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French Canadian Pioneers The Ladouceurs of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

 

Claude Ladouceur / Perier / Poirier | Angelique Deliere

November 17th, 1766 Longueuil Continue reading

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Jean de Lalonde, farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

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Fire At Caughnawaga (1889) | Surnames: Jocks, Murray, Lalonde

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

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FIRE AT CAUGHNAWAGA

The stone houses of Chief Jocks (now Mayor) and James Murray, and the wooden house of John Price, with thier contents and the stables, were destroyed by fire last evening at Caughnawaga. By bringing pails up from the river the Indians – men, women and children – kept the neighboring houses wet enough to prevent the fire from spreading further, though the breeze was pretty strong. About $?,000 damage was done. Miss Lalonde had her shoulder broekn by a box thrown out of her father’s upper window.

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Past And Future Meet in Caughnawa (1949) | Surnames: Beauvais, Bechard, Bernier, Jacobs, Karhaienton, Lalonde, Piche, Tekakwitha

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

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Past And future Meet in Caughnawaga

by MARY BRANSWELL

 

Caughnawaga, Que. –

Nation-wide attention will be focussed on this little village on the banks of the St. Lawrence River later this month, when one of the most modern schools in Canada is officially opened here in the presence, it is hoped, of Prime Minister St. Laurent.

For the Indian boys and girls who fill its bright, attractive classrooms, however, school days began at Tekakwitha School in September, not later, or earlier, than in other schools throughout the Dominion. Continue reading

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