Tag Archives: Allumette Island

Touring the Upper Ottawa River: St. Alphonsus of Liguori

The St. Alphonsus of Liguori church is located in Chapeau.  You cannot miss it because the spire reaches to the sky and can be seen from a far. There is a plaque on the front of the church and it … Continue reading

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Touring the Upper Ottawa River: Pontiac County, Quebec – Allumette Island and Chapeau

My tour on Monday, May 21, 2012 continues.  I headed east back out of Pembroke turning onto Hwy 148 east of the town by the Esso gas station. There are three bridges that take you to Allumette Island and cross over Cotnam and … Continue reading

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Archie & Mary’s Children: John Archibald McDonald

Keith’s Uncle John Archibald McDonell was born 3rd of June 1869 in Chichester and baptized on 14 June 1869 at the St. Alphonsus Church in Chapeau.  Source:  Baptism, Marriage and Burial Index, St. Alphonsus Church, 1846-1920 FHL# B11, #1029797.  Also on Ancestry.com … Continue reading

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McDonell and McDonell Marriage!

Keith’s grandparents, Archibald McDonell and Mary McDonell probably met in the Chichester area of Quebec in Pontiac County.  This town is across the Ottawa River in Quebec and north of Allumette Island. On April 9, 1861 Mary and Archibald were married at the … Continue reading

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