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Châteauguay, Québec, Canada
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Chateauguay, Quebec is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in southwestern Quebec, Canada, southwest of Montreal, located both on the Chateauguay River and Lac St-Louis, which is a section of the St. Lawrence River. As of the 2005 census, the total population of Chateauguay was 41,023.

The city's local newspapers are the Le Soleil (The Sun) and L'information. As of 1999, the current mayor of Chateauguay is Sergio Pavone. He has since then been reelected in both 2003 and 2005.

The land was first given to Charles Lemoyne by the governor of New France at the time, the Count of Frontenac with the intention of setting up a seigneurie in the area. After being taken over by Zacharie Robutel de la Noue in 1706. In 1763 France relinqueshed its claims in Lower Canada and Châteauguay was now under British mandate. The seigneurie was bought by Marguerite d'Youville, a founder of the Québec religious society Soeurs Grises in 1765 and 10 years later construction began on the Church of Saint-Joachim. wikipedia

Cimetière du Christ-Roi (Châteauguay)
A large catholic cemetery on the east side of Châteauguay, near the border of the Kahnawake Indian Reserve. It is located on the east side of Rue Elm Sud, north of Boul. St-Francis. (45.377N/ 73.728W) It is associated with the Franciscan Monastery located in Châteauguay Heights.

Cimetière de St-Joachim-de-Châteauguay
The present Catholic cemetery at Châteauguay, located 0.4mi (0.7km) west of the town center bridge. (45.360N/ 73.754W)

Cimetière de St-Joachim-de-Châteauguay (Old)
The Catholic cemetery in 1909 was located on the north side of the St-Joachim parish church in Châteauguay Village. (45.361N/ 73.749W) It is now covered by the parking lot.

Cimetière des Soeurs-Grise (Châteauguay)
A private catholic cemetery located on Île St-Bernard, belonging to the Soeurs de la Charite de l'Hopital de Montreal (Gray Nuns) who own the island.

Seigniory of Châteauguay
A seigniory that was located on the northeast side of the Seigniory of Beauharnois. It was 6 miles wide and 9 miles long and was bounded on the northeast side by the Mission de Sault St-Louis (now Kahnawake) and on the southeast by the Seigniory of Lasalle. It was granted in 1673 to Charles Lemoyne, Sieur de Longueuil. In 1706, it was sold to Zacharie Robutel de La Noue. In the 1760s, the seigniory was acquired from his heirs by the Soeurs de la Charite de l'Hopital de Montreal, better known as the Gray Nuns. In 1854, the seigniorial title was abolished by government decree. At that time, it became part of the County of Châteauguay.

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1673 - Seigniory (Chateauguay) Granted in 1673 to Charles Lemoyne, Sieur de Longueuil

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1735 - Église de Saint-Joachim established at Châteauguay

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1813 - October 1 - War of 1812 - US army under Wade Hampton crosses frontier south of Montreal and skirmishes with Canadian piquets near Chateauguay

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1873
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