Biography – ACQUIN, GABRIEL – Volume XIII (1901-1910) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
ACQUIN (Atwin, Decoine, Dequine, Equin, Echkewen), GABRIEL (Kobleah, Gobliel) (known as Chief or Sachem Gabe; also Noel Gabriel and Noel Gable; perhaps Newel Gabriel and Newell Gov’-leet), Maliseet hunter, guide, interpreter, showman, and founder of the St Mary’s Indian Reserve, N.B.; b. c. 1811, probably the child baptized in 1811 as Gabriel, son of Gabriel and Marie, in Kingsclear, N.B.; m. Marie (Mary; also known as Delaide (Delaire) Francis); theirs was probably the marriage that took…
York Sunbury Historical Society Program: New Brunswickers in the American Civil War - Fredericton Region Museum
Image by elycefeliz via Flickr Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 7:30 at Old Government House Speaker: Greg Marquis Title: “New Brunswickers in the American Civil War” This talk will discuss what motivated men from New Brunswick to fight in the Civil War, mainly for the North, and how this involvement was viewed ‘back home.’ Examples …
Biography – JACQUELIN, FRANÇOISE (Françoise-Marie) – Volume I (1000-1700) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
JACQUELIN, FRANÇOISE (Françoise-Marie), Acadian heroine, wife of Charles de Saint-Étienne de La Tour; baptized 18 July 1621 in Nogent-le-Rotrou, France, daughter of Jacques Jacquelin, medical doctor, and Hélène Lerminier; d. 1645 at Fort La Tour (also called Fort Sainte-Marie).
Welcome to Measha Brueggergosman's home on the web. Measha is an international award-winning Canadian soprano who performs both as an opera singer and concert artist. She is critically acclaimed by the international press as much for her innate musicianship and voluptuous voice as for a sovereign stage presence far beyond her years.
Biography – SHAW, LORETTA LEONARD – Volume XVI (1931-1940) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
SHAW, LORETTA LEONARD, teacher, missionary, lecturer, and author; b. 19 July 1872 in Saint John, daughter of Arthur Neville Shaw, a carriage manufacturer, and Margaret E. Hilyard; d. there unmarried 29 July 1940.
Biography – CARLETON, THOMAS – Volume V (1801-1820) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
CARLETON, THOMAS, army officer and colonial administrator; b. c. 1735 in Ireland, youngest son of Christopher Carleton and Catherine Ball; m. 2 May 1783 Hannah Foy, née Van Horn, in London, England; d. 2 Feb. 1817 in Ramsgate, England.
Biography – JACK, WILLIAM BRYDONE – Volume XI (1881-1890) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
JACK, WILLIAM BRYDONE (his middle name was originally Bryden and his surname has frequently been given as Brydone-Jack), mathematician, astronomer, natural scientist, and educator; b. 23 Nov. 1817 at Trailflatt in the parish of Tinwald (Dumfries and Galloway), Scotland, son of Peter Jack, a stonemason and master builder, and Janet Bryden; m. first 19 Dec. 1844 Marian Ellen, daughter of Charles Jeffery Peters*, and they had four daughters and one son; m. secondly in 1859 Caroline Disbrowe…
Biography – CONNELL, CHARLES – Volume X (1871-1880) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
CONNELL, CHARLES, lumberman, magistrate, and politician; b. in 1810 in Northampton, N.B., one of 12 children of Charles Connell Sr, a Connecticut loyalist, and Mary Palmer; d. 28 June 1873 at Woodstock, N.B.