Christmas hours

December 7th, 2022 by Monica Dodson

The Pontiac Archives will close on Thursday, December 15, 2022 and re-open on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

The Pontiac Archives will be open on July 1st,2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.

June 28th, 2022 by Monica Dodson

“Genealogical Research in Quebec

June 28th, 2022 by Monica Dodson

Gloria Tubman will be speaking on “Genealogical Research in Quebec” on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pontiac Archives. Everyone is welcome.

Pontiac Archives Open by Appointment

March 2nd, 2021 by Elizabeth Russell

March 2, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Pontiac Archives will continue to open by appointment only.

Please call 819-647-7013 for an appointment. The Archives open at 9:00am, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. If there is no answer at 819-647-7013, please call 819-647-5685.

Until further notice, the Archives will continue to respect all COVID-19 sanitizing and safe distance protocols.

Thank you

Betty Russell

Closing for the Holiday Season 2020-2021

December 5th, 2020 by Elizabeth Russell

The Pontiac Archives will be closed for the Holiday Season from December 11, 2020, to January 12, 2021.

Pontiac Archives open by appointment only

June 24th, 2020 by Monica Dodson

Due to Covid-19, the Pontiac Archives is open by appointment only. Please call 819-647-7013. If there is no answer, please call 819-647-5685. Thank you.

The Pontiac Archives will be closed for the Holiday 2019-2020 Season

December 2nd, 2019 by Elizabeth Russell

Beginning Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM, and will reopen Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM.

Ireland Family Genealogy 1821 – 2017

November 26th, 2017 by Jean

The Ireland Family Genealogy 1821 – 2017 was donated to the Pontiac Archives September 2017, by Joseph Grant Woolsey. Included is the death of Bryan Murray. Mr Woolsey’s mother Gertrude was the fourth member of the Robert Ireland family of six sons and six daughters. One was Joseph Grant Woolsey who donated this family tree.

The Ireland families all were born in North Onslow, Quebec. The heritage renovated home and farm is occupied by family.

Woolsey family genealogy 1785-2014
The Woolsey Family genealogy dating back to 1066 when the Wolsey name was common in Suffolk, England, where it gave rise to surname of Cardinal Wolsey in King Henry 8th reign,was donated by Joseph Grant Woolsey,

Lariviere and Gravelle family trees

November 21st, 2017 by Jean

Colleen Lariviere, Mayor of Campbell’s Bay, Qc, donated two family trees of her parents, Jean Guy Lariviere and his wife Annette Gravelle.

Dorcas Sparling, Pontiac Archives Volunteer, prepared a binder including the descendants of Francis Sr Lariviere. Almost 200 Pontiac family names are listed.

Woolsey family genealogy 1785-2014

November 21st, 2017 by Jean

The Woolsey Family genealogy dating back to 1066 when the Wolsey name was common in Suffolk, England, where it gave rise to surname of Cardinal Wolsey in King Henry 8th reign,was donated by Joseph Grant Woolsey,

The Ireland Family Genealogy 1821 – 2017 was donated to the Pontiac Archives September 2017, by Joseph Grant Woolsey. Included is the death of Bryan Murray. Mr Woolsey’s mother Gertrude was the fourth member of the Robert Ireland family of six sons and six daughters. One was Joseph Grant Woolsey who donated this family tree.

The Ireland families all were born in North Onslow, Quebec. The heritage renovated home and farm is occupied by family.