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Jean Levasseur, Master Joiner & Sculptor | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Jean Levasseur dit Lavigne was a master joiner and talented sculptor. He married Marguerite Richard

 

 

Jean Levasseur dit Lavigne was a master joiner and talented sculptor. He married Marguerite Richard in 1648 in Paris and the couple arrived in Quebec in 1651. Continue reading

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Christophe Drolet, mason | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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DROLET Christophe Drolet was a mason from Paris. Christophe Drolet and Jeanne Levasseur were in Quebec and were married by 1654 when their son was baptized here.

 

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Rousseaus of Quebec

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Antoine Rousseau / Labonte  |  Marie Roinay

about 1675 La Prairie [ Baptismal certificate] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Guays of Quebec

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QUEBEC SURNAMES: Hamel + Auvray, Baugeard, Gaudry, Levasseur LOCATIONS: Avremesnil, Sillery, Ste-Foy, Quebec

 

Francois Guay / Le Guay  | Anne-Madeleine Larchevêque

November 11th, 1687 Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Bernards of Quebec

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Adolphe-Pierre Bernard / Chadrin | Anathalie Mongeau

April 27th, 1840, Varennes Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Hamels of Quebec

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Hamels of Quebec

 

Charles Hamel  |  Judith Auvray

about 1650, Avremesnil Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Oliviers of Quebec

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Oliviers of Quebec

 

Antoine (Francois-Antoine) Olivier / Gillet / Gillette  |  Marie Goupil dit Laviolette

January 13th, 1726, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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