Category Archives: French Canadian

Coureurs

Coureurs (courir) french verb to run (de) of (bois) woods or Coureurs de Bois- Runner of the Woods was an independent entrepreneurial French-Canadian trader who traveled in New France and the interior of North America, usually to trade with the … Continue reading

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Notable descendants

Notable descendants Saint André Bessette, descendant of fille du roi Anne Le Seigneur. Hillary Clinton, descendant of filles du roi Madeleine Niel and Jeanne Ducorps dite Leduc. Angelina Jolie, descendant of fille du roi Denise Colin. Madonna (Madonna Louise Ciccone), … Continue reading

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Part (2) of the Beaugrand History

The handwritten signature of my great ancestor Jean Beaugrand or Bougeren when he was 35. In time and with the imagination of all (clergy officiants, notaries and the complicity of the ancestors themselves for sure) this patronym *Bougeren* became Beaugrand. … Continue reading

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Part (1) of the Beaugrand History

Part (1) of the Beaugrand History BEAUGRAND dit CHAMPAGNE Jean 1641-1699 m: SAMSON Margariite 1649-1721, married 1670 age 21 and Jean 29 at Sorel QC My great-great-grandfather Jean Beaugrand came to New France in 1665. He accepts the offer of … Continue reading

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The French Canadians and the Franco American (part 1)

The French Canadians and the Franco American {part1} (Prejudice and emigration). From the beginnings of the loss of North America at The Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec, 1759 was a pivotal battle in the Seven … Continue reading

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Octave Crémazie

Octave Crémazie Born: April 16, 1827, Quebec City baptized Claude-Joseph-Olivier Died: 1879, Le Havre, France.Octave Crémazie Born: April 16, 1827, Quebec City baptized Claude-Joseph-Olivier Died: 1879, Le Havre, France He was a French Canadian poet and bookseller born in Quebec … Continue reading

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Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé

Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé 1786 –1871 age 85 He was a French Canadian writer and seigneur. He was born in Quebec City in 1786, the son of seigneur Pierre-Ignace Aubert de Gaspé and Catherine Tarieu de Lanaudière, the daughter of … Continue reading

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The French Canadians

The French Canadians set up a number of villages along the waterways, including Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin; La Baye, Wisconsin; Cahokia, Illinois; Kaskaskia, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan; Saint Ignace, Michigan; Vincennes, Indiana; St. Paul, Minnesota; St. Louis, … Continue reading

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Louis-Joseph Papineau

Louis-Joseph Papineau 1786-1871 age 85 Born in Montreal, Quebec, He was a French-Canadian political leader a politician, lawyer, and the landlord of the seigneurie de la Petite-Nation. He played a major role in the events leading to the Rebellion of … Continue reading

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People manipulate people / Manipuler les gens

  People manipulate people Instructional control, (religion)- Islam, Jewish, Hindi and Christian. Kleptocracy (rule by thieves) A highly corrupt governments where politicians, bureaucrats, and their protected friends engage in sales of government licenses perquisites and other fraudulent or dishonest act … Continue reading

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