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Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing else to do, and no easy or inexpensive artificial light. Candles were in use, to be sure, but a great many more of them were burned on the altars of the churches than in the homes of the people. For his reading, the habitant depended upon the priest, and for his writing, upon the notary.

Source: Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)


Over time, Quebec has gone through a series of name changes.

From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.


Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) - Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec
16, rue de Buade, Quebec City, Quebec
Located on this site since 1647, the cathedral has twice been destroyed by fire throughout the centuries.
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Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec
16, rue de Buade, Quebec City, Quebec
Located on this site since 1647, the cathedral has twice been destroyed by fire throughout the centuries.
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immigrant flag  Charles  Courtois

  (b. 27 April 1633, France   d. 8 April 1694Québec, Canada, New France )  

Charles Courtois was born 27 April 1633 in , France. Charles Courtois was the child of

Charles was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1670.

He married  Marguerite Berger 9 October 1670 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marguerite Berger  was born abt. 1652 in Paris, France .  She died 19 November 1728 in Lauzon, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-de-Lévy) . 

Charles Courtois died 8 April 1694 in Québec, Canada, New France .


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Occupation: housewife

born in Canteleu, Seine-Maritime, France
son of Antoine Courtois and Esther Lebrun

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)


Charles Courtois married immigrant Fille du Roi flag Marguerite Berger-- Date: 9 October 1670 Place: Québec, Canada, New France


Added: 4/6/2015 3:42:59 PM  

Children:
flag Denis Courtois (b.23 March 1674, Lauzon, Lévis, Canada, New France   d. , )




1670 Marriage / Partner
Charles Courtois and Marguerite Berger 9 October 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1674 Birth of Child
Denis Courtois was born 23 March 1674, Lauzon, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-de-Lévy)

Death
8 April 1694
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)



Added: 4/6/2015 3:41:53 PM

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