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Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada

Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon is a municipality in the D'Autray Regional County Municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada.

The first settlers, mostly Irish and Scottish Loyalists, came around 1825 to the shores of Lake Maskinongé, where they formed a community that was known as Lake Maskinongé Settlement by 1827, and later as the Mission of Lac-Maskinongé. In 1837, the name Saint-Gabriel-du-Lac-Maskinongé came in use but was changed to Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon in 1840. This name refers to the angel Gabriel and the geographic township of Brandon that was proclaimed in 1827 and in which it is located.

In 1851, the Parish of Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon was founded and the post office opened that same year. In 1855, the parish municipality was established with the same name...

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  • The first settlers, mostly Irish and Scottish Loyalists, came around 1825 to the shores of Lake Maskinongé, where they formed a community that was known as Lake Maskinongé Settlement by 1827, and later as the Mission of Lac-Maskinongé.

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  • In 1837, the name Saint-Gabriel-du-Lac-Maskinongé came in use but was changed to Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon in 1840. This name refers to the angel Gabriel and the geographic township of Brandon that was proclaimed in 1827 and in which it is located.

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  • 1840 - Parish of St-Gabriel-de-Brandon is opened

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon
    48, rue Beausoleil, Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, QUÉBEC
    Established 1848
    Source: Google maps
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  • In 1851, the post office opened

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  • In 1892, the main settlement on Lake Maskinongé separated from the parish municipality and became the Village Municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon (now known as the Town of Saint-Gabriel)

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  • 1895 - Saint Gabriel de Brandon
    Saint Gabriel de Brandon, a post-village in Berthier co., Quebec, on Lac Maskinonge, 21 miles N.N.W. of Berthier en Haut.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada
    Chateau Bellevue, St. Gabriel de Brandon, Que.
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  • Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada
    Lac Maskinonge, St. Gabriel de Brandon, Quebec
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  • 1906
    Saint Gabriel de Brandon, a banking post-village of Berthier co., Quebec, on Lac Maskinonge, 21 miles NNW. of Berthier en Haut, on the Canadian...Read MORE...


  • Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada
    Manoir St. Gabriel
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Église de Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon
48, rue Beausoleil, Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, QUÉBEC
Established 1848
Source: Google maps
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Chateau Bellevue, St. Gabriel de Brandon, Que.
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Lac Maskinonge, St. Gabriel de Brandon, Quebec
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