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Mathieu Labat, Wood Cutter | Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Mathieu Labat married Marie Vien on January 26th, 1653, however the first mention of him in New France is in a 1649 document in which he and four others agree to cut some rafters for a M. Boivin. The couple had only a few children before Mathieu Labat died by an Iroquois arrow.

 


 

Mathieu Labat married Marie Vien on January 26th, 1653, however the first mention of him in New France is in a 1649 document in which he and four others agree to cut some rafters for a M. Boivin. The couple had only a few children before Mathieu Labat died by an Iroquois arrow.

 

Artwork by Franklin Arbuckle

 

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