Sunday, August 28, 2016

WW 1

28 Aug 2016
Ref: Legion Magazine, Timeline [A fold out]
    Somme offensive 1 - 13 July 1916
  "Despite 107,070 British and French casualties, the first
 two weeks of the Somme offensive, known as the
Battle of Albert, succeeds in drawing German Reserves and
ammunition away from Verdun
14 July to 7 August  4 more Battles listed
Sept. 1916
    Canadian troops moved from positions near Ypres,
begin arriving at the Somme battlefields.
for more on the Nfld Reg't, Beaumont-Hamel and the
Battle of the Somme go to
    www.legionmagazine.com/BloodInTheMud
Also;
From Legion Magazine foldout "Diary of War"
  3 Sept 1916 - The Canadian Corps takes over
a 3,000 Meter Section of the front Pozieres Ridge
on the Somme
  15 Sept 1916 - Canadians launch their first attack on
the Somme at Flers - Courcelette. Tanks are used for
the first time, but 3 get stuck and 1 breaks down,
of the 6 attached to the Canadians.
Next will continue with Goulbourn Settlers, Letter M.





Sunday, August 21, 2016

Goulbourn Settlers

21 Aug 2012
Surname M (2 of 4)
McCurdy, John  Con. 11, Lot 27E  24 Oct 1821
   Goulb. Census 1820, 1821, 1821 1822
   1842 Goulb Census # 1415; FF page 160-163
    CCCBk #254+, MUC 11, 13;
    1851 Cen. p,2d, 3a, (5) age 62; wife & 4 Children
McDonnell, Alex  Con. 9, Lot6W   22 Nov 1824
   CCCBk 2 persons this name; Bought Memorial
   #11 from Charles Schweitzer; Lived Carleton Co.
   Gloucester Twp ??
McDowel, William  Con 12, Lot 19  11 Jun 1828
  CCCBk #281;  MUC pg45; Grenville Co.
    Oxford Twp
McElroy, Patrick  Con. 3. Lot 19W  24 Jun 1822
   Goulb. Census 1820, 21, 21, 22; MUC page 9;
   CCCBk #206.385++; 1842 Cen. Goulb #1681
McFarlane, William  Con. 6, Lot 8W  11 Feb 1829
  CCCBk #197+; 1842 Cen. Goulb. #1300
  1851 Cen. Wife Catherine, age 41 in Osgoode Twp
McGee, Archibald  Con. 10, Lot 23E  8 May 1828
  Goulb. Cen. 1822; CCCBk #79+; 1851 Census
   possibly Grenville Co. Wolford Twp
McGee, William  Con. 10, Lot 23W  13 Jun 1828
    CCCBk # 1526;  MUC #10 & 39
    1851 Cen. possibly Ottawa Co, Masham Twp. QUE
McGivern, John  Con 8, Lot 8E  2 Apr 1828
   CCCBk #812; MUC page 18; 1842 Cen.
    Goulbourn #1359 & 1381
NOTE; To this entry there are 165 names of
             civilians added to this list, since Jan. 2016
     2 more entries for surnames M, next month

Thursday, August 18, 2016

WW1

WW1
18 Aug 2016

27 Aug 1906  Canadian Corps moves south to the Somme.
   Sept 1916  Canadian troops move from near Ypres to the
    Somme battlefield
    Ref:  Legion magazine 8 page bilingual fold out entitled
            "Blood in the Mud"
              The Battle of the Somme started 1 July 1916.
               Timeline on this sheet lists 5 events from the
                1500's thru 1907 with the next entry,
                4 Aug 1914, "Britain declared war on Germany
                meaning Newfoundland was also at war"

Early Settlement present day Ottawa Area. 1816+
  Ref: First we were Soldiers- The Long March to Perth
          Author is Ron W. Shaw
     This book details many aspects of Army life.
      Contains much info and well worth a read if interested
      in the early days of the British Army, 1800-1850 and
      early life in Canada in the Perth, 1816; Richmond, 1818
      and Lanark, 1820 Military Settlements.
      Will comment further on this book at a latter date.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

8 Aug. 2016
Surname M  ( 1 of 4)

Mackey, William  Con. 2, Lot14E  21 Aug 1824
   Goulbourn Cen. 1820 and 1821 Cen;
   CCCBk #9, 19++; 1851 Cen. Marlb. Twp.
    p. 9d,10a, (190 age 46; 1842 cen Goulb. #1281
Magee, James  Con. 10, Lot 25E  31 Aug 1824
    CCCBk #79(McGee);  GTHS files.
Malcourson, Robert  Con. 8, Lot 29E  2 Apr 1828
      Malcomson, ?  CCCBk # 104; Goulb. Census
      1820, 1821, 1822 Nepean Twp
Manning, Peter  Con. 9, lot 20W  8 may 1822
    Goulb. Cen 1821, 1822; CCCBk #253
    1851 Cen p. 6d, 7a, (13) age 62, b. Ire
     wife, Moria age 45.
McCabe, James  Con. 8, lot 4W  12 Apr 1825
    CCCBk. #73; 1842 Cen. Nepean, 2 persons;
    1851 Cen. 2 persons, 1 is a widower.
Mccaffree, James  Con 7, Lot 29W  22 Nov 1827
    GTHS files; CCCBk #128+
McClelland, Joseph  Con. 11, Lot 18E  5 O ct 1829
    CCCBk # 245
McCrea, John  Con. 2, Lot 2E  24 Jan 1826
    CCCBk #41,1189; Lived Wolford Twp 1842 Cen
    This is a common name and info may be incorrect
I expect letter M to run til end of Sept 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Goulbourn Settlers

