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French Canadian Pioneers: The Gervais of Quebec

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Jacques Gervais / Talbot  |  Charlotte Sommereux

August 1698 Pointe-aux-Trembles Continue reading

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Early Barbados Plantations… family name Greenidge

Cory Greenidge said:

I was also looking to see if you had any information on a Archibald Samuel Greenidge that emigrated form Barbados to Canada and married a french Canadian woman named Desrosbies


Just noticed how old this original message is, but since I’ve found the information will post.

Archibald Greenidge (son of Samuel Greenidge and Bertha Asheby) married Angelina Dorosbis, first married to Richard Amesse.

Parish: Notre Dame
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date: November 7th, 1914

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LAUG … | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

Index: Native – First Peoples – Metis  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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LAUG - LYAL | Native - First Peoples - Metis | CDN Marriage Extracts


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Laughing, Angus | Curotte, Ida

Married: February 1st, 1938 Kahnawake | QC Continue reading

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Morel Gigon | Evelyn in Montreal

Robert Morel said:

Hi,new to site and seeking info for tree as my grandfathers name was Robert G. Morel Sr and was from Montreal or Quebec and had couple of bothers Ivan and Raul at least. Brought Pipe Organ Repair trade from Canada. Lived in Arlington Ma before moving to the South Shore wish I had more info.


  1. This may help you get started…Confirm that this is your family.Death information:
    Robert G Morel
    b: 28 Apr 1908 Canada
    d: 23 Sep 1987 Weymouth
    SS has Humarock listed[apr] 1930 Watertown MA, 20 King St
    Raoul, 48, Can-FR/Can-FR/Can-FR, IM1923, Foreman Factory
    Mary L, 47, Can-FR/France/Can-FR, IM1923
    Robert, 21, Can-FR/Can-FR/Can-FR, IM1923, Clerk Dry Goods
    Ivan, 14, Can-FR/Can-FR/Can-FR, IM1923[Name, age, where born/dad born/mom born, Immigration year, profession] Census are every 10 years, so they missed the 1920 US census.Census 1911 Quebec, St Hyacinthe [My French is poor]
    Raoul, 149 Concord, 9-1882, Que, Manufacturer
    Maria Louisa, 10-1883
    Robert 4-1908
    DUCHEINE [sp?], Marie Louise, Aunt, 10-1872
  2. Joseph Raoul Alexandre Morel
    son of John Morel and Marie-Elisabeth Gigon
    Marie-Louise Wingender,
    daughter of Jules Wingender and Marie Duchesne
    Date: Sep 11th, 1906
    Parish: Cathedrale
    Location: St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
    source: Centre de genealogie francophone d’Amerique

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Hermine Paquin | Evelyn in Montreal

Shirley Meznarich said:

Can someone help me with these people? Francois Leclaire married Hermine Pauquin? In the 1870 Census I find Hermine Leclaire age 44 living with her children in Windham, Putnam Conn. Looking for the parents of Hermine and Francois they have a son William I believe to be my relative he was from Sorel, Canada on his death record it says he was born in PQ Canada. Continue reading

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