The Life of Cataline the Packer

The Life of Cataline the Packer Jean Jacques Caux, known as Cataline, was born in rural southern France around 1830, most likely in a town called Oloron in the Bearn region. In 1858 the town joined up with Ste-Marie, so the town then became Oloron-Sainte-Marie. When he first came to what was later known as […]

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Fact and Fiction

Many myths surround Cataline, some are true and much is fiction. He was neither Spanish, Basque, Mexican, nor Catalonian. He was a Frenchman born in Oloron-Ste.Marie, in the province of Bearn, France. His real name was Jean Jacques Caux, and no one knows for sure whether he arrived in BC straight from France, or if […]

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CATALINE by SPERRY CLINE

 CATALINE  by SPERRY CLINE On a high bench of land on the Indian Reserve overlooking the Village of Hazelton there is an unmarked grave where lie the remains of one of British Columbia’s greatest frontiersmen.  The grave is in danger of being lost as the old burial ground is being reclaimed by the forest and probably […]

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Radio Interview and Documentary

This excellent documentary was done by Sylvie Peltier, and can be seen on Youtube as Legend of Cataline….Here is the link… The Legend Of Cataline ( Gold Rush Documentary) On CBC Daybreak North, March 20th, 2019 https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-109-daybreak-north/clip/15680658-full-episode-for-wednesday-march-20-2019-daybreak-north The show airs from 6 am to 8:30 am My interview begins at the 53 minute mark you […]

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Historical Genealogical Content

Cataline the Packer Jean Jacques Caux 1830 – 1922 Wives – Amelia York of Spuzzum Mary of Wrangell, Alaska Children – Benjamin York Rhoda Dominic Clara Dominic Clemence G Caux

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