Did you know...The Assomption (or arrow) sash is a symbolic piece of clothing central to the culture of the French-speaking population of North America. The item was widely worn for almost a century, from the end of the 18th to the end of the 19th century, before it fell into disuse, a result of the decline of the fur trade industry... In 1777, a German [probably Hessian] mercenary, staying in Saint-Anne-de-la-Pérade is more explicit in his comments: 'They wear a thick wool sash with long fringes around their hips and over their coat-they weave it themselves-these sashes are of a variety of colours, depending on the wearer's taste.'
Source: Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
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She married Joseph Guyon dit Lemoine
03 March 1710
in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Ste-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (St-François-Xavier-de-Batiscan)
The couple had (at least) 5 children.
Joseph Guyon dit Lemoine
was born 27 April 1682
in L'Ange-Gardien, Québec, Canada
He died 14 March 1754
in Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
He was the son of Joseph Guyon and Geneviève Cloutier.
Elisabeth Guillet died 16 December 1783
in Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres).
1711 Birth of Child Elisabeth Guyon (Dion) dite Lemoine was born 13 February 1711, Grondines, Québec, Canada (Deschambault-Grondines)
1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession) Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the French. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
1713 Birth of Child Joseph Guyon (Dion) was born 3 February 1713, La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Ste-Anne-de-la-Perade)
1719 Birth of Child Ignace Guyon dit Lemoine was born 19 September 1719, Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La-Purifiation)
1728 Birth of Child Augustin Guyon was born 18 June 1728, Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748
www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm The establishment of Halifax in 1749 engrained a solid colonized British presence on the Atlantic Coast.
Britain founds Halifax to counter the French presence at Louisbourg. www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.
February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.
June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.
Death 16 December 1783 Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
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