A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Deguire Lauzon m. Larose | Evelyn in Montreal


I have been trying to locate my French Canadian Metis Grandmother Azilda LAUZON married to my Grandfather around 1900. his name was Ferdinand deGeurre LAROSE Continue reading

September 2, 2017 Posted by | . | , , , , | 2 Comments

French Canadian Pioneers: The Quennevilles of Quebec

Notre Dame in Montreal | Quenneville surname


Jean Quenneville  |  Denise Marie

February 12th, 1674, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. master tailor]

See external link below for biography. Continue reading

July 26, 2017 Posted by | . | , , , | Leave a comment

Reader Query: Martin/Lachances of …..

Did the Martins come from Normandy area of France? My great great grandfather was born in Canada and my great grandfather George Martin was born in New Hampshire. He married Diana Lachance from St Gabriel Quebec. I think Diana was born in 1879.


I only see one Diana Lachance baptism in Quebec between the years 1865 and 1880. The date is close however it is not in St-Gabriel (Lanaudiere region). Continue reading

February 21, 2015 Posted by | . | , , , | 3 Comments