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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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Where is Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada? 

Saint John is the largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and the second largest in the maritime provinces. It is known as the Fundy City due to its location on the north shore of the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the Saint John River, as well as being the only city on the bay. In 1785 Saint John became the first incorporated city in Canada.Wikipedia

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - The Tower. St. John, N.B. ca. 1840
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Tower. St. John, N.B. ca. 1840
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, est. 1855
91 Waterloo St., Saint John, NEW BRUNSWICK E2L 3P9
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, est. 1855
91 Waterloo St., Saint John, NEW BRUNSWICK E2L 3P9
Source: Google maps
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Custom House
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Custom House
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Rockwood Park, St. John, N. B.
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Rockwood Park, St. John, N. B.
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - High Tide, Market Slip, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

High Tide, Market Slip, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - King Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

King Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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1631 - Saint John founded
Oldest incorporated city in Canada.
www.wikipedia.org
1755 - June 17 - Robert Monckton takes Fort Gaspereau without firing a shot; French abandon garrison at mouth of Saint John River; last French forts in Acadia gone

canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_17
1815 - 500 former slaves from the United States arrive at Saint John and settle in Loch Lomond.

new-brunswick.net/ new-brunswick/ facts.html
1816 - First river steamboat launched at Saint John

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1826 - Saint John creates the first paid police force in Canada.

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Saint John, New Brunswick, had major fires in 1837 and 1839.

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1855 - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception established at Saint John

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1867 - July 1 - European and North American Railway opens from Saint John to Shediac, New Brunswick; becomes part of the Intercolonial Railway on July 1, 1867

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1870 - Canada's first YWCA is opened in Saint John.

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1873
ST. JOHN, a city and seaport of New Brunswick, the commercial metropolis of the province, and...Read MORE...

News  1877 - THE ST. JOHN DISASTER. CITY IMPROVEMENTS UNDER CONSIDERATION - WIDER STREETS AND FIRE-PROOF BUILDINGS - RELIEF FOR THE DESTITUTE.
Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.

ST. JOHN, N. B., June 28. - Business is now proceeding...Read MORE...

News  1878 - A Little Traveler
The passengers by the through Intercolonial train from St. John, N.B. to Montreal, which arrived at ...Read MORE...

1888 - On the 24th Joseph Barberie, George Edward and Laurance McHugh were drowned near St. John, N.B., by the upsetting of a boat.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 29, 1888
1888 - Merchants in Canada were preparing on the 17th for the enforcement of the retaliation measures by ordering winter shipments via St. John and Halifax.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 22, 1888
1906
Saint John, a city and seaport of New Brunswick, the commercial metropolis of the province, and the ...Read MORE...

New Brunswick musicians made history in May of 1907 at the Nickel Theatre in Saint John. They were the first to accompany silent moving pictures in North America.

new-brunswick.net/ new-brunswick/ facts.html
Saint John
Saint John, NB, incorporated as a city in 1785, population 67 575 (2016c),70 063 (2011c), 68 043...Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Brin
flag  Joseph BRIN (1877, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 1954, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Brown
flag  Mary BROWN (September 1855, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - , )

Clifford
flag  Mary A. CLIFFORD (1842, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 22 December 1865, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

Daley
flag  Edward DALEY (June 3 1883, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Jan 14 1939, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
flag  Robert DALEY (May 6 1918, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - , Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
flag  William Henry DALEY (, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Aug 31 1918, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

Dunbar
flag  Jane DUNBAR (1841, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 20 February 1870, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

Fenton
flag  Frank FENTON (abt. 1860, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - , )

Flynn
flag  Gregory FLYNN (19 Oct 1925, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 29 Nov 1997, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)

Gailey
flag  Ida GAILEY (abt. 1877, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - , )

Gray
flag  Ethel Estella GRAY (April 19 1890, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - , )

Mccovhey
flag  James E. MCCOVHEY (1846, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 6 October 1867, Lee, Massachusetts, USA)

Mcdevill
immigrant - Canada to US   Margaret MCDEVILL (1849, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 9 January 1867, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)

Pollock
flag  Mary POLLOCK (1853, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - June 1 1886, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

Wood
flag  James F. WOOD (1819, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 25 September 1867, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Bazin
 flag  Renée BAZIN (May 6, 1910, Saint-Henri, Montréal, Québec, Canada* - October 10, 1981, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

Bernier
flag  Joseph Anthony Emmanuel BERNIER (June 4, 1914, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (Greater Sudbury) - May 16, 1990, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada) gravestone

Blackburn
flag  Marie-Cecile-Emma BLACKBURN (April 11, 1885, Montréal, Québec, Canada - June 26, 1963, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada) gravestone

Carson
flag  Margaret Thelma CARSON (Nov 24 1924, Marion, Massachusetts, USA - , Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

DALEY
flag  Edward DALEY (June 3 1883, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Jan 14 1939, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
flag  Robert DALEY (May 6 1918, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - , Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
flag  William Henry DALEY (, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - Aug 31 1918, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

Leger
flag  Mary Helen LEGER (January 30, 1914, Saint Paul, New Brunswick, Canada (Saint-Paul-de-Kent) - 2010, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada) gravestone

Murray
immigrant flag  John MURRAY (22 November 1720, Ulster, Ireland - 30 August 1794, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

POLLOCK
flag  Mary POLLOCK (1853, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - June 1 1886, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1891
Anthyme BRIDEAU (31 August 1864 - 6 July 1936) & Alice BOUDREAU (4 September 1872 - 6 October 1937)
married 13 September 1891
 

Cemeteries in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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