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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lesperances of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

L'Assomption Post Office

 

Andre Lesperance / Remy  | Louise Boucher

May 1st, 1730 Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Comtois of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

Historic image Repentigny Quebec | Roadside diner, Esso gas station, 1950s(?)

 

Denis  Comtois / Fardet  |  Marie-Catherine Poirier

October 20th, 1760 Chambly Continue reading

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Dandurand, Drouin, Roy | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

 

(Translation)

Sister

Dorilda Drouin Continue reading

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Charron, Hurteau, Roy | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

(Translation)

Sister

Anna Roy Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Babeus of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Andre Babeu / Babeuf | Anne Roy Continue reading

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The Dukes | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

Richard Duke and Sara Leger are the founding Duke couple in Shippegan. Their children included: Johnny (m. Elisabeth Noel, widow of Oxibe Hache), Elisabeth Betsie (m. David Cowhic, a widower from New Bandon), Catherine (m. George James Chiverton, son of George Chiverton and Eliza Catherine Alexander)Année (m. George Guignard, widower of Caroline Forbes), Richard (m. Salome Chiasson, daughter of Jean Chiasson and Pelagie Doiron), Mary Jane ( m. Pierre Roy, son of Joseph Roy and Marie Doucet), Joseph (m. Marie Guignard, daughter of Michel Guignard and Archange Hache).

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.


 

 

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The Doucets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

I descend from the Shippegan Doucets through my maternal grandmother.

Etienne Stephen Doucet (son of Etienne Doucet and Marie Landry) of Caraquet married Marthe Witzell (daughter of William Witzell and Mary Topham) on February 18th, 1833. The couple lived near the Shippegan pier on a plot of land obtained from Marthe’s father. In 1851 they sold the land to Charles Delagarde and moved to Pointe Brule. Continue reading

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