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Early French Canadian Pioneers: The Duranceaus of Quebec

Pierre Duranceau / Brindamour  /  Marie-Jeanne Frappier

October 21st, 1696, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine, St.Jean] Continue reading

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Farineau, Honore & Duranceau, Angelique | Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene (Mercier, Roussillon, QC)

 –Farineau Duranceau GenealogyI believe this to be  the headstone of Honore Farineau and Angelique Therese Duranceau who married in St-Remi (Napiervlle) in 1914, however I haven’t done the research yet.

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Index: Headstones of Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene (Mercier, Roussillon, QC)

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Alexandre Theodore Dorais and Victorine Duranceau

In 1901, Alexandre Theodore Dorais and his wife Victorine Duranceau were living in Caughnawaga …

Theodore Dorais (son of J.B. Dorais and Marie Boursier) and Victorine Duranceau (daughter of J.B. Duranceau and Marie Pitre) had been married on August 4th, 1885 in Ste-Philomene Paris in Mercier Quebec. Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Alexandre Duranceau and Alphonsine Euphrosine Farinault

At the time of the 1901 census, Alexandre Duranceau and Alphonsine Euphrosine Farinault were living in Caughnawaga with their children Emerle, Emma, Aurelie, Joseph Eduard, J. Dona, Angelique, Victor, and Alphonse. The family had connections with St. Remi (Napierville, Quebec).

Alexandre Duranceau (son of Jean Baptiste Duranceau and Elize Pitre) had married Euprosine Farinault (daughter of Charles Farinault and Sophie Laberge) on July 1st, 1874 in Ste-Philomene Parish (Mercier, Quebec).

Duranceau Alexandre Farinault Alphonsine Euphrosine

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Index: They Passed Through Kahnawà:ke

Indexes: First Peoples

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 61 – 80

HOUSEHOLD 61   Note: Iroquois with scrawled notation, couple is francais

Dulude Frederic, 57   Dulude Pamala, 57

Dulude Rosario, 21   Dulude Yvonne, 18

HOUSEHOLD 62   Iroquois

Lefebvre Georges, 41   Lefebvre Blondine, 37

Courtemanche, Eustache, 81

HOUSEHOLD 63   francaise

Duranceau Adelard, 46   Duranceau Maria, 7

Duranceau Yvonne, 15   Duranceau Marie-Rose, 13   Duranceau Laurette, 11 Continue reading

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They Passed Through Kahnawake: Adelard Duranceau and Maria Brosseau

St Isidore Church, Laprairie QuebecAdelard  Duranceau (son of Alexandre Duranceau and Alphonsine Farineau) and Maria Brosseau (daughter of Frederic Brosseau and Malvina Gendron) were married on November 24th, 1903 in St-Isidore Parish in Laprairie, Quebec.

By 1911 they were living in Caughnawaga with their three daughters Yvonne, Rosa and Loretta, as well as Yvonne’s sister Antoinette Brousseau.

Adelard was a railroad worker.

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Indexes: First Peoples

Annual Report (1890) Surnames: Brosseau

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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

Surnames: Meloche, Jones, Lecuyer,  Deblois, Lafleur, Desparaois, Perras, Therrien, Plante, Cardinal, Giroux, Trudeau, Boulrice, Champagne, Giroux, Duranceau Continue reading

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Jean Baptiste Viau m. Catherine Duranceau: Ascendancy to Settlers Jean Viau m. Francoise Prevost | 1/2

Carmen Vieau wrote:

Hi my name is Carman Vieau, I am doing a family history. Can not find too much on the Canadian side of my family. I can go back as far as Jean Baptiste Viau born 1803, M. Catherine Duranceau born 1807. They married , do not know the date, I know they moved to Trenton Ontario and that is where they both are buried. Both were born Chateauguay, Quebec. My father had told me we are part Indian {I think Mohawk] not too sure. Can you please help. My daughter is also doing her husband history seeing he is Indian from Newfoundland

Chateauguay GenealogyJean-Baptiste Viau (son of Paul Viau and Angelique Picard) married Catherine Duranceau (daughter of Etienne Duranceau and Catherine Hubert) on November 21st, 1825 in  St-Joachim Church, Chateauguay, Quebec.

Catherine’s parents Etienne Duranceau and Catherine Hubert Lebert  had been married on October 10th, 1791 in St-Joachim Church in Chateauguay, Quebec. Catherine Hubert’s parents were Jean Hubert Lebert and Louise Buet. Catherine’s grandparents were Claude Duranceau m. Madeleine Duquette. They had been married on February 12th, 1759 in St-Joachim Church in Chateauguay. Madeleine Duquette’s  parents were Charles Duquette and Catherine Mallette.

Your Viau Line

Jean-Baptiste Viau (son of Paul Viau and Angelique Picard) married Catherine Duranceau (daughter of Etienne Continue reading

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