Acadia - Did you know? Some Acadians believed that 'if a bird hit a window in flight, someone has passed away'
Source: Acadian Culture in Maine: Oral Traditions - University of Maine at Fort Kent (acim.umfk.maine.edu/oral_traditions.html)
Quebec - Did you know?Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they planted crops, took animals to pasture, and fixed fences. They ploughed the land with a team of oxen, then seeded it. They also cultivated a vegetable garden. In summer the entire family worked in the fields from sunrise until sunset. In late summer, they harvested grain crops and took them to the seigneur’s mill for grinding. In the autumn, they put up preserves, chopped and stacked firewood, brought in animals, butchered and salted the meat, which they put into barrels, and prepared the soil for next season’s crop.
Source: Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
He married Charlotte Petit
14 February 1774
in Varennes, Québec, Canada
was born 15 February 1751
in Varennes, Québec, Canada
She died 6 August 1822
in Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
She was the daughter of Paul--II Petit dit Beauchemin and Marie Fontaine.
Jean-Baptiste Blanchard died 20 May 1799
in Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil).
Birth 25 August 1745 Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Fort Lawrence) (Beaubassin, Acadia)
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 -
1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy
Death 20 May 1799 Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
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