Irish Catholic and French Canadian Settlers at Hog's Back
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1829-1855




 February 4, 2010:

Source: Drouin Records for Notre Dame Cathedral at ancestry.ca These families lived on ordnance land along the Rideau Canal in the Dow's Lake / Hog's Back area. They paid rent to the Ordnance Department. By the 1850's, most of them had settled on full-sized farms in Gloucester, Nepean and Osgoode Townships
6 Sep 1829 After one publication of banns, marriage of Robert Cole from the Little Nation, Lower Canada, to Anne White from the Hogs Back. James Sheridan and Michael Coyle (Cole) Hog's Back1829
30 Jan 1830 After one publication of banns, marriage of Michael Hare and Bridget Quirk, both of Hogs Back: Mathew Corcoran and Thomas Murphy Hog's Back1830
22 Aug 1831 After three publications of banns, marriage of Joseph Potvin to Phebe Labreche both from Hogsback: Joseph Labreche and Peter Potvin Hog's Back1831
8 Sep 1831 Baptism of Marie Louise, born 21 June last of the lawful marriage of Joseph Decarry / Descarie ? dit Derome and Marie Louise Fleurant dit St. Amour of Hogsback Joseph Bourgeois and Marie Louise Decarry / Decaire Hog's Back1831
11 Sep 1831 Baptism of Bridget, 11 days old, daughter to Michael Daly and Mary Daly / Daley of Hogsback Michael Moran and Catherine Summers Hog's Back1831
19 Sep 1831 Baptism of John, 8 days old, son to Timothy Steele and Maria Quill (Quail or Quirk?) of Hogsback Cornelius Steele and Maria Steele Hog's Back1831
25 Sep 1831 Baptism of Terence, aged 7 days, son to Dennis McGee and Alice Hughes from Hogsback Thomas Davy and Bridget Keane Hog's Back1831
6 Oct 1831 Baptism of Maria, 4 days old, daughter to Francois Renaud and Josephte Maller of Hogsback Charles Baker and Angelica Labreche Hog's Back1831
24 Oct 1831 After three publication of banns, marriage of Pierre Minault from Hogsback and Marguerite Cyr from Sandy Hill, Bytown Peter Beard, Francois Cyr and Marie Louise Minault Hog's Back1831
30 Oct 1831 Baptism of Ellen, 20 days old, lawful daughter of Richard O'Donnell and Mary Regan of Hogsback John McQuigan and Grace McGuigan Hog's Back1831
25 Dec 1831 Baptism of Rose, 1 mo. old, daughter to John Kelley and Mary Douglas from Hogsback P. Cahill and Mary Carroll Hog's Back1831
1 Jan 1832 Baptism of Edward, 10 days old, son to Daniel Murphy and Elizabeth Byrnes / Burns from Hogsback Michael Kennedy and Margaret Kennedy Hog's Back1832
19 Feb 1832 Baptism of Anna, 5 wks. old, daughter to Thomas Cassidy and Judith Fitzsimmons of Hogsback. Edward Crea (McCrea?)and Bridget Roonan / Ronan Hog's Back1832
4 Mar 1832 Baptism of Mary-Ann, 1 wk. Old. Daughter to Michael Kennedy and Margaret Shea from Hogsback Daniel Murphy and Marcy Darcy Hog's Back1832
6 May 1832 Baptism of Sarah, 1 day old, daughter to Francis Morin and Josephte Saunier of Hogsback John Geaukeau and wife Hog's Back1832
21 Aug 1832 Baptism of Elizabeth, 9 days old, daughter of William Moore and Anna Cacien of Hogsback John Crone and Elizabeth Gunn Hog's Back1832
19 Oct 1832 Baptism of Ellen, 4 wks. old, daughter to Miles McBride and Mary Byrnes / Burns of Hogsback Andrew Hosey and Catherine Clary Hog's Back1832
6 Oct 1833 Marriage of Thomas Davy and Elizabeth Cusick of Hogsback Michael Stackpole & Catherine Barry Hog's Back1833
