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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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Riviere-Ouelle: Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle

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One day I was on my knees in a cramped, second-hand book shop in the east end of Montreal. What was I doing there? I was rummaging through a slighly damp, crumpled cardboard box shoved up under a metal shelving unit. Under a pile of old French cathechism books and church notices, I noticed an ornate red leather binding sticking out. It turned out to be an original copy (1890) of Abbe. Casgrain‘s “Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle – La Riviere-Ouelle” – a parish history covering the Riviere-Ouelle of the 17th century. Continue reading

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