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French Canadian Pioneers: The Tourangeaus of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers  

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Bertrand, Bidard, Bourg, Cordier, Dube, Jacques, Larouche, Martineau, Raymoneau, Thoine dit Valle LOCATIONS: Montreal, Neuville, Quebec, Contrecoeur, Cap-de-la-Madeleine | Vintage postcard of Neuville, Quebec (Route Nationale)

 

Charles Tourangeau / Pimpare | Marie-Louise Bourg

July 18th, 1724, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

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Theriault m. Fortin | Evelyn in Montreal

Eugene Croteau of Massachusetts (USA) is a descendant (through his maternal line) of Lambert Theriault and Domitille Fortin who were from  St-Modeste (Riviere-du-Loup) Quebec. M. Croteau  left a message in one of the comment boxes saying that his family is  “taking a trip to Canada in the spring and are trying to find relatives”. Eugene descends from this couple through their son Wilfred Theriault who married Regina Lavoie probably in the States. Continue reading

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Historical Document: Basil Megnier & Catherine Dube – Marriage, 1779

Marriage record of Basil Mignier dit Lagace and Catherine Dube in the Riviere-Ouelle parish of L’Assomption, Quebec.

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Riviere-Ouelle: Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle

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One day I was on my knees in a cramped, second-hand book shop in the east end of Montreal. What was I doing there? I was rummaging through a slighly damp, crumpled cardboard box shoved up under a metal shelving unit. Under a pile of old French cathechism books and church notices, I noticed an ornate red leather binding sticking out. It turned out to be an original copy (1890) of Abbe. Casgrain‘s “Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle – La Riviere-Ouelle” – a parish history covering the Riviere-Ouelle of the 17th century. The book is a treasure trove of historical and genealogical information as well as anecdotes. Leafing through the pages gives you some real insight into the French Catholic rural world of the late 1600s. From time-to-time I’ll be sharing selected portions. For today I’ve scanned a few of Abbe Casgrain’s tables which highlight the family names of the original settlers of Riviere-Ouelle.

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Families in the Riviere Ouelle Catholic Registers from 1681 to 1690

 

Autin – Bonin – Bouchard – Boucher – De Saint-Pierre – Dube – Durant – Emond – Gauvin – Grondin – Huot – Laboye – Lebel – Lissot – Mignot – Mignot dit Labrie – Miville – Ouellet – Pelletier – Renouard – Soucy – Trottier

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Families in the Riviere Ouelle Catholic Registers from 1690 to 1703

Ancelin – Aubert – Aubert de Gaspe – Berube – Boiry dit Lavergne – Bordeliere dit Laplante – Bouchard – Boucher – Brisson – Contancineau – D’Auteuil – Dancosse – Dionne – Dubroc dit Dutertre – Duval – Fouquereau – Fournier de Belleval – Gagnon – Galbruin – Grondin – Hayot – Hudon – Hudon – Janneau – Juchereau de St-Denis – Juin – Letartre – Loignon – Martin – Meigne – Meigne dit Lagace Michaud – Mignot – Morin – Paradis – Peltier – Pierrot – Pinel – Plourde – Raby – Roy dit Desjardins – Soucy – Testu – Thibaudeau – Vaillancourt

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Source:

Casgrain, Abbe. H.R. (1890) Une paroisse Canadienne au XVIIe Siecle: La Riviere-Ouelle. Pub. C.O. Beauchemin & Fils 

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