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The Rideau Canal Railway Accident 1891
The Rideau Canal Railway Accident 1891
This report of a railway accident in 1891 alleges the involvement of Frank Turner.

Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 4, pp 201-202 

  17 Feb 2018
The Drowning of Harold and Albert Turner 1912
The Drowning of Harold and Albert Turner 1912
Lou Turner's 2- and 5-year-old sons drowned in the Rideau Canal in 1912.

Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 4, pp 212-214 

  17 Feb 2018
Pierre Jules Depocas dit Joanis (1843-1927) and Domithilde Maisonneuve (1843-1913)
Pierre Jules Depocas dit Joanis (1843-1927) and Domithilde Maisonneuve (1843-1913)
Pierre Jules Joanis (1843-1927) worked for more than 50 years in the sawmilling industry on the Ottawa River and in Eastern Ontario. He was a millwright, farmer and leading citizen of Rockland and Clarence Creek.

Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2018, pp 94-111, 213-226 and 261. 

  17 Feb 2018
Pierre Alexandre Lapointe (1825-1900) and Anastasie Gagné (1825-1900)
Pierre Alexandre Lapointe (1825-1900) and Anastasie Gagné (1825-1900)
Pierre Alexandre Lapointe was our most successful entrepreneurial French Canadian ancestor. He was a carpenter, blacksmith, farmer, builder and repairer of sawmills and grist mills, dealer in farm implements, and, importantly, prominent as a founding settler, land owner and mill owner of Sainte-Rose-du-Dégelé in Temiscouata.
  17 Feb 2018
Pauline Cullen Letter to Lesley Cullen 2004
Pauline Cullen Letter to Lesley Cullen 2004
On the occasion of her granddaughter's marriage, Pauline Cullen wrote about Emma Lapointe, Lesley's great-great grandmother.

Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 4, pp 209-210 

  17 Feb 2018
My Uncle Lou Turner
My Uncle Lou Turner
Lou Turner was a railroad engineer, a violinist and inventor, with an early version of the automobile automatic transmission to his credit. This memory was written by his nephew Roland de Grosbois.

Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 7, pp 253-262 

  17 Feb 2018
Nicolas Audet dit Lapointe (1637-1700) and Magdeleine Després (1656-1712)
Nicolas Audet dit Lapointe (1637-1700) and Magdeleine Després (1656-1712)
Our Audet dit Lapointe ancestors were founding settlers of Île d'Orléans in the 1660s. Nicolas married Magdeleine Després in 1670 and they settled in what would become St. Jean parish. The couple had 11 children. This is a chronicle of their lives.
  16 Feb 2018
New France - Forging a Nation
New France - Forging a Nation
An introduction to the founding and development of New France, the role of early explorers and the life of the first colonists. Also presents some of our early French Canadian ancestors and a list of Lapointe and Joanis ancestors who were the first of their generation to immigrate to New France, mostly in the 17th century.
A Melding of Cultures, Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors, Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, 2018, Chapter 1 plus pp 125-129 and 255  
  16 Feb 2018
Louis J. Depocas dit Joanis (1800-1884)
Louis J. Depocas dit Joanis (1800-1884)
Louis was a carpenter and early Joanis sawmiller who migrated from Deux Montagnes to Carillon, Bytown and Angers. He had two wives and 12 children, many of whom followed him into sawmilling.

Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2018, pp 82 and 88-94 

  16 Feb 2018
Louis Depoca dit Joanis (1743-1817) and Jean-Baptiste Depocas dit Joanis (1770-1832)
Louis Depoca dit Joanis (1743-1817) and Jean-Baptiste Depocas dit Joanis (1770-1832)
Louis, our second generation, was a blacksmith on Île Jésus, Sault-au-Récollet, Les Cèdres, St. Martin and St. Benoît. His son, Jean-Baptiste, was a weaver and farmer in St. Martin and St. Benoît.


Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2018, pp 79-82 

  16 Feb 2018

Individuals

 ID   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Born/Christened   Location   Last Modified 
I4422 
Kingston, Robert Francis 
b. 15 Oct 1922  St. Lucia  23 Feb 2018
I6529 
Depocas-dite-Joanis, Élisabeth 
b. 1839   23 Feb 2018
I4460 
Joanis, Adrien Armand Fernand 
b. 24 Feb 1919  Rockland, Ontario  15 Feb 2018
I4478 
Joanis, Gratia Rita 
b. 05 Nov 1910  Rockland, Ontario  15 Feb 2018
I4477 
Joanis, Adrien 
b. 03 May 1903  Rockland, Ontario  15 Feb 2018
I4461 
Joanis, Armand 
b. 1894  Casselman, Ontario  15 Feb 2018
I1035 
Joanis, Marie Anne 
b. 18 Jul 1900  Rockland, Ontario  15 Feb 2018
I968 
Joanis, Marie Délina 
b. 13 Mar 1888  L'Ange Gardien, Angers, Quebec  15 Feb 2018
I946 
Joanis, Jules 
b. 04 Dec 1862  Angers, Canada East  15 Feb 2018
I1269 
Joanis, Domithilde 
b. 27 Mar 1885  Carleton Place, Ontario  15 Feb 2018

Families
   
 ID   Father ID   Father's Name   Mother ID   Mother's Name   Married   Last Modified 
 F1817 
 I4801  Pierre Audet-dit-Lapointe  I4812  Madeleine Louise Bouchard  08 Oct 1764  15 Feb 2018
 F888 
 I3950  Pierre Hervé  I3951  Marie-Madeleine Tremblay  18 Nov 1756  15 Feb 2018
 F1827 
 I688  Jacques Bouchard  I689  Louise Françoise Rousset  13 Nov 1741  15 Feb 2018