Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group
April 1997 Queries

These queries were published in the April 1997 issue of Timberline, the newsletter of the Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group

You may contact the submitter of each query by email where an address has been included. Postal addresses for all other queries can be obtained by contacting Chris Hampel. Please specify the query surname and contact.

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SPECIAL INQUIRY
Looking for info. on John and Joseph SEELEY (brothers) who originated and manufactured the "Famous Seeley Hand-pump" in the late 1800s. Any written documentation or knowledge about the hand-pump would be greatly appreciated. I believe they came frmo Campbell's Bay, Quebec.
Contact: Marie Cecil Fay Yelle fitch@vianet.on.ca
 
CARTY / HOULIHAN
Looking for info. on Ann CARTY b. c1847 in Ireland, m. Patrick HOULIHAN. Were her parents Francis CARTY (Longford, Ire.) & Ann DOONER (Leitrim, Ire.).
Contact: D. O'Reilly
 
DENAULT / PACK
Looking for info. on Casimir DENAULT and wife Maria PACK who lived on Riviere Noire, Pontiac Co. from c1840 on.
Contact: D. Vidmar
 
EGGERT / SCHULTZ
Searching for info. on Gustave EGGERT 1864-1943, b. in Germany (where? parents?). Came to Canada c1883, m. Henrietta Schultz 1870-1941, d/o John b. c1834 and Hannah b. c1834 of Locksley, ON. Both burried in St. John's lutheran Cem., Pembroke.
Contact: D. O'Reilly
 
HEBERT
Looking for ancestors and descendants of Joseph Edward HEBERT b. 1896 (where?) d. 1956 in Renfrew, Ontario.
Contact: S. Remus
 
HURTEAU / TOURAGEAU / DAVIS / WHELAN / TURCOTTE / TAYLOR
Seeking info. on Andre HURTEAU m. 7 Jan. 1864 to Emilie/Amelia TOURAGEAU in Huntingdon, Quebec. Children: Henry b. 1865 (m. Mary DAVIS in Pembroke), Emilie b. 1867 (m. James WHALEN 1886 in Pembroke), Esther b. 1868 (m. Joseph TURCOTTE 1887 in Pembroke), Sophia b. 1870, Marie b. 1871 (m. Gilbert TURCOTTE 1887 in Pembroke), Jean b. 1873 (m. Marie Louise TAYLOR 1875), Joseph b. 1875, Samuel b. 1876, Josephine b. 1877 & Maggie b. 1880.
Contact: F. Stager
 
KREIGER / WILNITZ
Looking for descendants of August KREIGER 1836-1925 and Applonea Edith WILNITZ 1842-1891 of Petawawa/Mackay area. Immigrated 1871 from where? What happend to their children: Bertha b. c1866, Applonea Gertrude b. c1867, mthilda b. c1869, Paul b. c1873, Martha b. c1881, & Agnes b. c1884?
Contact: S. Remus
 
LAFRANCE / BORGERON / TAYLOR
Seeking info. on (Marie) Louise dau/o Paul LAFRANCE & Susanne BORGERON m. 1869 William TAYLOR of Litchfield, Quebec. Did the TAYLORS have any children?
Contact: F. Stager
 
LEDGERWOOD / RAMSAY
James LEDGERWOOD c1823-1907 of Fraser Twp. Renfrew Co. m. 1 Mary Jane RAMSAY c1829-1888, m. 2 bef. 1891, Mary ____ b. c1841. When did James marry for 2ed time? Need info. on 2ed wife. Where are they buried?
Contact: M. Miller
 
LeROY / WILSON
Levi LeROY b. c1816 USA, m. 1843 to Elizabeth WILLSON b. 1826. Children: Peter B., Samuel F., joel W., Mary Ann, John, Joseph, James, Willard Henry, & Margaret Louisa. Lived in Chichester Twp. (Pontiac Co., Quebec) 1851, Waltham Twp. (Pontiac Co.) 1861 but not in either twp. in 1871. Where did Levi come from & where did the family go?
Contact: D. Gourley
 
MAU
Has anyone found any MAUs settling in Quebec or the Kitchener area of Ontario between 1858 & 1800 ? I know of Henriette Albertine MAU b. 1838, Kasper Ernest Albert Mau b. 1839 & Anna Rosaline MAU. Any information would be appreciated.
Contact: S. Remus
 
McGREGOR / MILLARD / McDONALD / McKENZIE / WILSON / SQUIRES / McINTRE
Would like to contact descendants of Dougal McGREGOR & Margaret; Christiana, Alexander, Peter, Susan (m. 1 Thomas Charles MALLARD of McNab, m. 2 William McDONALD & moved to Matawatchan Twp.), Margaret (m. John McKENZIE), Jean/Jane (m. Thomas WILSON), Janet/Jessie (m. Edwardd SQUIRES), James & Elizabeth (m. Daniel McINTYRE). Have information to share.
Contact: June Allen dajun@bconnex.net
 
