A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Inquiry regarding Harriet and Mollie Mumlow and Martin Olson

Note from Evelyn: I am presently recovering files from a computer that crashed sometime ago. I found this draft post but no longer have the original email (?) inquiry or other information so I am posting it here in case the individual is still researching this topic.



My name is Kay Olson,
My Grandmother and her sister were 1/2 French Canadian (father) and a native Canadian Indian (mother).

Their names were Harriet and Mollie Mumlow.(Born around 1871 or before. I don’t know?) She was 96 when she died in 1967.

The story goes that the whole family set out from Quebec,Canada? in a covered wagon to get to Louisiana for some, free bottom land grant by the US Govt. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Pelletiers of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Pelletier + Allard, Cecire, de Vouzy, Delasse, Filles du Roi, Langlois, Louchet dit Richard, Mabille, Malboeuf, Morin dit Chenevert, Pelletier Native Innu Montagnais, Pelletier Native Kahnawake, Renaut LOCATIONS: Tourouvre, Quebec, Montreal, Lachine, Trois-Rivieres, Gallardon | Historic view of Lachine Canal and Lachine Mill (Moulin) in the background (Lachine , Quebec)

Guillaume Pelletier / Gobloteur | Michelle Mabille
February `12th, 1619, Tourouvre (St-Aubin) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Desmarchais of Quebec

French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Sault-au-Recollet pioneers | Desmarchais surname



Jean-Baptiste Desmarchais / Persigny | Charlotte Brignon
January 7th, 1744, Sault-au-Recollet

[Occ. tailor] Continue reading

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