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First black woman to graduate from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton My Dream Came True, Influential People, Forever Grateful, New Brunswick, My Heritage, Some Pictures, East Coast, Genealogy, Composition

UNB Class Composite & Group Photographs

UNB Class Composite & Group Photographs from 1873 to 1971. Search for and view entire group or composite photograph or individuals.

Gabriel Acquin (c. 1811 – 2 October was known by a variety of names; Sachem Gabe and Noel Gabriel being the most verifiable. He was a Maliseet hunter, guide, interpreter and showman who was the founder of the St. Mary's First Nation reserve in Canada. Native American Tribes, Native American History, Native Americans, Saint Laurent, Aboriginal People, Maine, Saint Jean, American Spirit, Mountain Man

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…

Nurse, Spy, & Union Soldier: Sarah Emma Edmonds served in a Union volunteer regiment disguised as a man during the American Civil War. Abusive Father, Union Army, People Talk, American Civil War, Women In History, Historical Society, Crossdressers, The Help, How To Memorize Things

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 …

Françoise-Marie Jacquelin de La Tour an Acadian heroine who took command of the garrison at present-day St. John, New Brunswick, in 1645 and defended the fort there for three days during a civil war in Acadia. Acadie, The Garrison, Louisiana Purchase, Women In History, Present Day, Images, Military, France 2, Ancestry

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).

Edward Winslow Miller, son of Colonel Steven Miller and Hannah Dyer was a nephew of the notable loyalist, Colonel Edward Winslow. Canada, People, Painting, Art, Painting Art, Paintings, Kunst, Paint, Draw

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Artefacts Canada

Measha Brueggergosman, Matt Dusk, Susie McNeil and Royal Wood will perform free concerts at Lowe's Toronto Christmas Market from Nov. Canadian History, Opera Singers, African American Women, Famous Women, Great Hair, Girl Crushes, Pop Culture, Toronto, Singing

Measha Brueggergosman

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.

Mary Ann Coy (nee 'Ring') was the second wife of Asa Coy. She was the daughter of James Ring and Sarah Hartt of Canning, Queens County. Second Wife, Queens, Two By Two, Daughter, Canada, Canning, Ring, People, Art

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Artefacts Canada

Alden Nowlan, poet and playwright Playwright, Poetry Books, Nova Scotia, Biography, Laughter, Literature, Poems, Fiction, Reading

Alden Nowlan - Biography

Alden Nowlan, poet and playwright 1933-1983.

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. Saint John, Biography, Daughter, Author, Teacher, Amp, People, Reading, San Juan

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.

BECKWITH, JULIA CATHERINE (Hart), author; b. 10 March 1796 in Fredericton, N.B., daughter of Nehemiah Beckwith and his second wife, Julie-Louise Lebrun de Duplessis; d. 28 Nov. 1867 at Fredericton. Second Wife, Biography, Mona Lisa, March, Daughter, Author, Amp, People, Painting

Biography – BECKWITH, JULIA CATHERINE – Volume IX (1861-1870) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography

BECKWITH, JULIA CATHERINE (Hart), author; b. 10 March 1796 in Fredericton, N.B., daughter of Nehemiah Beckwith and his second wife, Julie-Louise Lebrun de Duplessis; d. 28 Nov. 1867 at Fredericton.

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. London England, Biography, Horn, Colonial, Ireland, Army, People, Horns, Military

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.

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. se... Galloway Scotland, First Daughter, Daughters, Middle, Amp, Natural, People, People Illustration, Sisters

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…

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. Woodstock, Connecticut, June, Mary, Children, People, Boys, Kids, Big Kids

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.

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