A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Samuel Papineau, Military | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

 

Continue reading

July 1, 2019 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Nicolas Pasquin, Master Carpenter | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

 

Continue reading

July 1, 2019 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

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

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

 

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

May 2, 2019 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Jean Gagnon, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

GAGNON Jean Gagnon and Marguerite Racine were pioneers in St-Anne-de-Beaupre.

 

Continue reading

March 29, 2019 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Etienne Lessard, Militiaman | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

LESSARD Etienne Lessard was a militia trainer who arrived in Quebec in 1846 and became co-seigneur of the Lanoraie fief in 1688.

 

Continue reading

March 29, 2019 Posted by | . | , | 1 Comment

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.

 

Continue reading

March 29, 2019 Posted by | . | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Francois Chagnon | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

CHAGNON Francois Chagnon married Catherine Charon in 1681 and together they homesteaded and raised four children.

 

Continue reading

March 29, 2019 Posted by | . | , , , | Leave a comment

Louis Guimont, Farmer | Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

GUIMONT Louis Guimont crossed the Atlantic sometime between 1640 and 1652, but what is known for sure is that he settled on a farm in St-Anne-de-Beaupre parish and married Jeanne Bitouset in 1653

 

Continue reading

March 29, 2019 Posted by | . | , , , | Leave a comment

Jacques Bernier, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

BERNIER Jacques Bernier and Antoinette Grenier were married on July 23rd, 1656 and settled down on the Ile d'Orleans.

 

Continue reading

March 29, 2019 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Germain Doucet | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

DOUCET | My ancestor Germain Doucet arrived in Acadie with Commander Isaac de Racily by the year 1640.

 

Continue reading

March 27, 2019 Posted by | . | , | Leave a comment