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French Canadian Pioneers: The Forests of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Club La Barriere Prop Forest & Frere


Marin Forest | Marie-Anne Caty

February 10th, 1726, Pointe-aux-Trembles

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine, Portneuf]

Source: Researchers – Jean Bauchet, Lise Dandonneau


Pierre Forest | Francoise Davaux

April 7th, 1720  Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. settler]  [Genealogical notes – French]

Source: Researcher – Lise Dandonneau



Variations and associated surnames

Alamand – Deforest – Foret – Grosjean

Jolicoeur – Labranche – Laforest – Lefebvre

Marin – Sansoucy



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

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History


External Links

Troupes de la Marine | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Siege of Quebec | Colonial Troops | Troupes de la Marine



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