Reference Sources Re Megantic County Area

LIBRARY
AND ARCHIVES CANADA, OTTAWA, ONTARIO:

Land Grants
for Megantic County, Quebec in the RG1 L3L series, microfilm numbers
: C2493 which covers the period 1760-1785, C2494, C2495, C2533,
C2534, C2535, C2546, C2557, C2558, C2559 and C2565.

Military
Records, for Lower Canada. Microfilm numbers: C2780 for the year
1817, C2782 for the year 1824 and C3158 for the year 1815.

Church
Records, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for the Anglican Cathedral
of the Holy Trinity, Quebec City for the period 1804 onward, and for
St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Quebec City for the period 1825-1840.
Microfilm number C2897 is an index. Microfilm C2898 contains the
records.

Census
Records, Canada East Census for 1831 for Megantic County, microfilm
C720. Includes all of Quebec.

Census
Records,
Canada East Census for 1861 for Megantic County, Microfilm C1295 and
C1296.

Census
Records, Canada East Census for 1871 for Megantic County

Marriage
Bonds (Protestant), for Lower Canada (Quebec) of the early 1800s.
These are in the RG4 B28 series, Volumes 32, 33, 34A, 34B, 39, 40 and
41A. They are manuscripts.

Isle of
Arran Settlement in Megantic County,
manuscript Q189-1, MG11, (CO42, pp134-139. This is a letter of 10
July 1829 to Kempt from Murray, detailing the Isle of Arran
Settlement of Inverness Township, Megantic County, Quebec, including
names of the settlers.

Tavern
Licences for Lower Canada, manuscripts in the RG4 B28 series, as
follows beginning with the year 1815 and ending with the year 1828 :
Manuscript Volumes 75 through 105 inclusive. Volume 105 covers the
years 1824-1838.

CHURCH
OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS GENEALOGICAL LIBRARY:

An Index to
Records of Quebec, microfilm number 822352.
Census of
Lower Canada and Maps, 1825, microfilm number 584016.
Genealogy of
Families of Megantic County, microfilm No D2L, 97165.

PARISH
REGISTERS (In my
data base, only the year of the event is included.)

Protestant Parish
Registers of baptism, marriage, burial compiled by the late Helen
Harper.

The original
Church of England (Anglican) Parish Registers of baptism, marriage
and burial held by the Diocese of Quebec, Anglican Archives, Bishop's
University, Lennoxville, Quebec.

The original
Church of Scotland, Presbyterian and Methodist Registers of baptism,
marriage and burial held by The Eastern Townships Research Centre,
Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec.

RC
Marriages for 20 Parishes : Megantic County.
Vol 1 A-L, Vol 2 M-Z. Held by the Eastern
Township’s
Research Centre, Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Que.

Répertoires
des Marriages du Comté Lotbinière 1840-1985.
Covers all denominations. Available
from La
Société Généalogique de la région de l’Amiante, 671 boul Smith
sud, Thetford Mines, Quebec,
G6G1N1.

Saint-Hilarie,
Guy. Compiler. Les
Marriages Protestant du Comté de Lévis.
Available at Société
Généalogique
de la Région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Quebec.

Société Généalogique de la Région
de l’amiante. Anglo-Protestants
of Megantic County, Repertory
of
births, Marriages and Burials 1826-1981.
Thetford Mines. 1992. ISBN 2-921320-02-9. For sale from the Society
at : 671 boul. Smith sud, Thetford Mines, QC, G6G 1N1

Société
Généalogique des Cantons de l’est. Protestant
Marriages: St Francis District of Quebec,
1815-1879.
Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1989.

LAND
GRANTS
Langelier, J. C. Deputy
Registrar for Quebec. List of Lands Granted
by the Crown in the Province of Quebec from 1763 to 31 Dec 1890.
Published by the Crown in 1891. Available for reference only, at
large university libraries and archives in Canada.

CENSUS
DATA
Signay,
Joseph, curé. Recensement
de la ville de Quebec en 1818.
Cahiers d’Histoire No 29. La Société Historique de Québec,
1976. (1818 census of Quebec City).

CEMETERIES
Wark, John
and Marcella, Map and Surname Index of Megantic County Cemeteries.
Available for $10 from the Megantic County Historical Society,
Inverness, QC, G0S 1K0. Proceeds go to the Megantic County
Historical Society

Bacon,
Robert L. Register
of Persons Buried in the Cemeteries of the Town of Thetford, Vermont,
1768-1976.
Self-published, 1977.

