HISTORY DE Saint -Denis- sur- Richelieu

HISTORY

DE

Saint -Denis- sur- Richelieu.

(CANADA)

BY

Cura H’CEEamsville ,

the diocese is the third – Saini Kvacinà ® binds ( Asacol )

former vicar at Saint’Denis .

ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS .

SAINT -HYACINTHE (CANADA) .

PRINTING ” MAIL FROM SAINT -HYACINTHE

1905.

Enicgistià , confoimÃment to the Act of Parliament of Canada,
the abbé J.-B.-A. Allaire , in Annae thousand nine hundred and six , in
Office of the Minister of Agriculture, at Ottawa.

: Â € ¢ ^ INTRODUCTION

Alemento Dierum Ãîìïà ¹ jiioruni ,
cogita generationes singulas ; inter-
r- oga patrem tuum and annuntiabit
” Tibi : vtajores tuos and dicent tibi .

Remember the days of old,
think to each gÃnÃrations ;
ask thy father , and he will the racon –
tera ; Inter7 – oge your ancestors , and they
you tell them ,

.”>( Dent. , xxxii ,> .

It is with joy that true home – Canadians
Ront excellent pages that follow.

We have just learned of the work
Mr. Allaire on the abbé historic parish of St.
Deuis -sur- Richelieu. It is difficult to ap *
prÃcier to its value in this prÃface ; ALOGE that the
we could do would be below the Marité
work, and we Ãprouvons of scruple to prÃvenir ,
the judgments of experts. It is also more
a page of comments need to
embrace the whole of this Å ” one embodiment, to formulate
proper criticism.

Here’s why :

The modest priest who is dÃvouà to this between –
are taken conscientiously worked for sev –
Annaes several , to force labors , research,
dÃpenses sometimes heavy , tiring of dÃmarches it
has pulled the shadow of oblivion with a dry ” Reta worthy
Best ALOGE the instructive history and intÃressante
of this ancient parish.

There’s more.

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M. l’ abbé Allairea completed a Å “uvre which would
Dapit in the most Ãuergiques efforts , not
aujourd’Lui

Any capital pÃriode this history,
disturbances of 1837-38 , which ATA rebuilt after the
version of itself ern ment had sap contrÃ’lÃe of tÃmoins and
participants to the action , can not be rebuilt because the
survivors are at pretty much ¨ s all down in
grave. Just SABSA ® ste- teapot – t ® three or four tÃmoins
whose mÃmoire could rÃsister to the ravages of time .

It is therefore impossible to rescue the Varita
About to more than did the former vicar
St- Denis .

It was often said that history is a
conspiracy against the baryta .

Axiom lying here , because the author has applied
N’Ãcrire to that on the basis of authentic documents
and reports rigorously corroborÃs . What
Abundant and atudes variÃes the author did he not enter –
taken to arrive at his book to print the stamp
absolute accuracy !

No work has also sÃrieux ATA still accompanied
fold on meeting the troops and patriots to
St- Denis in 1837 . Of same , the chronic is restÃe
silent on several ÃvÃnements considÃrables Anta
laughing at this pass -at-Arms . This book will at
day more new.

To give an IDEA Intara ª t of the book indi-
quons main topics traitÃs . Ah ovo initiam :
point dÃpart is secured to the date of dÃcouverte
the river re Iroquois Champlain , after the Ãpoque
founding of the parish in 1740 , the War
Assignment , skirmishes during the invasion Amari –
caine , the history of the Lords , during which we
admire the noble figure of Mr. ContrecÅ ” heart , one

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU VII

the glories of Canada franà § ais , that of Curas which
three vicars – gÃnÃraux : MM . the Abbas Cherrier
And Badard . Funds. The role of these characters Ãtait
then the first order, and Ava ª that time did
nothing without consulting M Cheriier . Mr. Badard enjoyed
Ãgalement an undisputed prestige Mr. Demers
refused the miter placÃe i) read later on tetc of
Merr I. Bourijet . The history of one hundred families fundamental
matrices of this parish and those of voisinuge
N is also Ãcrite , that of religious Ãtablissements ,
Ãducationnels and charitable occupies a place to share ;
no less captivating than the movement com-
cial antÃrieur to 1837. And portraits of great read –
tors such as Bourdages, Cherrier , the Nelson
Papineau , etc. . , do not they apply to themselves while
a book?

The attraction of rÃcit is more upstepped [ tar
excelleiites of engravings by the artistry of
Dr. JB Richard , his descendant of the same
Canadian pioneer families . The latter recon-
tituà Ãdifices several views and plans of the territory
territory .

These are all noble memories qu’immorrali –
will ceuvrc the abbé Mr. Allaire . it mÃritera
to be cla & frae among the most autorisÃs works .

Better than anyone he knew about it and
found able to } – work . Gifted with a rare
mÃmoire , an anergy to all Ãpreuve , helped by
prÃcieux employees secured several Annaes on
places same, he has to make every contribution
complete its work.

When La Bruyère ¨ re published his “â € ¢ Character res” , it
§ Let’s start at the dÃdicace his book with these lines:
” I give the public what it has loaned me , I borrowed
“â – him the re Contents of this book , it is just that .

VIII HISTORY OF SAINT -DENIS

” Having finished with the attention to Varita
” I’m capable of , and that Marité me , I would
” To make restitution .”

In many respects these words find their application here
cation. M. l’ abbé Allaire, the care given to its
“History” , to make St- Denis and tÃmoms who
inspired dÃclarations in their original form and
pungent .

His zà ¨ good Canadian will Seconda , we
have the firm hope , gratitude by effectively
manifestÃe of his countrymen.

JB Bousquet .

HISTOIRK OF

Saint – Denis – sur – Richelieu

CHAPTER I

DÃcouverte and conquest of you vallÃe Richelieu .

Concession of the Lordship of Saint- Denis .

Description. From 1603 to 1694 .

When Champlain in 1G03 , dÃcouvrit the Rich –
place and some of its vallÃe (1 ), Saint -Denis n’Ãtait
one point lost the vast forest.

In the depths of the woods , there was plenty
large and small game . Many Ãtaient the che –
vreuils and congÃnà lights moose, deer and
caribou. Beavers lived in villages flourishing
nents on all streams , especially
the Amyot . The Bears had their free coudÃes ,
wolves and water that does not disturb the in-
binge lamb. Then the partridge pies (2) and
wild ducks , and hace and otters ,
had even more people of their hope these
they occupy less space.

The AbÃnaquis Ãtaient that the propriÃtaires
good hunting country , while the Iroquois Ãtaient
home on the other side of the river re (3).

( i ) . â € ” Dionne , Samuel Champlain , I, 64; Champlain ascended
so that even before the Richelieu Saint- Charles about .

( 2 ) . â € ” The Ãtaient so many pies to Saint- Denis to

1830
they covered even half- acre of their nuÃes . we

Ãtait
Raduit to keep the field against them to prevent it from

while
dÃtruire .

( 3 ) . â € ” Roy IIistoi ? e of the lordship of Lotizon , I, 2 .

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euples avaient jusque-là vÃcu eu bons”>Both ]> euples had previously had good Vacu
neighbors. Their areas atant well dÃlimiiÃs by
nature, they were content to go quiet –
ment , the bow arm to find food .
But the peace was soon to be broken after the rear –
Vae of EuropÃens .

Daja long since the war was in per –
manence between the Hurons and Algonquins of
hand and the other Iroquois . When Franà § ais
Premia lights made ​​their explorations in the country, they
invitÃs were to be there even l . Algonquin especially
in the crowded . Eitouser their cause, after all ,
since it could not remain neutral , seemed com –
bring more benefits than inconvÃnients , it is
put away their side .

In consÃquence , as soon 1609, Champlain and some
companions to join these sixty
aborigà ¨ nes and ascend the river re singing cadencÃ
new alias .

Rendered in Lake George, they fight , and the victory
crown their efforts (1). Plà ” t to God that fà ” t
everything! But reprÃsentants the king of France had
ATA that day there lay a Ãtincelle in those distant para-
management . Falling in the middle of a brave nation,
strong enough in numbers to be the terror of all the
amÃricain northeast , it produced a terrible blazes –
ment . The enemy had SBA , indeed , but it n’Ãtait
somehow as to enable it to better
s’Ãlancer . Of indignation arose in him a hatred
Relentless name franà § ais , and this first- Rencon –
rÃalità be marked in the beginning of a second
War percent each , almost without truce , and in all
the case also in proportion dÃsastreuse than

Dioiine , Samuel Champlain , I, 249 and 250 .

SAINT- SUR- DEXIS KICIIELIEU

nioiule the former . The Dutch and the English made
soon common cause with the losers , and the Abana –
quired to make the gÃnÃrale conflagration is
rÃunirent the party kissed by the subjects of Louis
XIV .

