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BOOK - History of Sackville, New Brunswick
By: Dr. W. C. Milner
Originally published by Tribune Printing Company, Sackville, 1934
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006 (CD 2010)

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Originally written in 1934, Dr. W. C. Milner, a historian and former Archivist, compiled a detailed History of Sackville, New Brunswick including much biographical genealogical information about individuals and families who made Sackville their home.

This book continues to be available as a pdf on CD, or a pdf download. The hard-cover printed version is no longer in print.

Milner explored the history of the French occupation, continuing with chapters on English Settlement, Tantramar Settlement, Inhabitants 1876, Yorkshire Settlers, Provincial Settlements, Sackville in 1777, The Public Schools and Teachers, Churches, Mount Allison, The Graveyards, Mills and Shipbuilding, The Port of Sackville, Old Time Business, The Marshes, Marriages, and much more including an 1826 list of farmers who received a bounty in grain, Old Soldiers and their widows living in Westmorland who served in the American War and the Honor Roll of World War I.

The chapter entitled "Some of the Pioneer Families" is an invaluable part of this book. It contains detailed genealogical and biographical information about many individuals and families including: Joseph Avard, Hon. Charles F. Allison, Atkinson men, Thomas Anderson, Thomas Ayer, Barnes family, William Black, Senator A. E. Botsford, Amos Botsford, Judge William Botsford, Edward Bowes, Thomas Bowser, George Bulmer, Michael Burk, Jonathan Burnham, John R. Cahill, Ronald Campbell, Thomas Carter, William Carnforth, Squire Rufus Cole, Col. Joshua Chandler, Hon. William Crane, George and Richard Dobson, Charles Dixon, Estabrooks, Captain Evander Evans, Fawcett Brothers, Fisher, Harper, Thomas Herritt, Hicks, Humphrey, Lawrence, Ogden, Mark Patton, Eliphalet Reed, Rogers brothers, Charles Seaman, James Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Richard Thompson, Tolar and John Thompson, Upham family, Jonathan Ward, Captain Richard Wilson and the Wood family.

Table of Contents:
  • French Occupation
  • English Settlement
  • Tantramar Settlement
  • Inhabitants 1876
  • Yorkshire Settlers
  • Provincial Settlements
  • Sackville in 1777
  • The Public Schools and Teachers
  • Churches
  • Mount Allison
  • The Graveyards
  • Mills and Shipbuilding
  • The Port of Sackville
  • Old Time Business
  • The Marshes
  • Marriages
  • Statistics, 1840
  • Some of the Pioneer Families
  • "Ö. includes a number of lists of: settlement subscribers; original grantees; grant applicants; early land transfers; teachers and schoolchildren; school trustees; church elders; burials; ships built in Sackville with names of owners; board members, militia officers; early marriages; county officials. The book concludes with family biographies; some very detailed especially for the pioneer families. This is an interesting history of the community mentioning lots of people. "... - Paul Milner, Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) journal Forum, 2007
  • 178 pages

  • 6.25 X 9.25"

  • Hardcover(navy blue with gilt stamping on front and spine)
  • Originally published by Tribune Printing Company, Sackville, NB 1934

  • This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006 (CD 2010)

  • ISBN: 1-897210-99-X (Hardcover)

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