13 January 1617
"Gilbert Barbier was one of the pioneers that arrived at Ville-Marie in 1642. While he was not present at the founding of Ville-Marie in May 1642, he joinedthe group later in the season.
Because of his small size, he was called “Le Minimie”.
During the early years of Ville Marie, Barbier liv...Read MORE...
1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins. Montreal
"On August 15th the first reinforcement of thirteen men arrived, sent under M. de Repentigny, as admiral of the Company's vessels by the Associates at Paris, through the funds collected, as mentioned, on February 2d. With them there came a most useful man to the colony, the pious and brave carpenter...Read MORE...
1650 Marriage / Union
Gilbert Barbier and Catherine Delavaux (Delavau) 14 November 1650, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) (see below)
1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands) 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.
25th August 1663
25th August 1663.— Concession to Gilbert Barbier, a resident of the island of Montreal, of a certain extent of land.
Sessional Papers: Volume 24, Issue 2
Quebec Province Legislature
January 1, 1890
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1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity 1666 Census - Montreal, Quebec
GILBERT BARBIER 40 CHARPENTIER, HABITANT
CATHERINE DE LAGNEAU (DE LAVAU) 45 EPOUSE
ADRIENNE BARBIER 17 FILLE
BARBE BARBIER 12 FILLE
GABRIEL BARBIER 9 FILS
NICOLAS BARBIER 7 FILS
CHARLES BARBIER 5 FILS
MARIE BARBIER 2 FILLE
NICOLAS CHARTRAN 22 DOMESTIQUE, ENGAGERead MORE...
1674 – Pointe-aux-Trembles is founded
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1678 - Église du Saint-Enfant-Jésus de la Pointe-aux-Trembles established at Pointe-aux-Trembles
1681 Canadian Census Ville de Montreal
Gilbert Barbier, charpentier, 64
Catherine Delavau, sa femme, 61
Pierre Lorreau, domestique, 10
Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
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1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne. April 1691 - Burned
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April: Point Aux Trembles is attacked, with thirty homes being burned. In retaliation, at Repentigny; a few miles down river, forty or more Iroquois are discovered sleeping and are killed. The cap...Read MORE...