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Boyer, Brais, Tisseur | Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene (Mercier, Roussillon, QC)

Ste-Philomene Cemetery Mercier Tisseur Boyer Brais

Zenon Tisseur

epoux de

Laura Boyer

Robert Tisseur

epoux de

Helene Brais

 


 

Index: Headstones of Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene (Mercier, Roussillon, QC)

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

BOYER

French Canadian Pioneers: The Boyers of Quebec

Indians on Warpath (1935) | Surnames: Boyer, Jacobs

They Passed Through Kahnawake: Arthur Gelineau and Marie Louise Boyer

Index: Headstones of St-Constant Cemetery

 

 

 

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Mayor Delisle Is Angry And Resigns (1932) | Surname: Baillargeon, Delisle

MAYOR DELISLE IS ANGRY AND RESIGNS

Disapproves of Indians’ Decision to Allow Whites to Work on Reservation

TROUBLE ABOUT BRIDGE

Referendum at Caughnawaga Regarding Contractor’s Right to Cart Stones Favors Him

(Special to The Gazette)

Caughnawaga, Que. December 13.-

Angrily stamping his foot on the platform and protesting against white men invading the Indan reservation to work, Peter J. Delisle mayor of this reservation, resigned his post last night as mayor of Caughnawaga. In vehement tones he expressed himself as being dissatisfied with the referendum which was held to night, and at the end of which over 200 Indians voted giving Pacifique Baillargeon, sub-contractor on the Lasalle-Caughnawaga bridge, the right to cart stones on the Indian Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 181 – 200

HOUSEHOLD 181  Iroquois

Twoaxe, Martin, 64   Twoaxe, Marie, 60

HOUSEHOLD 182  Iroquois

Twoaxe Dominique, 35   Twoaxe Juliette, 37

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Alexandre Theodore Dorais and Victorine Duranceau

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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In 1901, Alexandre Theodore Dorais and his wife Victorine Duranceau were living in Caughnawaga.

Theodore Dorais (son of J.B. Dorais and Marie Boursier) and Victorine Duranceau (daughter of J.B. Duranceau and Marie Pitre) had been married on August 4th, 1885 in Ste-Philomene Paris in Mercier Quebec.

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Indian’s Death Accidental (1941) | Surnames: Stacey

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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A verdict of accidental death was rendered yesterday by a coroner’s jury under Coroner Richard Duckett in the case of John Stacey, a 26-year-old Indian of Caughnawaga who died in St. Luke Hospital on June 24 following an accident the previous day on St. Catherine Hill, Caughnawaga.

 

Source:  The Montreal Gazette, July 4, 1941

 

 

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Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy & History

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Alexandre Duranceau and Alphonsine Euphrosine Farinault

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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At the time of the 1901 census, Alexandre Duranceau and Alphonsine Euphrosine Farinault were living in Caughnawaga with their children Emerle, Emma, Aurelie, Joseph Eduard, J. Dona, Angelique, Victor, and Alphonse. The family had connections with St. Remi (Napierville, Quebec). Continue reading

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