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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Where is Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada? 

Ottawa is the capital of Canada and the country's fourth largest municipality, as well as the second largest city in the province of Ontario. It is located in the Ottawa Valley in the eastern portion of the province of Ontario. Ottawa lies on the banks of the Ottawa River, a major waterway that forms the boundary between Ontario and Quebec.
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1800 - First European settlement on the site of present-day Ottawa.

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1832 - Rideau Canal from Kingston to Ottawa completed

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1850 - Bytown (Ottawa), Ontario founded
The site of By's headquarters during the construction of the Rideau Canal is incorporated as Bytown. Plains Indian culture is at its height, sustained by the use of horses and the exploitation of large game.
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1855 - Bytown Renamed
The capital city, Ottawa, was originally named Bytown after Colonel John By, who headquartered there while building the Rideau Canal to connect the Ottawa River with Lake Ontario.
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1855 - Bytown is renamed...Read MORE...



1857 - Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as the new capital of the United Province of Canada.

www.canadahistory.com/ timeline.asp
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News  1870 - Fire
OTTAWA, Ont., Aug. 19. - Several wealthy farmers have been burned out recently, losing from $8,000 to $10,000 each. GILMOUR'S piling-ground for lumber has been burned with 6,000,000 feet of lumber. The loss is $40,000. The destruction of property by fire within twenty miles of this city is...Read MORE...


1873
OTTAWA, formerly BYTOWN, a city of Ontario, capital of the Dominion of Canada, and of Carleton co., is beautifully situated on the right bank of the Ottawa River, at the outlet of the Rideau, and on the Canada Central arid St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rail-ways, 54. mils N. of Prescott, 126 miles W.N.W. ...Read MORE...


1879 - Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame-d’Ottawa established at Ottawa

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1882 - The Electric Cooking Range (or Stove) Invented in 1882 in Ottawa, Ontario by Thomas Ahearn and first showcased at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893,
it had by the 1930s replaced most gas stoves in kitchens around North America and Europe.
canadaalive.wordpress.com/ 2010/ 08/ 11/ invented-in-canada/
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News  1892 - Wreck of the Quadra.
OTTAWA, Ontario, May 28. - The Minister of Marine and Fisheries has received a dispatch from the agent of his department at Victoria, stating that the Government steamer Quadra had been washed off Queen Charlotte Island.

The Quadra left Vancouver ten days ago with Mr. Macown of the Geological...Read MORE...



News  1906 - FOUR KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK - Timber-Laden Train Broke in Two Ascending a Steep Incline.
Special to The New York Times.

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 8. - A railroad wreck in which four persons were killed occurred on the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway yesterday. Few details are available. While a train was ascending a steep incline a coupling broke.

The dead are C. L. Potter...Read MORE...



News  1906 - CYCLONE STRIKES OTTAWA.
Churches Partially Unroofed and Windows Broken.

Ottawa, Aug. 6. - A cyclone struck Ottawa at 6 o'clock last night and left thousands of dollars of damage in its wake.

The day was very hot and towards 6 o'clock a funnel shaped cloud swooped over the city with awful force accompanied by a...Read MORE...



News  1906 - FIRE IMPERILS A HUNDRED IN HOTEL.
WERE FORCED TO JUMP FROM WINDOWS AND FIRE ESCAPES.
MANY INJURED, 2 WILL DIE.

Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 15 - A hundred guests were trapped in the flames which destroyed the Gilmour hotel this morning.
Scores were seriously burned and injured by leaping from the windows and fire escapes. It is...Read MORE...



1908 - A branch of the Royal Mint is established in Ottawa, making for the first time coins in Canada.

www.canadahistory.com/ timeline.asp
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News  1913 - EIGHT DEAD IN WRECK
Spreading Rails Sends Two Immigrant Cars Into Ottawa River

OTTAWA, June 25, - Eight persons were killed and more than twenty injured this aternoon in a wreck of the westound Winnipeg Express on the Canadian Pacific Railway. Two colonist cars, crowded with Scotch immigrants newly arrived from...Read MORE...



News  1916 - CANADIAN PARLIAMENT FIRE AN ACCIDENT.
FIVE LIVES LOST WHEN $6,000,000 HISTORIC AND BEAUITFUL STRUCTURE BURNS.

Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 4. - Two women and three men are known to have perished in a fire which swept the central portion of Canada's magnificent parliament building last night, destroying the chambers of commons and senate....Read MORE...




Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Desormeaux
Canada/New France  Ronald Desormeaux (February 27 1937, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - August 14th 2007, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Devine
Canada/New France  Ronald Devine (Dec 24 1946, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Nov 3 2009, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Duffey
Canada/New France  Howard John (born Beverly John) Duffey (June 10, 1915 , Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - September 13, 1985, Columbus, Ohio, USA)

Epps
Canada/New France  Rossland Epps (08131914, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 10131996, Oshawa Ontario Canada)

Ethier
immigrant - Canada to US   Octave Moses Ethier (17 July 1827, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 6 November 1887, Jay, New York, USA) gravestone

Flagg
Canada/New France  Isaac Flagg (1814, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 17 April 1873, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA)

Hamiel (Amell)
Canada/New France  Philomene Hamiel (Amell) (3 January 1831, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 10 November 1901, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Kerr
Canada/New France  William Kerr (1843, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 15 May 1867, Jackson, Michigan, USA)

Moreland
Canada/New France  William Ernest Moreland (September 1939, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 1999, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
Canada/New France  William Ernest Moreland (July 1913, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 1972, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Therien
Canada/New France  Marie Claire Therien (16 August 1926, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 5 October 1999, , British Columbia, Canada)

Toye
Canada/New France  Gladwyn Toye (March 3 1908, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - October 22 1996, North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Allen
  Byll Allen (July 02 1897, - March 26 1956, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
  Margaret Mary Allen (, - September 01 1951, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Bennett
immigrant England  Reginald Fredrick Bennett (, , England - , Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Brule
Canada/New France  Marie Brule (November 15, 1852 , Montebello, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours) - March 26, 1924, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Caya
Canada/New France  Joseph Jean Baptiste Amedee Raoul Caya (9 July 1900, Montréal, Québec, Canada - 22 March 1982, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
Canada/New France  Marie Louise Ernestine Françoise Caya (7 October 1905, Montréal, Québec, Canada - 16 January 1925, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
 Canada/New France  Raoul Caya (28 August 1871, Montréal, Québec, Canada - 4 October 1939, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Cormack
immigrant Scotland  Georgina Cormack (October 09 1899, Keith banffshire Scotland - April 28 1972, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Desormeaux
Canada/New France  Donat Desormeaux (, Wrigtville Quebec, Canada - , Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
Canada/New France  Ronald Desormeaux (February 27 1937, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - August 14th 2007, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Devine
Canada/New France  Ronald Devine (Dec 24 1946, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Nov 3 2009, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Dillen
Canada/New France  Eveline Marguerite Dillen (04 26 1915, Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada - 08 27 2000, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Gravelle
Canada/New France  Florence Beryl Gravelle (Aug 9 1920, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada - March 24 1992, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Henry
  Dora Henry (june 14 1903, - , Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Houle
 Canada/New France  Marie-Louise-Angelina Houle (24 January 1877, Montréal, Québec, Canada - 3 May 1958, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Larose
  René Larose (1913, - 10 July 2005, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) gravestone

Laurenza
Canada/New France  Clement Laurenza (26 August 1902, Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada - 17 March 1930, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Monette
  Evangeline Laurenza Monette (october 28 1911, Martindale,Quebec - 20 February 1988, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Moreland
Canada/New France  William Ernest Moreland (September 1939, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 1999, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
Canada/New France  William Ernest Moreland (July 1913, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 1972, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Paquette
Canada/New France  Elmyre or Elmire Harriot Paquette (February 17, 1879 , Gloucester, Ontario, Canada - June 19, 1944, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
  Joseph Guillaume Paquette (April 1, 1854 , - May 12, 1918, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1846
James Duffy (1827 (?) - December 12, 1890 (?)) & Mary Ann Woodburn (1832 - May 29, 1912 )
married June 16, 1846

1925
Joseph-Jean-Baptiste-Amedee-Raoul Caya (9 July 1900 - 22 March 1982) & Rose Gertrude LeClair (25 April 1908 - 6 January 1936)
married 7 November 1925

1950
Edmond Hall (7 January 1925 - 13 June 1983) & Marie Claire Therien (16 August 1926 - 5 October 1999)
married 16 September 1950
 




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