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Finding Aid - Thom family fonds PF101

Thom family fonds

1788-1896

3.5 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch
The Thom family (fl. 1788-1895) were active in Quebec City, Quebec.

James Thom (fl. 1815-1845) was married to Isabella Simpson. Their children were William Thom and Catherine Thom. James Thom was a property owner and school teacher in Quebec City.
 
Isabella Thom, nee Simpson, (d. 1871) was the daughter of John Simpson and Isabella Brymer (also Bremmer). She married James Thom and had two children, William and Catherine. She lived in Quebec City until 1859 when she moved to St. Joachim, Québec, and lived there until her death.
 
William Thom (fl. 1845-1890) was the son of James Thom and Isabella Simpson. He was married to Anna Catherine Smyth. He was a property owner and school teacher in Quebec City.
 
Catherine Thom (fl. 1847-1855) was the daughter of James Thom and Isabella Simpson. She married Dr. John McKee, dentist and surgeon, and lived in Quebec.
 
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting legal and financial matters of the Thom family of Quebec City, including James Thom, William Thom, Catherine Thom, and Isabella Thom. Records include wills, receipts, correspondence, court decisions, court exhibits, rental agreements, and invoices.
 
Languages
Some of the material is written in French.
 
Restrictions
No restrictions on access.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
989017-001 Simpson v. Hamilton. -- 1788-1789, 1813, 1815
989017-002 Protest by James Thom against William Hossack. -- 21 May 1827
989017-003 Transfer by Mr. Jean Minguy to Mr. William Hossack. -- 1837, 1846
989017-004 Letter of attorney. -- 12 Feb. 1845
989017-005 Sale of property to Dr. John McKee and Mrs. Catherine Thom. -- 1846-1847
989017-006 Last will and testament of William Thom. -- 8 May 1852
989017-007 Confirmation of title. -- 24 June 1854
989017-008 Last will and testament of Catherine Thom. -- 28 Nov. 1855
989017-009 McKee v. Hossack. -- 1858-1871, 1886-1888
989017-010 Thom v. Miles. -- 1865, 1876
989017-011 Leases. -- 1891, 1893
989017-012 Correspondence and receipts. -- 1889, 1894-1896
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