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 71 
 on: August 22, 2012, 09:06:46 AM 
Started by Jeff Legault - Last post by Jeff Legault
In today's Montreal news:

Charest family tombstone among vandalized graves | CTVNews 
http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/charest-family-tombstone-among-vandalized-graves-1.924001


 72 
 on: June 27, 2012, 09:54:49 AM 
Started by Kevinryan - Last post by Fergus Keyes
Thanks for posting this information

Fergus

 73 
 on: June 26, 2012, 09:17:53 AM 
Started by Kevinryan - Last post by Kevinryan
Wow the web we weave :)

 74 
 on: June 23, 2012, 03:03:13 PM 
Started by Fergus Keyes - Last post by Fergus Keyes
MARY GALLAGHER

As many Montrealers are aware, on the night of June 26th/27th 1879, Mary Gallagher was murdered, and beheaded with an axe, by her fellow prostitute, Susan Kennedy, in a house on the corner of William & Murray Streets in Griffintown. 
   Legend has it that every 7 years Mary returns to this corner in search of her head.
This year, the Corridor Culturel de Griffintown has a                                                                   “MARY NO-HEAD WALKS AGAIN” event on                                                                            Tuesday, June 26th at 8:00pm                                                                             
 (- on the corner of William & Murray.)
Just show up for the vigil at this corner, at the appointed time, and see if you find Mary there searching for her head !
Some additional information at:
http://corridorculturel.co/?p=4711

 75 
 on: June 14, 2012, 11:52:05 AM 
Started by Kevinryan - Last post by Kevinryan
Thanks Fergus I am also attaching my Dwyer Lineage

 76 
 on: June 13, 2012, 03:43:51 PM 
Started by Kevinryan - Last post by Fergus Keyes
Hi Kevin

Great research and thank you for posting the information.

When I have a chance, I will check my records to see if there is anything that I can add

Fergus

 77 
 on: June 13, 2012, 11:26:52 AM 
Started by Kevinryan - Last post by Kevinryan
It will Grow i Think

 78 
 on: June 13, 2012, 11:26:19 AM 
Started by Kevinryan - Last post by Kevinryan
John O Brien is my 3rd great grandfather and I would to share his descendant list. It is amazing how John's Family is Spread throughout the St Columban Population. I will attach his Descendant chart. Anybody looking for info please feel free To email me. It is in Pdf Form

Kevin Ryan

 79 
 on: May 29, 2012, 02:31:36 PM 
Started by Fergus Keyes - Last post by Fergus Keyes
An e-mail recently received-& looking for Ron Hurley

To whom it may concern,

My husband and I were looking on the internet and found your site. On there, is a link to a family history PDF document titled "McEvoys of Osgoode Township"

In this document is a picture of our house on page 19.

We wanted to share with you our delight to have found such an old picture of the house. Just from that picture, we made a couple of discoveries about the age of some portions of the house, and we can see the original construction of the front porch. Our neighbor is Dennis McEvoy, and he's shared some information about the house, although from looking at the picture....it's obvious that the information he provided wasn't accurate. Specifically the age of the north side of the house. We believed that it was only a hundred years old, but we can see that it is older because we can see it in the picture, dated 1843.

We were curious to know if there was a way to contact the author of this document, Ronald Patrick Hurley. We would like to know if he has any other stories about our house other than what's in the document.

Finding this was really exceptional and it definitely made our day.

Thank you for sharing this history, it truly is a treasure.

Best Regards,

Maggie Brown
mrs.marguerite.brown@gmail.com




 80 
 on: April 02, 2012, 05:36:43 PM 
Started by Fergus Keyes - Last post by Jeff Legault
Also just released today is the start of the 1940 US Census in image form only. It may take them a while to transcribe it. Several St. Columban families immigrated to the US over the years

http://www.ancestry.com/1940-census

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