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History of Iberville, Québec, Canada

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(Saint-Athanase-de-Bleury)

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Iberville, Québec, Canada

*Saint-Athanase was a former town in Quebec. Today it is a part of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu." wikipedia

Iberville
A large town on the east side of the Richelieu River opposite St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. (45.308N/ 73.240W) It was named in 1854 for Pierre Lemoyne, Sieur d'Iberville, an early french solder and explorer.

St-Athanase
The old name for Iberville, on the east side of the Richelieu River opposite St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It was also called St-Athanase d'Iberville. The Paroisse de St-Anthanase is the rural municipality surrounding Iberville. It merged with St-Jean-sur-Richelieu and other towns in 2001 to form the new city of Ville de St-Jean-Iberville. Shortly after the named was changed back to St-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

St-Jean-Iberville, Ville de
The short-lived official name of the newly merged city consisting of the old towns of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, St-Luc, L'Acadie, Iberville and St-Athanese. The merger became official in 2001. Shortly after the merger the name was changed back to St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. St-Jean-Iberville has also been a commonly used unofficial name for this general area since at least the 1950s.


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  • The seigniory of Bleury was granted to Charles de la Boische in 1733.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1823 - Parish is established at St-Athanase-de-Bleury

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • 1837 - On 10 November 1837, thirty rebels from Saint-Athanase, led by Pierre-Paul Demaray (St-Jean), Davignon and Patrick McKeenan (Saint-Athanase) attacked some loyalists who were moving towards St-Jean.

    richardjohnbr.blogspot.com/ 2010/ 11/ rouville.html

  • 1838 - On 3 and 4 November, rebels gathered at Saint-Mathias in preparation for an attack on the garrison at Chambly. At the same time, 300 Patriotes from Saint-Athanase took possession of the village of Christieville (Iberville).
    On 7 November, some houses in Saint-Athanase were looted and burned down: the merchant Charles Mongeau, landlord François Macé and the butcher...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    IBERVILLE, a county in the S. part of Quebec, bounded on the W. by the Richelieu river, comprises an area of 120,960 acres. It is traversed by the...Read MORE...


  • 1890 - St Athanase / Iberville
    "St Athanase, or Iberville. formerly Christieville, tn., Que., co. lieu of lberville co., on R. Richelieu. P. (1881) 1,847"
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker

  • 1894 - November 1 - DEATH OF MERCIER. The Ex-Premier of the Province of Quebec Passes Away.
    MONTREAL, Oct. 31. - Honore Mercier, ex-premier of Quebec, died yesterday morning at 9 o'clock. The end had been expected any time during the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Iberville
    IBERVILLE, a county in the south part of Quebec, bounded on the west by the Richelieu River, comprises an area of 120,960 acres. It is traversed by...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Saint Athanase / Iberville
    Saint Athanase, or Iberville, i'ber vil (formerly Christieville), a town of Quebec, capital of the co. of Iberville, on the river Richelieu, opposite ...Read MORE...


  • Iberville, Québec, Canada
    Rue Principale, Iberville, Que.
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  • Iberville, Québec, Canada

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  • Iberville, Québec, Canada
    Eglise de Saint-Athanase
    500, 1ère Rue,
    Iberville, Qc
    established 1912
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Iberville, or Saint Athanase, a banking town of Quebec, capital of the co. of Iberville, on the river Richelieu and on the Canadian Pacific and other ...Read MORE...


  • Iberville, Québec, Canada
    Place d'Été, Iberville, P.Q. Canada
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Iberville, Québec, Canada
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Rue Principale, Iberville, Que.
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Iberville, Québec, Canada
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Iberville, Québec, Canada
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Eglise de Saint-Athanase
500, 1ère Rue,
Iberville, Qc
established 1912
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Iberville, Québec, Canada
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Place d'Été, Iberville, P.Q. Canada
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  • The seigniory of Bleury was granted to Charles de la Boische in 1733.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1823 - Parish is established at St-Athanase-de-Bleury

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • 1837 - On 10 November 1837, thirty rebels from Saint-Athanase, led by Pierre-Paul Demaray (St-Jean), Davignon and Patrick McKeenan (Saint-Athanase) attacked some loyalists who were moving towards St-Jean.

    richardjohnbr.blogspot.com/ 2010/ 11/ rouville.html
  • 1838 - On 3 and 4 November, rebels gathered at Saint-Mathias in preparation for an attack on the garrison at Chambly. At the same time, 300 Patriotes from Saint-Athanase took possession of the village of Christieville (Iberville).
    On 7 November, some houses in Saint-Athanase were looted and burned down: the merchant Charles Mongeau, landlord François Macé and the butcher... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    IBERVILLE, a county in the S. part of Quebec, bounded on the W. by the Richelieu river, comprises an area of 120,960 acres. It is traversed by the... Read MORE...

  • 1890 - St Athanase / Iberville
    "St Athanase, or Iberville. formerly Christieville, tn., Que., co. lieu of lberville co., on R. Richelieu. P. (1881) 1,847"
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
  • 1894 - November 1 - DEATH OF MERCIER. The Ex-Premier of the Province of Quebec Passes Away.
    MONTREAL, Oct. 31. - Honore Mercier, ex-premier of Quebec, died yesterday morning at 9 o'clock. The end had been expected any time during the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Iberville
    IBERVILLE, a county in the south part of Quebec, bounded on the west by the Richelieu River, comprises an area of 120,960 acres. It is traversed by... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Saint Athanase / Iberville
    Saint Athanase, or Iberville, i'ber vil (formerly Christieville), a town of Quebec, capital of the co. of Iberville, on the river Richelieu, opposite ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Iberville, or Saint Athanase, a banking town of Quebec, capital of the co. of Iberville, on the river Richelieu and on the Canadian Pacific and other ... Read MORE...

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