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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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Antoine Roy-Desjardins, Cooper | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Antoine Roy-Desjardins was originally from Bourgogne (France) and he arrived in Quebec in June, 1665, He was a copper. He settled in Batsman where he married Marie Major.

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Guillaume Pelletier, Carpenter | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Guillaume Pelletier was originally from Orne (Mortagne, France). He and his wife Michelle Mabille arrived in Quebec with their two children. They had been married in France on February 12th, 1619. He was a carpenter. Continue reading

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

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Jacques Massicotte married Catherine Baril on June 28th, 1698 and the couple settled down to farm on the shores of the Batisman river.

 

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