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flag   Jean Baptiste (John B)  JACQUES (YORK)

  (b. abt. 1863?, Québec Province, Canada   d. )  
Summary: Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK) was born abt. 1863? in , Québec Province, Canada . Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK) was the child of
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NOTE: close "friend" of Jessie Cobb - Jacques (a.k.a. York) spent the Saturday night before the murder with Jessie at the home of Mrs. Amanda Damon


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Did You Know? Over time, Quebec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know? Quebec - Did you know? On Sunday mornings, residents of New France attended Mass. The rest of the day was spent playing games or dancing or in friendly visits of one family with another.

Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)

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Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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Androscoggin's Secret

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Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK) - 6 October 1900
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Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK)
6 October 1900 Request for Change of Name
Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK) - 13 November 1900
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13 November 1900 Name Change Granted
Canada 1864 - Quebec Conference of 1864 held to discuss Canadian Confederation which will lead to the creation of the Dominion of Canada.

www.wikipedia.org -

News 1864 - June 29, 1864 - The worst railway disaster in Canada's history killed 99 people and injured 100 more,
when a train, which had been carrying many German and Polish immigrants, failed to stop at an open...Read MORE...


Canada 1865 - No Draft
The Canadians do not appear to like drafting for military service on the border. The Quebec News of ...Read MORE...



News 1867 - New Brunswick and Nova Scotia joined Ontario and Quebec in the new Dominion of Canada; Honourable Sir Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau appointed first lieutenant-governor; Pierre-Joseph-Oliver Chauveau became first premier

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ pqztimeln.htm -

Canada 1867 - Canada becomes a sovereign nation by an act of the British Parliament (the British North America Act). Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick are united as the Dominion of Canada. Sir John A. Macdonald becomes the first prime minister



Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.
The country's first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, faces economic depression in the...Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

News 1871--Population of Quebec 1,191,516

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World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


Canada 1880-84 - The Canadian Pacific Railway recruits thousands of underpaid Chinese Labourers.

fccs.ok.ubc.ca/ about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ 1868-to-1918.html -

News The French-Canadian is a capital labourer,
slow perhaps, but sure. He is docile and willing, and his light-heartedness gets over all...Read MORE...


Canada 1885 - November 7 - Canadian Pacific railroad completed (Montreal to Vancouver)
The last spike of the transcontinental railway is put in place in the Eagle Pass, B.C. (Nov. 7).
www.worldatlas.com - November 7, 1885

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

Canada 1889 - The first Canadian troops sent overseas participate in the Boer War in South Africa (Oct. 30).

fccs.ok.ubc.ca/ about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ 1868-to-1918.html -

Canada 1890 - Free land for large families
The Quebec legislature a few days ago passed a bill offering 100 acres of land to every man who is...Read MORE...


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. www.e-referencedesk.com/ ...Read MORE...



World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


Name Change - Lewiston, Maine
Between September and December of 1900, Jean B Jacques legally changes his name to John B York.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
No mention of John York in Lewiston

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...


Canada 1903 - Canada loses the Alaska boundary dispute when British tribunal representative Lord Alverstone sides with the U.S. (Oct. 20).

fccs.ok.ubc.ca/ about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ 1868-to-1918.html -

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

News 1907 - Part of the Quebec bridge collapsed, killed 75 workmen

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ pqztimeln.htm -

1910 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
name: John B York
birthplace: Canada
relationship to head of household:...Read MORE...


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