29 Dec 1833 Bytown Burial of James Cuddy / Cuddihey who was killed by the fall of a tree on the 27th inst. At Hogsback. He was a native of Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland Hog's Back1833
9 Jan 1836 Baptism of Mary Ann, aged 2 yrs. 2 mos., and Louise, aged 6 mos., daughters of Saralie Penwick and Mary McTanen from Hogsback Thomas McTiernan & Ann McTeirnen/ Louisa Michael McTiernan and Sylvan Jacolate Hog's Back1836
27 Feb 1836 Baptism of Thomas, 3 wks. old, child of Michael Tiernan (McTiernan?) and Susannah Ayot ? of Hogsback Patrick Teirnan & Ann Teirnan (McTiernan or Tierney?) Hog's Back1836
3 Oct 1837 (Prot?) Reception of the abjuration and reconciliation to the Church of Sarah Loru, widow of Alexander Morton John McCarthy, Tailor (occ) & Mrs. Croan / Crone / Cronin of Hogsback (see next) Hog's Back1837
3 Oct 1837 After one proclamation of banns, marriage of Peter Manning / Manion? to Sara Loru, widow of Alexander Morton John McCarthy, Tailor, occ, & Mrs. Croan of Hogsback (see prev) Hog's Back1837
24 Sep 1838 After one publication of banns, marriage of Patrick Duggan of this place to Elizabeth Gunn of Hogs back Thomas Keogh, Betsy Wellington & others Hog's Back1838
14 Aug 1840 Burial in the R.C. cemetery (Sandy Hill) of Patrick Campbell of Hogsback who died the 13th, aged about 80 yrs. Honore Danis & John King Hog's Back1840
19 Dec 1842 Baptism of Henriette, born 16 Dec of the marriage of Benjamin Seguin and Catherine Bertrand of Hogs Back Jean Leclere & Henriette Seguin Hog's Back1842
1 Jan 1843 Burial of Jane who died yesterday, aged 3 yrs., daughter of Charles Fagan (from Wicklow), labourer, occ, and Jane Cumming of Hogsback Hog's Back1842
25 Jan 1843 Conditional baptism of Thomas, aged 2 days, son of Vital Demers and Victoire Thomas dit Tranchemontagne of Hogs Back Henri Albert & Margaret Reddy / Ready Hog's Back1843
3 Jul 1843 After three publications of banns, marriage of Francis Nevin of Osgoode, (also spelled Evans) son of the late Patrick Nevins and the late Margaret Russell of County Meath in Ireland, to Mary Corrigan of Hogsback, daughter of John Corrigan and the late Elizabeth Connor of County Westmeath Thomas Daley, William Kelly & Ellen Connor Hog's Back1843
4 Jul 1843 After three publications of banns, marriage of Peter Manning / Manion? of Hogsback, widower of Sally Martin of County Galway, and Mary Toohey of Hogsback, adult daughter of Patrick Toohey and Sarah Duvear of County Mayo William Kelly, Robert Boyle, Mary Ann Burke Hog's Back1843
11 Sep 1843 Baptism of Michael, aged 5 mos., son of Peter Manning / Manion? and Mary Fosher of Hogsback Michael Riley & Ann Muldoney Hog's Back1843
15 Oct 1843 Baptism of George, aged 3 wks., son of Edward Craig and Elizabeth McGoughan (McGuigan?) of Hogsback Marc Morioth & Margaret McCarthy Hog's Back1843
17 Oct 1843 After the publication of one bann, marriage of Denis Stackpole, adult son of the late William Stackpole and Mary Barry of Gloucester, to Ellen O'Connor, resident of Hogsback and adult daughter of John O'Connor and Margaret Queenlan / Quinlan? of County Tipperary (Ireland) Patrick Burns, Mary Stackpole, Olivier Paul, etc. Hog's Back1843
13 Nov 1843 After three publications of banns, marriage of Mathew Brennan of Hogsback to Margaret McGarry of Bytown Patrick Hughes, James & Thomas Brennan, etc. Hog's Back1843
29 Nov 1843 Baptism of Gaspard, born yesterday of the marriage of Gaspard Pelletier of Hogsback and Felonise Durand Joseph Potvin & Philothee Labreche Hog's Back1843