The banks of the river “re Hicbelieu have not ATA
Thaa ¢ be battles, but the river became
from then on the natural path of vengeful native ¨ nes ,
who lived between Lake ON; uio and Champlain.
This way Ãtait to them , they haunted presqr.e con-
manually and is not looked the same to me mouth
from a distance and with trembling , ( e is only 1666
that has the enlevÃe had them back then with their
force onto their mountains of New ATAT
York (1) .

The expÃdition Marquis Trac } ^ , by
exÃcuter this retreat led to a new ¨ re
for richeloise Ragion (2) FermÃe to Franà § ais ,
although belonging to them , it was their then
opened.

This territorial expansion offered some –
ment to colonization one of the fields the JIA ® us
enviable . The species exubÃrantes FORESTIA lights ( ^ ui
the protÃgeaient their Ãpaisse mane re , enough said
fertilità the top of the soil . Also he produced
hundredfold when he ATA dÃfrichà and cultured .

The cherry cÃ’toyait the oak and beech . the
are frail , cherry and senellicr grew to the Alvi of
plume elm . Everywhere was in great
the number lion , arable and plains. the wood

( I) . â € ” Gosselin , Life of Bishop Laval I. 496 🙂 0 to 5 .

( 2 ) . â € ” Richelois or richeloise to fÃminin , means”

Richelieu
Richelieu ” , it can also mean ” capita

vallÃe , the
Place Richelieu . ” This word fiuoique rare at Ata jiarfois Usita

somewhere else
before to be here .

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soft , such as pine , fir, Ãpinette , lime and
hemlock, also had their rÃserves . Then there
had the cedar , birch, willow and some Gothic –
fold .

It is with reason that the name of Richelieu
award-winning competitors for dÃsigner the river
main so splendid vallÃe (1). Rivières re of
Iroquois , Chambly or Sorel ” t eà not been as
sense. The first reminded dark Annaes ;
and the other two are kept as souvenir
fairly obscure officers, while the surviving Us
calls into mÃmoire one of the brightest glories fran –
To § ease, we speak our origins. Then it is
not so bad to call Rich Place a piece of land that
Marité so .

Saint- Denis was first ATA enclavÃe in the vast
lordship of CITIA machine, which contained in its limited
your whole diocese is St. IIyacinthe and many
more. She ATA concÃdÃe Champlain
To Mr. Lauzon , 15 January 1635. We had Detailed
great in a country that it was ready so without thinking
which is hindered by the progressing too confident at the ini –
tive of one. The crown has corrected the error to
1670 by taking almost all his land restÃes
uneducated and concÃdant to new ( 2).

( I) . â € ” In the various acts notariÃs and others we

could
view , we see appear from time to time the names of river re

of
Iroquois, Sorel or Chainbly but that of Richelieu there

appears ® t
most frÃquemment .

( 2 ) . â € ” Hoy , History of the Lordship of Lauzon , I, 41 to 4S;

134.
Jodoin and Vincent , History of Longueuil , 630 and 631 , the

lordship
the CITIA ¨ re included the same to me from the MontrÃal ® . Obviously,

such as
Suite says :

Mr. Lauzon ,

§ is a lovely boy .

Took the gajlon

And took him along .

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU

The ruins of this area have arisen over twenty-
five lordships and later townships number
considÃrable more .

Saint- Denis has ATA tirÃe by Frontenac , 20
September 1694 (1).

AppuyÃe on the Richelieu, this concession was
for neighbors , opposite that of ContrecÅ ” heart and on the
northern flank , the Saint -Ours . Back , there will be
later Saint- Hyacinthe and south St. Charles.

Two leagues in front of two Ãgalement
depth, it Präsente the figure of a little diamond
pronounced . Five rangÃes land ( appelÃes ordinarily
SURELY concessions) divide it into five zones parallel –
the re to the river with many paths in the same
direction. Two cross roads (2) ¨ is buying wind
compose all rÃseau lanes in
its limits. As the village is in the middle of the
terminal marquÃe by Richelieu it is placed . this
site is also central agrÃable little .

In view of the fertilità , best partagÃe
dyonisiennes five sections (3 ) is without
the second me , which is to be the vallÃe of Amyot ;
then come in order of wealth, my third , the
fourth- , the first- and finally the fifth is
the downside to further highlight the
beauty of the rest.

(I) â € ” Extract Registers Intendances , Parts and

doctinienls ,
page 412.

( 2 ) . â € ” The North is called Yamaska, because it is the che –
min ordinary people of Saint- Denis to the river or re Yamaska

St.
Hyacinthe , the other is nommÃe Goddu road in memory of Staff

Goddu
on the ground that it has taken to ATA from Bord-de

water. This M.
Goddu then die gone to St. CÃsaire -de -Rouville .

( 3 ) . â € ” dionysiac kindred comes from the Latin word” Dionysius , ” Denis

fran –
To § ais . So dionysiac kindred means ” Saint- Denis or resident

St.
Denis ” , depending on the circumstances .

HISTORY OF SAINT -DENIS

The bottom of the Edge- to -water and the part corresponding
dante ‘s second- largest is called the start –
ing the coast of Placentia (1) c’Ãtait poÃtique ; more
Later this name is exclusively remained at the forefront ,
and the other became the Oak denied “re . today these
names are missing. As for the northernmost extrÃmità –
nal of the fourth- rank , it is still by dÃsignÃe
the fairly harmonious appellation Cascariuette .
But this name is as old as hard to
ear. It recalls that this place was once
dÃtachà lordship of a small fief ÃphÃmà ¨ re (2)
large 18 by 50 acres for we know not what
hÃritier .

Relatively to MontrÃal , Sorel and Saint – Hyacin
the Saint- Denis is to ¨ s pretty much the center of the triangle
dÃcrivent that these three cities.

( I) . â € ” See various acts of concessions to the tenants.
( 2 ) . â € ” Bouchette, Topographical Description of the Province

lower
Canada , 217 .

CHAPTER II

First lords of Saint- Denis . Mr. de Gannes .
M. de Noray . M. ContrecÅ ” heart. From 1694 to 1775 .

The happy mortal who has ATA taillÃe the sei –
gneurie Saint- Louis Denis de Gannes , Sieur de
Falaize . C’Ãtait a gentleman franà § ais many
richest nobility titles that resources pacu –
niaires . It Ãtait born to Buxeuil in Poitou , in the year 1666
( 1), and Ãtait arrived in Canada around the age of twenty
Quality was an ensign in the troops of his Majesià .
Shortly after dÃbarquà be on the shores of St. Lau-
rent , he ATA promoted to lieutenant ( 2).

DESPITE his fortune he compensated dÃfaut
also by many other advantages , he could not
barely get his free entrÃes in Denis Barbe , widow
First Lord of ContrecÅ ” heart and retirÃe Quà –
beak with two bore a son and a daughter. this
Ãtait woman fourteen years older than him, but
a large diffÃrence of à ¢ ge does not prevent each
s’Ãprendre of like two young lovers and to
married November 10, 1691 (3).

The new couple then went to open the door
fermÃes former mansion ContrecÅ ” heart. Unfortu –
nately three years later, the seigneur are soft –
Daja could , after having given birth to one second
daughter.

Shortly before her death, she had seen her husband

( i) â € ” Tanguay GÃnÃalogique Dictionary , I, 165.

(2) â € ” in 1687 . — Daniel , our national glories , II, 282 .

(3) â € ” Tanguay , Ibid ..

HISTORY

procÃder to the dÃmarches to ensure the concession
sion of Saint- Denis . The obtaining of these between –
do, he appelÃe of the name in memory of his com –
Spain disappeared.

Thus the name of Saint- Denis relates to glory
one of the most remarkable families in our country ,
at the same time it indicates patron of the rental
fi the first apostle of the mother- country (1). The father
Beard n’Ãtait once came to France in order to
contribute to the conversion of the Indians . At this
end he lavished on the battlefields of
Acadia and dÃvouà eagerly to the prospÃrità the
colony QuÃbec ( 2). Among his son , M. de Vitra
ATA member of the supreme council of the ITouvelle –
France , Mr M. of Konde and Bonaventure have
as their father , conquered much of their laurels
in Acadian wars (3). Beard itself even
was governor Lauzou godfather .

Mr. de Gannes not soon leave ContrecÅ ” ur
after the DACA ¨ s its Ãpouse . He remarried the Annae
Next Louise Le Gardeur de Tilly , and as
military before he Ãtait be colonizer , it is
busier than their lordships to in dÃfaire .
He sold the Saint -Denis on 21 March 1713 ( 4), and
daughter, co- propriÃtaire , abandoned his Ãgalement
hand, just one month after (5).

(1) â € ” 17 to 13 in 1743 , the lordship has almost lost its name

of
Saint- Denis to take dÃfinitivement that its new

possession
ers : Noray , Nora , Dumesnil or Dumesny . This is what we con-
tate by the various acts of concessions to tenants. The act

of appointment
nation’s first missionary, Mr. Gosselin said : “in dominio

Dumini ” .

