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Christophe Drolet, mason | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

DROLET Christophe Drolet was a mason from Paris. Christophe Drolet and Jeanne Levasseur were in Quebec and were married by 1654 when their son was baptized here.


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Past And Future Meet in Caughnawa (1949) | Surnames: Beauvais, Bechard, Bernier, Jacobs, Karhaienton, Lalonde, Piche, Tekakwitha

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

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Past And future Meet in Caughnawaga



Caughnawaga, Que. –

Nation-wide attention will be focussed on this little village on the banks of the St. Lawrence River later this month, when one of the most modern schools in Canada is officially opened here in the presence, it is hoped, of Prime Minister St. Laurent.

For the Indian boys and girls who fill its bright, attractive classrooms, however, school days began at Tekakwitha School in September, not later, or earlier, than in other schools throughout the Dominion. Continue reading

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Robitaille m. Cote | Evelyn in Montreal

Jay’me Golden was researching her ancestor Julie Robitaille.


Louis Robitaille married Julie Cote on the 8th of July in 1834 in Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec. The name of the parish was Notre-Dame-de-L’Annociation. His parents were indicated (Joseph Robitaille & Josephte Drolet) but hers were not.


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