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Cape Breton Militia Papers

"A Return showing the Number of men Capable of bearing Arms in Cape Breton"

"Description and Service of Roll of Captain Anthony Mambourquet's Company Second Regt. C. Breton Militia,
First Military Division" year ca. 1813 (River Bourgeois, St. Peter's, and Lenox Passage)

Source: Cape Breton Militia Papers "A Return showing the Number of men Capable of bearing Arms in Cape Breton,"
dated Sydney, 1 June 1813. Hugh Swayne papers at the National Archives of Canada (NAC, MG 24)

Transcribed and Contributed by Lark Szick
This page was originally created 21 March 1998

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Names Age Place of
Birth
Residence Occupation Length of
Service in
Army & Corp.
Quantity of
Land
# of Acres
Grant or
Lease
Women Boys Girls Total # of
People
Xavier Peters 64 P.E.I. River Bourgeois Fisherman   10 no title 1 0 2 4
Benjamin Peters 25 P.E.I. River Bourgeois Fisherman             1
Cassimere Peters 23 P.E.I. River Bourgeois Fisherman             1
Lily Cordeau 38 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       1 3 4 9
Marcellus Dugat 40 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   200 c. lease 1 2 2 6
John Landry 40 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   150 c. lease 1 3 2 7
John Dugat 50 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman             1
Simon Foshear Sr 57 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   150 c. lease 1 1 3 6
Simon Foshear Jr 30 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner       1 3 0 5
Joseph Foshear 23 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner       0 0 0 1
Michael Foshear 20 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner       0 0 0 1
Lewis Bouche Sr 57 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner   200 c. lease 1 4 5 11
Lewis Bouche Jr 23 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner       0 0 0 1
Honore Bouche 22 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner       0 0 0 1
Basil Bouche 16 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Mariner       0 0 0 1
John Bouche 25 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       1 0 1 3
William Robertson 20 W. Indes River Bourgeois Carpenter       0 0 0 1
Peter Burke 28 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 3 0 5
John Burke 30 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   50 c. lease 1 1 0 3
Ahselm Landry 32 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 1 4 7
Lewis Sampson 38 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 1 3 6
Bastin Sampson 36 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 1 4 7
Joseph Burke 36 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 3 1 6
Peter Burke 69 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       0 0 0 1
Andrew Dugat 33 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 2 3 7
John Landry 51 France River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 1 4 7
Peter Landry 23 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       0 0 0 1
Joseph Landry 16 Cape Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       0 0 0 1
Thomas Landry 41 N. Scotia River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 1 2 5
Belony Landry Sr 47 N. Scotia River Bourgeois Fisherman   100 c. lease 1 2 3 7
Belony Landrey Jr 20 C. Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       0 0 0 1
Celestin Landry 19 C. Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       0 0 0 1
William Sutherland 60 N. Scotia St. Peters Cooper 8yr 71 regt 600 c. lease 1 6 2 10
George Sutherland 21 Cape Breton St. Peters Cooper       0 0 0 1
William Laffort 27 Prussia St. Peters Taylor 6 yr 60 reg't 200 no title 1 0 1 3
David Riely 73 Ireland St. Peters Farmer 7yr Am. Ranger 200 lisence 1 0 0 2
Francis Murphy 61 Ireland St. Peters Farmer   880 grant + lisence 0 0 0 1
Hans Lindoff 33 Sweden St. Peters Farmer   100 no title 1 4 3 9
Edward Harris 21 Cape Breton St. Peters Fisherman   200 no title 1 1 0 3
James Harris 17 C. Breton St. Peters Fisherman       0 0 0 1
John Sampson 40 C. Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman   50 c. lease 1 4 4 10
Abraham Sampson 17 C. Breton River Bourgeois Fisherman       0 0 0 1
Thomas Thomas 62 Wales Lenox Passage Farmer 4yr 7th Reg't 200 c. lease 1 3 2 7
Daniel Kavanagh 33 Ireland Lenox Passage Farmer   200 c. lease 1 1 3 6
Hector McNeil 32 N. Bretain Lenox Passage Farmer   200 no title 1 4 3 9
John McNeil 18 N. Bretain Lenox Passage labourer       0 0 0 1

Total 51 men, 35 women, 56 boys, 63 girls

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