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A Convert Baptised In The Indian Church (1894) | Surnames: Deer, Ononkwatkowa, Forbes

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

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A Convert Baptised In The Indian Church 

 

A ceremony of great interest to the Caughnawaga tribe – a novelty to all of them – took place Thursday last at Vespers. Mrs. John Ononkwatkowa (big medicine) who bears in English the name of Deer, was received into the Roman Catholic Church. This is the first Protestant, in the memory of the present generation, who Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Rossignols of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Rousselot + Bleau Rossignol Kanesatake, Chamberland, Filles du Roi, Guilbault, Michaud, Petit LOCATIONS: Kamouraska, St. Laurent

 

Julien Rossignol |  Marie-Catherine Michaud

January 7th, 1771, Kamouraska Continue reading

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