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Books are an important part of history whether personal or regional. Debbie Morin provided extracts of two Cochrane-related books, shown below.

For more books about the Cochrane area, see the list provided at OntarioGenWeb

Gold in Porcupine by Michael Barnes
Timmins the Porcupine Country by Michael Barnes


Gold in the Porcupine
by Michael Barnes
Published by Highway Book Shop, Cobalt Cntario

The story of the early prospectors in the Timmins - Porcupine area. You will the find names of people mentioned in the book in the list below. This is followed by Northern town names. If you wish more information go to your local library or purchase the book.

The following is a list of names appearing in the book in no particular order.
Noah TIMMINS
Noe TIMMINS
Napoleon 'Fred' LAROSE
David DUNLAP
Frank COCHRANE
Willet MILLER
John McMARTIN
Duncan McMARTIN
Alphonse PARE
Reuben D'AIGLE
Billy MOORE
W. PARKS
Bob MUSTARD
Alex GILLIES
Benny HOLLINGER
Clary DIXON
Tom MIDDLETON
Sandy MCINTYRE (Alexander OLIPHANT)
Hans BUTTNER
Harry PRESTON
Cliff CAMPBELL
Frank CAMPBELL
George BURNS
M.J. O'BRIEN
CULBERTSON
Charles FLYNN
Charles DENNISON
A. FREEMAN
J.P. BICKELL
Jack SHIELDS
Alex KELSO
Jack DALTON
Caroline Maben FLOWER
John CONLAN
Fred SCHUMACHER
Jules TIMMINS
Edward Orr TAYLOR
W. Milton YORKE
Eddie HOLLAND
Barney McENANEY
Henry TIMMINS
Jake ENGLEHART
E.M. BURWASH
E.O. TAYLOR
Father PARADIS
Victor MATTSON
Henry BANELA
George BANNERMAN
Tom GEDDES
Jack WILSON
Jack McMAHON
Jack MILLAR
W.S. EDWARDS
Dr. T.N. JAMIESON
REID
Jim LABINE
R.C. CAMPBELL
John McMAHON
John Hays DRUMMOND
Ambrose MORELL
Captain Joseph DELAMAR
Tom GILLIES
Bob WEISS
Bob HATCH
A.C. BROWN
Cliff MORSE
Fred M. CONNELL
Johnny JONES
R. J. 'Dick' ENNIS
Sir Henry PELLAT
CRAGG
MILLEN
Charles MACHEAN
Joseph DALAMAR
J.A HUGHES
John BUCHAN
Jack LECKIE
Scotty WILSON
Cornelius HURLEY

These place names include towns, townships, rivers and lake mentioned in the above book. Some of these places no longer exist. These are not all the places mentioned. I have tried to list only those in Northern Ontario.
Alexo
Aura Lake
Boston Creek
Bourke's
Cobalt
Cochrane
Dead Man's Point
Delbert Lake
Dome
Driftwood
Englehart
Frederick House
Frederick House Lake
Gillies Lake
Gogama
Golden City
Haileybury
Keefer Township
Kelso
Kirkland Lake
Lake Timiskaming
Larder Lake
Massey
Matheson
Mattagami River
Mattawa
McDougall's Shutes
Miller Lake
Monteith
New Liskeard
Nighthawk Lake
North Bay
Pearl Lake
Porcupine
Porcupine Lake
Porquis Junction
Pottsville
Ramore
Sandy Falls
Schumacher
Scotty Spring
Shaw Township
Shillington
South Porcupine
Spanish River
Star Lake
Sturgeon Falls
Sudbury
Timmins
Tisdale Township
Whitney Township


Timmins the Porcupine Country
by Michael Barnes
Published by The Boston Mills Press

This is a story of the Timmins area. It includes not only the prospectors and founding fathers but all different types of people and their stories. You will the find names of people mentioned in the book in the list below. This is followed by Northern town names. If you wish more information go to your local library or purchase the book.