Surname L
2 Aug 2016
Lackey, Stephen  Con. 3, Lot 6E  5 Jun 1822
       MUC page 9;  Nil 1842 and 1851 Census
Lannigan, John  King St. E, Lot 11  28 Jan 1834
       Surname also spelled Lannagan and Launigan
       CCCBk 155;  Nil 1851 Census
Larkin, John  Con. 6, Lot 15E  27 Nov 1828
       Bought Memorial 178
Lawlor, Michael  Con. 1, Lot 5E  20 Sep 1822
       Memorial 261
Lett, Pitman  Cockburn St. Lot 5  8 Feb 1843
      Nil
Lewis, John B.  Con. 2, Lot 9W  26 Aug 1824
      1851 Cen. p. 16d, 17a, (33) age 65, Goulbourn
      1821 and 1822 Census
Lewis, Robert  Con. 4, lot 7W  11 Jun 1828
      1851 Cen. p, 37d, 38a, (75)
Lindsay, Robert  Con. 9, Lot 10E  3 Jul 1828
       MUC page 9
Little, John  Con. 7, Lot 22S1/2  7 Feb 1826
      MUC pg 14;  Memorial 55
     1851 Cen. Bristol Twp.
Livingston, Donald  Con. 3, Lot 1W   24 Oct 1821
     1821 and 1822 Census; 1851 Cen. in Quebec
Lucas, James Jr.  Con 4, Lot 6W  1 Mar 1830
       Lives Beckwith twp
  As I mentioned earlier a large number of settlers who
   settled in Goulbourn Twp moved away after a short
   time living there. (Rations ended Dec 1822)
Next. Surname M (32 names )which will run thru last
 half of September and other data/info will also be listed.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Goulbourn Settlers

21 July 2016

Surname K
Kemp(t), John  Con. 12, Lot 29E   5 Jul 1828
   Goulbourn 1822 Census; CCCBk #203+
   MUC pg 10; F & F pg71,147-149; 1851 Census
   Huntley Twp. p,46d,47a,(93) age 60, wife Mary, age 60
Kempt, William  Con. 11, lot27W   24 Oct 1821
   Goulbourn 1821 Cen. and 1822; MUC page 10
    CCCBk. 532,600+; F&F pg 147; 1851 cen. Nil
Kennedy, George  Con.2, Lot 9W  26 Aug 1824
    CCCBk #71, 1308; MUC pg82; 1851 Cen. Nil
Kennedy, Henry  Con. 2, Lot 21W  13 Jun 1828
    CCCBk #8; MUC pg 82;  1851 cen. Nil
Keyes, Thomas  Con. 2, Lot 8W  4 Jul 1828
     Goulbourn 1821 & 1822 Census, MUC pg 9
     CCCBk #522, 1344; 1851 Cen. Nil
Kilduff, Robert  King St. E, Lot 3  8 Feb 1834
     Goulbourn  1821, 1822 Census
  Kilduff, Mrs. age 77, Richmond Village p,3d,4a,(7)
               Lived with Sewell Ormsby
   Kempt, Nil  1851 Census p,5d,6a,(11)
              wife Susan age 43.

WW1
  1 July, 1916
    The Newfoundland Regiment is decimated at
       Beaumont Hamal on the opening day of the
       Battle of the Somme. Of the 780 men who
       went forward in the attack, only 110 survived
       unscathed, only 68 answered roll call the next day
11 July 1916
     General Sam Hughes reviews troops at
      Camp Borden, Ont

Next month letter L and start of letter M.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Goulbourn Settlement

8 July 2016   Surname J [1 of 2]
Jenkinson, George  Con. 9, Lot 12E  27 Jan 1826
         CCCBk #40,  317;  MUC page 10;  1851 Cen. Nil
Jinkinson, William   Con. 9, Lot 11E  13 Jun 1828
         MUC page 10;  1851 Cen. Nil
Johnston, Abraham  Con. 10, Lot 19E  11Jun 1828
         1851 Cen. Leeds Co. Kitley Twp.
           p30d,31a,(139)  age 66
Johnston, James  Fowler St. W. Lot 3  7 Apr 1833
        CCCBk #53, 580++;  MUC page 6
Johnston, Nicholas  Con. 2, Lot 7E  5 Jul 1828
        Goulbourn Twp 1822;  MUC page 9
         1852 Cen. Nil
Jones, Joseph  Con. 8, Lot 4W  2 Apr 1828
        Goulbourn Twp. 1822; 1851 Cen. possible
         Leeds Co. Burgess S. Twp  age 65
Joynt, Andrew  Con. 2, Lot 25S  26 Jun 1828
        CCCBk # 10, 218++; MUC pg 8; 1851 Cen. Nil
Joynt, Edward J.  Con. 5, Lot 26,27W  23 Aug 1824
         CCCBk #3, 10; 1851 Cen. nil