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Daigle, Fortier, Vaillant | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

 

(loose translation)

Sister

Noelia Fortier Continue reading

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Jacques Menard-Lafontaine, Wheelwright | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

 

 

Jacques Menard-Lafontaine married Catherine Fortier in 1657 in New France. The couple first established themselves in Trois-Rivieres, and then worked as a wheelwright in Boucherville.

 

Artwork by Franklin Arbuckle

 

 

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ANTOINE FORTIER Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Fortiers of Quebec

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Bazins of Quebec

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Pierre-Gilles Bazin | Therese Fortier

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Some Lagasses of Maine/Massachusetts/New Hampshire | Evelyn in Montreal

Earlier this week I was contacted by Peter Lagasse of the Maine Mignier(Meunier)/Lagaces(Lagasse). Peter had already completed his line from Andre Mignier dit Lagace down to himself but wanted to doublecheck the data he’d collected against what I had in my database. The good news is that (with one exception see L.St-Hilaire) I was able to confirm Peter’s Quebec marriage dates with original documents or reputable indexes. This didn’t surprise me because Peter’s Reference List includes a wide-range of high quality sources that show him to be a methodical family history researcher. Continue reading

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Joseph Anglehart/Migkelharte and Marie Anelkawine (Descendants: Gaspe to Gloucester)

FIRST GENERATION

1.  Joseph Anglehart / Migkelharte was born about 1730 and died after 1787.  Joseph married Marie Anelkawine about 1750 in Canada. Marie was said by some to be Native but this is disputed by researcher Dominique Ritchot. See                                       ……..for more information.

The child from this marriage was:

+2 M i. Jean Baptiste Anglehart / Migkelharte I who was born about 1750 and died after 1800. Continue reading

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