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French Canadian Pioneers: The Begins of Quebec


Louis Begin  | Jeanne Durand

October 15th, 1668, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

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Begin Genealogy

Begins in the Archives

This photograph appeared in Le Monde Illustre (1900) which you can consult diretly at Quebec’s Bibliotheque Nationale. In  a short note that accompanies the photograph, it states that a Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them  for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief  biography of  Joseph Victor Begin.

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1 Comment »

  1. I am related to the Begin family on my Mother’s side, my Gramma was Marie-Anne Begin, daughter of Charles Begin & Emma Lejeune (from St Camille de Lelis), thus, I am directly descended from Jacques Begin & Diane Meloque; amongst others

    Comment by Michel Jolin | January 16, 2012 | Reply

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