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Robert Newton Anderson genealogy

  • CA MtA 127
  • Collection
  • [1983?-198-?]

Collection contains material concerning the Anderson family, founding pioneers of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, including genealogical information for the Anderson’s of Sackville, New Brunswick, identifying the branch that migrated west before the mid 1870's. This consist of: "The Hardscrabble Andersons", by Mary Augusta, n.d. (after 1986); "Two White Oxen, a perspective of early Saskatoon, 1874-1905", from the memoirs of Barbara (Hunter) Anderson, compiled and edited by George W. Anderson and Robert N. Anderson, revised edition 1993; genealogical chart of the descendants of Thomas Anderson (1745-1841); genealogical chart of the descendants of Thomas R. Anderson (1745-1841), with family connections with Seaman, Crabtree, Pidge, and Tingley; and genealogical chart of the descendants of William George Anderson of Saskatoon, b. 1898.

Anderson family Genealogy (Sackville)

Trueman Hoar

  • CA MtA 029
  • Collection
  • 1904-[198-?]

Fonds consists of photographs of: employees of Enamel and Heating Products Limited, Plant No. 1, Sackville, New Brunswick, 1934; the "Fawcett" Hockey Team, 1936; a view of the front exterior of Enheat Ltd. (formerly Enamel and Heating Products Limited and Fawcett Foundry), possibly early 1980s; a side view of Enheat Ltd at the entrance to King Street, possibly early 1980s; the "Fawcett" baseball team, no date. Also includes postcards of the Mount Allison Ladies' College Park, the Ladies' College Drill. Owens Art Museum, and the Mount Allison Academy Football Team, 2 of which are addressed to Miss Nita Palmer from Fannie.

Hoar, Trueman

Francis Gaskin Wade genealogy

  • CA MtA 156
  • Collection
  • [199-?]

File contains research material compiled by Frances Wade as a result of a family genealogical research, consisting of Bulmer and Gaskin family genealogy charts and notes and pictures of members of the Bulmer family. In addition the material includes a coloured photocopy of a sampler worked by Sarah Ann Bulmer, 1855, depicting a house. Wade’s research material about early houses in Sackville and Dorchester, New Brunswick, collected as she attempted to identify the house, is also included.

Wade, Francis Gaskin

John Clarence Webster

  • CA MNBM ID3921
  • Fonds
  • 1588-1950

The John Clarence Webster Fonds consists mainly of his correspondence from the mid 1920s to 1950. Documents from his time in Edinburgh, Montreal and Chicago have been placed with his personal papers. Other personal papers include letters of condolence, memberships, and invitations. Correspondence relating to the acquistion of artifacts for his Canadiana collection has been grouped together as a series following the arrangement of the published catalogues. His work on boards and committees forms another series with the exception of the Committee of Management, Quebec House, England which was kept with the Wolfe series. His collection of manuscripts and his historical correspondence have been arranged by subject. Other correspondence has been arranged in the general correspondence series.

Webster, Dr. John Clarence, M.D.

Barr family fonds

  • CA MNBM ID297
  • Fonds
  • 1709-1932

This fonds includes correspondence of the Barr family, 1873-1898 and family certificates, insurance policies and other records, 1709-1902. There is also a diary of F. H. Barr about trips through the Maritime provinces, 1881-1882, a diary of Ida Jane Harding, 1877-1880, and a muster roll of company no. 2, Saint John County Light Infantry, 1866.

Barr family (Saint John)

Historical Information

This series contains 13 textual documents that pertain to the history of both the Kingston Peninsula and the Gorham family. These documents include written histories by the family, vital statistics, and handwritten information on family members.

Gorham family

Dixon family fonds

  • CA PANB MC251
  • Fonds
  • 1729-1939

This fonds consists of three main groups of records: the correspondence, memoirs and business records of Charles Dixon (1731-1817); the legal records and correspondence of Edward and James Dixon, with genealogical notes about the family, compiled by James in the 1880s and 1890s; and the records of several local organizations assembled by James while he was an officer of these organizations.

Charles Dixon's records contain a detailed memoir describing his arrival in Sackville with his family in 1772. Correspondence and legal records of Dixon's personal and family business are included, as are records created in his roles as justice of the peace, overseer of the poor, and other public positions. The records give insight into many of the political and religious issues of the time. They include three agreements to buy and sell negro or black slaves, 1792-1795. Also included is the petition of Moses Delesdernier (dated 1780) claiming for expenses incurred in settling and dividing the township of Hopewell from 1774 to 1776. This petition listed expenses incurred for aboriginal women who assisted him in his travels and expenses for housing a Negro in sickness. Dixon corresponded and did business with many of the important political and social figures of the day including Jonathan Odell, Governor Haldimand, Amos Botsford and Isaac Allen.

