Head, Clara and Maria Local History
McIsaac Family, Bissett Creek

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Groups:  Bissett Creek, Ontario  
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Bill McIsaac Holding his Catch
ImageMysteries:    Bill McIsaac poses in front of his log cabin with the five fish he has caught. Bills parents were Mary (nee. Poitras) and John McIsaac, married in Mattawa in 1871. According to Marion Sheedy's (2005) unpublished Autobiography entitled, Growing up in Bissett Creek, the McIsaacs were the first...
Bissett Creek Hockey Team
ImageMysteries:    Six boys (of various ages) pose for their team picture. A hockey stick was thrust into the bottom right hand corner of the frame when the picture was taken. Back Row (Left to Right): Malcolm Tooley, "Fats" Boulay, Leonard McIsaac. Front Row (Left to Right): Ken Tooley, Romeo Boulay, Stanley...
C.P.R. Mail Stand, Bissett Creek 
ImageMysteries:    Two young ladies pose on the C.P.R. mail stand situated next to the Bissett Creek Station House. The mail stand was a popular place to have ones picture taken. There are at least three photographs in the Head, Clara and Maria archives of locals posing on the mail stand. In this picture, Alvirna...
Elsie McIsaac 
ImageMysteries:    A toddler sits on the porch roof of a house near the Pembroke Mattawa Road now known as Trans-Canada Hwy 17. Elsie McIsaac is Bill McIsaac and Mary (Meme) McIsaac's Daughter. Her brother is Stanley McIsaac who is featured in the Bissett Creek Hockey picture.
Lita Therrien Interview 
AudioImage  February 17, 2005  This Audio interview was recorded in the home of Lita Therrien on February 17, 2005 and discusses her McIsaac and Pellerin ancestors in Bissett Creek.
Stanley McIsaac 
VideoImage    Video Interview taped in Chalk River Ontario. Stan describes what life was like growing up in Bissett Creek Ontario and shares information about his family.
Bill McIsaac Residence 
Image    A young lady holding the family dog, poses with her mother and little sister on a saw horse in front of the family home. Vivian Tooley (holding dog), Maime McIsaac, Elsie McIsaac.
Irene Clouthier 
Video  2005  Video interview with Irene Clouthier recorded when she was 91 years old.
Vivian Pichette Video Interview January 2006 
Video  January 27, 2006  Video interview of Vivian Pichette (neé Tooley) recorded on January 27, 2006. Vivian discusses family, life in Bissett Creek, Bill McIsaac, and her memories of raising a family.
Pellerin's House, Bissett Creek 
ImageMysteries:    The Pellerin family poses in front of their homestead. Back Row (left to right): John (Jack) Pellerin (also in McIsaac Old Place picture), Helen (Nellie) Pellerin Lomas, Maggie Pellerin née McIsaac, Bill Tooley, Bill McIsaac, Florence McIsaac, Hazel Pacholzuk, Charles Pellerin (Patriarch). Middle...
Fishing on the Ottawa River 
ImageComments:Mysteries:    A Bissett Creek family fishes from exposed bedrock on the Ottawa River. The woman in this picture has been identified as Vivian Pichette and the man has been identified as Stanley McIsaac. The boy is believed to be a Dufoe. These rapids, north of Bissett Creek on the Ottawa River, disappeared in...
McIsaac "Old Place", Bissett Creek
ImageComments:Mysteries:    Four generations of the McIsaac family pose in front of the family homestead. Spring time. Back Row (Left to Right): Jenny McIsaac (Jimmy's wife), Willie Pellerin (Maggie & John's son), Mary McIsaac (Family Matriarch), Maggie Pellerin née McIsaac, John (Jack) Pellerin, Mary Pellerin (Maggie &...
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McIsaac Family, Bissett Creek

The McIsaac Family was one of the first families to settle in Bissett Creek.