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French Canadian Pioneers | The Sansfacon of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Sansfacon + Beignet, Boisme, Deslierres, Despernay, Provosit, Ripoche, Sansfacon, Savard LOCATIONS: Despernay, Ripoche, Boisme, Bonvouloir, Provost, Savard, Beignet

 

Denis Sansfacon / Charpentier  | Marie-Anne Despernay

August 23rd, 1688 Boucherville Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Langevins of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

Francois Langevin / Martin  |  Catherine-Barbe Goyer

October 6th, 1685, Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Girards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

 

Etienne Girard / Provencal | Francoise-Raphael CalveQUEBEC SURNAMES: Girard + Bariteau, Beaune, Boscher, Brunet, Calve, Deviss, Filles du Roi, Forcier, Girard, Girard Native Innu Montagnais, Girard Native Metis, Poitras, Renaud, Voisin | Historic b/w drawing of Lachine's Old Mill - Le vieux moulin a vent sur la pointe a l'entree du Canal Lachine

June 2nd, 1752 Ste-Genevieve-de-Pierrefonds

[Occ. military, les troupes de la Marine, Cabanac]

 

Gabriel Girard / Lafleur | Genevieve Forcier

June 21st, 1762, St-Michel-d’Yamaska

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine]

 

Guillaume Girard | Louise Deviss

January 7th, 1748, Forges du St-Maurice

[Occ. worker at the Forges]

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Cartiers of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers   

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Cartier + des Granches, Filiau, Garnier, Gauthier, Mongeon LOCATIONS: Neuville, Beauport, St-Malo, Sillery, Montreal | Vintage postcard of Port Cartier, Quebec - Cinema Cartier

 

Guillaume Cartier | Marie-Étiennette Garnier

January 18th, 1685, Neuville

[Occ. Miller]  [Baptismal record] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Laurents of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Laurent + Berthelot, Filles du Roi, Laurent Kahnawake, Laurent Native Metis, Luneau, Palin, Rochereau LOCATIONS: Qubec, hamplain, Monteal, Repentigny, Chambly | Antique drawing of Fort Chambly (1814)

 

Charles Laurent | Louise-Catherine Berthelot

April 14th, 1760, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Gagnons of Quebec

 Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Gagnon + Cauchon, Desvarieux, Godeau, Parenteau, Tavernier, Vergeat LOCATIONS: Quebec, Chambly, Trois-Rivieres, Chateau-Richer | Historic Image of J Gagnon Clothing Store on Montreal's St. Catherine Street

 

Jacques Gagnon / St-Jean | Marie-Anne Vergeat

October 29th, 1741, Chambly Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Roberts of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers


QUEBEC SURNAMES: Robert + Ayotte, Bourgery, Desparois, Marcot, Plante, Robert Native Innu Montagnais, Robert Native Mohawk Iroquois, Robert Native Ojibway LOCATIONS: Sault-au-Recollet, St-Joachim, Montreal, Neuville, St-Pierre-de-Sorel | The G. Robert Store (Magasin) in St.Louis de Gonzague, Quebec

 

Sylvain Robert  |  Marie-Josephe Perseille

June 21st, 1756, Sault-au-Recollet Continue reading

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