Welcome to Carleton County

Updated May 17-2011

New Brunswick, Canada

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Carleton County is located in western New Brunswick adjoining the State of Maine and is partitioned by the Saint John River.  The county was established from York County in 1832.  Until 1850, Carleton County covered the area of the present day counties of Carleton, Victoria and Madawaska.

New Brunswick Funeral Homes

Albert County Funeral Home - Hopewell Cape Bishop's Funeral Home - Fredericton Britton's Funeral Home - Hartland NB
Culberson's Funeral Home - Woodstock Kilcollins Funeral Home - Bath Scott's Funeral Home - Woodstock
Flewelling's Funeral Home - Nackawic York Funeral Home - Fredericton Carleton Funeral Home - Jacksonville
McAdam's - Fredericton Wallace Funeral Home - Sussex St. George Funeral Home - St George
Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home Brenan's Bay View Select Community Funeral Home - Saint John Adam's Funeral Home - Miramichi

The Tompkins Ancestry Magazine 

(incorporating the Tompkins Families of Carleton County)

A Digital "Facsimile" Edition prepared in March 2002 by Allan J. Tompkins

The information contained in this magazine is a wonderful addition to the Carleton County site. 39 Pages and very informative!

Please note that Allan J. Tompkins new homepage is located at  http://allan.tompkins.com.au/

Overview, FAQs, and Miscellaneous Facts
on the Counties and Parishes of New Brunswick

 The Founding of Woodstock by W.O. Raymond - contributed by John J. Noble

The Old Parish of Wakefield by W.O. Raymond - contributed by John J. Noble

 The Loyalists and their First New Brunswick Winter - contributed by John J. Noble

Carleton County Act, 1831-32 and the Birth of Carleton County

 Place Names of Carleton County - courtesy of the Bugle

Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life

Short History of the Orser Family 

 Carleton County Genealogical Resources for Sale

The Reids of Centreville New Brunswick - added January 2008

History of NB Power  

Cunnabell / Campbell family - added October 2006

Smith Family Picture - added March 25, 2006

March 22, 2006 - Birth, Death, Marriage and Memoriams Announcements - added to site February 2006

February 13, 2006 - Mystery Photo that was found in a Bible belonging to Victoria Lockhart, wife of Steadman Lockhart, of Carleton County

October 2005 - Birth, Death, Marriage and Memoriams announcements - added November 14, 2005

James Sanderson Descendant files - August 17,2005

Frank Sparks Descendant files - August 17,2005

Descendants of Isaac and Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Hartt - off site link - August 18, 2005

Daniel Johnston's Obituary

Link to the Canada 1911 Census for Carleton County - off site link August 29, 2005

Rogers family from Tyrone to New Brunswick - September 10, 2005

Freeman Fitzherbert's Blacksmith Shop at River de Chute - November 20, 2005

Snow and Noble Family Pictures - January 2, 2006

Births-Engagements-Marriages-Deaths-Funerals-Memoriams for December 2005 - added January 3, 2006

The Maliseet Trail Link - added January 3, 2006
 

 

List of Woodstock Mayors

Woodstock Mayors - The Bugle ran a series in 2001 of the profiles of past Woodstock Mayors

 

Hartland Town Council 1922

 

Queries *** 2003 / 2002 *** 2001 ***2000 *** 1999 *** 1998

Message Board ***  Lookups

Surnames: A to M *** N to Z

Brick Walls

Carleton County Family Trees updated April 24, 2005

Andrew and Laura McCain Gallery

Today's Obituaries Past Obituaries Newspaper Listings

Guest Book
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Weather forecast for Houlton, Maine and Fredericton, New Brunswick

Birth Records

Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

off site - searchable by location only

1881 Canadian Census 1901 Census of Canada 1906 Census of the Northwest Provinces
Carleton County Census 1871 Carleton County Census 1891 Carleton County Census 1901
Link to Canada's 1911 Census  District 25 - Carleton - This database of 1911 census data allows researchers to search by geographic location only. As this is not a nominally indexed database, it is not searchable by family name. The information on these images can be used to prepare family or town/village histories, research immigration trends and a great deal more.
MURIEL DAVIDSON'S CANADIAN CENSUS CAMPAIGN Post 1901Census Project
Communities on the north bank of St. John river that were then in Carleton County:
Madawaska 1830 Census Madawaska, 1840 Census Upper St. John River Valley
  Maine Census  
Land Records Maps   List of Forfeited Lands
     Old Carleton County Land Deeds The Land Dispute - How the Maine - New Brunswick Border was settled
Captain Jacob Smith -Founder of Woodstock Benny Swim Was Hung Twice
Burnell Reid 's Stories "Big Bill " Kelly Kidnapped & Dragged         
Doherty "Murdered" Cammack"Hung" George Gee Sentenced to Death
Wallace Hale's Fort Havoc FOR KING & COUNTRY
Captain William McKenzie Charles Connell & his Postal Stamp

Dow Stewart Case

Newspaper Write-Ups about Carleton County People :
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Woodstock Journal 1856-1861 ( L.P. Fisher Library has only the Jan 6., 1859-Jan 9, 1862 micro film) earlier contact N.B. Archives
 
Carleton Sentinel Newspaper 1867-1870 Dispatch Newspaper 1910

Press Newspaper 1883-1937  1904 * 1905 * 1906 *1907 * 1908 * 1914 * 1918 * 1920 * 1921 * 1923 * 1924 * 1926 * 1883/85/86/88/89/90

Cemeteries

 

Cloverdale

 Jackson Falls

St. Bonaventure

Watson Settlement

 

