History Of
the North-West Coast.
Lesseps Ferdinand De 1805-1894 Eminent French Engineer Index :
(Samuel de Champlain era) Undertakes Panama Canal, 6. =Bib.=: C...
William Iii 1650-1702 King Of England Son Of William Ii Prince Of
Orange, and Mary, daughter of Charles I of England. In 1677 mar...
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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