Dodge,
Nancy. Northern New
Hampshire Graveyards and Cemeteries.
Higgenson Books, Salem, Mass., 1985.

Dodge,
Nancy, Settlement
and Cemeteries in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.
Higgenson Books, Salem, Mass.

MEGANTIC
COUNTY HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

They have a
collection of genealogical notes on many families.

TOWN
CLERK’S REGISTERS IN NORTHERN VERMONT & NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Vermont: Barre, Websterville, St Johnsbury, Lyndon,
Ryegate, Burke, Barnet, Wheelock, Hardwick, Danville, Island Pond,
Bloomfield, Guildhall, Canaan, Concord, Barton, Derby, Westmore,
Newport, Charleston, Craftsbury, Bethel.

New Hampshire Northumberland, Stewartstown, Groveton,
Littleton, Woodsville.

PUBLICATIONS
:

Barlow,
Matthew. Fear and
Loathing in Saint-Sylvestre: The Corrigan Murder Case, 1855-58.

Master’s
Thesis, Simon Fraser University, 1998.

Bilodeau,
Julien. Editor. St
Sylvestre Se Raconte, 1828-1978.
By : Le comité des recherches

historiques.
1978. Printed by L’Imprimerie Le Guide Inc, Ste-Marie-de-Beauce,
Québec.

Black,
Ronald I. M. Scottish
Studies - Journal of the School of Scottish Studies, University
of
Edinburgh,
Vol. 31 1992-93. Essay : “An Emigrant’s Letter in Arran Gaelic,
1834", pp 63-87".

Buck,
M. Laurel Stream of
Memory, Reflections of Megantic County.
Shoreline, Ste-Anne-de-
Bellevue,
Quebec, 1994. 96 pages.

Caux,
Dr. A. Bulletin des
recherches historiques,
vol 56(1950), Nox. 10,11,12. “Une exposition
agricole que
tourne mal.”

Centenaire
Ste-Anastasie de Lyster 1875-1975,
published in French by the Catholic Parish Church
of
Ste-Anastasie

Corporation
Touristique d”Inverness. Inverness,
Quebec, Canada.
1987, 2nd
edition.
ISBN2-9801034-1-1,
bilingual.

Cruickshank, Ethel Reid. Leeds
and St. Sylvestre : Historical Sketches.
Hermitage Communications,
1975. ISBN
0-919986-00-5.

Dictionary
of Canadian Biography.
Laval University and the University of Toronto.
Vol
V III - “Hall, William”, by Michel Monette
Vol
XI. “Douglas,
James”, by Sylvio Leblond.
Vol
IX. “Lambly, John Robert”,
by Marion L. Phelps.
Vol
XII. “King, James”, by Marc Vallières.
Vol
VI. “Hall, George Benson”, by K. G. Pryke

Eastern
Townships Gazetteer and General Business Directory 1867.

Eastern
Townships Business and Farmers Directory, 1892.
By Might’s Directory Co., Toronto.

Epps,
Bernard., More Tales of the Townships.
Sun Books, Lennoxville, Que. 1985. Essay : “The Murderess from
Inverness”. This story is of Charlotte Sharpe of Inverness Tp.

Filgate, Everett J.
The Genealogical History of James Filgate 1791-1832, Richard Astbury
1787-1823, James Lenton
1822-1855, William G. Houlden 1828-1892.
Self-published 1982. Passumpsic, Vermont.

Fortier,
Dr Clément. Black
Lake, Lac d’amiante 1882-1982 : Amiante et chrome des Appalaches
-
cents ans d’histoire.
Vol 1. Graphiti, Barbeau, Tremblay Inc Ste-Georges de Beauce,
Québec. 1986.

Fortier,
Dr. Clement. Black
Lake, Lac d’amiante 1882-1982 : Le municipal, le scholaire, le
réligieux, Citoyens éminents et groupes sociaux,
Tomé 2. 1986. Printed by : Graphiti Barbeau, Tremblay Inc.
St-Georges-de-Beauce, Québec.

Gagné, Albert. Pamphlet : New
Armagh 1838-1991 Historique.
Compiled 1991, Ste-Agathe-de-
Lotbiniere.
This is a history of Neil’s Mills at New Armagh, Lotbiniere County,
Que. In French.

Gillander,
Dr. H. E. Reid’s
Presbyterian Church.
Out of print.

