December 5, 2022

Biography

Aida Flemming
Biography

Aida Flemming

Aida Flemming was a Canadian teacher, writer and animal welfare advocate. She founded the Kindness Club and was the wife of Hugh John Flemming, who was Premier of New Brunswick from 1952 to 1960. Her father was Charles Whitfield McAnn.…

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Freeman Patterson
Biography

Freeman Patterson

Freeman Patterson lives at Shamper's Bluff near his childhood home. He attended multi-grade (one-room) schools in Grey's Mills and Long Reach, and high school at Macdonald Consolidated School on the Kingston Peninsula. He graduated with a B.A. (Honours: Philosophy) from…

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Tappan Adney
Biography, Aboriginal, History

Tappan Adney

Tappan Adney (artist, writer, and consultant on Maliseet culture) is most remembered for his part in the preservation of the art of birch bark canoes. This skill he learned over a lifetime of travelling and living in Woodstock.  Born 13…

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Caleb Jones
Biography, Black History, History

Caleb Jones

Caleb Jones was a slave owner and office holder. Born in 1743, probably in Maryland. He married Elizabeth in Saint Marys parish. At the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War Caleb Jones was a planter and slave owner and the sheriff…

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