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McLaughlin Family Fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS757
  • Fonds
  • [185?]-1978

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the McLaughlin families, who came to live in West Bolton and Knowlton, all descendants of James McLaughlin and Elizabeth Andrew, coming from Argyll, Scotland.

Sally E. Wood fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS202
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1917]

The fonds consists of glass negative photographs taken by Sally Wood (1857-1928), Knowlton Photographer. The negatives showcases Brome County and the many picturesque countryside scenes and architecture of the area.

Wood, Sally E., 1857-1928

Williams family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS1028
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1973

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Williams family. The fonds contains the following series: Williams - Marriage Invitation for the Wedding of Laura Pearle and Mr. Maurice Bartlett Williams (1919); William's of Frost Village and Knowlton; William's of Sweetsburg and East Farnham; William's of Shefford, Fulford and Foster; John Sewell Williams Pedigree Chart; William's of Foster; and Williams - Foster Post Office (approx. 32 textual records).

Cutter family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS511
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1865-1920]

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to the Cutter family from Sutton.

MacDonald Family

  • CA BCHS BCHS748
  • Fonds
  • [1881-1915]

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to Dr. Robert Tyre MacDonald of Sutton, consisting mostly of photographs of him at different moments in his adult life.

Robert Tyre MacDonald

Mizener family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS790
  • Fonds
  • [186?]-1976

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Mizener family, including Karl A. Mizener.

Pettes family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS290
  • Fonds
  • 1783-[194?]

This fonds consists of primary and secondary source materials relating to the Pettes family, including family photographs.

Pettes Family

Thomas Patten fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS098
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1844

The fonds consists of legal transactions involving Thomas Patten, for parts of land in West Brome.

Patten, Thomas

Samuel Willard fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS001
  • Fonds
  • 1783-1899

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding Samuel Willard. The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1783-1870); Land Papers ([ca. 1786-1826]); Legal Papers (1789-1899); Notes and Memos ([ca. 1784-1898]); Journals, Diaries and Memo Books (1755-04-13 to 1861); Business Papers (1784-1843); and Commercial Exchanges (1784-1793).

Willard, Samuel

McLoughlin-Willard Family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS225
  • Fonds
  • [1795-1932]

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding the McLoughlin and Willard families from the late 18th century to the mid 20th century. It is divided in four series:
1) Joseph Amos McLoughlin: The first series focuses on Joseph's personal, professional and legal endeavours throughout his life. There is an emphasis on his time as an Inspector of School for the District of Bedford (1870-1888).
2) Charlotte Elizabeth Willard: This second series focuses on Charlotte's personal and legal responsibilities as an estate executor. There is an emphasis on her extensive correspondence throughout her life with family and friends.
3) McLoughlin Willard families: The third series highlights the implications of both families mainly in correspondence in the early to mid 19th century and some photographs. There is also a significant amount of letters from the children of Joseph and Charlotte McLoughlin.
4) Family photographs, including John A. McLoughlin and Charlotte Willard portraits.

McLoughlin-Willard Family

Hon. Christopher Dunkin fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS003
  • Fonds
  • 1795-1869

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding the Hon. Christopher Dunkin, including correspondence, admission cards and certificates of births and marriages.

Dunkin, Christopher

Samuel Gale fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS002
  • Fonds
  • 1774-1903

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding Samuel Gale, including personal letters, list books and notes. The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1787-1840); Miscellaneous (1774-1903).

Gale, Samuel

Sisco Bros. fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS235
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1917

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding the Sisco Bros. business and legal activities in the Eastern Townships from 1892 to 1917. The fonds contains the following series and sub-series: 1) Business (1892-1902): Ottawa Hotel, Lake View House, Mansonville Hotel, Miscellaneous; and 2) Legal (1892-1917): Personal, Business, Successions and Estate.

Sisco Bros.

Capt. Eli W. Hall fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS268
  • Fonds
  • 1887-01-12-1889-02-15

The fonds contains primary source documents relating to Captain Eli W. Hall of East Farnham. The documents consists of two invitations addressed to Captain E.W. Hall and Ladies, to attend annual ball ceremonies in Sweetsburg.

Eli Wanton Hall

John Jackson fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS272
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1840

The fonds consists of primary source documents relating to the Reverend John Jackson's installation on a land in Brome, where he was given a Clergy Reserve, along a river later named Jackson River. The documents relate to transactions and legal matters encountered by Rev. John Jackson.

Rev. John Jackson

Traver family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS994
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1951

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Traver (or Travers) family, including many legal official documents relating to the lots 813-814, 817-818-819, and 821-822 of range 7 of Potton Townships, owned by the Traver family for more than a century, genealogical information, some documents about Ernest Bradley, married with Millie [?] Traver, and a Raw Milk Permit plaque.

James Pettes and James Nelson Pettes fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS102
  • Fonds
  • 1783-1886

The fonds contains primary source information regarding James Pettes and his son James Nelson Pettes, including Deeds, Last Will and Testament and agreements.

Pettes, James Nelson

William E. Pettes fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS291
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1988

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to William Edward Pettes (1885-1988), married to Lettie Mizener. The textual records concerns his career as the Quebec Central Railway Company and the numerous honors received on his 100th, 101th and 102nd birthdays.

Bates family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS388
  • Fonds
  • [186?]-1969

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to the Bates family of Sutton. The photographs are included in four photo albums. They include Bates, Robinson, Page and Mandigo family members. The albums were donated by Hazel Bates, daughter of Hiram Bates and Helen Robinson.

Ernest Fleury fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS212
  • Fonds
  • 1801-1952

The fonds contains primary and secondary source documents related to Ernest Fleury (1860-1953), N.P., of Knowlton, including personal and professional papers, and a photo album that belonged to her daughter Juliette Fleury, where we see Ernest Fleury on many photographs.

Frost Brothers fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS049
  • Fonds
  • 1820 - 1832

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Jonathan and Richard, two brothers who settled in Shefford County, including deeds and legal documents relating to Charles and Lewis Frost, that could be sons of Richard Frost.

Call family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS452
  • Fonds
  • 1902-[198?]

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Call family, including documents and photographs.

Tarbell-Kimball family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS979
  • Fonds
  • [187?-193?]

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Tarbell family, including H.K. Tarbell, Nellie Tarbell and a good part of Albert Kimball's (1811-1891) family, as her daughter Catherine (1837-1920) married Edward Horace Tarbell (1841-1916). The photographs depict Tarbell and Kimball family members.

Alice Maude Smith

  • CA BCHS BCHS1090
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1938

The fonds contains primary and secondary source documents relating to Alice Maude Smith, born in Abercorn. The primary source documents are mostly family and professional photographs inserted in three photo albums.

Smith, Alice Maude

Scott family of Scottsmore fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS234
  • Fonds
  • 1940-[195?]

The fonds consists of primary source documents relating to the Scott Family of East Dunham, also known as Scottsmore, particularly the family of Frank Scott and Donna Scott.

Scott Family

Proper family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS865
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1971

The fonds contains primary source information regarding the Proper family, including Peter Benjamin Proper, married to Sarah Traver, and their son Arthur Proper, married to Lillian Sears of Sutton.

Mitchell family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS789
  • Fonds
  • [187?-189?]

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Mitchell family.

Mills family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS787
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1934

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source information regarding the Mills family.

Iron Hill Village Fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS4045
  • Fonds
  • [187?-189?]

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to the Iron Hill village, including photographs of people and scenes from the village.

Hawley family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS641
  • Fonds
  • [187?]-[1980?]

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to the Hawley family.

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