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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lafrenieres of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Martin Lafreniere / Foisy | Jeanne Bouchard

October 26th, 1665 Trois-Rivieres Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Pares of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Montreal 1760

 

Jean Pare | Marguerite Picard

October 20th, 1681 Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Gougeons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

 

Jean-Marie Gougeon | Marie-Reine Brisset

January 7th, 1819 Berthierville Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Marcils of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Andre Marcil / Marsil / Lespagnol | Marie Lefebvre

November 16th, 1671 Trois-Rivieres | Quebec

[Occ. Volunteer] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lamoureux of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

 

 

Etienne Lamoureux / Enfoui / Amphoux | Marie-Charlotte Forest dit Marin

October 24th, 1757 Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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Gala Fete Staged in Molson Stadium (1936) | Deer, Iohadio, Sky

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St. Jean Baptiste Day Celebrated by French Language Society

St. Jean Baptiste Day was celebrated by La Society du Bon Parler Francais at the Molson Stadium last night with an elaborate “gala national” consisting of ballet, music, native poetry and an Indian fete. The long programme was given under the direction of Madame Roy-Villandre who was assisted by Jules Masse, president of the society. Continue reading

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T.B. No Longer Scourge of Indians, Survey at Caughnawaga Shows (1938)

 

The Montreal Gazette, December 31st, 1938

 

Indians have built up a “marvellous resistance” to tuberculosis since it was first brought to this continent by Europeans four centuries ago. Dr. Bail Robertson said yesterday, disclosing partial results of a government attempt to stamp out the disease at the Caughnawaga reservation. Continue reading

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