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Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? Children in New France had many chores. Small children might bring in the wood for the fireplace. Older girls would help cook, clean and make clothes. Fathers would teach their sons how to ice fish. All the children would help gather maple sap in the spring. When a boy was eleven or twelve, he could do a man's work. He would help his father cut wood, carry stones from the field and build fences. He also helped plow, mow the hay and gather the crops.

Source: ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx

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

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flag  Marie  Arsenault

  (b. abt. 1776, Québec Province, Canada   d. )  

Marie Arsenault was born abt. 1776 in , Québec Province, Canada . Marie Arsenault was the child of Charles Arsenault and Nathalie Leblanc and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Charles Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Cécile Breault (Brault) (maternal)  Paul Leblanc and Marie Josephte Richard

She married  Louis Chapdelain dit Larivière 1 October 1792 in Saint-Ours, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Louis Chapdelain dit Larivière  was born 20 March 1772 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception) .  He was the son of Louis Chapdelaine and Marie-Josephe Dubord dite Lafontaine.

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Marie Arsenault married flag Louis Chapdelain dit Larivière-- Date: 1 October 1792 Place: Saint-Ours, Lower Canada
Louis Chapdelain dit Larivière was the son of Louis Chapdelaine and Marie-Josephe Dubord dite Lafontaine

Added: 11/2/2015 5:11:07 PM  

flag Josephte Chapdelaine dite Larivière (b.27 August 1796, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada   d. 8 October 1878, Saint-Ephrem-d'Upton, Québec, Canada )

1792 Marriage / Partner
Marie Arsenault and Louis Chapdelain dit Larivière 1 October 1792, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)

1796 Birth of Child
Josephte Chapdelaine dite Larivière was born 27 August 1796, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)

Added: 11/2/2015 5:10:42 PM

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