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May 31, 2017 Posted by | . | | 33 Comments

St-Jovite in the Quebec Laurentians

St-Jovite, Quebec – La Rue Principale

Quebec vintage postcard, ski region


When I was growing up in Quebec in the 1950s/60s,

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July 26, 2010 Posted by | . | 2 Comments

St. Constant Cemetery: Cardinal, Surprenant, Veronneau

 

EN MEMOIRE DE

P.M. SALIME CARDINAL

DEC. LE 1ER FEV. 1897 Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Colins of Quebec

Jean Collin / Laframboise | Marie-Louise Lallemand 

January 8th, 1748, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. military, troupes deal Marine, Canonniers] Continue reading

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Nipigon House Post | Ojibway Chippewa

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations).


Census Data:

Enumeration District 87: Nipigon House Post, Thunder Bay and Rainy River, Ontario

[Ojibwe/Ojibway – Chippewa ] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Ethiers of Quebec

Boucherville | Ethier surname

Francois Ethier /Esthier /  Ithier | Jeanne-Therese Pilet

April 22nd, 1686, Boucherville

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St. Constant Cemetery: Bolduc, Dansereau, Lavoie, Nadeau

Nicaise Lavoie

1871 – 1952

Josephine Bolduc

1876 – 1961 Continue reading

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Reader Query: Proulx (Canada to U.S.)

Looking for information on Alice Proulx (b. 1887; possibly an older sister Maud or Maude; immigrated to the US in 1890, naturalized 1904;) both parents from Canada. My dad, her great-grandson, is still alive and would greatly appreciate the information. Terry Waltz

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Native/First Peoples/Metis Marriages of Eastern Canada | SIMON – SYLLEBOY

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Marriages of Eastern Canada

Canadian native surnames | Metis surnames

Latest update July 19th, 2017

SIMON


Simon, Benoit | Bacon, Adelaide 

Married: 1866 Betsiamites | Pessamit | Saguenay | QC

Simon, Charles | Assennaiewas, Cecile 

Married: 1844 Oka | QC Continue reading

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