Gravel,
Albert. (P.D. Archiviste). Compton-Ses
pétitionnaires et ses missionaires: Pages

d’histoire
régionales. Cahier
No 2. Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1960.

Gullen,
George E. III. Compiler. The
Letters of Nancy Ann and Robert Gullen, 1857-1865.

Southgate,
Michigan, 1997.

Hoekstra,
Anna E. and W. Gillies Ross. Canadian
Geographer, Issue
55. Aug 1969. Article: “The
Craig and
Gosford Roads : Early Colonization Routes in the Eastern Townships of
Quebec”.

Kinnear,
James G. Kinnear’s
Mills: Being a story of the settlement of that place and of the life
and
times of Harriet Wilson & James Kinnear.
Self published, King, Ontario, 1971, 175 pps.

Kinnear,
J. G. Index
Supplement to
Annals of Megantic County, Quebec,(by
Dugald McKillop), 8 pages.

Lapointe, Joseph-Alfred.
Saint-Pierre de
Broughton : Esquisse Historique.
Pub by le Comité de
l’Orgue.
1941.

Lapointe, Joseph-Alfred. St
Pierre de Broughton - Souvenirs et Biographies.
1965. Self-published.
Thetford
Mines, Quebec. Edition révisé 1995.

Le
Bercail. http://www.genealogie.org/club/sghrtm/bercail.htm

Leeds,
Canton-1802, Saint Jacques-1902, Tomé 1, Historique et Organismes.
Compiled by St-
Jacques-de-Leeds
RC Parish Committee. 1977.

Little, Jack.
“From the Isle of Arran to Inverness, Lower Canada: Highland
Clearance and

Canadian
Settlement, 1828-1831". Submitted 1999, for publication in
Scottish Economic
and Social History.

Little,
Jack. Journal of
Eastern Townships Studies.
Eastern Township’s Research Centre,
Lennoxville,
Quebec. Article : ‘Perils in the Wilderness: Pioneer Tales from
the Reverend Ammi Parker’s “Memories of Life in Canada.”

Little,
Jack. Histoire
Sociale: Social History,
Vol 34 (2001), “A Crime “Shrouded in Mystery”:
State, Church
and Community in the Kinnear’s Mills Post Office Case, 1899-1905."

Mayhew,
H. Carl. The
Gabriel and George Kerr Families and Descendants.
Ayers Cliff, Quebec,
printed by
Page-Sangster inc., Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, 1976, 56 pages.

Milliken,
Marie M. The
Descendants of (John) Richard Machell 1804-1891 and Mary

Lamplough
1804-1889, Self-published, 1997, Littleton, Colorado, 89 pages.

Morin,
Ghislaine. Le P’tit
Journal - Je me souviens.
Thetford Mines, Quebec. July 1996. “Le

Chemin du
Craig.”

Moyse,
Leah C. The Town of
Concord, Vermont, 1781-1976 : Then and Now.
1976, Concord

Bicentennial
Committee.

Municipality
of Ireland, 1802-2002,
published by the municipality, 264 pages, and covers Maple Grove, New
Ireland, the Bennett Settlement, Cranberry, and Salaberry. Available
from Municipalité d’Irlande, 157 rue Gosford, Irlande, Quebec, G6H
2N7. (418) 428-9216 mun.irlande@globetrotter.net
The book is in both English and French combined in the same book.

McKillop,
Dugald McKenzie. Annals
of Megantic County, Quebec.
Lynn, Mass. 1902. Pub by
T. J. Moore
Co Ltd, Quebec, Quebec. Third Impression by Mrs. Arthur Mimnaugh,
1966, Inverness, 171 pps.

McKillop, Archibald. Collected
Verse - The Blind Bard of Megantic,
published in 1913. (McKillop
lived
1824-1905) Includes a seven page poem : “History of the Awful Death
of Robert Corrigan”.

McQuillan,
D. Aidan. The
Untold Story - The Irish in Canada,
by R. O’Driscoll and L. Reynolds.
Toronto.
1988. Essay : “Beaurivage : The Development of an Irish Ethnic
Identity in Rural Quebec, 1820-1860".

Nutbrown,
Leslie. The
Descendants of Thomas Nutbrown.
2001, Lennoxville, Quebec.

O’Gallagher,
Marianna. Grosse
Ile: Gateway to Canada, 1832-1937.
Carriag Books. Ste-Foy,

Quebec, 1984.