(2) â € ” Suite , History of Canadians Franà § ais , III , 56 , IV , 56

and 68.

(3) â € ” Daniel , do you glory nat . , I, 328 and 329.

(4) â € ” For a notary Borbel , to QuÃbec .

(5) â € ” For a notary AdhÃmar , to MontrÃal .

\ – \ J 4 ^

CIIAMl’J . I.K RICIIKLIKU ON AIX ( the IIA -e 2).

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICIIELIEU

It is in the wars in Acadia ( 1) M. de
Filled , as his fine brothers , has passed the rest of his
life ( 2). Her daughter, after having exhausted his instruction to
MontrÃal is entrÃe the Ursulines of Trois-
Riva ® Ã ¨ res , where she ATA known MÃ ¨ re
Louise de Sainte -Marie ( 3).

The Lordship of Saint- Denis , restÃe the same
ATAT on the day of its concession at Ata transfÃrÃe of
hands of his first dÃtenteurs to those of Jacques
The Picart , Sieur de Noraj and Dumesnil , who bought
for a nominal price .

The new acquÃreur Ãtait still a soldier.
NÃ to Nora } ‘ , the diocese is to Ba3’eux , in France , in the year
1603 he came to Canada in Ãtait frames ar-
Mae to 16S5 . He then successively ATA teaching
reign , major and lieutenant. A wedding in the inter-
valle , completed to establish the capital of that other noble .

On 16 fÃvrier 1692 he Ãpousa Renae
Chorel – Dorvilliers in the humble chapel of Cham –
plain. That day there Ãtait he admitted in a family also
chrÃtienne that rich . Three girls came out for
QuÃbec to become religious . As for those who re-

(1) â € ” – In 1702 , he Ãtait lieutenant in Acadia in

comiingnie of
Chacornade . pà ¯ ndant his brother Franà § ois Ãtait captain

in the com –
pany of Falaize . Daniel A’os glories nalionaks , II, 346 .

(2) â € ” Lâ , ¬ s Ursulines of Trois- Rivières, I, 240 to 244,

rajipoitent ,
 ” after the sd? S official documents, that Mr. de Gannes Ãtait ” a

officer
Marité , very I < slow and very attached to military seivice ” .

we know
< ie more than the rest of his life was offered to the king of it

grant
cross of St. Louis .

(3) â € ” Ursulines of Trcis -Rivières res ^ I, 240 and 241. â € ” The

young
Louise did . only 7 to 8 years when the Ãtablissement

Franciscans
said RÃcollets to MontrÃal . One Sunday, in the wake of a sermon

where we
invited the faithful to come dÃposer their mite to help to

Construction
< read new monastery , she showed her good Centrally ” ur selling its

power ] ) æ
To one of his companions and then go hard in sÃrieusement

offer
5 or 6 in the religious .

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was in the world , she had received Ãgalement § u a
excellent Ãducation to the capital. The morning of his
marriage , her father favored her in addition to the attractive dowry
pre ¨ s seven hundred dollars (1).

After a few Annaes ÃcoulÃes Cliamplain to Mr.
of ] S ” Oraj went s’Ãtablir dÃfinitivement to MontrÃal .
That’s where he died on October 26, 17] 3 , leaving
four children : Louis , Hector, Renae and Philip,
respectively à ¢ Gas eighteen , sixteen, fifteen and thirteen
years (2) . JS ” having had time to form pro –
jets piour lordship he had acquÃrir it
lÃguait to his Ãpouse and the care of orphans
put to exÃcution .

The family, after the DACA ¨ s its leader, is part
for QuÃbec . The son were able to complete their atudes
under the direction of the very dÃvouÃs ready sÃminaire and
the girl, after being bÃnÃficià of teaching
Ursulines, became a nun in the same com-
Nauta his masters ® braids.

The mother is dÃcÃdÃe to turn less than four
years after her husband, May 1, 1717 .

RÃellement then engaged the struggle for life
among those whom Providence delighted to as Ãprou –
worm. Fortunately the Air ® Daja was born twenty- one years ;
he was soon acting both in its own name and that
his brothers and his his’ heart.

It is June 17, 1720 we begin to see their
dionysiac kindred action in the field. At that time, they
will give their first- concession. Then they con –
tinue to take care of their heritage, but suffering
fering the slowness are frappÃs all progra ¨ s
in the colony Whole ¨ re .

(1) â € “In the past and today to Sainte- Anne de la PÃ ¢ ade

37 and 38.

(2) â € ” Tanguay Dictionary gan ..

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They wander dn field and open paths
As to an extent that is prÃsentent the census .
Thus we are in the sixteen Annaes subsÃquentes .
All work ATA however limited to a part of
Edge – of -water . In all, there were only five families
installÃes of ( 1 ) .

DESPITE the obstacles that stood in front of their
good willpower , the rÃsultat Ãtait right – even encouraged me
infuriating . NÃanmoins it not fat enough
for young noblemen , who restored the field
for sale .

(Test the grand-son of Denis Barbe , Pierre- Claude
PÃcaudy of ContrecÅ ” sister, who bought it on September 12,
1736 to join him at his haritage ContrecÅ of ” heart,
that this increase in Ãtait rÃalità the continuation
tion by Beyond the Richelieu.

The new acquÃreur then n’Ãtait in its
trentià Annae ¨ me atant the manor born ContrecÅ ” ur ,
October 28, 1705 , of Franà § ois -Antoine PÃcaudy of
ContrecÅ ” heart and Jeanne de Saint -Ours . This is the
Governor MontrÃal , Claude Hamezay , who
worn on the baptismal font.

After having finished his atudes of the sÃminaire
QuÃbec he took service in the King’s troops in
Canada. His activities as well as his bravery,
irrÃsistiblement pushed towards career where s’Ãtait
illustrated his nly ¯ air ( 2). Teaches at twenty-four ,
he became lieutenant three years later and captain
To forty years. This is the latest high quality that
ATA has sent in rOhio in 1749 to serve on
English have to Ãvacuer franà the territory of § ais
which they continued to em [ tiÃter . The mission has

(1) â € “The number of concesMons was 25 .

(2) â € ” Daniel A’os g / oircs IITA . , II, 39 and 40.

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rÃussi well , he was asked to rÃpÃter in 1754.
This time, he had to face a more organic rÃsistance
Nisae . S’Ãtant seized , as soon penny arrivÃe , strong
that the enemy had the audacity Ãlever field
coveted , he finished as the Fort Duquesne and
formed in the center of his opÃrations , but is now
the city of Pittsburgh (1). The following spring, after
be defeated by his successively gÃnÃraux the
two armÃes Washington (2) and Braddock, he
returned with the satisfaction of having kept still
intact contrÃe that Ãtait of dÃfendre charged .

In 1756 , he passed the ATA on the shores of Lake Cham –
plain as a guard avancÃe (3). Finally, when
dÃcisive Battle of the Plains of Abraham, he Ãtait in
the same EIA under the walls of QuÃbec . But it was the
last fight in which he took part (4).

During his campaigns, nothing in his land
had suffered from his absence. Before leaving, he
ministered to all. Rarely even he left s’Ãcou –
l a Annae without going to the scene to realize
in person. After that , he could give far
orders with many prÃcision that the eà ” t have often
Haiter .

Bride with Madeleine Boucher Laperrià machine, the
January 10, 1729 (5), it has never been domiciled
other than the home parish of his wife, to
Boucherville, or to MontrÃal (6). This is especially the

(1) â € ” Casgrain, JÃ ? Ioiitcalm and Lcvis , I, 534 to 529.

(2) â € “” After the dÃfaite Washington was Signae said the abbé
Daniel , who had surrendered singularly humiliating the future

Chief
the IndÃpendance amÃricaine . ” Our glories nat . , I, 241.

(3) â € ” Casgrain, Montcalm and wash, I, 87 and 88 , 144 and 145.

(4) â € ” Suite , History of Canadians Franà § ais , VII, 127.

(5) â € ” Tanguay Dict. gcn . , VI, 272.

(6) â € ” A MontrÃal , M. ContrecÅ ” heart remained tantÃ’t Saint-
TantÃ’t Jacques and St. Paul Street .

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- 13 RICHELIEF

places he headed the progra ¨ s his lordship
Saint- Denis .

Also excellent Catholic and sincere patriot
man heard in aflairs he printed at the
prospÃrità of a young colony that Alan is power –
Vait espÃrer difficult . Nothing seems to have ATA
nÃgligà dÃsirà goal to achieve .

First he hastened to the dÃmarches
which could provide a service to his tenants
religious . Colonize otherwise expose c’Ãtait
brave pioneers to a cooling in the faith and
make at the same time less effective its effi ^ rts
settlement he continued . Thanks to its gÃnÃro –
Sita , he managed to its purposes may be earlier that
thought.

