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Jacques Menard-Lafontaine, Wheelwright | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Jacques Menard-Lafontaine married Catherine Fortier in 1657 in New France. The couple first established themselves in Trois-Rivieres, and then worked as a wheelwright in Boucherville.

 

Artwork by Franklin Arbuckle

 

 

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July 1, 2019 - Posted by | . | ,

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  1. This is one of my ancestors he was the father of Maurice Menard and I am trying to get my Metes Card but I need a document stating that they did marry Indigenous women and say they are half breed or metes, chicot, bois-bruele ,French Breed…etc….
    If anyone has a document of this nature please contact me at…….. angelica1991@live.ca

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    Comment by Mary Anne | August 12, 2019 | Reply


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