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Antoine Roy-Desjardins, Cooper | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

 

Antoine Roy-Desjardins was originally from Bourgogne (France) and he arrived in Quebec in June, 1665, He was a copper. He settled in Batsman where he married Marie Major.

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Sask. District 42A | Cree, First Nations (1906)

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations). The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis [Marriage Records] conntains many of the same surnames as well as others. Continue reading

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Guillaume Pelletier, Carpenter | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Guillaume Pelletier was originally from Orne (Mortagne, France). He and his wife Michelle Mabille arrived in Quebec with their two children. They had been married in France on February 12th, 1619. He was a carpenter. Continue reading

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Jacques Massicotte, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

 

Jacques Massicotte married Catherine Baril on June 28th, 1698 and the couple settled down to farm on the shores of the Batisman river.

 

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Clappin, Carbonneau, St. Onge | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

Clappin, St. Onge | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

 

(Translation)

Sister Marie S. Onge

1870 – 1951 Continue reading

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Bastien, Beliveau, Dillon, Farand, Gadbois, Jordan, Lavoie, Mcgee, Mcgowan, McNamara, Stacy | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Auxiliary Sisters | | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

 

IN THE MEMORY

OF OUR AUXILIARY SISTERS

BURIED AT THE

NOTRE-DAMES-DES-NEIGES  CEMETERY

SR. BRIDGET

B. MCGOWAN

1877 – 1900 Continue reading

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Dupont, St. Francois-de-Sales | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

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Sister St. Francois de Sales

1869 – 1954 Continue reading

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