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Quebec City area notaries, 1760-1899

If your ancestors lived in Quebec in the 17th, 18th or 19th centuries, you can discover a great deal about them from the records of their land transactions, wills, marriage contracts, apprenticeships and other documents that were prepared by notaries. 516 more words


Milton Goldsmith: Final Chapter

In 1940, Milton Goldsmith turned 79 years old. He appears to have retired by then, although a few of his books were re-released in the 1940s. 1,352 more words


Social Media - Then and Now

My hitherto unknown relative pulled open an old book of Tennyson poems from the bookshelf and out fluttered a newspaper clipping that had been there almost 100 years. 764 more words


The Mysterious Son-in-Law

As of 1930, Milton Goldsmith and his wife Sophie and daughters Rosalind and Madeleine were all still living together in New York City.  All that would change in the next decade. 1,218 more words


Taxes #52Ancestors

My father was a C.P.A. and tax season was an annual event in our house.   My father’s office held several special documents framed on the walls.  225 more words

John Patrick Cuddy - Assault and Battery, Montreal 1862

Montreal Herald, 24 Jan 1862 page 2

Police Court – Thursday

Assault and Battery

John Cuddy vs Mary Jane O’Neill – Cuddy said that on Wednesday he was knocking the snow off the roof of his house in St Mary Street, and when he went down stairs, his wife told him that Mrs Walker (defendant) had been in the house scolding. 100 more words


Seigneuries in the Quebec City Region

This research guide explores the seigneuries of New France from about 1626 to 1759 in the Quebec City region, including Lévis, Lauzon, Côte-de-Beaupré, Île-d’Orléans, Charlesbourg, Portneuf, Sainte-Foy, Sillery and other locations within a 50-mile radius of the city. 347 more words