Quebec - Did you know?In the French-speaking parishes of the Province of Quebec, lutins are considered as mischievous, fun-loving little spirits, which may be protecting or annoying household gods or demons, according to the treatment that they receive from the inmates of the house where they have chosen to dwell. It generally takes the form of a domestic pet, such as a dog, a cat, a bird, a rabbit, or even a reptile of the inoffensive species, or, again, rats and mice that have learned to become familiar with the members of a household.
Source: The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Marguerite Pigarouiche was born abt. 1647
in , Québec Province, Canada .
was the child of
She married Pierre Lamoureux dit St-Germain
in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) (New France)
The couple had (at least) 2 children.
Pierre Lamoureux dit St-Germain
was born abt. 1649
in , France
He died 25 September 1709
in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Marguerite Pigarouiche died 7 July 1682
in Montréal, Québec, Canada .
1650 - Montreal Status Report The wheat crop this year was excellent especially at Montreal. The Iroquois had driven most of the Savages from Montreal and only 50 French remained. Most French were surprised that Montreal had...Read MORE...
1651 - On July 26, 200 Iroquois attack the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal.
1652 - Montreal Fifty miles beyond is the Great Island of Mont Reale, 180 miles distant from Kebec, which was formerly thickly in habited by Barbarians, while now they are very few. There is a fort of the French,...Read MORE...
1653 - Life in Montreal The Jesuit vision of the Mountain of Montreal is a mission to convert the Natives and stop French exploration and free trading. This objective failed, and one hundred new settlers arrived this year, ...Read MORE...
1653 - Congregation of Notre Dame founded in Montreal
9th July, 1658 - Forbidding the Sale of Liquor to Indians (Montreal) Renewed orders, forbidding the sale of liquor to the Indians, under pain of confiscation and a fine to be paid to the Villemarie church. Sessional Papers: Volume 24, Issue 2 Quebec Province Legislature January 1, 1890 -
1659 - New Laws (Montreal) 18th January, 1659. — By-law to put an end to riots and desertions arising from drunkenness and strict orders to the Officers of Justice to enforce it.
1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal.
1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity "...According to the well-known story, it was on seeing an apple fall in his orchard at some time during 1665 or 1666 that Newton conceived that the same force governed the motion of the Moon and the ...Read MORE...
1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.
1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe and La Rochelle; 84 from Dieppe, 25 from La Rochelle. Only 15-20 were from good families, several...Read MORE...
1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.
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).
1678 - Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montréal established at Montréal
1681 - Population of Quebec - 10,077
History of Quebec For Dummies By Eric Bédard -
Death 7 July 1682 Montréal, Québec, Canada
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