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French Canadian Pioneers: The Laroses of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Alexis-Charles Larose / Miremont | Helene Lallemand

November 6th, 1747 Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Viviers of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

Francois Vivier / Desviviers / Laurin | Marie-Madeleine Pelletier

January 7th, 1761 l’Assomption Continue reading

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The Paulins (aka Poulin) | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

These are the two earliest Paulin (Poulin) couples in Shippagan.

Fidele Paulin (probably from the Caraquet Paulins who descend from Jean-Baptiste Poulin of Rimouski, Quebec) and Caroline Robichaud who had the following children: Alphonse (m. Continue reading

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The Doucets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

I descend from the Shippegan Doucets through my maternal grandmother.

Etienne Stephen Doucet (son of Etienne Doucet and Marie Landry) of Caraquet married Marthe Witzell (daughter of William Witzell and Mary Topham) on February 18th, 1833. The couple lived near the Shippegan pier on a plot of land obtained from Marthe’s father. In 1851 they sold the land to Charles Delagarde and moved to Pointe Brule. Continue reading

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The Lumbsdens | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

William Lumbsden arrived in Shippegan from England before 1840. He was an Anglican and married Elisabeth Witzell (daughter of William Witzell and Mary Topham) around 1840. Continue reading

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