Category: A Mill Town

  • Moquin Genealogy

    Moquin Genealogy Henry Moquin  1862- Wife:   Mary  1863 –   Children: 1.   Peter 1891- 2. Edward 1895 3. Angeline  1997 4.  Oscar  1901 5.  Armass 1906 6.  Elmer  1906- 1977       Philip J. Moquin  1873-1963) wife  Mrs. Delia (Hooper)  Moquin  1884 –1987 See  the  interview about Reynoldston with Delia Moquin by clicking on […]

  • Joseph Campbell, Reynoldston, New York b. 1833 d. 1906 Family Genealogy

    Genealogy  Joseph Campbell   b. 1833 d. 1906 A g e, 25 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Bangor, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F , September 29, 1802; mustered out with company, June 7, 1865, at Raleigh, N . C. m. Philomene (Mary) Rondeau b. 1844-1930 Note from Joey John on […]

  • An Adirondack Mill Town

                        History                     Community Life                 Family Life                 Religious Beliefs      Reynolds’ Mill           Logging             Logging Camps     Blacksmith Shop      Company Store     Telephone-Telegraph Sale of Reynold’s Lands     Brooklyn Cooperage  Farming & Sugaring Housing Styles The Families Tapes & Transcripts 

  • History of Reynoldston

    Introduction Reynoldston, New York, is still a place on a map, but little remains from the period during which this community thrived on local forest resources – a short fifty years, 1880-1930 (see Timeline).   While the story of the community is not unique to so many single resources town, what is unique is that […]

  • Community Life

    Community Life              Although, Reynoldston never existed as an incorporated village, its three hundred and fifty residents formed a small close knit community of lumberjacks and mill hands, many drawn from large extended families such as the Bordeauxs, the Campbells, the Bombards, the Trushaws, the Moquins and the Trims. These families and about thirty others were […]

  • Reynolds Bros. Logging Operations

    The Reynolds Bros. Logging Operations   A major division of the Reynolds Bros. Mill operation was the logging camps they ran to house and feed the men who worked in the logging woods.  At its peak during the Brooklyn Cooperate Contract beginning in 1910, the Reynolds Bros operated  four logging camps  and employed more than one […]

  • Joseph Bombard Family of Reynoldston

      The Joseph Bombard Family of Reynoldston         Joseph Bombard and his family lived in Reynoldston in the late 19th and early 20th Centluries. He was a carpenter for the Reynoldst Bros. Mill. In that role he helped to build many of the mill homes rented to mill workers and loggers. He […]

  • The William LeHare Family of Reynoldston New York

      LaHare Genealogy William LaHare (LaHaie)  b. 27 Jul 1854 in canada, D. 8 Apr 1919 in Brandon, NY m. Mary Bombard b. 26 july 1856 in Vermont, d. 21 dec 1917 in Brandon, NY. They were married 20 may 1875 in Bangor, Franklin County, NY. children: William W. LaHare b. abt. 1879 d. bef. 1900 Lena LaHare […]

  • Frances Ellis

     Mrs. Frances Ellis                                 Tape 1 Side 1   Click on Audio link to listen to interview: Click on Audio link to listen to interview: Audio Click on Audio link to listen to interview: Audio [audio: Mrs. Frances Ellis 1.mp3] […]

  • Delia Moquin

    Mrs. Delia Moquin   Mrs. Delia (Hooper) Moquin 1884 –1987   (married Philip J. Moquin) 1873-1963)   Interviewed by Robert H. McGowan,   August 27, 1971             Tape 1   Side 1   –   Page 7 Growing up in Malone, NY in the late 19th Century; Family backgrounds – French Canadian; Moving to […]