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Lacolle, Sacolle parish/Bogtown location>HALLS from England

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Lacolle, Sacolle parish/Bogtown location>HALLS from England

Posted: 2 Dec 2002 3:27PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 10 Mar 2003 9:23PM GMT
John & Elizabeth JACKSON HALL migrated to Quebec in 1827 from East Newton, England. I am descended from their son Francis, who later migrated to Rhode Island, US, and eventually to Minnesota.
Information on the family reveals they lived in "Bogtown". I am not certain where this is in Quebec, and records list Francis was born in 1830 in LaColle or Sacolle parish. His brothers were William and Robert.
Could LaColle/Sacolle be the Americanized name of some French parish, such as Sacre-Couer? Is anyone familiar with Bogtown, a possible nickname?
John HALL, the father, is buried in the Bogtown cemetery. He was the sexton, burying bodies during a cholera epidemic. He became ill and died while digging a grave and was buried in the mass grave with the other bodies.
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merri6991 2 Dec 2002 10:27PM GMT 
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Roch Pouliot 15 Apr 2003 12:43PM GMT 
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