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Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste 3097, rue Principale, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, QUÉBEC Established 1797

About ten kilometers north of Rougemont, near Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, in Montérégie, is the municipality of the parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, 8 kilometers from Mont-Saint-Hilaire.

On November 4, 1998 it moved from Rouville Regional County Municipality to La Vallée-du-Richelieu Regional County Municipality.

The main watercourse that crosses the territory is the Rivière des Hurons.

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Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste
3097, rue Principale, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, QUÉBEC
Established 1797
Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste
3097, rue Principale, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, QUÉBEC
Established 1797 eglisesdenosancetres.htm

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1694 - The Seigneurie of Rouville was granted to Jean-Baptiste Hertel
Jean-Baptiste Hertel was an officer in the navy. As an award for his military achievments, he was awarded the Seigneurie which covers the present territories of Saint-Jean-Baptiste and Saint-Hilaire. He was likely too occupied with military events and so he did not fulfill his duties as a lord (to hold fire and place, to clear the fief, to build his manor and a flour mill, to open roads , Recruit colonists ...) and the seigniory does not get established.
Jean-Baptiste René Hertel was the first to settle in Saint-Jean-Baptiste in 1789.
He was five generations descended from Jean-Baptiste Hertel.
1792 - population of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was 893
On September 15, 1795, a church place was marked at the Huron River. The parish was officially founded in 1797 and Saint-Jean-Baptiste was chosen as the name in honor of the first Lord.
The Seigneurie was divided between the inhabitants of the Huron River and those of the Richelieu River. Both wanted the church to be built nearby. The parish was officially founded in 1797 near the Huron River. A second church was built two years later near the Richelieu River.

The Seigneurie de Rouville was then divided into two parishes, that of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, with an area of ​​17,529 arpents square, and that of Saint-Hilaire with 11,557 square acres.
1797 - The parish of St-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville is opened
Saint-Jean-Baptiste, is the abbreviated form of Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, which identified both the parish founded in 1797.
On 1 July 1845, the Municipality of Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville was formed, covering the extent of the parish.
In 1847, the Municipality of Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville ceased to exist and its territory became part of the municipality of the county of Rouville.
July 1, 1855, the creation of the municipality of the parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste took place, according to the Victoria Act.
The Rouville element, which appears in the original denomination, marks the inclusion of the territory in the seigneury of Rouville, granted in 1694 to Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville (1668-1722), inherited in 1781 by Jean-Baptiste Melchior Hertel de Rouville (1748-1817), fourth lord, who, like some others, did not even live in the space granted to him.
1895 - Saint Jean Baptiste de Rouville
Saint Jean Baptiste de Rouville, a post-village in Rouville co., Quebec, on the Little River Huron, 9 miles S. of St. Hilaire Station. It contains several stores and mills.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville:
Parc Nature Les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare: Just a short drive from Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, this beautiful nature park offers hiking trails, picnic areas, and opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife observation. It's a great place to reconnect with nature and enjoy the outdoors.

Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste: Visit the village's historic church, Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, which dates back to the 19th century. The church's architecture and interior are worth exploring, and it's a peaceful spot for reflection and photography.

Explore the Countryside: Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville is surrounded by picturesque countryside. Take a leisurely drive or bike ride through the scenic landscapes, especially during the fall when the foliage is at its most vibrant.

Local Cafés and Bakeries: Discover the local food scene by visiting the village's cafes and bakeries. Try some fresh pastries, croissants, and locally roasted coffee while chatting with friendly... Read MORE...

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male ancestorToussaint TRUDEAU (28 October 1774 - 28 February 1812) and female ancestorMarie-Catherine LAJEUNESSE (16 November 1783 - 27 February 1838) married 2 February 1801
male ancestorLouis DESMARAIS (31 December 1783 - ) and female ancestorAgathe BLANCHARD dite RENAUD (4 May 1783 - ) married 24 October 1803
male ancestorJulien BROUILLETTE dit BERNARD (10 October 1783 - 23 August 1864) and female ancestorCatherine VADNAIS (9 March 1786 - 29 August 1848) married 25 February 1805
male ancestorJoseph LACASSE (9 September 1781 - 17 September 1832) and female ancestorMarie Elisabeth CHICOINE ( - ) married 17 February 1806
male ancestorJean-Baptiste FREGEAU (9 November 1781 - ) and female ancestorAngelique LEMONDE (15 September 1788 - ) married 15 September 1806
male ancestorJacques DESNOYERS dit DESMARAIS (1784 - ) and female ancestorAgathe LEPRE (1787 - ) married 4 November 1806
male ancestorAntoine CHARRON (1782 - 10 March 1841) and female ancestorMarguerite GINGRAS (6 January 1789 - 9 May 1851) married 12 January 1807
male ancestorJean-Baptiste BLANCHARD dit RENAUD (10 February 1785 - 7 March 1857) and female ancestorJosephte FREGEAU dite LAPLANCHE (11 June 1788 - 17 December 1850) married 21 January 1807
male ancestorGabriel SANSOUCY (19 December 1787 - 3 June 1855) and female ancestorCatherine FORAND (4 September 1790 - 2 September 1817) married 3 October 1808

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