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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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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Canadian Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Canadian Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Bridge at Bytown, Upper Canada
Canadian Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Bridge at Bytown, Upper Canada
Canadian Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - West Block, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Canada.
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

West Block, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Canada.
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Supreme Court Building, Ottawa, Canada
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Supreme Court Building, Ottawa, Canada
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Elgin Street, Ottawa.
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Elgin Street, Ottawa.

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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...Read MORE...

1855 - Bytown Renamed
The capital city, Ottawa, was originally named Bytown after Colonel John By, who headquartered...Read MORE...

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

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News  1870 - Fire
OTTAWA, Ont., Aug. 19. - Several wealthy farmers have been burned out recently, losing from $8,000...Read MORE...

1873
OTTAWA, formerly BYTOWN, a city of Ontario, capital of the Dominion of Canada, and of Carleton co., ...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/
News  1892 - Wreck of the Quadra.
OTTAWA, Ontario, May 28. - The Minister of Marine and Fisheries has received a dispatch from the...Read MORE...

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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 ...Read MORE...

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

Ottawa, Aug. 6. - A cyclone struck Ottawa at 6...Read MORE...

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

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

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

OTTAWA, June 25, - Eight persons were ...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. -...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Caya
flag  Geraldine Rose Marie CAYA (18 July 1929, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 29 March 2004, Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
flag  Joseph Maurice Frederick CAYA (22 January 1928, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 7 July 2013, )
flag  Joseph Raymond Gerald CAYA (30 September 1926, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 28 June 1974, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
flag  Marie Jeanne Anne "Joan" CAYA (24 May 1935, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 15 June 1998, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
flag  Robert Maurice CAYA (20 March 1954, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 16 March 2016, Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Desormeaux
flag  Ronald DESORMEAUX (February 27 1937, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - August 14th 2007, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) gravestone

Devine
flag  Ronald DEVINE (Dec 24 1946, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Nov 3 2009, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Duffey
flag  Howard John (Born Beverly John) DUFFEY (June 10, 1915 , Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - September 13, 1985, Columbus, Ohio, USA) gravestone

Epps
flag  Rossland EPPS (08/13/1914, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 10/13/1996, Oshawa Ontario Canada) gravestone

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

Flagg
flag  Isaac FLAGG (1814, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 17 April 1873, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA)

Hamiel (Amell)
flag  Philomene HAMIEL (AMELL) (3 January 1831, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 10 November 1901, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Kerr
flag  William KERR (1843, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 15 May 1867, Jackson, Michigan, USA)

King
flag  Brock KING (May 16 1927, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Feb 12 2007, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) gravestone

Moreland
flag  William Ernest MORELAND (September 1939, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 1999, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
flag  William Ernest MORELAND (July 1913, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 1972, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Perkins
flag  Vanessa PERKINS (20 May 1888, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 18 January 1943, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) gravestone

Ryan
flag  Rene William RYAN (29 August 1938, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 29 February 1992, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Therien
flag  Marie Claire THERIEN (16 August 1926, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 5 October 1999, , British Columbia, Canada)

Toye
flag  Gladwyn TOYE (March 3 1908, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - October 22 1996, North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 34 ancestors who died in Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


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

1877
Joseph Guillaume PAQUETTE (April 1, 1854 - May 12, 1918) & Marie BRULE (November 15, 1852 - March 26, 1924)
married 16 October 1877

1923
Joseph-Isaie-René CAYA (5 May 1901 - 13 August 1955) & Vanessa PERKINS (20 May 1888 - 18 January 1943)
married 5 September 1923

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

1935
René LAROSE (1913 - 10 July 2005) & Marie-Henriette-Eva-Noella CAYA (October 1906 - 14 February 1999)
married 4 April 1935

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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