The following is a list of names appearing in the book in no particular order.
Maggie LECLAIR
D'IBERVILLE
Richard GOOD
CAPASCOOS
Reuben D'AIGLE
Billy MOORE
W. PARKS
Bob MUSTARD
E.M. BURWASH
KAY
Charles CAMSELL
Simon COTTON
Edward Orr TAYLOR
Father PARADIS
Victor MANSEN
Harry BENELLA
Charlie AVER
A.G. HUNTER
Alex KELSO
George BANNERMAN
Tom GEDDES
'Hardrock' Bill SMITH
Joe VIPOND
Bill DAVIDSON
Clary DIXON
Alex GILLIES
Tom MIDDLETON
'Handsome' Charlie DENNISON
Jack WILSON
W.S. EDWARDS
T.N. JAMIESON
Harry PRESTON
Cliff CAMPBELL
Frank CAMPBELL
George BURNS
Benny HOLLINGER
Alec GILLIES
Jack MILLER
Jack MACMAHON
Gilbert LABINE
Noah TIMMINS
Henry TIMMINS
Al PARE
Barney MCENANEY
Sandy MCINTYRE
Alexander OLIPHANT
Hans BUTTNER
R.G. CAMPBELL
REID
Jim LABINE
Johnny SAUVE
John MCMARTIN
Duncan MCMARTIN
David DUNLAP
Cyril KNIGHT
M.J. OBRIEN
CULBERTSON
Ambros MONELL
Joseph DELAMAR
Alan ROSE
Tom CONNORS
GIRARD
Bert SCHAFFER
Jimmy JONES
Father Les COSTELLO
Guy PICHE
Ken DARKE
Ned BRAGAGNOLO
Pat SHERIDAN
Charles FLYNN
A. FREEMAN
J.P. BICKELL
Sylvester KENNEDY
Jake ENGLEHART
Bob HATCH
Charlie PERCY
George MURRAY
Tom GEDDES
Cap DUNBAR
Hawley CLAYTON
Henry JOY
James BROOKE
Billy MOORE
Andy LEROUX
Henry PETERS
Leo MASCIOLI
Jack SHIELDS
Johnny JONES
Bob WEISS
Jack MUNROE
J.P. BARTLEMAN
John CAMPSALL
Charlie RICHARDSON
Jack DALTON
M.H. MACKAY
Cliff MOORE
Billy GOHR
Edith FORSYTH
John NOVACK
Fred CONNELL
Charles PIERCE
Dayton OSTROSSER
Henry OSTROSSER
Caroline MABEN
Jack DALTON
W.H. WILSON
Shirley CRAGG
Fred SCHUMACHER
Ambrose MONELL
Sam BUCOVETSKY
Tom KING
Percy ROBBINS
Father THERIAULT
AUMONT
W.M. PRITCHARD
Siegfried ATKINSON
Henry PELLAT
Alex BORLAND
MATIMISH
Conn SMYTHE
Mike QUINN
Cliff MCFADDEN
Harry PETERS
George JAMIESON
Walter WILSON
Robert ALLEN
George ZOLOB
Pete BENKI
George POND
Don MCKINNON
John LARCHE
Fred ROUSSEAU
Jimmy JONES
Simond FLORIA
P.B. MCCRODEN
Real SEGUIN
Karl SPRINGER
Ed HUNT
Stan DELUCE
Ira GRAHAM
Ossie MARTIN
Fred JACKSON
Dolphis CHARBONEAU
Roy THOMSON
Art HUMPHREYS
Wilf SPOONER
Bob MINER
SCOTT
Sam FISHMAN
Doug WRIGHT
Fred LAROSE
James DENNY
Inky WOOD
Walter HONER
Lawrence HAZARD
Joe HIRSHORN
Oliver HALL
Leo DEL VILLANO
Father O'GORMAN
Jules TIMMINS
Leo TIMMINS
Thelma BARKWELL
Denham GREER
Harvey GREER
Margaret HAINES
Henry KELNICK
Barbara Ann SCOTT
Jack Kent COOKE
Emile BRUNETTE
Ben BAUMAN
Mrs J.A. THOMS
Dennis BRAITHWAITE
Jeanne LARCHER
Sammy DAVIS Jr.
Jules BASCHE
Viola MACMILLAN
George MACMILLAN
Aleen MCMARTIN
D.M. DUNLAP
Donald TENCH
J.V.BONHOMME
George WAITE
Mike AYOUB
Pete BABANDO
Alan STANLEY
Art HUMPHREYS
Wilf SPOONER
Conrad LAVIGNE
Joe FERRARI
Bill BARILKO
Albert HUDSON
Jim THOMPSON
Emmanuel LALONDE
Joe HIRSHAM
Murdo MARTIN
D.C. FINLAY
Gordon SINCLAIR
Glen SMITH
Jim PRINCE
Jack AUSTIN
Roland MICHENER
Kathy KREINER
Ken THOMSON
Yvon JODOUIN
Christof WEIDNER
Gaston MALETTE
CHARTRAND
Tom TIMMINS

These place names include towns, townships, rivers and lake mentioned in the above book. Some of these places no longer exist. These are not all the places mentioned. Those listed are in Northern Ontario.
Abitibi River
Alexo
Aura Lake
Barber's Bay
Bob's Lake
Boston Creek
Bourkes
Bristol Twp
Cobalt
Connaught
Copper Cliff
Delbert Lake
Deloro Twp
Driftwood
Edward's Point
Englehart
Frederick House
Gillies Lake
Gold Island
Golden City
Golden City
Gowganda
Haileybury
Hill's Landing
Hill's Landing
House Lake
Hoyle
Iroquois Falls
Island Falls
James Bay
Kapuskasing
Kelso
Kenogamissi Lake
Keyson
Kidd Twp
Kirkland Lake
Lake Wartowaha
Larder Lake
Larder Lake
Matachewan
Matheson
Mattagami
Mattagami heights
Mattagami River
McDougall's Chutes
Miller Lake
Monteith
Moose Factory
Moose River
Mountjoy
New Liskeard
Night Hawk Lake
North Bay
Papakomeka Lake
Pearl Lake
Pearl Lake
Piscoutagamy
Porcupine
Porcupine Lake
Porcupine River
Porquis Junction
Pottsville
Powell's Point
Ramore
Reid Lake
Rouyn
Ruperts House
Sault Ste. Marie
Schumacher
Scotty Spring
Shaw Twp
Slim Creek
South End
South Porcupine
Spanish River
St. Germain
Sudbury
Tatchikipika River
Temiskaming
Three Nations Lake
Timmins
Tisdale Twp
Whitney Twp

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