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

St.Constant Cemetery: Barbeau, Barrette, Longtin

EN MEMOIRE DE

MOISE LONGTIN Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Archambaults of Quebec

quebec historical vinyard | early settlers | Archambault surname

Jacques Archambault | Francoise Tourault

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[Occ. labourer and vinyard]

Laurent Archambault | Catherine Marchand

January 7th, 1660 Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. -] Continue reading

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St. Constant Cemetery: Cusson

 

 

ZENOPHILE CUSSON

NOTE: I have found only one Zenophile Cusson burial record for this area. That would be Zenophile Cusson, husband of Audinas (Odinas) Bordeaux who died on December 13th, 1891 and was buried a few days later on December 15th in St-Constant, Laprairie. Oenophile and M.-Audinas had been married on February 28th, 1881 (also in Laprairie). His parents were Constant Cusson and Mathilde Gagne. Hers were Augustin Bordeaux and Marie-Anne Longtin.

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Dubois of Quebec

Francois Dubois | Marie Guilbaut

August 16th, 1688, Charlesbourg

[Occ. mason]

Jacques Dubois | Jeanne Auber (Aubie)

about 1668, La Rochelle

[Occ. surgeon] Continue reading

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St. Constant Cemetery: Fyfe, Laplante, Longtin, Ste-Marie

 

Ste-Marie, Fyfe, Longtin, Laplante | St Constant Cemetery Headstone

 

EN MEMOIRE DE

LOUIS STE MARIE

DEC. 19 MAI 1887 Continue reading

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My Top 5 Choices For Historical Images of Quebec

I don’t know about you but whether I’m blogging or writing up my own family history I’m always on the lookout for quality historical images to accompany my work. In fact, that was actually why I first started collecting vintage postcards. I wanted to better understand the world my ancestors lived in!  Scroll down below for direct links to my favourite sources for all types of visuals (maps, photographs, artwork etc.) related to Quebec history.

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Archives de la Ville de Montréal Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Petits of Quebec

St-Pierre-les-Besquets Quebec | Petit surname | Quebec French pioneers

Alexandre Petit | Marie Dat

September 8th, 1647 Dompierre-sur-Mer

[Occ. merchant]

Jean Petit | Suzanne Dupuy

July 4th, 1701 Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. Agent for Military treasurer] Continue reading

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