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Land Transactions involving Alexander J. McDonell of Chichester, 1874 to 1884

Three land transactions took place involving an Alexander J. McDonell.  They took place in 1874, 1880 and then again in 1884. Written on the left side panel: No. 3512 Deposited and entered the seventeeth day of September Eighteen hundred and … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander John McDonell and wife Ellen McPherson - Mary's family, Allumette Island, Chapeau, Chichester, Jane Wilhelmina McDonald and Daniel J. Kennedy, Pembroke, Pontiac County, Quebec, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Trip to Ontario & Canada 2014, Trip to Ontario & Quebec 2012 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Quebec Notaries – Sigh!

The other part of Quebec genealogical research is consulting the notaries. They are considered members of the legal profession in Quebec. This article was rather helpful in explaining the difference between notaries in Quebec versus a notary public which most of … Continue reading

Posted in Centre Régional D'Archives De L'Outaouais (CRAO), Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec Genealogical research tips, Société de généalogie de l'Outaouais (SGO), Trip to Ontario & Quebec 2012 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Letters of Patent: John McDonald – Grand Calumet Island

When I was in Quebec in 2012, I visited the Grand Island of Calumet and it was lovely and I wish I had time to dally and explore.  I drove along the eastern road to the little town where a cemetery was … Continue reading

Posted in Grand Calumet Island, Janet McDonell's Family - The Lundie Connection, John Mor MacDonell & Flora McLellan, MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc., Ottawa River MacDonells, Quebec, Trip to Ontario & Quebec 2012 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Letters Patent: Alexander McDonell – Bristol Township, Pontiac Co., Quebec

Land was given to Alexander McDonnell who is buried in the St. Alexandre Dex Chenaux Cemetery in Clarendon. He was married to Janet MacDonell of Barrisdale. Could this be the grant that was given to him. Bristol and Clarendon are … Continue reading

Posted in Bristol Township, Clarendon Twp. Pontiac County, Janet McDonell's Family - The Lundie Connection, Ottawa River MacDonells, Ronald & Janet McDonell, St-Alexandre Des Cheanux Roman Catholic Cemetery Clarendon Twp., Trip to Ontario & Canada 2014 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments