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Re: Is St. John's in PEI? Old Name
Posted by: Scott M Connolly Date: February 18, 2002 at 13:37:56
In Reply to: Is St. John's in PEI? by jennifer kay of 1052

Saint John Isle ..Isle St Jean the old French name for Prince Edward island before the 1755 Arcadian deportations & the 1763 treaty forfiture of French Canada.

Many old timers continually referenced it as St John Islae .. my great grandfather from PEI, a McCormack, had it refernced both ways.

Once thought it was a typo (as if an I instead of an apostrophe mis-typed for St John's .. but no!)

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