Per David Clark, "The present name of this place is BAKER BROOK. According to "Geographical Names of New Brunswick" by Alan Rayburn (1975):
Baker Brook: 9 miles SW of Edmundston at the mouth of Rivière Baker-Brook... first called Chatauqua by a priest, then Sainte-Emelie.
My wife, who speaks French, speculates that Chatauqua may be derived from "chat au coin" meaning "cat in the corner". Or it may be a native word having nothing to do with cats..."
Anyone have additional info. on this?
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