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From: Marj Kohli <>
Subject: Re: [TSL] Sailing Ships from Londonderry to Quebec from 1822-1829
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 10:46:13 -0400
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Although Canada did not archive passenger lists before 1865 -- you
are in a bit of luck. When immigrants arrived at Quebec steamers took
them on to Montreal. Check out the St Lawrence Steamship Co.
passenger lists here



At 09:40 AM 6/30/2008, Jim White wrote:
>Hi List:
>I am looking for sailing ships from Londonderry to Quebec. I
>believe the exact year was 1823, but it could have been 1822, or
>1824-1829. I believe the ship would have left Londonderry in the
>early spring, and arrived Quebec approx mid June-mid July.
>If available, I am also looking for the passenger list for these
>ships. The family name I am looking for is
>"Cobane/Cobean/Cobaen/Cobain". The family heads were Thomas and John.
>Thomas and John Cobean received their Land Petition on 04 March
>1824. Thus, I assume they must have arrived the previous summer
>(1823) , in order to be in Ontario on 04 March 1824. The last child
>was born in Ireland, on 21 April 1821, thus the emigration would
>have to be after this date, but before 04 March 1824.
>Other family members may have arrived later, as they settled on
>their land in 1829. It is possible they came, and stayed with
>Thomas and John, but there is no record of this. Their names were
>William, Robert, Edward, Mary, and possibly father John & their
>mother (name unknown).
>All help and suggestions with the above request will be deeply appreciated.
>Kindest Regards
>Jim White
>Naples, Florida
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