Atlantic Canada Genealogy Project

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Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada


Notes: Located on N side of the Miramichi River, 2.53 km W of Chatham and 3.13 km NE of Nordin: Newcastle Parish, Northumberland County: first called Gretna Green for the name of a town in Scotland: renamed Douglastown to mark an official visit by Sir Howard Douglas (1776-1861) who was lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick from 1823-1832: PO from 1835: in 1866 Douglastown was a farming, fishing and lumbering community with approximately 82 families: in 1871 Douglastown had a population of 400: in 1898 it had 1 post office, 6 stores, 1 hotel, 2 sawmills, 2 churches and a population of 600: Douglastown was incorporated as a village in 1966: Douglastown became part of the city of Miramichi.

Location : Latitude: 47.02881499999999, Longitude: -65.493899


Matches 1 to 7 of 7

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 BENN, Frederick William  26 Sep 1897Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I38175
2 HENDERSON, Frank  Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I60469
3 RAMSEY, Major  (Date Unknown)Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I96400
4 RAMSEY, Mary Jane  17 Jun 1849Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I432
5 TAYLOR, Jane  Abt 1824Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I38690
6 WOOD, Alexander  Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I60595
7 WOOD, John Robert  4 Jul 1897Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I24187


Matches 1 to 1 of 1

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 FROST, Howard Thomas  20 Apr 1873Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada I430


Matches 1 to 1 of 1

   Family    Married    Family ID 
1 CARTER / WATERSON  18 Oct 1833Douglastown, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada F187