Edward and James' records consist largely of legal and land documents and family correspondence. James' genealogical notes and correspondence are also included.

There are accounts for the Sackville and Westmorland Agricultural Society, 1871-1872. Records of the Sackville Methodist Chapel, 1816-1890, consist of deeds and financial records about building the chapel and include a history of Methodism in Sackville, handwritten by James Dixon about 1890. There are also accounts of the Sackville Rural Cemetery, 1875-1935.

Dixon family (Descendants of Charles Dixon)(Sackville)

Odell family

  • CA MNBM ID3735
  • Fonds
  • 1732-1935

This fonds consists of family and business correspondence, estate records, property deeds and other records. The records of Jonathan Odell include his poetry and literary correspondence, his sermons, general correspondence and accounts. There are also records of his church appointments and some notebooks.

The records of William F. Odell include his correspondence, appointments, some surveyors' notebooks and his accounts. Records of William H. Odell also include correspondence, appointments and accounts. There are also records of Benjamin Kent, the Hailes family, Elizabeth Baillie, Samuel Cooke, James Hunter, William Botsford, Alexander Ross and Hugh Johnston.

There are family deeds and grants and other records of property belonging to or managed by the family including property in Nova Scotia, the College lands (reserved for the building of the King's College, which became University of New Brunswick), Rookwood and the Hermitage. There is correspondence with the Fredericton Parks Association, 1886-1921 about setting up a public park (Odell Park) on land formerly owned by the family and records of properties owned by Jonathan Bliss.

Odell family

Hubbard family

  • CA MNBM ID123
  • Fonds
  • 1738 - 1875

This fonds consists of family papers including estate and land title documents, personal correspondence of both William and Nathaniel and private financial records. Many records created by Nathaniel in the course of his work are also present, including court books (1826-1860) for Sunbury Co. containing 560 petty civil cases (Hubbard as magistrate); working files of Nathaniel Hubbard as supervisor of public works, including his accounts and reports of construction and repair of Great Road from Nashwaak to Finger Board (ca. 50 miles); and work with the provincial government, commissioners, surveyors, contractors, and labourers in road and bridge work, 1825-1856. There are also working files of Nathaniel Hubbard as commissioner for Gagetown Canal, 1840-1844;

Records created by both father and son as magistrate and registrar of Sunbury Co. include property records for Burton, Lincoln, Maugerville, Sheffield and other parishes and marriage licenses and bonds for Sunbury Co. residents, 1788-1826. There are also documents belonging to Richard Floyd (New York and Maugerville), 1738-1784; and a journal, Rev. Samuel Clarke in account with Leveritt DeVeber, 1831-1842;

Hubbard, William

William Cochrane Milner

  • CA MNBM S 11
  • Fonds
  • 1744-1938

This fonds includes:

  • Correspondence re the New Brunswick Public Archives, 1912-1937;
  • Correspondence to Milner, 1891-1938;
  • Original diary of Ann Green Winslow;
  • Copies of a number of letters and other historical documents, 1750-1841;
  • Notes by Milner on topics including various railways, forts, Boishebert, Missquash, marshes, Chignecto, libraries, mining, forestry, Sackville, prohibition, genealogies, Cumberland, Westmorland, Sunbury, Kent and Albert Counties, Nova Scotia, Dorchester, Hillsboro, Moncton, Petitcodiac, Salisbury, Shediac ;
  • Original manuscript of Saint John in the Forties by Milner;
  • Essays on Maritime Union, 1906-1935;
  • Copy of Town's Clerk Book of Records in the township of Parrsboro, 1786 and for Southhanpton;
  • Original List of Voters for Sackville, 1864;
  • Scrapbooks re railways, N.S., Fort Beausejour, war, Acadian, Grand Pre;
  • Account of licenses 1797-1798;
  • List of names and ages of scholars in Sackville District No.1, March 5 - Sept. 5, 1834;
  • Recognizances and warrants re riot and assault on Wm. H. McNutt, 1843;
  • Other legal and criminal documents, 1843-1844;
  • School return by the Trustee of Schools for the parish of Sackville concerning the establishment of the school house in district #13, 1841;
  • Returns of scholars in parish school, 1852
  • Other school reports and documents for school district of Sackville, 1831-1832,1845
    Note: fonds needs arrangement and description

Milner, Dr. William Cochrane

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