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From: Peggy Youngs <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] 1832-Montreal-What happened??
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 07:23:38 -0400
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My 4x-ggrandfather died in Montreal on 4 July 1832. The parish register for
Notre-Dame is filled with burials throughout June and July. From what I've
been able to determine, there was an epidemic of Asiatic cholera, introduced
by Irish immigrants.


On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 6:06 AM, <> wrote:

> Can someone tell me what happened in the Montreal area in June of 1832? I
> was looking for a burial for an ancestor and came across these pages in
> Drouin.
> There are so many pages of burials on the 17th of June! I don't know if
> it was an epidemic...but, so many on the same day?
> Thanks for any help,
> Paula

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