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Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada - Église de Sainte-Bernadette Bonfield, ONTARIO Established 1882 Source: Google maps

The first spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven into the ground at Bonfield, Ontario. This spot also marked the end of the Canada Central Railway extension.

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Église de Sainte-Bernadette
Bonfield, ONTARIO
Established 1882
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Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

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Église de Sainte-Bernadette
Bonfield, ONTARIO
Established 1882
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Imperial Service Station, abt. 1975
Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

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Imperial Service Station, abt. 1975

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1882 - Église de Sainte-Bernadette established at Bonfield

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2023 - Here's a rundown of places to go and things to do in and around Bonfield:
Bonfield Community Centre:

Start your exploration at the heart of the town. The community centre often hosts local events, sports activities, and community gatherings. Check out their bulletin board for any upcoming events.

Bonfield Public Library:

A quiet haven for book lovers. If you enjoy a good read, spend some time browsing the shelves or find a cozy corner to dive into a book.

Amble Along Lake Nosbonsing:

Bonfield is blessed with the beauty of Lake Nosbonsing. Take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, enjoy the fresh air, and perhaps have a picnic at one of the scenic spots.

Fishing at Lake Nosbonsing:

If you're an angler, this lake is known for its excellent fishing. Whether it's summer or winter, you can try your hand at catching some bass, walleye, or pike.

Bonfield Snowmobile Club:

If you find yourself in Bonfield during the winter months, explore the snowmobile trails maintained by the local club. It's a great way to experience the winter... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

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male ancestorJean-Baptiste SAUVE dit LAPLANTE (1819, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage) - 12 February 1894, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
female ancestorMarie-Vitaline DESMARAIS (15 February 1824, Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Québec, Canada - 13 April 1895, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
female ancestorMarie-Elizabeth-Caroline BOIVIN (12 February 1828, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada - 16 April 1913, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
male ancestorJoseph LARIVEE (21 February 1835, Trois-Pistoles, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-des-Neiges) - 12 June 1911, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
male ancestorFerdinand BRUNET (12 April 1843, Les Cèdres, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Soulanges Les Cedres) - 22 April 1919, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
female ancestorVictoria ST PIERRE (22 March 1844, Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur) (Saint-Germain) (Le Bic) - 4 May 1905, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
male ancestorJoseph FOISY (4 January 1847, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada - 1 May 1927, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
female ancestorOlive PELLETIER (20 May 1848, Chicago, Illinois, USA - 4 May 1920, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
male ancestorDenis LAPLANTE (08 May 1853, Mt. St. Patrick, Ontario, Canada - 24 February 1923, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)

Ancestors Who Were Married in Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

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male ancestorJoseph LAROSE (1864 - 1935?) and female ancestorAlbina MARTIN (1857-1859 - bet. 1891-1901?) married 19 August 1888
male ancestorJoseph Adolphe TRAHAN (30 June 1875 - 19 October 1950) and female ancestorEmelia LARRIVEE (30 November 1876 - 30 August 1905) married 08 January 1894
male ancestorJoseph Hermas TRAHAN (31 March 1875 - 20 November 1962) and female ancestorAdaline BRUNET (24 March 1878 - 14 March 1938) married 25 July 1898
male ancestorHenri TRAHAN (24 July 1877 - 3 June 1914) and female ancestorMarie Rose Anna FOISY (9 July 1882 - 6 April 1948) married 5 November 1900
male ancestorJoseph Adolphe TRAHAN (30 June 1875 - 19 October 1950) and female ancestorAdeline MARTIN (March 1875 - aft 1914) married 28 October 1906
male ancestorPhilip LARIVEE (8 August 1883 - 12 August 1925) and female ancestorMarie Laura Alberta GAUDETTE (9 December 1887 - 6 November 1966) married 16 January 1906
male ancestorJoseph Cleophas Clifford PACAUD (18 November 1911 - ) and female ancestorTherese RANCOURT (1918 - ) married 20 April 1940

Ancestors buried in Bonfield - Cemeteries in Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

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