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Pierre Duval, farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

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The Frigaults | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

The first Frigaults in Caraquet were Pierre Frigault (probably born in France) and his wife Marie-Joseph dit Josette Bouthillier (daughter of Joseph Bouthillier and Angelique Giraud dit St. Jean). Their children were: Pierre Continue reading

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The Duvals | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Amice Duval (son of Philippe Duval and Marie Huelin of the Jersey Islands) who had been married to Esther Rouet (daughter of Aaron Rouet and Jeanne Sutherland were married in St. Brelade (Jersey) arrived in Caraquet in the late Continue reading

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The Roussels | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Roussel Genealogy | founding family of Shippegan, New Brunswick

 

The founding Roussels in Goulet were Simon Roussel (son of Didier Roussel and Madeleine Hache) who married Barbe Thebeau (daughter of Mathurin Thebeau and Catherine Duval) on February 21st, 1814.

Their children included: Basile (m. Sara Mallet)Anne, Lazare (m. Marie McGrath, daughter of Urbain McGrath and Euphorisme Brideau) and probably the Henri Roussel  who married Celanie or Melanie Pelagie Basque. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Guerins of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Traditional Quebec spinning | habtant

 

Bertrand Guerin | Marguerite Gariepy

February 9th, 1739, Lachenaie Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Duvals of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Duval Family | Quebec Duval Genealogy

 

Claude Duval / Vinaigre |  Charlotte Harlay

February 23rd, 1716, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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Riviere Ouelle Plaque to Pioneers Jean Anctil / St-Jean & Marguerite Levesque

This plaque is dedicated to the founding couple of the Anctils in North America

and has been placed in Riviere-Ouelle at the exact location of Jean Anctil’s land grant.

ANCTIL, LEVESQUE Jean Anctil/St-Jean married Marguerite Levesque on 25 Nov 1738 in Riviere-Ouelle (Kamouraska) in the Bas-St-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada.

 

Anctil/St-Jean/Levesque – Founding Family

Jean Anctil/St-Jean married Marguerite Levesque on 25 Nov 1738 in Riviere-Ouelle (Kamouraska) in the Bas-St-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada. Jean was from Ducey (St-Pair, Manche) in France and he was the son of Louis Anquetil and Jeanne Fontaine.

He arrived in Quebec in 1734 and was a fisherman. His wife Marguerite was the daughter of Francois-Robert Levesque and Charlotte Aubert. The couple settled in La Pocatiere. Continue reading

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