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Contrecœur, Québec, Canada

Contrecoeur, a parish in Verchères county, Quebec, on the south bank of the St. Lawrence river, 30 miles below Montreal. It was settled as early as 1668, and in part of the seigniory of Contrecoeur, granted in 1672 to the Sieur de Contrecceur, an officer in the Carignan regiment.

W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 120.

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  • 1667 - Contrecoeur established
    Contrecoeur was one of the first French establishments in North America. It was founded as the seigneurie de Contrecoeur in 1667 by Sieur Antoine...Read MORE...


  • 1668 - Église de la Sainte-Trinité established in Contrecoeur

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Contrecœur, Québec, Canada
    Église Sainte Trinité route Marie-Victorin, Contrecœur.
    www.migrations.fr/ eglisesdenosancetres2.htm

    Église de la Sainte-Trinité, est. 1668
    4932, boul. Marie-Victorin, Contrecoeur, QUÉBEC

  • 1672 - Seigniory (Contrecoeur) Granted Oct. 29th, 1672, to Sieur de Contrecoeur


  • 1676 - Parish of Contrecoeur is established

    www.prdh-igd.com/en/Carte/2301

  • Contrecœur, Québec, Canada

  • 1832 - CONTRECOEUR,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vercheres, is bounded by Bellevue and Cournoyer, S.W., St. Ours N.E. and by St. Denis in the rear. - Two leagues in front by ...Read MORE...


  • In 1832, the municipality of the parish of Contrecoeur was decreed.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

  • 1873
    CONTRECOEUR, a post village and parish in Verchères co., Que., on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles from Montreal. The village contains 1 ...Read MORE...


  • 1890 - Contrecoeur
    Contrecoeur, post vil., Que.,Vercheres co., 30 m. below Montreal.
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker

  • 1895 - Contrecoeur
    Contrecoeur, köst'r'kur', a post-village in Verchères co, Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles below Montreal, contains a church, 4...Read MORE...


  • 1898 - 50 YEARS A PRIEST
    Rev. Father Dequoy of Contrecoeur, Que., is to-day 50 years a priest and his golden sacerdotal jubilee is being celebrated with great eclat....Read MORE...


  • Contrecœur, Québec, Canada
    Rue de la Station
  • 1901 - A SPECIAL OCCASION.
    Archbishop Duhamel returned last night from Contrecoeur, Que. (Montreal Archdiocese), his birthplace, where on Wednesday he observed the celebration...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Contrecoeur, a post-village of Vercheres co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles below Montreal, on the South Shore R. Pop. about...Read MORE...


  • Contrecœur, Québec, Canada
    Villa St-Hyacinthe, Contrecoeur, P. Que.
  • Contrecoeur
    Contrecoeur, Québec, municipality, pop 5222 (2001c), 5331 (1996c), 5501 (1991c), pop 5553 (1986c), area 61.19 km2, is part of the Montérègie region...Read MORE...




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Église Sainte Trinité route Marie-Victorin, Contrecœur.
www.migrations.fr/ eglisesdenosancetres2.htm

Église de la Sainte-Trinité, est. 1668
4932, boul. Marie-Victorin, Contrecoeur, QUÉBEC

Contrecœur, Québec, Canada
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Contrecœur, Québec, Canada
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Rue de la Station

Contrecœur, Québec, Canada
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Villa St-Hyacinthe, Contrecoeur, P. Que.

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  • 1667 - Contrecoeur established
    Contrecoeur was one of the first French establishments in North America. It was founded as the seigneurie de Contrecoeur in 1667 by Sieur Antoine... Read MORE...

  • 1668 - Église de la Sainte-Trinité established in Contrecoeur

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1672 - Seigniory (Contrecoeur) Granted Oct. 29th, 1672, to Sieur de Contrecoeur
  • 1676 - Parish of Contrecoeur is established

    www.prdh-igd.com/en/Carte/2301
  • In 1832, the municipality of the parish of Contrecoeur was decreed.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
  • 1832 - CONTRECOEUR,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vercheres, is bounded by Bellevue and Cournoyer, S.W., St. Ours N.E. and by St. Denis in the rear. - Two leagues in front by ... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    CONTRECOEUR, a post village and parish in Verchères co., Que., on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles from Montreal. The village contains 1 ... Read MORE...

  • 1890 - Contrecoeur
    Contrecoeur, post vil., Que.,Vercheres co., 30 m. below Montreal.
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
  • 1895 - Contrecoeur
    Contrecoeur, köst'r'kur', a post-village in Verchères co, Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles below Montreal, contains a church, 4... Read MORE...

  • 1898 - 50 YEARS A PRIEST
    Rev. Father Dequoy of Contrecoeur, Que., is to-day 50 years a priest and his golden sacerdotal jubilee is being celebrated with great eclat.... Read MORE...

  • Ville de Contrecoeur, Quebec


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  • 1901 - A SPECIAL OCCASION.
    Archbishop Duhamel returned last night from Contrecoeur, Que. (Montreal Archdiocese), his birthplace, where on Wednesday he observed the celebration... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Contrecoeur, a post-village of Vercheres co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles below Montreal, on the South Shore R. Pop. about... Read MORE...

  • Contrecoeur
    Contrecoeur, Québec, municipality, pop 5222 (2001c), 5331 (1996c), 5501 (1991c), pop 5553 (1986c), area 61.19 km2, is part of the Montérègie region... Read MORE...

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