an archive of pictures and files relating to Nolan Family Research

Most viewed - 1: Peter Nowland >> Bouctouche, NB: 1818
William Nowlan & Madeleine Landry643 viewsWilliam and his two elder brothers, Thomas and John are believed to have received land from their father in the Coates Mills area. This land was originally obtained by Peter around 1845 probably after it had been logged to feed the nearby "Coates' Mill". Thomas and John built homes in Coates Mills but William built in St-Fran├žois-de-Kent closer to his parents' home at the Little Buctouche river.
View of Peter Nowland's House - 1915569 viewsPeter's original house and barn were located on the south side of the Little Buctouche river on property he obtained from his father-in-law, Jean-Pierre Jaillet (alias John Shayer); in this 1915 photo taken by J.Y. Mersereau, an NB government photographer, the house and barn appear to the left of the bridge. In 1881, Peter's widow, Modeste, and their youngest son, Pierre, were still living there.
Richibucto Village, NB - early 1900s565 views
William Nowlan's House541 viewsWilliam, Peter Nowland's third son sold his piece of land in Coates Mills and built in St. Fran├žois-de-Kent, closer to his parents house at the Little Buctouche River. King's Lodge now stands where William's house once stood.
Peter & Rachel - grandchildren of Peter532 viewsPeter and Rachel who never married are shown here in front of the house built in Coates Mills, NB, in the mid 1800s by their father Thomas Nowlan. Thomas was Peter Nowland's eldest son.
Echoes of 1818 - a tale of emigration517 viewsThis is an article about the family's early beginnings starting in Ireland and ending with the first generation in New Brunswick.
Buctouche, NB - 1893507 viewsPeter and Edward both settled in the Buctouche area, Peter on the south side of the Little Buctouche river and Edward on the north side of the Buctouche river around the area now known as Kent Boom.
Buctouche, NB - early 1900s506 viewsView of the main street
Roger Nowlan - a great-grandchild of Peter501 viewsgreat-grandson of William Nowlan & Madeleine Landry
Logging in Winter - late 1800s458 views
Marie-Marthe Nowlan & Philippe Landry453 viewsMarie-Marthe was a daughter of Edward Nowland, Peter's brother. He seems to have preceded his brother to the Buctouche area settling on the north side of the Buctouche river in the area now known as Kent Boom. His daughter Marie-Marthe married Philippe Landry and lived on the other side of the river, close the Coates Mills area which was logged starting in the early 1800s
Log Driving - late 1800s443 views
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