Category Archives: CANADA

Archibald McDonell sells his land in Chichester 1901

Finding the following deed was very satisfying.  I am grateful to the researcher who assisted me.  I wanted to know when Archie sold the land in Chichester and left for Minnesota.  This deed placed that event. Sale of Land, Chichester … Continue reading

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Archibald McDonell’s Land Transactions in Chichester 1872 and 1877

Archibald McDonell, my great grandfather, lived in Chichester.  I have shared in a past post that he had land patents.  He  had several land deals that he participated in during the course of his lifetime.  These may not be all … Continue reading

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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