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Arbour m. Fregeau, Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec | Evelyn in Montreal

Query from Britt Anderson: I’m looking for any information regarding Michel Arbour and his wife Genevieve Fregeau, I estimate that they were born late 1600’s to early 1700’s. They resided in Quebec, Canada. I know that they had at least one daughter, Marie-Genevieve, and that she married into the Pepin dit LaChance family. I am the 7th great-granddaughter of Marie-Genevieve.



Michel HARBOUR married Genevieve FREGEAU in 1728 in Berthier sur Mer, Quebec.
Michel was baptized in 1704, was buried in 1734. Michel’s father was also named Michel Harbour.
Genevieve Fregeau’s father was Daniel Fregeau. The couple had at least two children – Genevieve who married Antoine Pepin and Michel who married Marie Louise Boutin.

You can see this information – and earlier generations – for yourself online at theDictionnaire Tanguay Tanguay Dictionary. The information above is in Volume 4 (Dictionnaire – H – Har – pg.2) section.



Related Posts

Index: Evelyn in Montreal

French-Canadian Pioneers: The Boutins of Quebec

French Canadian Pioneers: The Pepins of Quebec

Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy



This is one of a series of posts organized under the heading Evelyn in Montreal where I chronicle some of the work I have done with other family historians and genealogists. Some information is original to this site but some has previously appeared at Genforum, Rootsweb and other genealogy boards. I am reproducing them here as those boards are closing down in order to preserve my connections with those family researchers.


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  1. Dear Evelyn – would you please grant me permission to copy some of your photos etc. on the Roussell family. My husband Maurice Rousselle is a direct descendant of Jacques Roussel and Genevieve-Gabrielle Emond of Riviere Ouelle Kamouraska Quebec. His branch of the family left Quebec for Sudbury, ON and eventually settled in Windsor, ON. I am preparing an album on his Roussell genealogy and some of the information you have on your site would be very informative for him and helpful for me since I don’t read or write the French language. I would be prepared to forward you a list of everything I copy and/or use from your site if you would like same. Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter. Sincerely, Brenda Rousselle

    Note from Evelyn: Answer & information given by email.


    Comment by Brenda Rousselle | March 16, 2010 | Reply

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