In all favorable opportunities (and for him they
Many Ãtaient ) , he spoke to anyone who would listen
beautiful land of Saint- Denis . He knew and
he did not believe too much to brag about. Then, the
motion data , he smoothed his best diffi-
piles that could prevent to get there.

When he saw the Acadians banished come expensive –
expensive asylum on the banks of the St. Lawrence , it is
had hastened to attract a number in its
areas . Thus Saint -Antoine and Saint-
Denis had their small contingents of these victims
the English cruelty .

Moreover, as the laws franà § abducted to ease
people the freedom to s’Ãtablir on propriÃtÃs
not having forty five acres Carras , to less than
it fà ” t in a city or village lÃgalement

14 HISTORY

formed (1) , he confÃrer latter privilege to
around the Ãglise in 1758. Thus it easier
localities in the installation of various industries,
which we could not otherwise enjoy.

Finally he had to survey the manor
fourth- place inclusive, he opened almost
all fairly good roads and during the thirty-
nine years of his reign , fifteen families of com –
reached the commencement of chifi’re hundred and sixty .

We can then dÃcerner him any justice
As vÃritable founder of Saint -Denis .

Having lost her soon after Ãpouse ¨ s conquest you, he
was remarried in 1768 , to Marguerite Puigibaut ,
widow of Stephen Rocbert the Morandià ¨ re ( 2). it is
she , 13 dÃcembre 1775 , has closed his eyes to
sorry sir, then Knight of the Order of St.
Louis since 1756 , and lÃgislatif advisor since what –
few months .

(1) â € ” edicts and orders , I, 586. Here is part of the text of

laws
in question, they are the April 28, 1745 :

“Article I. â € ” Made Her Majesty’s dÃfense to all subjects of the
New France , which have land to hundred of stick shooting dorÃnavant

or do
stick shooting no house and Atable stone or wood on

land or por –
tions , at least they are an acre and a half front

of thirty
To forty deep, hardly ” fine; barns allowed.

“Art , II . Â €” his Majesty’s … Allows to nearby residents
cities . , . Ãtablissements to such and such Ãtendue

field
they deem to about .. . ” .

“Art. III. Â € ” The provisions in portÃes prÃcÃdent Article

will
place for the towns and villages Daja Ãtablis , or the

will by
Subsequently, and following that will be prized by the Governor nÃcessaire

gÃnÃral
and intendant of the colony, to the effect of what they

dÃtermineront limits
the said towns and villages in the – Beyond which it will be allowed

the capita
amounts to other Ãtablissements on their land

censive that
conformÃment to which ATA Raglan first article

Präsente
Ordinance ” .

(2) â € ” Tanguay, Dut . gc’n . , VI, 272.

SAINT- DBNIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 15

He was buried at MontrÃal (1) , where it is dÃcÃdà ;
but to Saint- Denis was owed a Funa ¨ bre Service
even when the recognition and made ​​me him cÃlÃbrer
with all possible pomp’e the middle of a competition
gÃnÃral Dyonisiens of its former tenants.

The Making of the parish has long kept
the cross of St. Louis , he had Portae with such
dignity and he had the attention it dÃlicate
prune in his will .

Of his four children , his two son having prÃcÃdÃ
in the tomb , one at the age of twenty- five years (2) and
the other one to twenty-nine , (3) it was both
daughters and their husbands him succÃdà ¨ rent .

2nd ‰ ^

(1) â € ” He was buried the day after his death in the chapel
St. Aniable Ãglise the former Our Lady of MontrÃal .

records
of my baptism , weddings and sÃpultures N ^ . -D . of MontrÃal .

(2) â € ” wash ACRIT to Bigot about M. ContrecÅ ” ur still

to
Lake Chaniplain : ” M. de ContrecÅ ” heart is in the greatest

affliction
the death of his son Air ® Neo , who had the misfortune to kill

once
rifle that party, and on which he leaned Ãtait …. ATAT the

father is
very touching. ATA I see yesterday I invited him to go

pass
few days to MontrÃal and he told me he would go when

believe it
there would be nothing to fear in this part . ” â € ”

Casgrain,
Montcalm and wash, I, 146.

(3) â € ” The parity in 1761 in the sinking of the ” . \ Uguste ” . â € ”
Daniel , Our glories IITA . , I, 160.

CHAPTER III

GÃnÃrale view of Saint -Denis in 1740. His pioneering
Niers Saint- Germain , Dudevoir , Larue,
Bousquet, Joabert , Maheux
Lacroix, Chaussà , Dragon, Messier , Poulin,
Charpentier, Laporte, Jette, Ledoux,
Laperle, Dubreuil. 1740.

â € ¢ In 1740 , Annae Ãrection of Saint- Denis
religious mission twenty-two families Ãtaient AChE
lonnÃes in twenty houses along the Richelieu c’Ãtait
all the little colony . On the current location of
Village living with their wives and children,
Joubert, Saint -Germain , Dudevoir , Poulin and Jette .
Going up the river there were re Dubreuil, lea
four brothers Bousquet, Lacroix , Carpenter, Ledoux
and Laperle . In infÃrieure of the Lord Kri –
series , both c’Ãtaient Maheux together, the two
Dragon set Ãgalement , Larue, Chaussà Messier
and Laporte .

In each house , restÃes for most
part of site huts , probably rÃgnait
still gà ª do .

The street itself even , that rÃunissait
all , in n’Ãtait rÃalità a crooked neck –
rant on the edge of the coast. Just a small dÃsert
Were there and there has to § SBA just the forest around
homes. That’s where the rare passer-by could see
to work in the fields the whole family re of each

18 HISTORY

settlers. As the harvest did not come soon
rÃcompenser so courageous work.

Sometimes be doing well to hear the LISIA ¨ re
Wood cry of the beast beast , but it had
Around the whole orchestra of most birds
varias . DESPITE fears and hardships, this
Champa be good life of primitive times lacked
no charms. This is certainly not when
¨ progra its all organized that one can find such
poÃsie .

In the midst of this population, not yet
priest of mÃdecin , notary , or merchant, and,
that men Matier , only shoemaker Jette .
However isolation Ãtait far to be as large
one might assume . Do not they both lived to
leagues only ContrecÅ ” heart and Saint -Ours ?
And to the one and to the other localities were found that man –
cated to Saint- Denis .

Less father Dragon, came from France , all
Dyonisiens first settlers Ãtaient Canadians capita
Tuas deprivation. They originate Ãtaient : one
Sainte- Anne -de- Beauprà two Beauport , two
Charlesbourg, a Sainte- Ap -de -la- Parade, four
ContrecÅ of ” heart, one of Repentigny , six ” Varennes,
One of the re Rivières -des- Prairies, Boucherville and
MontrÃal two . Besides this small group
somehow formed a circle of friends, several
of them Ãtaient Daja consanguineous or alias . well-
sooner they will almost all .

Although Joubert is the first ATA to get his
concession on the corner of Bani shores of Richelieu, he
is left to be ahead Ãtablir . He had his
contract as propriÃtaire of MM in 1720 . of
Noray , but little Fortuna , he had so
dÃfricher say that when he was not to work ^

SAINT- DENIS- SÃ ? JR- RICHELIEU 19

on other people’s farms , Saint -Germain , Dudevoir
Larue and more expÃditifs Ata , in 1730 , they Ãtaient
Daja be ready and this same Annae me, they came from
ContrecÅ ” ur , and the parade with MontrÃal Ãpouse and
children . To them the honor of having ATA vÃritablement
the vanguard of the future population of Saint- Denis .

After them came : JB Bousquet in 1732 ;
Joubert , P. Bousquet and Maheux in 1733 ; Lacroix
in 1734 Chaussà , both Dragon and Messier in
1735 , Poulin and Cl Bousquet in 1736 , Chs . Bous –
quet , Charpentier and Laporte in 1737 Jette, Ledoux
Laperle and , in 1738 , Dubreuil in 1739 . In addition,
spring of this last re Annae , married the Air ® nÃ
son of Maheux , forming the twenty- second- family
Saint- Denis .

Franà § ois St. Germain ( 1) , or rather Franà § ois
Gazaille said Saiut – Germain, one of the first three
dÃfinitivement Fixas pioneers in the lordship Ãtait
Catherine Brunet married with a son and Franà § ais
Ãtabli to ContrecÅ ” heart. It is October 27, 1721 that
probably on the advice of his father , he made ​​s’Ãtait
carve his concession of Saint -Denis . SituÃe two
acres lower than the Yamaska ​​road, she was 5
by 30 acres . The place where he has established his rÃsidence
exactly one chosen in 1837 for rÃsistance
ARMAE patriots.

