Quebec - Did you know?French-Canadian couples getting married are not supposed to wear new shoes at the wedding. Grains, confetti, or nuts are showered at the married couples, wishing them good luck and fertility.
The small post at Trois-Rivieres suffered a number of attacks... The Iroquois usually arrived by canoe in complete silence. Using harquebuses and tomahawks, they killed Frenchmen who were out hunting game. On June 6, 1651, Pierre Boucher, in charge of the Trois-Rivieres post, was ordered to create small companies of militia. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
1652 Baptised 1 Nov 1652 in Trois-Rivières. The witnesses for Catherine's baptism were Assababich, Marie Mite8ameg8k8e and Anne Duherisson. Father Joseph Duperon, Jesuit priest performed the baptism.
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