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Jean Valiquet Laverdure, Militiaman | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Jean Valiquet dit Laverdure was in New France by 1653. He was a farmer, but also a militiaman but and skilled armourer and lock maker. He married Renee Lope

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Vincent Poirier, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Vincent Poirier dit Bellepoire arrived in New France in the 1600s. He married Francoise Pinguet in 1655, and later Judith Renaudeau in 1662.

 

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Rene Ouellet, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Rene Ouellet (Houallet) and Marie Rivet were married on March 8th, 1666 in Quebec

 

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Pierre Tremblay, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Pierre Tremblay who married Ozanne Achon

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Jean Levasseur, Master Joiner & Sculptor | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Jean Levasseur dit Lavigne was a master joiner and talented sculptor. He married Marguerite Richard

 

 

Jean Levasseur dit Lavigne was a master joiner and talented sculptor. He married Marguerite Richard in 1648 in Paris and the couple arrived in Quebec in 1651. Continue reading

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