29 Apr 1844 Baptism of Felix, born 3 days ago of the marriage of Augustin Lebrun and Rose Seguin of Hogsback Jean Noel Seguin & Genevieve Thomas dite Tranchemontagne Hog's Back1844
27 May 1844 After two publications of banns, marriage of John Kilfoyle (Guilfoyle) of Osgoode, adult son of Patrick Kilfoil and Margaret Sary, to Maria McCabe, minor daughter of Patrick McCabe and Anna Carroll of Hogsback John Davy, Bridget Craig, Anne O'Donnell & Patrick McCabe (all living at Hog's Back, I think) Hog's Back1844
3 Jun 1844 After three publications of banns, marriage of John Keely / Kealey or Kelly?, widower of Maria Doulay / Dooley? and adult son of James Kealy and Mary Kennedy of County Kilkenny in Ireland and now farmers at Black Rapids, Gloucester, Upper Canada, to Margaret Ronan of Hogsback, adult daughter of Mathew Ronan and Margaret Brennan of County Westmeath in Ireland Bidget McGane / McCann?, sister-in-law of the bride, & Thomas Cerey / Carey Hog's Back1844
12 Jun 1844 Baptism of Thomas, born 31 May last of the marriage of William Mitchell (1851 Nepean Census?) and Maria Murphy of Hogsback Thomas Whythe / White? & Maria Anna Farrell Hog's Back1844
29 Sep 1844 Burial of an unknown person who died at the home of Joseph Labreche of Hogsback Joseph Labreche & Gaspard Pelletier Hog's Back1844
20 Oct 1844 Baptism of Michael, born 29 September of the marriage of Charles Fagan and Jane Cummings of Hogsback Thomas Daley & Bridget McGinn Hog's Back1844
1 Dec 1844 Baptism of Thomas, born 17 November of the marriage of Michael Ready / Reddy? and Margaret Winn of Hogsback James Lepton / Lipton & Julie Ryan Hog's Back1844
7 Jan 1845 After three publications of banns, marriage of Leon Seguin, adult son of Noel Seguin of Hogsback and the late Marie Rose Mallet, to Adelaide Clouthier, minor daughter of the late Augustin Clouthier and Ursule Lariviere of Bytown Toussaint Clouthier & David Bourgeois Hog's Back1845
20 Feb 1845 Baptism of Mary, born 1 February of the marriage of Joseph Nevins and Ann Kenny of Hogsback Mathew Rowan & Mary Ann Gunn Hog's Back1845
6 Jul 1845 Baptism of Mary Ann, born 28 June of the marriage of Patrick Lynch and Angele Labreche of Hogsback Francois & Olive Chartand Hog's Back1845
14 Oct 1846 Baptism of Daniel, born the 9th at Hogsback, son of Michael Driscoll and Ann Cotter (McCarthy?) Florence Driscoll & Ellen McCarthy Hog's Back1846
28 Dec 1846 Baptism of Marie Reine, born the day before of the marriage of Joseph Potvin and Felicite Labreche of Hogsback Jean Robert & Henriette Labreche Hog's Back1846
13 Jan 1847 After three publications of banns, marriage of Noel Seguin, minor son of Jean Noel Seguin and Marie Louise Mallet of Hogsback, to Praxade Clouthier, minor daughter of Louis Clothier / Clouthier and Marie Maillet of Bytown Noel Seguin and Louis Clouthier, fathers of the couple Hog's Back1847
19 Jan 1847 Funeral service for Patrick Gunn who died at Hogsback on the 17th Thomas Daley & John Duggan Hog's Back1847
25 Jan 1847 After three publications of banns, marriage of Felix Charron of Hogsback, adult son of the late Joseph Charron and the late Francoise Bigras of St. Martin, Montreal, LC, to Adelphine Dorion, minor daughter of Louis Dorion dit St. Andre and the late Genevieve Goulet Augustin Charron, brother of the groom, & Olivier Dorion, brother of the bride Hog's Back1847
