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Noel Morin, Cart maker | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Noel Morin was from St-Etienne (Brie, France). He was a cart maker. Once in New France, he married Helene des Portes in 1640.

 

 

Noel Morin was from St-Etienne (Brie, France). He was a cart maker. Once in New France, he married Helene des Portes in 1640.

 

 

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Morins of Quebec

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Abraham Martin, River Pilot | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Abraham Martin and was a widower when he married Marguerite Langlois in 1666 in Dieppe.

 

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Noel Simard, Miller | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Noel Simard was from Puymoyen (Charente, France). He and his wife Madeleine Racine were married on November 22nd, 1661.

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Etienne Gelinas, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Etienne Gelinas was already a widower when he arrived in New France. His second wife, whom he married in Quebec, was Marie Beauregard.

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Damien Berube, Stonemason | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Damien Berube arrived in New France in 1671 and was i involved in the establishment of the de la Bouteillerie seigneury in Riviera-Ouelle. He married Jeanne Savonnet on August 22nd, 1679.

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Gregoire Deblois, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Grégoire Deblois was from Poitou. He settled in New France in Ile d'Orleans where he eventually married a Fille du Roi called Francoise Viger

Grégoire Deblois was from Poitou. He settled in New France in Ile d’Orleans where he eventually married a Fille du Roi called Francoise Viger (see biography at GREGOIRE DEBLOIS: OUR FIRST GREGOIRE IN THE NEW WORLD).

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Claude Sauvageau, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Claude Sauvageau married Jeanne Legendre on December 3rd, 1669.

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