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

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

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 Maheux of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Maheux - Early French Canadian Pioneers

Rene Maheux / Maheau  |  Jeanne Garnier Grenier

July 30th, 1657 Quebec Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Simards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Simard + Racine, Durand LOCATIONS: Angouleme, Chateau-Richer

 

Noel Simard / Lombrette | Marie-Madeleine Racine

November 22, 1661, Chateau-Richer

[Occ. settler, arrived with father] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Vachons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers  

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Vachon + Langlois LOCATION: Quebec | Vintage photograph of Village Montmorency, Ulric Vachon's general store

 

Paul Vachon  |  Marguerite Langlois

October 22nd, 1653, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. mason]

[Genealogical notes + primary documents – French]

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Jourdains of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Jourdain + Bluteau, Boucher, Constantin, Delpeche dit Belair, Lallemand LOCATIONS: Quebec, Montreal, Pointe-du-Levy,

 

Guillaume Jourdain  | Jeanne Costantin

April 18th, 1678, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Beaudins of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

Benoit Baudin / Bodin  |  Marie-Madeleine Girard Beauport, Quebec | Traditional Quebec house with habitants alongside wooden fence

Married: November 10th, 1737, Trois-Rivieres

[Occ. settler]

 

Jacques Beaudin / Bodin / Rochefort  |  Catherine Corbin

Married: April 13th, 1744, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. Steward to Gov. Beauharnois]

[Baptismal record]

Philippe Bodin / Desjardins  | Anne Aumier

Married: January 12th, 1699, Charlesbourg

[Occ. Butcher]  [Baptismal record – French] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Cauchons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Cauchon + Abraham, Gagnon, Langlois, Miville, Tardif LOCATIONS: Chateau-Richer, Dieppe,(France), Quebec, Ile d'Orelans | Jacques Cauchon, Canadian

 

Jacques Cauchon / Lamothe  | Barbe-Delphine Tardif

November 23rd, 1661, Chateau-Richer

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