Fonds 831 - William Maxwell Connell

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William Maxwell Connell

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CA CC 831

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  • 1852-1920 (Creation)
    Creator
    Connell, William Maxwell

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1.1 m of textual records

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(1841-1923)

Biographical history

William Maxwell Connell was born in Woodstock, New Brunswick, in 1841. He was the son of Charles Connell and Ann Fisher, and the grandson of Charles Connell senior, a Loyalist who arrived in New Brunswick in 1788. William M. Connell was an attorney and businessman in Woodstock from the early 1870s through to the early 1900s. He married Henrietta Louise Garden (1842-1919) and had five children: Aubrey, Don, Gordon, Vera, and Madeline. William died in 1923.

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This fonds consists mainly of legal documents and correspondence pertaining to William M. Connell's career as a justice of the peace. Legal documents contain deeds, notice of mortgages, marriage bonds, court cases, and agreements. There are land grants owned by William M. Connell including information on the name of the county and parish, acreage, lot number, and date of registration. Correspondence includes contacts with business associates and family members.

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  • English

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This fonds is also available on microfilm at the Provincial Achives New Brunswick.

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