( i) â € ” There are more aware of falling in ) ) in aroisse

F905 ,
though his family has numerous ATA once ; she had two

Tues –
ijuilliers , a lawyer and an ardent patriot killed in combat

1837.
Long as she headed in a asscc localities

important
hat factory . The last survivor , Henri , was killed ATA
Thursday, August 17 ​​» t 1905 , in a car accident. he came

purchase
a hotel at Sorel.

20 HISTORY

Philippe Dndevoir (1 ) come and united MontrÃal
Dnbreail to Marguerite , had his concession
Lord in 1725. 3 per 32 acres , this land
Ãtait to ten acres higher than that of St.
Germain .

Etienne LaRoe (2) small – ls a royal notary
Ãmigrà St. Maclou ( France ) in the parade, to
1661, had given his side the prÃfÃrence to a
propriÃtà of 3 per 30 acres , two miles situÃe
lower than the current village. C’Ãtait farther from the center ,
but closer to Saint -Ours , where he took his wife
Jeanne Deguire 5 fÃvrier 1727.

Jean- Baptiste Bousquet and his three brothers , Peter,
Claude and Charles , were born and raised pre ¨ s
the small cap Varennes . Their air ¯ eul , a former
Corn ® tre- gunsmith France, there is Ãtait some colon
fifty years ago . It is there that Peter
Bousquet or Bousquette â € ” when he came to Ãcrire
indiffÃremment then â € ” and Anne saw Laperle
From their son turn to turn to Saint- Denis . the
brave children now Ãtaient groupÃs with
advantage in supÃrieure part of the Edge- of -water .
The Air ® born Jean- Baptiste , possÃdait 6 by 30 acres to
the place where today is Victor Bousquet
a descendant of the fifth gÃnÃration , others
lived in the area. Claude left the place
later to return to Varennes and Peter for

( i) â € ” It is Ãpouse dÃcÃdÃe April 26, 1769 , at the age of 61

years.
In 1777 , his son Claude Ãtait warden . This is the grand- son

This der –
deny Dudevoir Joseph , who was killed with St. Germain coniliat

of
1837. Family now defunct Saint- Denis .

(2) â € ” His descendants now includes five families in
localities , those of Jean- Baptiste Adolphe of misaa ” l,

ClÃophas and
of Omer . She gave to the Church a priest and some

religious and
chÅ the ” heart of a singing Corn ® tre- cantor . Three of its members

ATA
churchwardens : Thomas, Adolphe and ClÃophas .

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 21

sink into the land until my third row.
It is to the latter , as well as John the Baptist, to be
up all Bous ( current juet Saint- Denis
to trace their origin (1). The merchant, Wilfrid
Bousquet (2) , and rÃdacteur the ” Courrier de Saint –
Hyacinthe , ” Jean- Baptiste Bousquet (3), belong –
NEET to the postÃrità John the Baptist , to which, as soon 1740
it was honored to be the first – marguil
bind his parish adoption . Charles had Ãgalement
confidence of his fellow parishioners , so that, at its
death, Cura thought it up in the act of sÃpul –
ing a spatial mentian the large number of sit –
amounts to its funÃrailles .

(1) â € ” The Bousquet now provide twenty-three families

to
Saint- Denis , they Ãtaient fifteen population census l8oi . their

‘ name –
number is dÃpassà by Archambault . Eighteen of them

have
ATA churchwardens , why they are the first . they

also provided
some religious , one , SA ” ur merchant ViIfri ^ (l,

ATA has
supÃrieure the hospital of Saint- Denis .

(2) â € ” Here are gÃnÃalogique ® chain that connects to the Wilfrid
ancestor be John the Baptist, it should be noted that it is

groom
twice , i . â € ” with Marguerite rovost , 2 . â € ” with Madeleine

Guyon :

I. â € ” John Iiapliste him even , married to V’arennes with

Madeleine
Guyon, in 1738 ;

IL â € ” Julian, married to San Antonio with Josephte Aichamliault .
in 1766 ;

IIL â € ” Franà § ois , married at Saint- Denis with Geneviève

Dandcnault ,
in 1792 ;

IV . â € ” Joseph , married at Saint- Denis with Madeleine Dauplaise ,
in 1825 ;

V. â € ” Franà § ois , married at Saint- Denis with Hermine Kicher in

1850

VI . â € ” Wilfred, merchant, married at Saint- Denis with Hticuline
Gaudette in 1876.

(3) â € ” Here ‘s lignÃe gÃnÃalogique from the ancestor Jean- be

Baptist
Saint- Denis:

I. â € ” Jean- Baptiste himself even , married to Kcpenligny with

Marguerite
Provost, in 1726 ;

IL â € ” Charles , married to Marguerite Varennes with Bruileur in

‘756 ;

22 HISTORY

Pierre Joubert, we named Daja
as having the prÃmices the lordship Ãtait
from Charlesbourg and grand-son of Franà § ais .
We had her beautiful hand . May be
had it taken so for a start – dÃterminer
ment . In all cases , 8 by 60 acres of his land
fully covered the southern corner , which form the road
With Richelieu Yamaska ​​. Religious and Ãdifices
most of the village, which will wind Aujour ¨ Ala –
hui to say quite a happy situation . as for
Joubert, it will Ãtait Lacorabe installed at the site. it is
there grows that his family and died in 1762 at
the age of sixty- one years , leaving a rÃputation
very brave parishioner (1). It Ãtait married to Agathe
Jarry, of MontrÃal .

Pierre Maheux before ALIRE home to St.
Denis had ATA farmer to Beauport, where s’Ãtait
once its Ãtabli ¯ eul air arriving from the Perche. more
favored most of his companions, he owns –
Dait a pretty good primary education. It has esl
which enabled him to exercise the first to Saint -Denis
important functions of a militia captain . in
this quality , it Ãtait not only to the head of the organi-
military organization , but he also was responsible for
view to publication orders of the Governor

III . â € ” Toussaint married at Saint- Denis with Marie Phaneuf, 4
fÃvrier 17S8 ;

IV . â € ” Amable, married to Margaret with Saint- Denis Saint- Onge,
August 18 ” 181 t 7;

V. â € ” Isidore blacksmith Ãtabli to Saint- Aimée -sur- Yamai -ka ,

married to
Saint- Denis , 13 fÃvrier 1855 ^ ^ ^ ^ Rose Kemler – Laflamme

daughter
beadle of the localities and His ” heart of the Cura Farnliam ;

VI . â € ” Jean- Baptiste Bousquet rÃdacteur the ” Mail ” , which
I took a large part in the publication of Präsente

monograph.

(I) â € ” 11 was more down to Saint- Denis .

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICIIKLIEU

and their exÃcution , he Ãtait judge -born of all
secondary causes , he was sent out as
to monitor the proper maintenance of roads, and finally
policeman with obligation to conduct dÃlinquants
Prison MontrÃal where appropriate to dÃtention (1).
Thus Pierre Malieux certainly made to its
cocensitaires prÃcieux of services , which they held him
consistently account. Bride with Geneviève Martin ,
he still auprà ¨ s him, in 1740 , his son Peter,
who had just Ãpouser Antoinette Guà ¨ vremont to Sorel
April 20, 1789 . It is in 1777 that the old captain
militia is dÃcÃdà , at the age of eighty-four
years. And just as much to God as gÃnÃreux ® i
AGARD men , he left a mÃmoire Albania ( 2).

Louis – Lacroix said Bourgault Ãtait second
rookie ContrecÅ ” heart. He died in 1772 at the age
eighty -five years (3).

Nicolas Chaussà (4) , from Repentigny and
married with Geneviève Laporte, rÃsidait on tip
north of the manor , to the extrÃmità the
coast of Piacenza. There, he cultivated a small field
not less than 10 per 40 acres , which had ATA
gÃnÃreusement concÃdà in 1729. This land Renfer-
mait within its boundaries to all the Courteraanche ® , which

( i) â € ” Triulelle , Paioissc I Charksbourg , 177 . – Suite

history
Canadians – Franà § ais , VI, 44. â € ” Koy History

lordship
Lauzon , I, 180. â € ” Turcotte, Canada ^ sounds the Union , I, 215. â

€ ” Suite
in the Bulletin of historical research, wash, III , 122

and 123.

(2) â € ” Â £ 111,767 he gave gÃnÃreusement about $ 50 for

con –
infection with a balustrade in Ãglise new. His son Charles

was Agale –
ment militia captain in 1743 and later warden and

his
brother Peter. The family still large asst ^ z in 1801 , is

Aujour –
now disappeared from the Saint- Denis .

(3) â € “His offspring, which included four families

census
ment ISOI has any left Saint -Denis since Ãpoque .

(4) â € ” The family he was not survÃcu to Saint- Denis .

24 HISTORY

However, this does Marité as high waters da name
Richelieu.

