Category Archives: Portage Du Fort Quebec

Ottawa Lumber Kings — Alexander & Janet (Young) McDonell

Years ago Elaine sent me a newspaper from Chapeau and in that newspaper was a very interesting article about early settlers in the Chapeau and Chichester area.  Elaine would be interested in the Jewell Family and me, well I was … Continue reading

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St-Alexandre Des Chenaux RC Cemetery…Clarendon Twp.

One of the notes on Duncan D. MacDonald’s charts about Alexander McDonell and Janet caught my eye before I headed out on my trip to Canada in September 2014.  He wrote that they were buried in Stark’s Corner.  It was … Continue reading

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The Pontiac Archives, Shawville, Quebec – One more Time!

I began my day driving through Renfrew for it was time to head up to Pembroke after I finished up with the Pontiac Archives.  I wanted to explore the Quebec side of the Ottawa River on my way up north. … Continue reading

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The Pontiac Archives, Shawville, Quebec

It was Tuesday, May 22, 2012 and this was the day I had looked forward to for a long time.  I have been wanting to  visit the Pontiac Archives in Shawville since I knew of their existence.  I was driving from Renfrew … Continue reading

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