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  (b. abt. 1863? Québec Province, Canada   d. )  

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Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK) was born abt. 1863? in Québec Province, Canada. Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK) was the child of

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.

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Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? In the French-speaking parishes of the Province of Quebec, lutins are considered as mischievous,...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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6 October 1900 Request for Change of Name


Jean Baptiste (John B) JACQUES (YORK)
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.


Canada 1865 - No Draft


Canada 1866 - The Fenians, a group of radical Irish-Americans organized in New York in 1859 to oppose British presence in Ireland, begin a series of raids on Canadian territory


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 Canada blunders catastrophically in seeking to take over the west without the consent of its inhabitants, especially the Métis of Red River and their leader, the charismatic, troubled Louis Riel.


Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.


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.


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.


Canada 1885 - November 7 - Canadian Pacific railroad completed (Montreal to Vancouver)


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


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


Canada 1890 - Free land for large families


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition


Canada Massive waves of immigration, a headlong economic boom with the growth of prairie agriculture and urban industry transform Canada between 1896 and 1915.


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.

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


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


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

1910 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts

name: John B York
birthplace: Canada
relationship to head of household: boarder
residence: Haverhill Ward 1, Essex, Massachusetts
marital status: Single
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year: 1875, naturalized
father's birthplace: Canada
mother's birthplace: Canada
occupation: salesman for sewing machine company
family number: 63
page number: 4
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Ida J Gale F 56y New York
Al A...Read MORE...



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