Louis Quay- Dragon said , Franà § ais and Sergeant – Vata
ran the company Marigny Ãtait in 1740 a
old man of seventy-five years , the dean of the à ¢ ge
localities . It delivered more to the cultivation of the land
on the banks of the Richelieu What he had to follow his
son in quality of the annuitant. From France to 1694
he had long warred for its dÃfense
adopted country , and then he took up land at Counter
Centrally ” heart, from where it is passed to Saint- Denis . He married Ãtait
with Catherine Giard and died in 1750. His donor
silence Franà § ois (1) a deputy to ATA as Maheux
militia captain as soon ATA 1737 and one of the first
churchwardens of his growing parish.

Franà § ois Messier -dit- Saint- Franà § ois (2) of Ãpoux
Josephte Guy on and step- brother of Pierre Bousquet
belonged to his side to a family of old
nobility. Its air ¯ eul , who came from France to MontrÃal to
1657 Ãtait Michel Messier, Sieur de Saint -Michel ,
lord of part of Varennes and uncle of the illustrious
Iberville . Twice he was taken by the Iroquois ATA
in carrying out dangerous missions as
respectable (3). Raised on the heritage of ancestor –
be the grand-son had not less ATA obligations of

( i) â € ” He had three son in the parish census

1801
Louis Hypolite and Franà § ois and Louis is ouch nly Isidore , the

bonesetter
which as such has long enjoyed a certain cÃlÃbritÃ

in
while his district. After him , his family seven ATA

churchwardens .
Some girls became nuns. today its

issue
is reprÃsentÃe to Saint- Denis by ClÃophas , AmÃdÃe , PhilÃas , 2

Joseph
Madaric , Raphaël ” l, Isidore, Elie , Omer , Louis Franà § ois .

(2) â € “It remains for him in the parish that Repräsentant

the
name Michel .

( J ) â € “R. P. Alexis , History of the province ecclÃsiastique

< fOtlaii <a ,

I. 55 to 58.

( \ ‘( ilr page li ) .

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 25

come to Saint- Denis ask labors Colon
his daily bread as the most humble of
his countrymen.

Louis Poulin, without titles of nobility, but on the other
share richer hope these ringing , was not so
Messierà that count with the misery lights inhÃrentes
dÃbuts . As before his dÃpart Sainte- Ap –
de- Beauprà he had touched some of his
haritage he bought in Ãtait 2 by 60 acres south
Earth Joubert . A good home with
dÃpendances and spacious enough dÃfrichements him
ATA had acquired the same stroke at propriÃtà .
In 1742 , he left for nÃanmoins Saint -Antoine ,
where we oiFrait him an even better land achange
of its own ( 1).

Toussaint Charpentier (2) , married to Louise
Jette and old people of 33 years , came from the Ãtait re Rivières -des-
Prairie to Saint- Denis , in the wake of his brother Fran –
To § ois . This , after two years in the rental Sajur
fi in Ãtait party for s’Ãtablir of prÃfÃrence to the
Pointe -du -Lac .

Jean- Baptiste Laporte (3), grand-son of Franà § ais
Jacques de la Porte- Saint- Georges said , not yet
propriÃtaire , dÃfrichait and argued that land
ATA had concÃdÃe to his uncle Jacques Laporte -dit-
Labontà but c’Ãtait with the hope that no ATA
deceived , it would be his one day. The uncle, who
had no direct hÃritier came into effect in the following
end his days with his wife at his nephew , became
the donee. Jean- Baptiste Laporte had Con –

(1) â € ” One of his son , Joseph, came back later to stay
Saint- Denis , but did not let any children.

(2) â € ” One down in the parish today.

(3) â € ” It has only two daughters to Saint- Denis:
Ambrose and Jean- Baptiste , father and son .

26 : ” HISTORY

treca “nr dÃcÃdà and in 1766 at the age of some advanced
fifty-two years. His two old pensioners dead
more than fifteen years ago, had shared
a long life to be able cÃlÃbrer even their
diamond wedding , no donte that it was the pre-
Mia lights the localities .

Paul Jette ( 1) , shoemaker, cousin
T. Charpentier and Ãpoux Marguerite Saint- Martin ,
Ãtait alone in the manor to not deliver to the
culture fields. He ATA Aleva to MontrÃal ,
where s’Ãtait secured its air ¯ eul arriving from around
The Arrow key , to 1657.

Gabriel Ledoux, on his side , had grown to Bou-
Cherville . His father Ãtait a brave settler came from
Maine franà § ais . As the son did he not dreaded in
a à ¢ ge where one aspires to rest, to take in
work of a new Ãtablissement . This is what he
done at Saint -Denis in his fifty – sixth Annae me .
There is no death (2) that after seeing his eighty-
five spring, eight years after his Ãpouse .

Jean- Baptiste Laperle (3) , first cousin of
Bousquet, Ãtait arrival in the localities at the age of twenty-
seven years. The Annae Next he Ãpousà one
girls pioneer Maheux and now con-
nuait courage to open his land. he was
Å ” work of good colon at Saint- Denis , as his father
he had given the example to Varennes and air ¯ eul

(1) â € ” Ãteinte Descent to Saint- Denis .

(2) â € ” It is dÃcÃdà suddenly laughed à ¨ 1767. Three of his descendants
employed Etienne , Franà § ois and Louis Ã’iit ATA churchwardens .

today
Only two families remain at Saint- Denis the name of the

ancestor being.

(3) â € ” The christening of his son born ® Air Jean- Baptiste , 11

November
1740 was the first ATA registered to Saint- Denis . His descendants ,

which
provided three churchwardens account now in the parish

eight families
Toussain those of *: . 3 Joseph , Isaac , Elijah . Olivier and
Alphonse .

SAINT- DEXIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 27

the Grand Siiint Bear. This Ãtait crossed to France
Canada around 1680 .

Finally Dubrcuil Pierre (1) , step- brother of Dude-
see the son of a Saintongeois from France to Char-
lesbourg to 1688 Ãtait last arrived , but not
the least advanced in his Ãtablissement . neighbor
its parent , the south side , it possÃdait 6 by 30 acres
obtained two diflÃrentes concessions. With what –
Ãconomies questions , he did not Hasita to the dÃpenser
fully to bring its land value . if
fà ” t himself to this task , it eà ” t ATA for its beautiful
future. But at the same time he was building a
remains worthy of the oldest parishes. This may
sound commencÃe in 1738 , was the first- place of
we stick tit stone . Large besides, she had
a well in the cellar of meurtrià lights in both
gears and gravel between each ceiling
floor . So C’Ãtait a rÃsidence doublÃe a
small castle Box ( 2) for any ÃventualitÃ
rÃsurrection Iroquois . But the Iroquois were
its crÃanciers and Dubreuil n’Ãtait not fortified against
them . He ATA obligations Cader them some space
Annaes only after having taken possession had
1739 : starting he is gone to MontrÃal .

(1) â € ” His family has come and gone with him to Saint- Denis .

(2) â € ” The history of Canada is often referred to stick woven

sem –
lar . The VÃnÃrable Marie of the Incarnation ACRIT

people,
to give chase and fear the Iroquois had

redoubts
in their homes to dÃfendre with small parts ( Koy

history
the Lordship of Lauzon , I, 113). ‘abbà Daniel {Nos gloires”>l> ‘ abbé Daniel { Our glories

nat . ,
I, 9 ) said that in 1646 the homes of MontrÃal later filled

of
meurtrià lights , became as much afraid. â € ” The house

Dubreuil
was above the main door entrÃe of the millÃsime

its con-
tion , 1738 . ‘ She lost her appearance castle safe

one
rÃparation in 1871 and Ata completely dÃmolie , there

a few
Annaes . This is the same place that s’Ãlà ¨ ve now home
Ephrem Chaput, above the village .

, 2 ) _ For the original Das settlers of this chapter will see Tanguay
â € ¢ ‘Diet . ge’n . . ”

CHAPTER IV

The religious service of ContrecÅ ” heart. the

Abbas Miniac , Jorian , Chardon. foundation

Mission of Saint- Denis . From 1730 to 1740 .

Thanks to this privilà ¢ ¨ ges , enjoyed the pre-
Miers territorial parish , to be able to enlarge
so to speak as and to the extent that colonization
tion was the conquest ‘re in the neighborhood, the tower
the humble chapel ContrecÅ ” ur first has Ãtendu
its protective shadow up by Beyond the Richelieu
over the lordship of Saint- Denis . A road to
half tracÃe under the arches of the woods â € ”
today Lapieire road â € ” as well perinettait
that hurt Dyonisiens of rÃpondre to the voice that
known so far . Needless to say, Ãtaient
the two leagues long they had to go.
So there they were more against Centrally to ” ur
perform their religious duties .

Three very ready successively served on the
the edge of the river, the Abbas Jean -Pierre Miniac (1 )
Jorian André and Louis Chardon.

