A Canadian Family

Natives, French Canadians, Acadians

French Canadian Pioneers: The Caveliers of Quebec

Historic Montmagny - the Quarries - Cavelier surname

Guillaume Cavelier | Barbe Beaudry

October 20th, 1692, Pointe-aux-Trembles (Island of Montreal)

[Occ. master musketman] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Proulx of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Quebec City pioneers | Duranceau surname | Chateau Frontenac

Jean Proulx / Proust | Jacquette Fournier

June 5th, 1673, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. servant] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Fourniers of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Antoine Fournier / Prefontaine | Marie Ronceray

February 11th, 1688, Boucherville

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

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Riviere Ouelle: 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.

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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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