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French Canadian Pioneers: The Gamaches of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Gamache + Cadot, Cloutier, Fortin | LOCATIONS: Chateau-Richer, Breval, Quebec | Vintage b/w view of Rene Gamache sits in delivery wagon of butcher Y Desautels


Nicolas Gamache / Lamarre | Elisabeth-Ursule Cloutier

November 9th, 1676, Chateau-Richer

[Occ. settler, arrived with sister]   [Baptismal record]

Source: Researchers – André Chapel, Lise et Lisette Gamache, Lise Dandonneau, Gilbert Benoît


Nicolas Gamache / Lamarre  | Jacqueline Cadot

July 9th, 1628, Breval (St-Laurent)

[Occ. settler, arrived with two children]

Source: Researchers – André Chapel, Lise et Lisette Gamache, Lise Dandonneau, Clément Vautour


Julien Fortin | Genevieve Gamache / Lamarre

November 11th, 1652, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Baptismal record]

Source: Researchers – André Chapel, Lise et Lisette Gamache,  Lise Dandonneau



This series of  Early French Canadian Pioneer 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!



Related Posts

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

French Canadian Pioneers: The Bouchers of Quebec

French Canadian Pioneers: The Fortins of Quebec

Lagace/Mignier Marriages – A Canadian Family Tree (3)

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History



External Links

Maison Gabriel | Working as a butcher in New France

Gamache, Louis | Canadian Dictionary of Biography 




Photo Credit: BNQ.  Rene Gamache sits in the delivery wagon

of butcher E. Dagenais (rue Marie-Anne Est in Montreal)


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