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French Canadian Pioneers: The Ouellets of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 


QUEBEC SURNAMES: Ouellet + Rivet, Houallet LOCATION: Quebec | Vintage Postcard of Oullet's Hotel des Sables Rouges, in Carleton, Quebec


Rene Ouellet / Houallet  | Anne Rivet

March 8th, 1666, Quebec

[Occ. -]  [Baptismal record]



Variations and associated surnames

Auclair  – Crochet  – Emmanuel

Hoelet  – Houallet  – Houellet  – Lespérance
Manuel  – Menage  – Ouellette

 Oylet  – Soulange  – Voyer  – Wellet




This series of Early French Canadian Pioneers microposts is dedicated to the earliest settlers of Quebec. If you are new to the genealogy of French-speaking Canadians, please be aware that the earliest French settlers can also descend from the Acadian pioneers who originally settled in what are now Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. In addition, please note that any Native related links refer back to other posts citing census, marriage or other documents with indigenous or Metis individuals of that surname, however those individuals do not necessarily descend from these particular French Canadian settlers. All these posts are intended as Finding Aides – a place to find possible clues and start your own research!



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Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Index: Headstones of Val Brillant (Matapedia, Bas-St-Laurent, Quebec)

Index: Riviere-Ouelle – Cemetery on Chemin de la Haute-Riviere

Ouellet Original  Land Grant (Map) – La Pocatiere/Riviere Ouelle

M – N – O | Non-Natives Among First Nations People Of Canada (Census Record Extracts) NEW

A Ouellette Line: 1666-1908 (Riviere-Ouelle, Quebec)

Perrin, Felix m. Rochon, Delina & Ouellet, Luce

Aubin m. Ouellette, 1882, Nipissing, Ontario

Lagace/Mignier Marriages – A Canadian Family Tree (1)

Leger Marriages Extracted From A Canadian Family Tree Database (1) | Abel to Cyrille

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History



First Nations Census Records – Ouellet Surname

Pointe Blene | Innu, Montagnais, Abenaki, Algonquin (1911)



First Nations Marriage Records – Ouellet Surname

BABA – BELLE | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

MARB – MECH | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

OKED – OZAN | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

SIMO – SYLL | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

W – WEWE | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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  1. Hoping someone may information on a Thomas Ouellet / Ouellette/ Ouelet born in 1803 married a Sophia Drouillard in 1830 . Many thanks, ~jeane


    Comment by Jean Saller | January 27, 2018 | Reply

  2. I was looking to put the picture of the yellow house with the green roof into my genealogy. The one of Anne Rivet and Rene Ouellet’s home?? Does anyone have the details on this home and who I can give credit to?


    Comment by Regina Young | October 15, 2018 | Reply

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