Montreal-St. Catherine, Quebec source for marriage license, death notices and burial locations.

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Phillip Breen a farmer from Wexford, Ireland migrated to Canada early 1800's settling in Montreal-St. Catherine, Quebec, date unk. Married a Mary Maddock presumed from Wexford, Ireland, date unk. Believed to be parents 6 children (1-Daughter and 5 Son's). It's believed the lads sought work as labors digging the Wellend Canal. A son named Lawrance/Laurance believed to have died in a 2 story fall from a boarding house outside stairway. Richard Phillip Breen my GG Grandfather settled in Michigan 1866.
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Hey Ronald,

I don't have specifics for you on the availability of records for St. Catherine's. I will tell you that the area had numerous projects for canals - there is one very close to St. Catherine's. There may be records on laborer's you could find.

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