Kirkland Anglican Cemetery

Old Methodist Cemetery , Perth Andover, Victoria County

List of Cemeteries Northern and Southern Carleton County

Larlee Creek Cemetery , Perth Andover, Victoria County

Jacksontown Cemetery -  Route 560 Gravestone photos

Upper Woodstock Rural Cemetery

Jacksonville Community Cemetery, Hwy 560, Parish of Wakefield Gravestone Photos

Cemetery Pictures

Gravestone pictures

 Methodist Cemetery Woodstock Photos 

Lower Waterville Cemetery

Pembrook Cemetery

Charleston Cemetery  

Anglican Richmond Corner Gravestone Photos

 Wakefield Baptist Cemetery Gravestone Photos

Roman Catholic Cemetery - Newburg

Catholic Calvary Cemetery, Houlton Road, Woodstock

Churches of Carleton County

 

 

Skiff Lake Shrine Photos

Flood at Woodstock Mid-Fifties

More Photos Page  

More Woodstock Photos

  Woodstock Photos   

Hartland Photos

Holmesville Photos

Postcards

Old Pictures

Old Home Week Photos

Draper Family Photos

Pembroke Photos

Old Advertising Ads

Misc. Photos

Family Photos River de Chute - photos and info

School Pictures

Perez Smith / Gee Family Photos
Carleton County Ancestors that migrated to Aroostook County Johnville Photos

Glassville Photos

Newburg Photos Historic Homes of Woodstock

Benton Photos

Newburg Baseball  Island Park Railroad

 Baseball/ Bowling

Peel Photos Karnes Bakery

Beechwood Photos

Woodstock Golf Club Island Park

Various Articles re Island Park

Carleton County Vocational School

Old Home Week  Sports 1960's

Adney Canoe photos

Grafton Photos Carleton County Hospital Photos and Information Anglican Church Records
Woodstock Farm Market

30 years of Serving the Community 1973-2003

articles and photos courtesy of the Bugle

 

Drawings of John Campbell

Historical Homes, Schools, Businesses, Flood  etc.

Collection of Old Newspaper Articles - Courtesy of the Bugle

Wedding Photos of Carleton County Couples  - If you have old wedding photos that you would to have added here, please email them to Lezlie Carson

Mystery Photos - Rogers family?

2nd group of Rogers family mystery photos

Florenceville -Buttermilk Creek,

New Brunswick

Jacksonville Photos

Mystery Photos Vintage Images of New Brunswick

Charleston Photos

Mystery Photos - If you can identify any of the pictures, please email the person who submitted the photos.  1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17
N. B. Native Indian newspaper photos : 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7     Chiefs & Councillors

Woodstock First Nation's History

New Brunswick First Nation Directory

The Maliseet Trail

New Brunswick Military Heritage Project

WAR RECORDS of OUR ANCESTORS "LEST WE FORGET"
Canadian Soldiers of the First World War Air Force Honours & Awards
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Biographies of Soldiers & Heroes, Canadian Military
Canadians who served in the Maine Militias in the Civil War ABMC War Dead : Korean War, First & Second World War
Graves & Memorials, of more than 116,000 Canadians & Newfoundlanders who gave their lives for their Country. Canadians Who Served with Massachusetts Regiments During the Civil War
Loyalist Muster Roll Index U.S. Navy Memorial
Land Forces Of Britain, The Empire & Commonwealth Maple Leaf Legacy Project
Korean War Project Woodstock War Memorial
Our Men 1st World War1915 Civil War Veteran's

Miscellaneous Papers in reference to Carleton County, New Brunswick War Veterans

War Photo's

World War I 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

World War I Photos

World War II 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10

WW  II  Pictures

 Army Misc. War Pictures

Tappan Adney

 Colloquialisms Cleadie Barnett's Carleton Co. Records
Carleton Co. Historical Society Links Covered Bridges of New Brunswick
New Brunswick Genealogical Society Members Surname Interests
"Vital Statistics From New Brunswick Newspapers"

Ruby  Cusack   Genealogical Sources and Books of New Brunswick, Canada;  Genealogy Columns with Queries; Index To The Death Roll of the Saint John Globe; Submit A Query to Ruby.

Bounty Grain   Schedule of Persons entitled to the Bounty for raising Bread Corn on New Lands in the County of York in the years 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820 & 1821 under an Act of the General Assembly entitled "An Act to encourage the raising of Bread-Corn on new lands." and the Act in amendment explanation and continuation thereof.
History of Victoria Corner  History of Avondale Poetry & Lines
Old Medical Terminology Florenceville - Buttermilk Creek Old Disease Names and their Modern Definitions
Parishes & Resources Map Sources Bibliography & Libraries
 Death Register Towns Historic Landmarks
Robert Murphy Fulton Diaries Tidbits Milton Lloyd Flewelling - farm journals  
The Great Migration from The Dispatch 1902 Loyalist Quarterly Newsletter Woodstock Island Park

(external link)

     
     

********* Neighbouring Counties  ********

York Co., Victoria Co., Aroostook, Me.
   History of Monticello, Maine -   A lot of our Carleton County ancestors migrated to Aroostook County - check the names on these two pages.
Province of N.B. Search Records NB GEN LINKS  NB GenWeb
N.B. Chat Line National Archives of Canada U.S. GenWeb
RootsWeb RootsWeb World Connect  Ellis Island ShipsList Archive
  GenCircle   Somebody's Links for photos, bibles, letters.
Family History Centres in New Brunswick
Helpful Genealogy Links

Canada GenWeb

Disclaimer: The Carleton County GenWeb Project has no affiliation with any commercial enterprise.  This site may be freely linked to but not duplicated in any fashion without our consent except for private study. 
Olwyn Whitehouse- 1998-2000 Sharon Webb 2000-2004 Lezlie Carson 2004

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