Quebec - Did you know?Very few children went to school in New France. Schools were usually only in the larger towns and too far away for children in the small towns to attend. If children did learn to read, they learned from a parent, or an older brother who had become a priest. Schools were run by the church because the nuns and priests were educated.
1669 Marriage / Partner Catherine Bureau and Étienne Corriveau 28 October 1669, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2).
Death 1 August 1707 Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse, Québec, Canada
Added: 12/7/2014 12:45:09 PM
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