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French Canadian Pioneers: The Vinets of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

VINET Early French Canadian Pioneers: The Vinets of Quebec

 

 

Barthelemy Vinet / Larente | Etiennette Alton

June 13th, 1672  Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Mignots of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Boucher, Dubeau, Filles du Roi, Ozou LOCATIONS: Beauport, Montreal, Chateau-Richer

 

Florent-Antoine Mignot / Meignot | Marie Julie Dubeau

September 24th, 1760, Beauport Continue reading

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Riviere-Ouelle: Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle

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One day I was on my knees in a cramped, second-hand book shop in the east end of Montreal. What was I doing there? I was rummaging through a slighly damp, crumpled cardboard box shoved up under a metal shelving unit. Under a pile of old French cathechism books and church notices, I noticed an ornate red leather binding sticking out. It turned out to be an original copy (1890) of Abbe. Casgrain‘s “Une Paroisse Canadienne au XVII Siecle – La Riviere-Ouelle” – a parish history covering the Riviere-Ouelle of the 17th century. Continue reading

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