A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

French Canadian Pioneers: The St. Amours of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Historical b/w photograph of Varennes Presbytery

 

Etienne St. Amour / Boulaguet |   Marie-Louise Custeau

November 20th, 1731 Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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Chartrand, De La Croix, Pinsonneault | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

Chartrand, De La Croix, Pinsonneault | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

 

(Translation)

Sister Marie de la Croix

1859 – 1954 Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Pierre St-Cyr and Clara Desjardins

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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Message from Alice M. Azure Can anyone provide me with leads to more information about the St. Cyr name that appeared in the above list?  

The St-Cyrs are a family of French Canadian farmers who appeared in the 1901 census for Caughnawaga.

Caughnawaga genealogy, St.Cyr, Kahnawake, Sault-St-Louis

I believe them to be (not confirmed) the couple Louis-Pierre St-Cyr and Clara Desjardins who had a son named Albert St-Cyr who married Alice Desjardins (daughter of Joseph Desjardins and Virginie Chartrand) on July Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Onias Chartrand and Emma Sabourin

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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The 1901 census for Sault-St-Louis recorded the Chartrand/Sabourin couple living in Caughnawaga with their children Rose Alma, Raoul and Fernanea(?). Onias Chartrand was the son of Victor Chartrand and Victoria Desjardins while Emma Sabourn’s parents were David Sabourin and Elizabeth Germain. The couple had been married in St-Charles Parish  (Lachenaie, L’Assomption, Quebec) on July 6th, 1896. Continue reading

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Chartrand m. Thibault | Evelyn in Montreal

M. Bassett was researching the Magloire Chartrand who married Nancy Derby in Alymer Quebec in the mid 19th century. Continue reading

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Joseph Boileau m. Sophie Minier (Meunier/Mignier/Lagace) Pt.2 | Evelyn in Montreal

EVELYN IN MONTREAL  posts detail my “conversations” with other family history researchers.

These are three marriages of the offpsring of Francois Meunier & Sophie Henrichon. You will see that three marriages = three variations of the same surname! Continue reading

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