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(Eau Claire)

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Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada - Eau Claire Gorge

Calvin is a township in northeastern Ontario, Canada on the Mattawa River in Nipissing District. The township took its name from Delino Dexter Calvin, an Ontario lumber merchant and Member of Provincial Parliament based in Frontenac County.

The township comprises the communities of Eau Claire and Eau Claire Station.


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Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

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1881 - Calvin - The Canadian Central Railway reached the Amable du Fond River from Mattawa in October 1881 and to Mackey’s Mill at the head of Crooked Chute Lake by the end of the year.

http://www.calvintownship.ca/content/community/about-our-community
Established as a township in 1881, Calvin Township was then surveyed, enabling residents to register deeds for their property.

http://www.calvintownship.ca/content/community/about-our-community
In 1887 when Calvin Township was incorporated, 96 lots were deeded to various individuals.

http://www.calvintownship.ca/content/community/about-our-community
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Calvin:
Calvin Community Centre:

Check out local events, community meetings, or sports activities happening at the Calvin Community Centre. It's the heart of the town and a great place to connect with locals.

Outdoor Adventure at Algonquin Provincial Park:

Calvin is close to Algonquin Provincial Park, a vast wilderness offering hiking, camping, and canoeing opportunities. Explore the beauty of nature and discover the rich wildlife in the area.

Fishing at Lake Nipissing:

Lake Nipissing is renowned for its fishing opportunities. Grab your fishing gear and spend a day by the lake trying to catch bass, pike, or pickerel. It's a great way to relax and enjoy the serene surroundings.

Visit Local Cafés and Restaurants:

Explore the local culinary scene by trying out the cafes and restaurants in Calvin. Chat with the friendly locals, and don't miss the chance to taste any regional specialties.

Nipissing Township Museum:

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

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male ancestorJoseph TRAHAN (9 November 1847, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 10 June 1915, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire))
female ancestorHermine MARTIN (1850, , Vermont, USA - 15 December 1898, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire))
photo of Joseph SOUCIEJoseph SOUCIE (30 November 1864, Ile-du-Grand-Calumet, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada - 13 April 1956, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire))
male ancestorJoseph Herville TRAHAN (14 May 1877, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA - 26 October 1918, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire))
male ancestorPhilip J PACAUD (6 November 1881, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire) - , )
male ancestorJoseph Elie TRAHAN (6 August 1885, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire) - 20 April 1973, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (York))
male ancestorEuclide TRAHAN (2 September 1887, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire) - 18 May 1906, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada)
male ancestorAmié Emmet TRAHAN (5 July 1887, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire) - , )
female ancestorHermine TRAHAN (2 April 1888, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada (Eau Claire) - , )

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

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male ancestorAndre DESROSIERS (5 April 1863 - 1924) and female ancestorDonalda Marie TRAHAN (18 August 1878 - 2 October 1936) married 2 May 1894
male ancestorAmié Emmet TRAHAN (5 July 1887 - ) and female ancestorRose Délima SOUCIE (18 March 1891 - ) married 23 October 1911

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