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Toussaint Giroux, weaver | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

Earliest Canadian settlers Toussaint Giroux and Marie Godard

 

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Jean Leblanc, servant | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

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The Dugas | Pioneers of Caraquet

Caraquet history
Joseph Dugas
(son of Charles Dugas and Anne Leblanc) and Agathe Landry (daughter of Alexis Landry and Marie Theriault) were the founding Dugas couple of Caraquet.  They had the following children:

Barbe (m. Pierre Pinet, son of Pierre Pinet and Marie Vienneau), Hypolite (m. Genevieve Pinet, daughter of Pierre Pinet and Marie Vienneau), Joseph Amable, Bruno, Anastasie (m. Firmin Theriault, son of Joseph Theriault and Marie-Joseph Girouard), Laurent (m. Marie Allain, daughter of Michel Allain and Josette Savoie), Amand Constant (Francoise Theriault, daughter of Pierre Theriault and Marguerite Pinet), HilaireBlanche (m. Leon Robichaud, son of Jean-Baptiste Robichaud and Felicity Cyr). Continue reading

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The Cormiers | Pioneers of Caraquet

Caraquet Cormier pioneersThe original Cormiers in Canada (Robert Cormier and Marie Theriault) came from La Rochelle, France. The earliest Cormier couples I have found in Caraquet are the three sons of Jean-Baptiste Cormier and Marie Theriault.

1. Alexis Cormier and Elisabeth Gauthier (daughter of Joseph Gauthier and Marguerite Bujold) had the following children: Joseph Alexis, Nicolas (m. Rosalie Hebert, daughter of Jean Hebert and Rose Cyr), FlorentJean-BaptisteThadeeElisabeth RebeccaJulienReine-ElisabethFredericVictoire (m. Jean-Baptiste Legere, daughter of Olivier Legere and Marie-Joseph Hebert). Continue reading

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The Landrys | Pioneers of Caraquet

Caraquet history

Alexis Landry (son of Jean Landry and Claire LeBlanc of Grand-pre, Acadia) and his wife Marie Theriault (daughter of Jean Theriault and Madeleine Bourg, also Acadians) are one of the foremost early pioneer couples of Caraquet. They had been married in 1744.

This couple had many children: Anselme (m. Marie Brideau, daughter of Louis Brideau and Marie-Therese Thomas), Anne (m. Pierre Thibodeau), Agathe (m. Joseph Dugas, son of Charles Dugas and Anne Leblanc), Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Landrys of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneer

 

 

Alexis Landry | Marie-Sarah Leblanc

February 2nd, 1796, Carleton

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The Leblancs | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Leblanc, founding family of Shippegan New Brunswick | Genealogy of Baie des Chaleurs

Daniel Leblanc and Virginie Poulin (daughter of Fabien Poulin and Genevieve Robichaud) are the founding Leblancs of Shippegan. Daniel was a teacher. Their children included: Eutrope (m. Cecile Chiasson, daughter of Laurent Chiasson and Marguerite Caissie), AlfredOlesineMarie,OliveEmelieDelphine (m. Lange Duguay), Josephine (m. Jean Chrysostome Arseneau, son of Antoine Arseneau and M. Blanche Leblanc),  Continue reading

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