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French Canadian Pioneers: The Baillys of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Bailly + Baud, Desbles, Fonteneau, Gaudreau LOCATIONS: Pointe-aux-Trembles, La Rochelle, Vendee, Montmagny, Montreal, Quebec

 

Alexandre Bailly / Lafantaisie  |  Marie-Antoinette Desblés

February 6, 1758, Pointe-aux-Trembles (Island of Montreal) Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawa:ke: Arsene Perron and M.Anna Eudoxie Goyet

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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Arsene Perron (son of Medard Perron and Marguerite Brousseau) appears in the 1921 census for Caughnawaga. He worked as a day labourer and was there with his wife Eudoxie Goyet (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Goyet and Philomene Gosselin). Children in their household including: Marguerite, Alice, Arsene, Achille, Angelique, Julien, Blanche, Genevieve, Aimee and Lucie. Continue reading

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Christian Island I. R. | Ojibway (1911)

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

 

 

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations). The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames of Eastern Canada – Marriage Records  – contains many of the same surnames as well as others.

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They Passed Through Kahnawa:ke: Moise Gatien and Anne Dailleboust

Moise Gatien and Anne Dailleboust can be found living in Caughnawaga at the time of the 1921 census. His occupation is listed as “cordonnier” (cobbler or shoemaker).   Marriage records show that this couple had been married on March 2nd, 1908 in St-Henri parish in Montreal.

Moise Gatien‘s  parents were Edouard Gatien (son of Edouard Gatien and Adelaide Bourdon) and Zoe Diotte (daughter of Moise Diotte and Marcelline Brousseau) and they had been married in St-Michel-Archange Parish in Naperville on the 4th of June in 1878. The marriage record states that the Gatien family were from St. Edouard. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 261 – 280

 

HOUSEHOLD 261  Iroquois

Montour Mathieu, 21   Montour Mary-Ann, 18

HOUSEHOLD 262  Iroquois

Delisle Michel, 68 Delisle Therese, 60

Albany Annie, 15

HOUSEHOLD 263  Iroquois

Martin Angus, 36     Martin Maggie, 29

Martin Peter, 12  Martin Stephen, 7

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Cholera (1832) | Surnames: Harlan

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:kenewspapers in a stack b

 

CAUGHNAWAGA – This settlement has been visited by Dr. Harlan, of Philadelphia, with a view to see patients attacked with cholera. He reports the existence of 123 cases from the 18th to the 29th June, of which fifty-nine had proved fatal, and 43 remained sick.

 

Source: The Courier – Jul 14, 1832

 

 

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

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VISIT THE INDIANS (1906) | Surnames: Bruyais, Granger, Thanenrison, Twenitaneken, Walworth, Sicotte

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

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Numismatic and Antiquarian Society Had Outing to Quaintt Village, Caughnawaga.

MANY RELIGIOUS RELICS

Church Contains Gifts From Kings as Well as Commoners, and Is Full of Interest

Three hundred members and guests of the Montreal Numismatic and Antiquarian Society enjoyed an excursion to the quaint Iroquois village of Caughnawaga on Saturday afternoon. This Indian hamlet, which is situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence, but half an hour’s ride by train from Windsor Street Station, teems with unrecorded traditions, relics and customs that are closely connected with the early history of the country. Continue reading

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