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St.Constant Cemetery: Brisson, Dansereau, Martin

EDMOND BRISSON

1857-1930

SON EPOUSE Continue reading

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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.

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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

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Vallees of Quebec

Montreal Pioneers | 1700s | Vallee surname

Barthelemy Vallee / Blois | Elisabeth Jussereau / Huchereau

January 7th, 1733, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine, Longueuil] Continue reading

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Many Seek Honors (1931) | Surnames: Delisle, Jacobs, Jocks, Johns, Lacombe, Lawrence, Martin, McComber, Paul, Standup, Skye, Williams

Caughnawaga Indian Reserve Name Aldermen Tomorrow

There are 15 candidates seeking aldermanic honors at Caughnawaga Indian reserve, out of which six will be chosen tomorrow morning. Of these six, one will be name mayor or chief of the Indian reserve.

The candidates are John Lacombe, John Skye, John F. Martin, Andrew Delisle, Peter J. Delisle, Peter Jacobs, Peter Williams, Frank P. Johns, Paul Paul, John Lawrence, Angus T. McComber, Angus Standup, John Norton, Joseph Martin and Dominic McComber. These candidates were chosen yesterday afternoon. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 1 – 20

HOUSEHOLD 1   Iroquois

Martin Laurent, 47   Martin Mary Ann, 25

Martin Cecile, 18, Martin Louise, 16, Martin  Mary-Ann, 14, Martin Angus, 8, Martin Agathe, 6 Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Martins of Quebec

Martin Family Tree | Quebec Martin Genealogy

 

Abraham Martin / L’Ecossais | Langlois, Marguerite

About 1616, Dieppe

[Occ. master river pilot] Continue reading

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Evelyn in Montreal: Morand, Pierre m. Barbe, Sophie

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Looking for information on the Morand family that moved from Quebec (St. August, Ste. Scholastique areas)to Ontario around 1881 until early 1900’s….Pierre Morand and Sophie (Barbe) and their children. June-Marie Body

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Pierre Morand (son of Charles Morand and Adelaide Martin-Ladouceur) and  Sophie Barbe (daughter of Francois Barbe and Marie Massy) were married on February 16th, 1857 in St. Scholastique Parish in  Mirabel (Deux-Montagnes, Quebec) on February 16th, 1857

Index: Evelyn in Montreal

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