15 Feb 1847 After three publications of banns, marriage of Joseph Galipeau of Hogsback, widower of Exupere Tourville, to Henriette Labreche Dugas, minor daughter of Joseph Labreche Dugas and Genevieve Vivarais of Hogsback Gaspard Pelletier and Joseph Labreche, father of the bride Hog's Back1847
4 Apr 1847 Baptism of Ellen, born at Hogsback on 15 March, daughter of Joseph Neville / Nevins? and Ann Kenney Ellen Ronan & Martin Burns Hog's Back1847
23 May 1847 Baptism of Joseph, born 17 March of the marriage of Hyacinthe St. Louis and Theotiste Forget of Hogsback Joseph Groulx & Theotiste Groux Hog's Back1847
Jul 1847 Funeral service for William Mitchell, aged 3 yrs. who died at Hogsback, son of William Mitchell and Mary Murphy William Byr (Byrne or Burns or Byers?) & Thomas Kehoe Hog's Back1847
26 Feb 1848 Baptism of Ross, born the 18th of the marriage of Michael McLaughlin and Ann Milet / Mallette? of Hogsback Miles (brother of George Thew Burke) & Mary Burke Hog's Back1848
7 Jul 1848 Baptism of Michael Samuel, born 17 June of the marriage of William Mitchell and Mary Murphy of Hogsback J. Doherty & Mary McCarthy Hog's Back1848
6 Aug 1848 Baptism of Lucie, born 30 July of the marriage of Jean Baptiste Potvin and Marie Reine Albert of Hogsback Augustin & Lucie Roi / Roy Hog's Back1848
20 Dec 1848 Baptism of Thomas, born the 17th, illegitimate son of Felonise Pelletier of Hogsback Hyacinthe St. Louis and Theotiste Forget Hog's Back1848
24 Dec 1848 Baptism of Nicholas, born 10 December, son of Joseph Nevins and Ann Kenny of Hogsback William Byrne / Burns (ML, Kilkenny?) & Johanna Doyle (married, I think) Hog's Back1848
Feb 1851 After two publications of banns, marriage of William James Burns of Hogsback, son of William Burns and Judy / Johanna Doyle, to Mary Ann Gunn of Hogsback, adult daughter of Patrick Gunn and Ann McGuire Thomas Teanan / Tierney? & Ellen Ronan Hog's Back1851
8 Mar 1851 Funeral service for Elizabeth Kioiss Crone who died 6 March, wife of John Crane of Hogsback James Doyle & William Harlihie Herlihy or Hurley Hog's Back1851
27 May 1851 Baptism of James, born 11 May of the marriage of William Walsh and Mary Fitzgerald of Prince Albert's Island (Hogs Back where Carleton University sits) Joseph Valiquette & Mary Driscoll Hog's Back1851
18 Sep 1851 Baptism of Lawrence, born 5 September of the marriage of Joseph Nevins and Anne Kenny of Hogsback John Byrnes / Burns & Mary Tierney (is this the John Burns who disappeared at age 19 and not heard from yet? John, call home!) Hog's Back1851
11 Apr 1852 Baptism of William John, born 26 March, son of William Kilby and Margaret McNally of Hogsback John McClermon & Nancy McNally Hog's Back1852
20 Jul 1852 After three publications of banns, marriage of Francois Xavier Renaud, minor son of the late Jean B. Renaud and Josephte St. Amour of Hogsback, parish of Bytown, to Philomene Pelletier, minor daughter of Gaspard Pelletier and the late Felonise Durand of Bytown Philibert Bastien, Marie Rivard & others Hog's Back1852
15 Jan 1853 Baptism of Thomas, born 1 September, son of Felonise Pelletier of Hogsback Antoine Belleville & his wife Hog's Back1853
14 Jun 1853 Baptism of Bridget, born 10 June of the marriage of Patrick Whelan and Catherine Mcgrath of Hogsback, Margaret Mcgrath Hog's Back1853



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