McGREGOR / MILLARD / McDONALD / SHAW
I am particulary interested in family of Susan McGREGOR, m. 1 Thomas Charles MALLARD, children Samuel, Mary, & Margaret. In 1851 census Bagot Twp. Susan was a widow. Does anyone have knowledge of Thomas' death? m. 2 Willaim McDONALD, children Jane b. 1857 Bagot Twp., Hannah b. 1859 Bagot Twp., Elizabeth b. 1861 Matawachan Twp., Susan b. 1863, James b. 1864/65, & William b. 1867 m. in 1907 Emmy SHAW, Matawatchan Twp. Have extensize info. on MALLARSs, none on McDONALDs.
Contact: June Allen dajun@bconnex.net
 
MILLAR / LEDGERWOOD / PATTERSON
Willaim MILLER c1825-1890 of Alice Twp. Renfrew Co. m. 1 Margaret LEDGERWOOD c1825-1862. m. 2 Mary PATTERSON c1833-1900. When did Margaret die and where is she buried?
Contact: M. Miller
 
MUELLER / RICHTER / WEINHOLT
Friedrike/Caroline MUELLER (Miller) b. 1844, m. 1 David RICHTER 1844-1888. Children: Louis, Frederick, Edith, Catherine (Lena) & Pauline Maria b. Sept. 1889 (listed in 1891 census). Friedrick/Caroline m. 2 Joseph WEINHOLT in 1894 at Grace Lutheran Church, Green Lake. Sold property in Wilberforce Twp. in 1894 (relocated wehere?). Need death records for Caroline, Joseph, Edith and Catherine (none listed in Ontario Death Records).
Contact: G. Kuehl
 
NICHOLS / BARKLEY / McLELLAN
Looking for info. on Jonathan NICKOLS b. c1817, Arlington, Vt. m. Diana BARKLEY, b. Matilda Twp. c1815 (parents Mr. BARKLEY & ____ OUDEKIRK). Lived in/around Matilda Twp. approx. 1837. Dau. Sarah b. 1842 (exact date?, died when? where? buried?), m. Peter McLELLAN, b. Quebec (where? when? parents?), d. Pembroke Aug. 31, 1917 age 63. Where is he buried (death cert. states Pembroke, newspaper states Prwbyterian Cem. DesJoachims)?
Contact: B. Farrar
 
PORTEOUS / BUTLER / GOOD / DEAVES / CROZIER / CARDIFF
Looking for info. on my great-grandmother, Mary Jane PORTEOUS. b. c1857, Richmond, ON. area. She had 2 illegitimate sons, John, b. Apr. 15, 1878 (father = Edward BUTLER) & William, b. Apr. 28, 1880 (father = ? GOOD who was likely a teacher). 1881 census shows both boys & Mary living with her father Archibald at Richmond. In 1891, William was living in Carleton Place with his aunt & uncle, Margaret A. & William LACKEY. Mary m. Robert DEAVES, Mar. 8, 1882 & had 2 daughters, Graces L., b. c1883 (m. CARDIFF) & Margaret J., b. c1885 (m. LACKIE). In 1891 census Mary, widow, was living in Carleton Place with widower, George CROZIER (b. c1846) & their respective children*. She later m. a CARDIFF. I do not know where she went after 1891 or when she died. (*one of Georges sons m. Grace PORTEOUS, mary's niece).
Contact: Mrs. Pat Allan amms@autobahn.mb.ca
 
SEELEY / DUAVAN / LARONE
Looking for ascendants & descendants of Joseph s/o John SEELEY and Mary Ann DONAVAN? who m. Harriette LARONE/laronne/Laronde. Children: Peter b. 1889 in Goshen, & Hariett.
Contact: Marie Cecil Fay Yelle fitch@vianet.on.ca
 
STORY / SHIELDS
Looking for ascendants & descendants of John Jessie STORY/Storey/Storie, m. c1844 Elizabeth SHIELDS. Settled in Bromley then moved to Ross Twp. Daughter Elizabeth in 1887 m. Joseph SEELEY in Renfrew.
Contact: Marie Cecil Fay Yelle fitch@vianet.on.ca
 
STOUGHTON / PRENTISS / LAVALLEE / MACKEY / JAMISON / KERR / DOBBIE / CURRY / GRANT
Would like help with my Stoughton family. Cahterine PRENTISS of Quebec m. Alexander STOUGHTON early 1830s (where?); children, Elizabeth b. c1831 (m. Proster LAVALLEE), Mary Anne b. c1834 (m. Alexander MACKEY), Annie b. c1838 (m. John JAMISON), Margaret b. c1838 (m. Thomas Kerr), Alexander b. c1842 (m. Margaret DOBBIE), john b. c1844, Nathan b. c1846 (m. Mary jane CURRY), & Diathanna/Diana b. c1851 (m. John GRANT). All children born in Bagot Twp. Alexander & Catherine along with Elizabeth & Prosper LAVALLEE & some other members of the family moved to Arnprior. Did Alexander die there before 1891? Cahterine is a widow in 1891 census living with Margaret and Thomas KERR in Carlow Twp.
Contact: Mrs. Pat Allan amms@autobahn.mb.ca
 
VANDETTE / LAROCQUE
looking for ascendants & descendants of Samuel VANDETTE/Vondette/Vendette b. St. Augustin, Quebec, m. c1890 Mathilda LAROCQUE (possibly in Pembroke, Petawawa, Renfrew area?). Samuel's father could have been Jean Baptiste VANDETTE, his mother unknown.
Contact: Marie Cecil Fay Yelle fitch@vianet.on.ca

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