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  The War of 1812   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
John Macdonell became General Brock's aide-de-camp in 1811 and shared in Brock's initial successes.
Macdonell was a senior partner in a York legal firm, and by all accounts, a brilliant lawyer.
Macdonell was struck in the back by a musket ball and mortally wounded, dying later that night.
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John died on 21 Dec 1896 in Southwest Margaree, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada.
John MACFARLANE was born in Glenfinnan, Moidart, Inverness, Scotland.
John was buried in East Margaree, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Archibald Macdonell was son of John Macdonell, of Lick, and his wife Jane Chisholm, daughter of Alexander Chisholm, of Muckerack, and grand-daughter of John Chisholm, of Chisholm.
Godfathers: John Chisholm of Comar and John Chisholm of Knockfin.]
Hugh was a witness at the marriage of Donald Fraser and Margaret McGregor in February 1816, and Johanna Everts was godmother at the baptism of John Fraser, son of Donald and Margaret in December 1816.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Macdonell and William Hillier, a recently appointed officer of the company, were to meet the recruits at Stornoway, Scotland, and lead them to Hudson Bay.
Moreover, John Dugald Cameron*, a NWC partner in charge of the Lake Winnipeg department, had arrived at Pembina and soon began fomenting discontent among the settlers, as well as persuading local employees of the NWC, including Alexander Macdonell (Greenfield), to oppose the colony.
Macdonell was taken to Montreal by the Nor’Westers to stand trial for his “crimes,” which included the “illegal” confiscation of pemmican.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=37108   (3937 words)

 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Whether Macdonell attended the first session of the sixth parliament called by Brock to pass emergency legislation occasioned by the war is unknown.
Macdonell accompanied Brock to Sandwich (Windsor) in August and was at the council of war called on the 15th.
Collachie himself was a Catholic, as was Macdonell’s brother Donald*, and the first conversion within the family seems to have been that of one of Donald’s sons to Presbyterianism.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=36639   (1776 words)

John MacDonell was born on the 19th of April, 1785 in Scotland and came to Canada with his family when he was seven years of age.
As attorney-general Lieutenant-Colonel John MacDonell filled the next highest civil position to Brock in Upper Canada and as military secretary and P.A.D.C. was next highest in importance, if not in rank to his Chief, in the field.
Lieut.-Col. John MacDonell was informed of the enemy landing and immediately mounted and rode unattended to join the detachment of about 90 soldiers defending the heights at the scene of the action.
www.clandonald.org.uk /cdm12/cdm12a23.htm   (1463 words)

 Officer Biography
John, Younger of Lochgarry, served with Frazer's Highlanders under Wolfe and was
John Donaldson was a career soldier in the 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, or "Black Watch".
John, Lord Berriedale was a major in the 76th (MacDonald) Highlanders.
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 The Scot in British North America - Chapter I The War of 1812
John Macdonell was born at Greenfield, Inverness, Scotland, in 1787, so that he was only twenty-five years of age when he met his death.
[The third, Sir John Beverley Robinson, was the son of a U.E. Loyalist, and of English extraction.] Sir James Buchanan Macaulay, C.B., was the son of James Macaulay, M.D., formerly of the 33rd Foot, and grandson of the Rev. Mr.
Macdonell fell close to McLean, and his first cry was to him, "Archie, help me." The reinforcements from Fort George had finished the business; but the victory was dearly purchased by the deaths of Brock and Macdonell.
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 Macdonell-Williamson House
It is located in Ontario on the Ottawa River adjacent to the village of Pointe-Fortune, at the border between Ontario and Quebec (Upper Canada and Lower Canada).
Macdonell was a fur trader and partner in the Northwest Company.
Upon Macdonell's death in 1850, the house was passed on to their youngest son, John Beverly Palafox Macdonell.
www.hawk.igs.net /~mwhouse/EngHome.htm   (161 words)

