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Hector Leger & Alblanda Brunet | Evelyn in Montreal

Yvon Pelletier said –

I’m looking for the father or the grand father of Hector Leger maried to Alblanda Brunet.

 

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Hector Leger (son of Joseph Leger and Malvina Gareau) married Alblanda Brunet (daughter of Antoine Brunet and Amanda Charon) on September 30th, 1907 in St-Jovite in Terrebonne, Quebec.

Joseph Leger (son of Joseph Leger and Angelique Valois) married Malvina Gareau (daughter of Joseph Gareau and Zoe Riendeau) on January 18th, 1883 in St-Michel Parish in Vaudreuil (Quebec). Continue reading

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Beauharnois Old Cemetery: Brunet, Dupuis, Faubert

A LA MEMOIRE DE

JOSEPH DUPUIS

1866 – 1938 Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Petits of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Petit + Billy, Brunet, Chesnay, Crete, Desnaguetz, Dupuy, Filles du Roi, Gautier, Niel, Petit Native Metis NB, Pinguet LOCATIONS: Dompierre-sur-Mer, Quebec, St=Pierre-les-Becquets, Montreal, Paris, France | Vintage postcard of St-Pierre-les-Becquets, Quebec, the dock

 

Alexandre Petit | Marie Dat

September 8th, 1647 Dompierre-sur-Mer

[Occ. merchant]

Charles Petit / Livilliers | Marie-Madeleine Gautier de Varennes

August 29th, 1694 Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Girards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

 

Etienne Girard / Provencal | Francoise-Raphael CalveQUEBEC SURNAMES: Girard + Bariteau, Beaune, Boscher, Brunet, Calve, Deviss, Filles du Roi, Forcier, Girard, Girard Native Innu Montagnais, Girard Native Metis, Poitras, Renaud, Voisin | Historic b/w drawing of Lachine's Old Mill - Le vieux moulin a vent sur la pointe a l'entree du Canal Lachine

June 2nd, 1752 Ste-Genevieve-de-Pierrefonds

[Occ. military, les troupes de la Marine, Cabanac]

Gabriel Girard / Lafleur | Genevieve Forcier

June 21st, 1762, St-Michel-d’Yamaska

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine]

Guillaume Girard | Louise Deviss

January 7th, 1748, Forges du St-Maurice

[Occ. worker at the Forges] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Blanchards of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Blanchard + Brunet, Charon dit Laferriere, de Noyes, Filles du Roi, Jouet, Prud'homme, Robin LOCATIONS: Ile d'Orleans, Lachenaie, Quebec, Montreal, Trois-Rivieres

 

Alexandre Blanchard | Marie-Angelique Charon dit Laferriere

September 21st, 1727, St-Pierre (Ile-d’Orleans)

[Occ. -]  [Baptismal record] Continue reading

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Boileau m. Minier (Pt.1) | Evelyn in Montreal

Lyse contacted me in a comment box this morning. She has a Joseph Boileau who ties into some  Miniers and was curious about that line. I enjoyed looking into this because almost all my work deals with the Lagace/Mignier branches, so it was a great opportunity to check into the Meuniers to Miniers line.


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