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Rene Ouellet, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

Rene Ouellet (Houallet) and Marie Rivet were married on March 8th, 1666 in Quebec

 

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Rivests of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

Maurice Rivest / Rivet  |  Marie Cusson

January 7th, 1671 Trois-Rivieres

[Occ.- settler]  [Baptismal record] Continue reading

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The Conversion of the Oka Indians (1877) | Kanenrakenhiate, Morrison, Mercier, Dougall, de Laronde, Matthewson, Rivet

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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Chief Louis’ Narrative of the way the Indians turned Protestant – No white Protestants had any part in their conversion. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Ouellets of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Ouellet + Rivet, Houallet LOCATION: Quebec | Vintage Postcard of Oullet's Hotel des Sables Rouges, in Carleton, Quebec

 

Rene Ouellet / Houallet  | Anne Rivet

March 8th, 1666, Quebec 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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