 The Glengarry Branch of the MacDonalds
Alexander MacDonell, who was chief of Glengarry at the beginning of the 16th century, supported the claims of Sir Donald MacDonald of Lochalsh to the lordship of the Isles, and in November 1513 assisted him with Chisholm of Comer, in expelling the garrison and seizing the castle of Urquhart in Loch Ness.
General Sir James MacDonell, G.C.B., who distinguished himself when lieut.-col. in the guards, by the bravery with which he held the buildings of Hougomont, at the battle of Waterloo, was third son of Duncan MacDonell,Esq.q.
Colonel Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry, who, in January 1822, married Rebecca, second daughter of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, baronet, was the last genuine specimen of a Highland chief.
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 Miles Macdonell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1773, his father, Colonel John Macdonell (Spanish John), of Scothouse, Inverness-shire and three of his cousins chartered the Pearl and brought over five hundred of their families and friends, at the invitation of Sir William Johnson, and settled at Caughnawaga, on the Mohawk River, in New York province.
Macdonell collected the first body of colonists, composed principally of evicted Scottish Highlanders from the Sutherland estates, in 1812.
During his ten or twelve years' connection with the Red River Colony, he was its leading spirit and took an active and decided part in the feuds of the Hudson Bay Company and Northwest trading companies, after which he returned to his farm at Osnabruck, Upper Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Miles_Macdonell   (482 words)

 Baptizing Novices: Ritual Moments among French Canadian Voyageurs in the Montreal Fur Trade, 1780-1821   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Macdonell wrote that the sprinkling of water and pledges were 'accompanied by a dozen of Gun shots fired one after another in an Indian manner.' Shots were fired in succession rather than as a volley.
John Macdonell's description of an Indian-style firing of guns occurred at the Lake Superior height of land.
Macdonell's description of the ritual baptism included a stipulation 'never to kiss a voyageur's wife against her own free will.' Yet at Christmas and New Year's celebrations, all the women at a post, usually wives of voyageurs and bourgeois, lined up to be kissed by all the men.
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 Sir John Macdonell - LoveToKnow 1911
"SIR JOHN MACDONELL (1846-1921), British jurist, was born at Brechin, Forfarshire, Aug. 1 r 1846, and was educated at the universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh.
He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1873 and for some years was counsel to the Board of Trade and the London Chamber of Commerce.
This page was last modified 16:01, 17 May 2006.
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John Angus (Cariboo) Cameron was a great-grandson of Loyalist John Cameron the Wise of the Royal Yorkers.
Sir John Johnson's manor house was built between 1784 and 1792 and is one of the oldest houses in Ontario.
John Sandfield MacDonald, who was born in nearby St. Raphael, was Prime Minister of the Province of Canada 1862-1864 and first Premier of Ontario 1867-71.
www.recorder.ca /uelstlawrencebr/glngry.htm   (749 words)

 (Janet MACDONELL of Keppoch - John 2 MACDONELL of Ardnaslishnish)
John MACDONELL of Lochgarry, Colonel (____ - 1798)
John 12 MACDONELL of Glengarry (____ - 1 SEP 1754)
John 2 MACDONELL of Ardnaslishnish (____ - UNKNOWN)
www.clandonald.org.uk /genealogy/index/ind0232.html   (187 words)

 Ochanoff - pafg09 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
In October he and five men of his regiment captured an American Durham boat in a brief affair near Prescott, and the next month he was present at the battle of Crysler's Farm.
By the fall of 1815 he had returned to the regiment, which was now at St John's, but the stresses of the war had damaged his health.
John O'CONNOR.John married Mary Mellyburne THOMAS in 1777.
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 6th Parliament of Upper Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The parliament building were burned down by the Americans in 1813; until they were rebuilt in 1820, sessions were held at the York Hotel in 1814 and then the residence of Chief Justice William Henry Draper.
John Macdonell was killed at Queenston Heights in October 1812 and replaced by Alexander Macdonell.
John Fanning died in January 1813 and was replaced by Isaac Swayze.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/6th_Parliament_of_Upper_Canada   (152 words)

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Were he ambitious of enriching himself, he might ere now be possessed of immense property; but this appears not to be his object; his whole attention is devoted to the good of the settlement; and the great and numerous services which he has done, cannot well be calculated.
Later a Justice of the Peace in Glengarry County and described as "Esquire, " MacDonell was born at Inchlaggan on the Glengarry estate in 1746.
This identification of Bishop Alexander MacDonell of Kingston as the brother of Allan MacDonell, leader of the 1785 party, is based on notes in George Sandfield MacDonald's oral history of Glengarry.
www.scalan.co.uk /emigration.htm   (970 words)

