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Urbain Beaudry, edge-tool maker | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Urbain Beaudry was a maker of edge-tools. He was born on January 6th, 1615 in Luche (Anjou, France). In New France  he eventually married Madeleine Boucher who was the sister of Pierre Boucher who later became  governor of Trois-Rivieres , Quebec (Three Rivers). Urbain carried out his trade in Quebec City, Trois-Rivieres and Cap-de-la-Madeleine. He died and was buried in Trois-Rivieres in 1682.  Urban and Madeleine had ten children.

 

Artwork by Franklin Arbuckle

 

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