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French Canadian Pioneers: The St-Pierres of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: St-Pierre + Angard, Arbour, Barbeau, Crete, Ethier, Fontaine, Gerbert, Godefroy, Guerin, Guilbert, Lebeau, Onelle, Thibault LOCATIONS: Neuville, Quebec, Charlesbourg, St-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Ile-d,Orleans | old painting of Charlesbourg, Quebec fort at the time of New France (Nouvelle France, Quebec)

 

Andre-Joseph St.Pierre / Michel | Marie-Madeleine Arbour

February 1st, 1762 Neuville Continue reading

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Beauharnois Old Cemetery: Fontaine, Lefebvre, Rousseau, Poissant

 

 

1864 JOSEPH POISSANT 1931

EPOUX DE Continue reading

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Index: Headstones of Beauharnois Old Cemetery

These are recent photographs I’ve taken of headstones of the nearby Catholic Cimetière de la Paroisse Saint-Clément.  This is the older of two Catholic cemeteries in Beauharnois (Quebec) and contains remains from a still older cemetery.


 

 

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Allard, Emile

Allard, Olivine

Allard, Simonne Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Fontaines of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

Denis Fontaine / Berdin / Lafontaine | Marie-Anne Savard

June 12th, 1713, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. settler]

Source: Researchers – Jean-Paul Macon

 

Etienne Fontaine / Defontaine | Marie Conille

February 8th, 1683, St-Laurent (Ile-d’Orleans]

[Occ. settler]  [Baptismal record] Continue reading

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Man’s Strange Disappearance 15 Years Ago Linked With Discovery (1933) | Surnames: Decaire (Dicaire), Goodleaf, Fontaine, Jargaille, Jocks, Lasnier, Mayo, Robertson

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

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Warning: contents slightly graphic!

 

POLICE HARD ON TRAIL

Workman’s Gloves Worn by Victim, Pipe and Other Articles Turned Over For Investigation

The gruesome discovery of a skeleton in the Caughnawaga Cemetery on Saturday afternoon, made my three Indians digging a grave, may be linked with the strange disappearance 16 years ago of Mike Decaire, an Indian of Caughnawaga, who has never been found. Provincial detectives are at present checking up on those details as the missing man’s age and height correspond with the data given concerning the skeleton examined by Dr. Rosario Fontaine, provincial medico-legal expert. Continue reading

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Gerard Theriault m. Muriel French | Evelyn in Montreal

As a follow-up to Jonathan Theriault’s query about Gerard Theriault (son of Joseph Theriault and Liliane Malo of Timmins, Ontario) who married Muriel French (daughter of Felix French and Anna Wilda Swan of Iroquois Falls) in Notre Dame Assomption Parish (Hearst, Cochrane, Ontario on October 16th, 1948), here is more information from the maternal French line. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Denis of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Denis + Bonaventure, Filles du Roi, Fontaine, Lapierre, Laroche, Tourangeau LOCATIONS Quebec, L'Ange Gardien, Ste-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere, Riviee St. Jean, Tours (France) | Vintage b/w photograph of Varenne, Quebec presbytery (Presbytère de Varennes)

 

Claude-Elisabeth Denis/ Denys/Bonaventure | Louise Marguerite Denys de la Ronde

November 25th, 1748, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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