O’Gallagher,
Marianna. Eyewitness
Grosse Isle, 1847.
Carraig Books. Ste-Foy, Quebec, 1995.

Ouellette,
Marlita Lamontagne. The
Pioneers of Lower Ireland, P.Q., 1818-1980 and St-Jean de
Brébeuf
1930-1980.
Published by Roy et Laliberté Inc, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada,
June 1980, 536 pages.

Rappelons-nous
Plessisville 1835/1985.
Published in 1984 by the Catholic Parish Church of

Plessisville.

Ricker,
Percy LeRoy, and Elwin R. Holland, A
Genealogy of the Ricker Family,
self-published, 1996.

Reisner,
M. E. Strangers and
Pilgrims : A History of the Anglican Diocese of Quebec, 1793-
1993.
Anglican Book Centre, Toronto. 1995.

Reports on
the Property of the Harvey Hill Mining and Smelting Co. Leeds, Canada
East, June

1,
1863. Published by
George C. Rand and Avery, No 3, Cornhill. Boston, 1863. CIHM
Microform Series no 64243. Killam Library, Dalhousie University,
Halifax, Nova Scotia. F1001, C1155, No 64243.

Reports on
the Property of the Leeds Mining and Smelting Co., Comprising 800
Acres of Land in
Leeds,
Megantic County, Canada East, October, 1863.
Printer : John Lovell, Montreal, 1863. CIHM Microform Series no
50877. Killam Library, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
F1001, C1155, No 50877.

Rousseau,
A. A. 4 Centuries,
4 Flags: A genealogy of the direct descendants of Honore Rousseau
and
Jean Martineau.
Keepsake Publications, Seattle, 1992, 411pps. Includes the
descendants of William E. Moore b 1780, Liverpool, England, settled
in Leeds Tp., and wife, Christine Anne de Provence.

Roy, J.
E. Histoire de la
Seigneurie de Lauzon.
Pub. 1904. Vols. 4 and 5 make reference to

the Megantic
County area.

Saint-Joseph
de Coleraine, 1891-1991.
Société d’Histoire de Coleraine et de Vimy Ridge,

published by
Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltée, Sherbrooke, Quebec. 1991.

St
Adrien d’Irlande, 1879-1979.
Published by the St-Adrien Parish Church History Committee,

1979.

St-Ferdinand-d’Halifax
: 150 ans de Souvenirs : 1834-1984. Pub. by the parish committee.
1984

St-Jacques-de-Leeds,
Essai Economique et Répertoire des Naissances, Mariages, Annotations

Marginales
et sépultures 1829-1990. ISBN 2-921320-01-0, pub 1990.

Ste-Patrice-de-Beaurivage,
1871-1971.
Compiled by the Parish Committee, 1971. Printed by
L’imprimerie
Dorchester Inc.

Smith,
Ann Kendall and Stuart E. Vital
Statistics from St Johnsbury Caledonian.
Compiled in a

series of
volumes, each covering 3-5 years beginning January, 1860. West
Danville, Vermont.

Symonds,
Brian. A
Simons-Simonds-Symonds Family History.
Self-published. 1996.

Powell River,
BC.

Wark,
John and Marcella.
The Ancestry of Louisa Greffard to the year 1500,
Menlo Park,

California.
Compiled October 1995, 40 pages. Louisa Greffard was the wife of
Hugh Hogg I of Inverness Tp., Megantic County, Quebec.

Wark,
John and Marcella.
The Descendants of John Whyte (1838-1924) and Harriet Donaldson
(1836-1918).
Menlo Park,
California, Jan 1997.

Whyte,
Donald. FHG, GSG. A
Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada Before Confederation.
Vol 2. 1995.
Published by the Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto.

Williams,
Herbert (M.E.) Manager of the Harvey Hill Copper Mines. Copper
Mining, Canada
East
: Read before the Literary and Historical Society, Quebec.
Published by Hunter, Rose and Co., Quebec. 1865. CIHM Microform
Series no 23255. Killam Library, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova
Scotia. F1001, C1155, no 23255.

FOR ROMAN CATHOLIC
FAMILIES OF ST-SYLVESTRE, STE-AGATHE, and STE-PATRICE, LOTBINIERE
COUNTY:

Contact
Cecelia Karwowski, at the Quebec Family History Society:
http://www.qfhs.ca/
She has a large data base for those groups.

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