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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lalibertes of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Antoine Laliberte / Berthe  |  Marie-Anne Decoste

January 8th, 1759 Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Pilons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

Antoine Pilon | Marie-Anne Brunet Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Brunets of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Brunet - French Canadian Pioneers

 

Alexis Brunet / Dauphine  |  Marie-Josephe Harnois

November 25th, 1732 Quebec

[Occ. master tailor] Continue reading

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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.

 

Information

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

Headstone:  DUPUIS   | Cimetière de la Paroisse Saint-Clément, Beauharnois   | Quebec Cemeteries

 

A LA MEMOIRE DE

JOSEPH DUPUIS

1866 – 1938 Continue reading

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Index: Headstones of Beauharnois Old Cemetery

These are recent photographs I’ve taken of headstones of the nearby Catholic Cimetière de la Paroisse Saint-Clément.  This is the older of two Catholic cemeteries in Beauharnois (Quebec) and contains remains from a still older cemetery.


 

 

A – L


 

Allard, Emile

Allard, Olivine

Allard, Simonne 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 Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Girards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

 


QUEBEC 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

 

Etienne Girard / Provencal | Francoise-Raphael Calve

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

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

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Blanchards of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

Marie Blanchard was a Fille du Roi. Her parents were Jean Blanchard and Martine Le Bas. She was born and baptized on January 15th, 1647.

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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