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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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Claude Bouchard | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

 

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Bouchards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Sillery | Bouchard surnames | early Quebec settlers

 

Claude Bouchard / Dorval  |  Genevieve Hayot

about 1650, Sillery

[Occ. surgeon]

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Morins of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers


 

Claude Morin (Claude-Marie-Francois) | Marie-Madeleine Delestre

October 22nd, 1764, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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Chief John Jocks Near Anniversary (1934) Surnames: Bouchard, Jocks, Lacouture, Letourneau, Palmer, Two Axe

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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CHIEF JOHN JOCKS NEAR ANNIVERSARY

 

Caughnawaga Police Head Will Have Been 14 Years In Post Next Week

BOASTS PROUD RECORD

Work In Interests of Indians On Reservation Notable – History is Recalled

Chief of Police John K. Jocks. R.C.M.P. of the Indian Reserve at Caughnawaga will observe next week the 14th anniversary of his appointment to this post. Chief Jocks is proud to a degree of his Indian ancestry and he is held in high regard by his compatriots, for the welfare of whom he strives ceaselessly. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Marchands of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Marchand + Bouchard, Groleau, Guatreau, Labauve, Leneuf, Levasseur, Marchand Kahnawake, Marchand Native Metis, Marchand Native Mi'kmaq, Morineau, Robutel, Rocheron, Sauvage LOCATIONS: Montreal, Quebec, Acadie, Cap-St-Ignace, St-Martin-de-Re, Pointe-de-Levy, Baie-St-Paul | Historic view of Cap St. Ignace - the eastern part of the village in 1894

 

Constant Marchand / de Lignery  | Anne-Francoise Robutel

November 19th, 1691, Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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Riviere-Ouelle: Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle

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One day I was on my knees in a cramped, second-hand book shop in the east end of Montreal. What was I doing there? I was rummaging through a slighly damp, crumpled cardboard box shoved up under a metal shelving unit. Under a pile of old French cathechism books and church notices, I noticed an ornate red leather binding sticking out. It turned out to be an original copy (1890) of Abbe. Casgrain‘s “Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle – La Riviere-Ouelle” – a parish history covering the Riviere-Ouelle of the 17th century. Continue reading

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