The first Ãtait a Sulpician franà § ais also
wise and intelligent than a lot of activities and zà ¨ .
Party ContrecÅ ” ur in 1731 , he then ATA canon

(I) â € ” It Ãtait crossed Canada in 1722 on the same boat me

that
the brotherhood ¨ re Sulpician Normant . Faillon life of its’ heart

Boitrgeoys ,
II , 290 .

30 HISTORY

and archdeacon to QuÃbec for nine years , and large –
Vicar in Acadia. He died in France in the year 1752
before completely lost the use of sight (1). Mr.
Jorian ATA has five years to ContrecÅ ” heart and he Ãtait born to
QuÃbec and had neat ATA in 1715 and is dÃcÃdÃ
Cura Berthier -en-bas , 24 dÃcembre 1748 at the age
57 years ( 2). Mr. Chardon, succÃdà to him , had
honored with the burden of parish organization
Saint- Denis . Still relatively young, he began
in this Å “uvre could all go as desired
ter the intÃressÃs .

Unfortunately they did not know how first
take advantage . S’Ãtant concertÃs only with Mr.
ContrecÅ of ” heart without talking to their Cura , they
obtained his libÃralità gratification of land
top of the lordship to be Ãlever the chapel, then
dÃcidà had to go in person even build their
¨ s lawyer auprà the vicar-general of MontrÃal . The intention
tion of these people Ãtait greedily to include in the
new division of the territory of present parishes
Saint- Denis , Saint -Antoine , St. Charles and St.
Marc .

The vicar-general , Normant , allowed enough
easily persuaded . So that, without resorting to
other information at this time , he accepted the
gift of land is expressÃment in order to be pla –
certain central dÃmembrement projected Counter –
Centrally ” heart. The act was passed before a notary , 18
fÃvrier 1739 ( 3).

The eyes of residents richelois , c’Ãtait the appropriate
gÃnÃrale approval of their plans. Soon they couvo –

(1) â € ” Casgrain The Stilpiciens and ready very missions

Ãtrati gà ¨ res
had Acadia, 386 and 387.

(2) â € ” religious Week of QuÃbec , IX , 695.

(3) â € ” Xotaiie lilanzy of Daura , to MontrÃal .

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 31

queut a assemblÃe all freeholders
Tendroit , Dacra ¨ tent immÃdiate the building
chai ) by souscrii it ) ing volunteers and corvÃes ,
and before sÃparer , appoint two churchwardens
or sj ^ ndics with power to continue in the name of all.

reneur”>Daja the services of a carpenter – between [> reneur
ATA had selected and the first trans – matÃriaux
Portas on the spot, when the 22 – . ivril the vicar-general ,
an official visit to ContrecÅ ” heart learns with Ãtonne –
ing all the way done without the participation of the mis-
missionary . Mr. Thistle explains that if we
press as acting outside his check is that
we are afraid to be dÃrangà from the site
future temple . Indeed, there were differences of opin –
ings between the parishioners and the Cura on this point.
After explanations , Norman thought as t
last . On shores as Ãtendus , two c’Ãtaient
Ãglises need and not just one. By con –
sÃquent it Ãtait nÃcessaire of dÃplacer center chosen
of way to have two instead of one. From then on
foundations Living int- Detiis and St. Charles
Ãtaient rÃsolues in principle.

The default Repräsentant Ava ª ACRIT that (1 ) is therefore not
delay parishioners at fault , blaming them for their
conduct unworthy of Catholics submitted orders
to turn off the work , to send him a copy of
the act of prÃtendue assemblÃe and no longer
anything without the permission of M. Chardon . the
Cura on his side had a new instruction prÃsider –
Velle rÃunion people . After what would dÃterminÃ
by authoritarianism what should be . accomplished .

It is May 26, the pastor went to fulfill its
Mission on the banks of the Richelieu. By common

( i) â € ” Aichives the AVA are hurried Saint- Hyacinthe.

32 HISTORY

Okay, so we dÃcida that for Saint- Denis and
coast of St. Anthony , the chapel is built on
Earth Joubert we dÃtermina dimensions,
§ renonà on a voluntary contribution to support
a rÃpartition lÃgale , and were dÃlibÃrations
Ãlection closed by two churchwardens bous this
times . All these findings with the ATA ratifiÃes
Vicar-General on 5 June (1) , then each could
give free rein to his zà ¨ .

Received the land ue § 18 fÃvrier no longer can be
utilisÃe for purposes that had caused the donor
tion , it is the § Let’s start back to the Lord. but
instead of the back , the benefactor of gÃnÃreux
dÃchargea of its primary obligation to build there
The Chapel ( 2 ) and left at the factory, who sold
Vigeant to Florentin in 1764. This propriÃtà , 2
with 30 acres , now along the north side of the
Goddu road starting from the river. Flee , 23
June we agreed to Joubert donated two acres
Carras OFA ® ered to place religious Ãdifices . the
land of Cura complÃment of 2 per 30 acres which
Joubert had the PRÄSENT dÃtachà ATA , ATA are
rÃunie than May 8, 1745 by the libÃralitÃ
Lord himself even , who had achetÃe Joubert
for the sum of approximately forty dollars (3). the
pioneer donor asked in return for his Gana –
Rosita a memory in the prayers of the faithful (4)

(1) â € ” Archives of Ava are hurried Saint- Hyacinthe.

(2) â € ” He dÃchargÃe Ãgalement the requirement of three

masses
caused by the low annual Cura perpÃtuità .

(3) â € ” March 22, 1743. Notary Monmerquà .

(4) – â € ” RÃsumà the donation of Joubert : ” Before us Cyr
Monmerquà , notary , … rÃsidant to ContrecÅ ” ur … were prÃsents
Pierre Joubert , a resident of the manor of Saint- Denis , and

Agathe
Jarry, his wife …. voluntarily recognized and confessed

have data ,
CADA …. by outright and irrÃvocable donation …. a

acre of

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 33

while M. de ContrecÅ ” ur demanded a double bed
and free to perpÃtuità a Funa ¨ bre services to his death
and three low masses due by 6 and curative
June 30 and July 5 of each Annae (1).

Up to the autumn of 1739 , nobody was more
slowly civil procÃdures including

land in front suu two acres of taking on the depth

before

along the river re Richelieu . . . This donation and

made . . . such as
alms . . And partake in prayers Done and passed at

said Contraindications
Centrally ” ur house presbytÃrale , after- noon, the year 1739 , the twenty-

third me
June. ”

( Signà ) “Thistle father. , Circa Joseph Gabriel Giard, MonmerquÃ
XRE . Royal ” .

( i) â € ” Here are excerpts from the act of donaiion Mr. Counter –
Centrally ” heart. To understand , you should know that under its

rights
Lord , he could do all his land donation made ​​to a

in another
its fields . After having bought Joubert part of its

propriÃtà ,
there therefore joined the two acres to the Daja Donnas Ãglise for

do not
one and the same gift, in doing so, he changed the shape of the

first
field. ” In front of the royal notary …. MontrÃal was ….

pre –
feels P.C. PÃcaudy . . . . , Wherein the request to satisfy ^

he has made
Sir L. Normant …. acknowledged and confessed having yawned and

concÃdà . .
.. 2 acres of land in front of 30 deep …. taken

throughout
in front, after the river Richelieu and re joining a

e acre
fourth head up to three acres in depth the

said Sieur
Lord has rÃservà … Is rÃserve only says the Lord

Place
a bench in the said Ãglise to the place where should be placed on

seigueu bench –
rial , which will be the fixÃe by stunts length , that is to –

Double say
length of the same width of the other schools …. For said

earth
enjoy, and to have both the Sieur Cura said, his

successors or ready –
very faisnnt the pastoral functions for three-quarters

an acre of
front on three deep space to serve the Ãglise , cemetery re

and other
things for utilitarian and conveniences of said Ãglise to always

across
propriÃtà …. Citte donation and concession and against

rÃserves sus-
say and another to charge that the said Sieur Cura promises and

undertakes . … and
successors to perpÃtuità to say or be told by each year

3 masses
bass …. requiem , namely the sixth day of June, me ,

the other 5
July, the third I said the 30 June …. for

rest
the soul of the Lord said lessor , his lady and his Ãpouse

more
close … Done and passed at said MontrÃal ‘re Studies, the eighth

May
after afternoon in 1745 …. ” ( Signà ) ” AdhÃmar “,” Daura Blanzy ” .

34 HISTORY

in all the datails rÃpartition what each
have to make money, and matÃriaux work.

The chapel to be small and all men
to be appelÃs their hands to contribute to its
construction, it seems that it could have ended at the
end of the first ATA . But thinking in this way is
account with the mills to saw, and then the advantage
n’Ãtait not to the Portae also reculÃes parts of the country.
We had to make the planks Godendard (1 ) Ãquarrir
Solles to the ax and cut the shingles of the same
way. This system will Ãtait primitive nÃcessairement
long, without calculating in the beginnings of –
while it failed to n’Ãtait dÃranger colon year
harvest time . So during the winter
we charroya and prÃpara wood. these prÃliminaires
achevÃs , the Master carpenter ® be engaged with what rÃussit –
questions help to finish the stick weaves for autumn 1740.

