Tobique Valley Genealogy and Local
this page you will find links to photographs, stories, anecdotes, and articles of
interest about local communities, events and people.
Do you have an article or story that illustrates our community's past?
Submissions for this
page are welcomed!
The Tradition of Hanging Maybaskets
Plaster Rock and area
- an excerpt from Two
Months on the Tobique, An Emigrant's Journal, published in 1851 (the entire
text of the book is available for reading and/or download on Google
Notes, Fraser's, from 1967
Rock, newspaper article, 1901
Rock Parade, history article written about 1955
- A link to Knock on Wood
(toucherdubois), containing information from the "Fraser
Companies Limited Archive collection" located at Centre de
documentation et d'études madawaskayennes (CEDEM) de l'Université de
Moncton, campus d'Edmundston. This site contains a number of historical
photographs of topics such as the log
drive, Fraser sawmills,
relating to the history of Fraser Co. Ltd./Fraser Papers.
History of Plaster Rock, by Alice M. (Flanders) Wright
- A link to "My
Father's Shoes", http://www.islandregister.com/rcoffin/rcoffini.html,
by Ross Coffin, including the story of Dr. Joseph Coffin, who spent many
years as a medical practitioner in Plaster Rock
Margison's days on Tobique
- The Flanders
and Sadler Families, first printed in The Cataract, in 1967, written
by Annie (Crone) Longmoore.
of Tobique Valley, by John B. McNair, printed in The Cataract, August
of a Tobiquer, by Bert Inman, printed in The Cataract, August 14, 1969
- Memoirs from Ernest
Jenkins (born 1877), printed in the Cataract, July, 1969, page
1 and page
of Baptist churches in the area, printed in the Cataract, 1969
Log Cabin Christmas, written by Glenna (Sprague) Curtis (Enterprise
Grand Falls and area
Article on the NB
Moose Hunt, 1949