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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Louis Lefebvre and Rebecca Poirier

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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Louis Lefebvre (son of Pierre Lefebvre and Domithilde Laberge) and his wife Rebecca Poirier (daughter of Antoine Poirier and Odile Desparois) were living in Caughnawaga in 1921. The couple were from Ste-Philomene Parish in Mercier and were married there on January 15th, 1900. Continue reading

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Payments For Mail Transportation in Quebec (1890) | Surnames: Desparois, de Lorimier

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

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Caughnawaga and Wharf ………. A. de Lorimier

Caughnawaga Ry. Station and Chateauguay ………. A. Desparois

 

Source: Sessional Papers, Vol. 23, Issue 11

 

 

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The Caughnawaga Troubles (1878) | Surnames: Meloche, Jones, Lecuyer, Deblois, Lafleur, Desparaois, Perras, Therrien, Plante, Cardinal, Giroux, sr., Trudeau, Boulrice, Champagne, Giroux, jr., Duranceau

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

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THE CAUGHNAWAGA TROUBLES

 

THE INQUEST

on the fatal fire at Caughnawaga was closed yesterday. notwithstanding the most most diligent and painstaking endeavors on the part of Coroner Jones, it is to be regretted that, owing to the well-known non-communicative character of the Indians, none of the conspirators whose work this dreadful deed doubtless could be discovered. The following is the jury’s

VERDICT Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Magloire Poirier and Evelina Vervais

Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

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Magloire Poirier and Evelina Vervais are another couple of French Canadian farmers who leased land for a time in Kahnawake. They are listed as farmers in the 1911 census for Sault-St-Louis and lived there with their daughter Rose Aline and their son Adrien. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Roberts of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers


QUEBEC SURNAMES: Robert + Ayotte, Bourgery, Desparois, Marcot, Plante, Robert Native Innu Montagnais, Robert Native Mohawk Iroquois, Robert Native Ojibway LOCATIONS: Sault-au-Recollet, St-Joachim, Montreal, Neuville, St-Pierre-de-Sorel | The G. Robert Store (Magasin) in St.Louis de Gonzague, Quebec

 

Sylvain Robert  |  Marie-Josephe Perseille

June 21st, 1756, Sault-au-Recollet Continue reading

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