By John 1781-1836 Born In England Entered The Army In 1799 In





1802 came to Canada; returned to England in 1811; and served in the

Peninsular War. In 1826 again came to Canada, and engaged on important

military and engineering works until 1832. Constructed the Rideau Canal

from Bytown (Ottawa) to Kingston, the first steamer passing through in

the spring of 1832. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dict. Nat. Biog.;

Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vol. 1.





Buttes-a-neveu Byng John 1704-1757 Born In England Entered The Navy In 1718 In facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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