Category Archives: Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group Pembroke

John (Jack) Archibald McDonald & Sarah M. Burns

One of the goals I had on my trip to Ontario and Quebec, was to try to find any reference I could about the marriage of John (Jack) McDonald and Sarah Maria Burns.  Jack, as he was called, is a son of Archibald … Continue reading

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Touring Glengarry: Kirkhill

So far I had visited the historical townships of  Charlottenburgh, Kenyon, Lancaster but not Lochiel. According to the locals it is pronounced “Laheel.”  It is the best way I can present it to you. Remember that Charlottenburgh and Lancaster are part … Continue reading

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Pembroke, Ontario: The Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group & Library

It was Thursday, May 24, 2012 and the Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Library was open from 12-4 pm (also on Tuesdays 12-4 and the 3rd Saturday of the month).  I had been looking forward to visiting this archive having been a member of the … Continue reading

Posted in Allumette Island, Chichester, MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc., Ontario, Pembroke, Quebec, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Sheen Township and Sheenboro, Upper Ottawa Valley, Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group Pembroke | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pembroke, Renfrew County, Ontario

The sign greeted me as I crossed back into Ontario and headed to Hwy. 40 or Pembroke St. E.  I had visited Pembroke briefly a couple of days ago so I sort of knew where things were including the Econo-Lodge … Continue reading

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