French, Irish, French, French, Irish … “Racial or Tribal Origin” in the 1901 Canadian Census

Here is the household of Francis ("Frank") Charlebois in the 1901 Canadian census for Torbolton Township (Carleton Co., Ontario): The members of the above household, with their "Racial or Tribal Origin" (as recorded under column 14), are as follows: Btw, all of the above are listed as Canadian in Nationality (Column 15) and as R. … Continue reading French, Irish, French, French, Irish … “Racial or Tribal Origin” in the 1901 Canadian Census

“My Maternal Ancestors,” by Alec Lunney

I am extremely grateful to Al Lunney for sending me a copy of Alec Lunney's "A Collection of Family and Ottawa Area Information," which includes his account of his maternal (and my paternal) ancestors James Moran and Margaret Jamieson. Peter Alexander ("Alec") Lunney (1896-1953) was the son of Hugh Andrew Lunney and Margaret Amelia Hourigan, … Continue reading “My Maternal Ancestors,” by Alec Lunney