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Up to Rawdon (PDF) By Daniel B. Parkinson
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In print this book is in two parts, the result of the author’s lengthy research into the history of Rawdon Township, Lower Canada; the majority of immigrants arriving before 1852. 102 chapters... More > in the two parts profile 120 families, whose origins are determined when possible, and their later destinations in central and western Ontario and a dozen US states. Other topics examined in Part Two include the influence of American settlers; the first church and school; the military origin of some settlers and militia service; the relationship of Catholic and Protestant immigrants. Although most investigated are Protestant, the book includes chapters on the Irish-Catholic community. Since it was published in February 2013, many pages of new and revised material have been added at www.uptorawdon.com on "Author's & Readers' Updates" and other pages; they are free and are useful companions to the book. Currently the website is updated every 6 weeks. ** This PDF contains both Part One and Two of UP TO RAWDON. **< Less
Up to Rawdon, Part Two By Daniel B. Parkinson
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This book in two parts stems from the author’s lengthy research into the early history of Rawdon Township, Lower Canada and includes the majority of immigrants arriving before 1852. Part Two... More > details the origin and destinations of 40 families, additional to Part One. The balance of the 42 chapters highlight 70 families who moved to central and western Ontario; the influence of American settlers; the first church and school; the military origin of some settlers and community militia service and the relationship of Catholic and Protestant immigrants. Although most of the families investigated are Protestant, the books include chapters on the early Irish-Catholic community. Since it was published in February 2013, many pages of new and revised material have been added at www.uptorawdon.com on "Author's & Readers' Updates" and other pages; they are free and are useful companions to the book. Currently the website is updated every 6 weeks. ** The two parts of UP TO RAWDON must be ordered separately. **< Less
Up to Rawdon, Part One By Daniel B. Parkinson
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This book in two parts stems from the author’s lengthy research into the early history of Rawdon Township, Lower Canada and includes the majority of immigrants arriving before 1852. Part One... More > profiles 80 families in 64 chapters. The origin of each family is determined, when possible, and their destinations on leaving. Although most of the families investigated are Protestant, the books include chapters on the early Irish-Catholic community. Since it was published in February 2013, many pages of new and revised material have been added at www.uptorawdon.com on "Author's & Readers' Updates" and other pages; they are free and are useful companions to the book. Currently the website is updated every 6 weeks. ** The two parts of UP TO RAWDON must be ordered separately. **< Less