This n’Ãtait not a monument. All wood ,
privae steeple (2) and sacristy , it contained
even only twenty- three banks ( 3). This was to be hole –
ver to the Ãtroit since Saint -Denis only provided
twenty-two families and could there be a
fifteen to Saint -Antoine . All the same it
temple , in which Ãtait increasingly be hindered ,
a duration until 1768 , the space of twenty-eight
years. He Ãtait doubling time to replace

(1) â € ” call Xous and Canada saw pass paitout or
saw to Tiona § onner ,

(2) â € ” It had its pinnacle in 1756 , when the gift of

pre-
Mia ¨ re wrong.

(3) â € ” These banks have 23 ATA adjugÃs to $ 3 each for

First-
Annae , then Annaes subsÃquentes the propriÃtaire not paid

more than 60
in annually Each mutation , it was first necessary

start
up paying $ 3. ¨ The actual settlement has survived all the time

First-
chapel until 1768 . In 1755. the Whole annuity ¨ re amounted to

$ 25 ,
in 1761 , it reached its highest figure, the $ 38.

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU 35

place , because in 1752 he Ãtait Daja in bad ATAT (1 )
and , DESPITE extensive restoration suffered three years
later, he still was falling apart as soon 1758. in
this last re Annae it possÃdait since its bell
two years. This piece of thirty to forty pounds
heavy and payÃe hundred dollars only a Ãtait
Gift of Mr. ContrecÅ ” heart. It rang on
Ãglise the fifteen years of the convent from 1783 to 1809 on
Ãcole the style of boy § ons then and today
since the replacement of this Ãcole the middle school age ,
employÃe is a village shop .

This is probably at the spree same saint
Denis , October 9, 1740 , that the original chapel
this name Ata Banite solemnly M. Chardon .
That day there, Dionysius (2) with his two companions

(1) â € ” The ÃvÃque Bishop Pontbiiand , ACRIT to Dyoà ¯ iisiens , to the

date
of March 2, 1752 : ” Wanting to use condescension , we

allow ,
although the chapel is in very bad ATAT , to say Mass

To St.
Denis once a month .. We will continue to bury

Saint- Denis ,
if the graveyard is good ATAT ” Archives PÃvÃchà S. . –

Hyacinthe.

(2) â € ” Saint Denis, the first apostle of France, Greek Ãtait

the
City of Athens , and he lived in the time of Our Lord . C’Ãtait

a
At the

to

return

its

it is

a lot

its

of

place .

years.

four.

had

our

CHAPTER V

pastor.

HISTORY

1740.

to

At the

the

sion of Saint- Denis .

Alexis

The number

it

for him

children

visit

small

future
succession .

said

four
For two years,

J.

per month.

not

Charles

He had a

also

July

1752.

throughout

He then

123.

â € ”

This is

become

only

CHAPTER VI

war

Ãtait

Archives

of

everything.
their

during his

this

the

the

nation.

Not only

better life.

Denis .

CHAPTER VII

the

it

they are

for

neighbor.

he

always

fondue

the

Denis .

both

ment .

Denis . â € ”

the

always

This is the

Denis . â € ”

his children

CHAPTER VIII

their

ment .

to

in

more

Denis ,

Pierre

its

husband.

the

its

two

This is to

sick.

1783.

it

-A.

in

By in

family

1905.

Mr. A.
there

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it

it is

it

Leblanc .

Saint- Denis .

1904.

never

natural .

Mr.

A

space

CHAPTER X

it

in

11

1792.

three.

its

it

is

it

day after

â € ”

great

80 . HISTORY

rank.

thereon

had

patriots

the

of

St.

10

Papineau

fighting

son

United States .

(3) â € ” Tanguay , Ibid ..

such as

lordship .

Denis .

notary.

yet

He died

Chicago.

it

seven years.

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its

would

CHAPTER XI

tion .

later .

. . .
. .

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so

house .

two

part .

lower

January

the
before

but

can

water .

villages

run .

of

as

lower
Canada , 217 .

water.

Archives

by

indications.

the

CHAPTER XII

Richard .

sea

and

ter .

but

to

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their

way.

without

the

Catherine
a year.

it is

the .

they

to

Louis ,

Xavier

Pierre ,

when

Saint- Denis .

surgeon

a few

colony

spout.

Lawrence.

they

several

they

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on

fell

to

time

Paris .

only

him

of

that

its

The family has

most

grand-son

place .

die.

the

Joseph

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there

I,
196.

Marie

family.

Denis ,

St.

Antoine .

Peter.

religious

number

with her children.

It has

the small

rank.

colony

Jean-

Denis .

its

heads

had

grand-son

had

CHAPTER XIII

tion .

March
1752.

name

tres .

the

means the

.

all of

one

. the

foundations. ..

. .

the

average

As.

June

all

resumed

of

right . .

ground

says he

with

in the

which

Finally

If

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a

song

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for con

so great

with

CHAPTER XIV

it

Sunday.

the future.

death.

Saint- Denis .

the

complete .

it

among others.

the
A.

. . .

weddings

CHAPTER XV

other .

parish

business

. .

functions

year.

its

as

during this

( 1 ) .

by

deprivation

pass

such as

This

September
1769.

September

.. only

its

he

St.

of his life.

retirement.

the

â € ”

CHAPTER XVI

1769.

Denis .

of

Charlotte

sign .

They had

courage.

of

the

rest

No

his philosophy

the new

of

as

fill out

to .

one

children .

this

We know that

God

only

the

this

and what

this
It is found

the first

of

from

but

the

leave

SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU

141

their

offspring.

In all cases ,

youth.

ment .

its

Anyway ,

his son

these

that

Denis ,

death

its

their families.

.

II .

in

Denis

Xavier

from

with

die

St.

the

four.

Joseph

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in

Denis .

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the

when

today

quarter .

Antoine

.

concussion

well

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( 3 ) .

three

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138.

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Pierre

native

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the

St.

its

today

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number

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its .

to

about

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Elizabeth

Antoine

Anne

the abbé J.-B.-A.

.

which

years.

Jacob .

CHAPTER XVIII

the share

with

the parliament

the .

it

in

colony

the

colonies
English .

another. one

Canada.

it is

more

date

which

not

it is

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to

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with

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pass

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an

home
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3 pairs
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of

CHAPTER XIX

the

1773.

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it

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ment .

Denis ,

Antoine .

Denis ,
1820.

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for

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life
religious .

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this

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4

it is

187

CHAPTER XX

its

1905.

of

war
to

V.

S. Denis .

the day

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they

it is

1894.

religion.

distance .

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visit
Cadieux

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and

youth

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1881.

it

youth

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1853.

the

it is

France .

the

of

authority

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week
the day

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me
I love you

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everything.

you .

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daughter

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eral .

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the

CHAPTER XXI

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this

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SAINT -DENIS -SUR- RICHELIEU

209

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in

them .

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children .

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S.

Pierre ,

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262

HISTORY

1846.

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spiritual

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HISTORY

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days .

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the

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spiritual .

the

city.

about .

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think .

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all of these

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had

accompany

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ever.

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Next.

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m.

during

his two

to

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advisor

lord

in its

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to

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Canada

received

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signboard

of

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of

nil .

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times
it is

its
life.

blow

evening .

it

remained

street

makes

the

in all

Denis .

the

records

of

the .

Denis .

Denis .

date

the

countries.

war.

and

The latter,

Charles

Marc .

Antoine .

to

census

of

4
years.

; and

Antoine .

Denis ,

Antoine .

.

. .

. .

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the

Antoine .

it

course

letters.

aunt

there is
it

dead

those

who

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place

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which

Canada

also
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has

Peter and

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neighborhoods.

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canteens

having

326

HISTORY

ment .

need

mainly

part

bad

neighborhood

its

spout.

the .

it is

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1905.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER I

place .
Denis . Description.

CHAPTER II

First lords of Saint- Denis . Mr. de Gannes .
M. ContrecÅ ” heart.

CHAPTER III

GÃnÃrale view of Saint -Denis in 1740. His pioneering
Niers Saint- Germain , Dudevoir , Larue,

CHAPTER V

CHAPTER VI

war

CHAPTER VII

55

CHAPTER VIII

their

63

CHAPTER X

St.

CHAPTER XI

tion . 87

CHAPTER XII

Richard .

CHAPTER XIII

CHAPTER XIV

death.

CHAPTER XV

sou

502

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER XVI

CHAPTER XVIII

the

CHAPTER XIX

CHAPTER XX

Blood.

CHAPTER XXI

construction.
tions .

its

wisdom.

its

its

Funds. the

the

their
retirement.

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the

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pal .

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territory .

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Maps

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