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History of Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada

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(Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)

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Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada

Sillery has a grand history dating back to the 17th century. It was the site of Canada's first Indian reserve and Jesuit mission, Sillery, on the edge of the St Lawrence. The reserve was funded by Noël Brulart de Sillery (1577-1640), for whom the town was named.

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  • 1634 - First Indian Reservation in Canada
    Sillery, (Quebec) became the first Indian reservation in Canada funded by (I)-Noel Brulart de Sillary (1577-1640), but it failed by 1680 due to...Read MORE...


  • 1637 - July, 1637 - Jesuits found settlement of baptized Montagnais Indians at Sillery

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_(Day_Unknown)

  • 1637 - The Sillery Reserve is cleared and houses built to settle the savages like the French.
    It later would be classified as a total failure. More Frenchmen went native than savages went French.

    www.telusplanet.net/ public/ dgarneau/ french12.htm

  • 1652
    Four miles upstream from Kebec, on the Saint Lawrence River, there is the residence of the Jesuit Society, called Saint Joseph where the Algonquin...Read MORE...


  • 1655 - Iroquois vs French
    An Iroquois raid in 1655 and a fire this year finished the Indian reserve experiment at Sillery, and by 1663, French settlers would occupy this land. ...Read MORE...


  • 1666 Census - There were 140 people living at Sillery

    www.canadiangenealogy.net/ chronicles/ new_france.htm

  • 1676 - The village of Sillery is about a league and a half from Quebek (Quebec) on the St. Lawrence River and is for the Algonkins.

    www.telusplanet.net/ public/ dgarneau/ french22.htm

  • 1832 - SILLERY,
    seigniory, in the co. of Quebec, is bounded N.E. by part of St. Ignace and several small grants; S.W. by Gaudarville; in the rear by St. Gabriel; in...Read MORE...


  • News 1879 - NO BLACK FEVER IN SILLERY
    QUEBEC, Dec. 7. - There is no truth to the rumors of a plague at Sillery. The deaths referred to in last night's dispatches were from typhoid fever.
    New York Herald-Tribune
    New York, New York
    December 8, 1879

  • Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada
    On the Road to Sillery
    1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
    Artwork
  • News 1896 - The First Canadian Novelist
    Mr. J. M. Le Moine, the Canadian litterateur, says that "The History of Emily Montague," published in London by Dodsley, in 1769, was the earliest...Read MORE...


  • Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada
    La Vieille Masion des Jesuites - Sillery, Que. - The Old Jesuit House
    Postcard
  • Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada
    Academie de Jesus-Marie, Sillery (pres Quebec).
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Sillery, Sillery Cove, or Saint Colomb, a post-village and parish of Quebec, co. of Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, a short distance...Read MORE...


  • Sillery
    Sillery, Qué, Town, pop 11 909 (2001c), 12 003 (1996c), 12 519 (1991c), area 6.70 km2, inc 1980, is located along the north shore of the St Lawrence...Read MORE...




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On the Road to Sillery
1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
Artwork

Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada
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La Vieille Masion des Jesuites - Sillery, Que. - The Old Jesuit House
Postcard

Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada
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Academie de Jesus-Marie, Sillery (pres Quebec).
Postcard
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History and News of Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada

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  • 1634 - First Indian Reservation in Canada
    Sillery, (Quebec) became the first Indian reservation in Canada funded by (I)-Noel Brulart de Sillary (1577-1640), but it failed by 1680 due to... Read MORE...

  • 1637 - The Sillery Reserve is cleared and houses built to settle the savages like the French.
    It later would be classified as a total failure. More Frenchmen went native than savages went French.

    www.telusplanet.net/ public/ dgarneau/ french12.htm
  • 1637 - July, 1637 - Jesuits found settlement of baptized Montagnais Indians at Sillery

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_(Day_Unknown)
  • 1652
    Four miles upstream from Kebec, on the Saint Lawrence River, there is the residence of the Jesuit Society, called Saint Joseph where the Algonquin... Read MORE...

  • 1655 - Iroquois vs French
    An Iroquois raid in 1655 and a fire this year finished the Indian reserve experiment at Sillery, and by 1663, French settlers would occupy this land. ... Read MORE...

  • 1666 Census - There were 140 people living at Sillery

    www.canadiangenealogy.net/ chronicles/ new_france.htm
  • 1676 - The village of Sillery is about a league and a half from Quebek (Quebec) on the St. Lawrence River and is for the Algonkins.

    www.telusplanet.net/ public/ dgarneau/ french22.htm
  • 1832 - SILLERY,
    seigniory, in the co. of Quebec, is bounded N.E. by part of St. Ignace and several small grants; S.W. by Gaudarville; in the rear by St. Gabriel; in... Read MORE...

  • News  1879 - NO BLACK FEVER IN SILLERY
    QUEBEC, Dec. 7. - There is no truth to the rumors of a plague at Sillery. The deaths referred to in last night's dispatches were from typhoid fever. New York Herald-Tribune
    New York, New York
    December 8, 1879
  • News  1896 - The First Canadian Novelist
    Mr. J. M. Le Moine, the Canadian litterateur, says that "The History of Emily Montague," published in London by Dodsley, in 1769, was the earliest... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Sillery, Sillery Cove, or Saint Colomb, a post-village and parish of Quebec, co. of Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, a short distance... Read MORE...

  • Sillery
    Sillery, Qué, Town, pop 11 909 (2001c), 12 003 (1996c), 12 519 (1991c), area 6.70 km2, inc 1980, is located along the north shore of the St Lawrence... Read MORE...

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