 Ontario Heritage Trust - Macdonell-Williamson House (East Hawkesbury)
In 1813, after 19 years as a fur trader with the North West Company, John Macdonell (1768-1850) retired to Hawkesbury Township with his wife, Magdeleine Poitras - a M├ętis born on the Manitoba section of the Qu'Appelle River - and their children.
Macdonell's home, known as Poplar Villa, is a graceful adaptation of the Palladian style.
Using the commercial instincts he had honed in the competitive fur trade, Macdonell opened a general store in Pointe Fortune, served as a freight forwarder in the movement of goods from Montreal to Hull, and sponsored the building of the Ottawa — the first steamboat on the Ottawa River.
www.heritagefdn.on.ca /userfiles/HTML/nts_1_2594_1.html   (220 words)

 Ldot Vets - The War of 1812, 1812-1814
Accompanied by his aides Lt. Colonel John Macdonell and Capt. John Glegg.
Having information about a fisherman's path leading up to the heights Capt. John Wool of the 13th US Infantry led a charge that led up to taking the heights.
Brock's aide Lt. Colonel Macdonell jumped on his horse and led another desperate attack.
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 1723 marriage contract Jannet McLeod John MacDonell Crowlin Armstill
1723 marriage contract between Janet McLeod of "Armstill" and John MacDonell of Crowlin witnessed by several people and trying to make the connection between all of them.
John "Mack Donell" is the second "lawful" son of Aeneas McDonnell of Crowlin.
Some are referenced as sons, but it is hard to determine which person is the father.
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John Vautour is the only local guy in the bunch.
John looks after the contractors, the cutting and the training of contractors.
JOHN VAUTOUR: Currently, we are practising sustainable forestry.
www.gov.ns.ca /legislature/hansard/comm/r/re_2004oct19.htm   (15033 words)

 Quotulatiousness: John Macdonell, 1785-1812
Lawyer, politician and soldier born in Glengarry, Scotland, 1785.
After immigrating with his parents to a Highland colony near what is now Cornwall, Ont., he attended Bishop John Strachan's school in Kingston.
At 18, he joined a law office to begin a meteoric legal career that six years later saw him become Attorney-General for Upper Canada.
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 Macdonell-Williamson House - Books for Sale
John Macdonell of Scotus: Correspondence and Papers 1795-1856
John Macdonell of Scotus was a prolific letter-writer - to and from his father, 'Spanish' John, brothers Miles and William of Boston, sister Penelope, his Uncle Rev. Alexander Macdonell of St. Raphael fame, Lord Selkirk and many others.
This book offers an important slice of early relatively unknown Canadian history as well as a close look at the mansion John "le prêtre" Macdonell built on the Ottawa river and which is still standing today, known as The Macdonell-Williamson House, ca 1817.
www.hawk.igs.net /~mwhouse/Books.html   (216 words)

 CBC - Nova Scotia Votes 2003
In 1998, high school teacher and Christmas tree farmer John MacDonnell won the riding for the NDP for the first time.
NDP John MacDonnell defeated PC Reese Morash by 906 votes to win 43 per cent of the vote.
NDP John MacDonnell defeated LIB Jim W.Smith by 798 votes.
www.cbc.ca /nsvotes2003/riding/032   (473 words)

Ranald Macdonell, 2nd of Scotus, 10th of Glengarry
Helen Macdonell (d 07.06.1793, dau of John Macdonell, 12th of Glengarry)
Anne Isabella Macdonell (dau of Archibald Macdonell of Lochshiel)
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 Great Jurists of the World. ISBN 1886363285. 20007 - MACDONELL, SIR JOHN & EDWARD MANSON (EDITORS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Edited by Sir John MacDonell and Edward Manson.
They offer full satisfaction and normal prices - no markups, no hidden costs, no overcharged shipping costs.
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 NDP MLA TAKES NEW ROADS MINISTER ON TOUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ENFIELD - Hants East MLA John MacDonell took the new transportation
MacDonell then took the minister down Maitland Road (Hwy 215), and ended the
MacDonell said that roads in Hants East are in need of improvement, which is why
www.ndpcaucus.ns.ca /Caucus/News/Sep99/jm_roadtour.html   (196 words)

 Ontario Heritage Trust - Formal Georgian garden at Macdonell-Williamson House
This exciting multi-year project will progress as funds become available.
Unfortunately, through a series of circumstances beyond his control, John Macdonell eventually lost his company pension, his investment in a ship building venture and his lucrative fur shipping business.
As a result, he never fully realized his aspirations for the property and died penniless.
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