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  (b. 19 January 1827 Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada   d. 31 October 1914 Hayward, Sawyer, Wisconsin, USA )  
Summary: Antoine CAYA was born 19 January 1827 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada. Antoine CAYA was the child of Joseph CAYA and Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Antoine-Salois CAYA and Marie-Thérèse CARTIER (maternal)  Alexis-Clair HOUDE and Marie-Angélique CHEVREFILS dite BELISLE

He married  Ellen O'NEIL 16 July 1854 in Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA .  The couple had (at least) 9 children.

Antoine CAYA died 31 October 1914 in Hayward, Sawyer, Wisconsin, USA.
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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? Behind each habitant"s house was a small addition used as a storeroom. Not far away were the barn...Read MORE...



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

Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
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Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
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Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
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Antoine CAYA married   Ellen O'NEIL-- Date: 16 July 1854 Place: Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA


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flag  Edmond Charles CAYA (b.28 February 1858, , Wisconsin, USA  d. 11 April 1926, , Minnesota, USA)

flag  Joseph CAYA (b.abt. 1859, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA  d. , )
m. Annie HAMILTON 10 June 1903

  John CAYA (b.,   d. , )

flag  Anthony CAYA (b.13 August 1863, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA  d. , )

flag  Thomas CAYA (b.26 May 1865, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA  d. , )

flag  Jacob CAYA (b.15 June 1867, Mishicot, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA  d. , )

flag  Walter James CAYA (b.12 June 1868, , Wisconsin, USA  d. , )

flag  Lawrence Daniel CAYA (b.17 May 1869, Mishicott, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA  d. , )

  William CAYA (b.27 January 1879,   d. , )


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Birth
19 January 1827
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

Canada By 1830, the struggle for democratic government in the colonies of British North America has reached fever pitch.
As the colonies grow in wealth and population, a generation of charismatic reformers -- Joseph Howe ...Read MORE...



USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...


Canada 1836 - Opening of the first railway in Canada from La Prairie to St. Jean, Quebec
On July 21, 1836, cheers filled the air as a wood-burning steam locomotive chugged out of La...Read MORE...


Canada 1837 - After an unsuccessful rebellion, the leaders escape to the U.S.
Along with a general feeling that the government was not democratic, the failure of the executive...Read MORE...


USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...


Canada 1838 - Levels of illiteracy among the French-speaking people were about 73% in 1838 but reached 88% in the countryside.
This reflected not only inconsistencies in the provision of schooling in Lower Canada and a lack of ...Read MORE...


World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


Canada 1841 - February 11 – Act of Union - The two colonies of The Canadas are merged into the United Province of Canada.

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Canada 1842 - EARTHQUAKE
From the Quebec Mercury of Nov. 10 -

The Canadien of last evening gives the following account...Read MORE...



USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

Canada 1849 - The boundary of the 49th Parallel is extended to the Pacific Ocean. An Act of Amnesty provides for W.L. Mackenzie's return from exile in the U.S.

fccs.ok.ubc.ca/ about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ 1800-to-1867.html -

Canada Despite diversification of the rural economy, more than 80% of French Canadians were employed in farming in 1850.

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USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...


1854 Marriage / Partner
Antoine CAYA and Ellen O'NEIL 16 July 1854, Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
Canada 1854 - The French seigneurial system of land tenancy is finally abolished in Canada East


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...


Canada 1857 - Ottawa chosen by Queen Victoria as the capital of the united colony of Canada


Canada 1858 - The Halifax-Truro line begins rail service. Chinese immigrants from California arrive in British Columbia, attracted by the Fraser River Gold Rush.

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1858 Birth of Child
Edmond Charles CAYA was born 28 February 1858, , Wisconsin, USA

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...


Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
Name: Antoine Caya
Residence: Mishicott, Wisconsin
Class: 2
Congressional District: 5th
Age on...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

1863 Birth of Child
Anthony CAYA was born 13 August 1863, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA


Canada 1864 - Quebec Conference of 1864 held to discuss Canadian Confederation which will lead to the creation of the Dominion of Canada.

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


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


1865 Birth of Child
Thomas CAYA was born 26 May 1865, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA

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



1867 Birth of Child
Jacob CAYA was born 15 June 1867, Mishicot, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
1868 Birth of Child
Walter James CAYA was born 12 June 1868, , Wisconsin, USA


1869 Birth of Child
Lawrence Daniel CAYA was born 17 May 1869, Mishicott, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
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

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


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...



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

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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...



USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...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

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

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...


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...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...Read MORE...


USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...



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


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


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

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...


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...


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

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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

Death
31 October 1914
Hayward, Sawyer, Wisconsin, USA


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