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Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

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Where is Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada? 

First set up as a municipality in 1872, Cap-Rouge takes its name from the red shale that makes up the surrounding cliffs and the cape that juts out into the St Lawrence. The old village centre was first settled by Jacques CARTIER from 1541 to 1543.
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Cap-Rouge is located in central Quebec, Canada on the Saint Lawrence River within the Borough Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge in Quebec City. The site of the first attempted permanent European settlement in North America, Cap-Rouge was long a town on its own before being incorporated within Québec on January 1, 2002.
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Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Old View of Cap Rouge

Gleanings from Québec
by George Moore Fairchild 
January 1, 1908
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Old View of Cap Rouge

Gleanings from Québec
by George Moore Fairchild
January 1, 1908
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - SAINT-FELIX DE CAP-ROUGE CHURCH
Completed in 1859, the new church-chapel was served by a priest-chaplain until the village was officially made a parish in 1862 with the name of Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge. 
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Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

SAINT-FELIX DE CAP-ROUGE CHURCH
Completed in 1859, the new church-chapel was served by a priest-chaplain until the village was officially made a... Read MORE...
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Cap Rouge
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Cap Rouge
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Grand Trunk Pacific Bridge, Cap Rouge, Que.
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Grand Trunk Pacific Bridge, Cap Rouge, Que.
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Eglise de Saint Felix
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Eglise de Saint Felix

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1541 - August 23, 1541 - Jacques Cartier arrives at Cap Rouge
On his third voyage to Canada; starts to build fort at Charlesbourg-Royale 16 km upstream from his...Read MORE...

1542 - September, 1542 - Michel Gaillon hanged for theft at Cap Rouge; one of Roberval's companions; First European capital punishment in Canada

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News  1822 - Woman Thief
Many robberies have lately been committed in the Parishes of St. Foy and Cap Rouge, in Canada, and...Read MORE...

1873
CAP ROUGE, a post village in Quebec co., Que., on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles above...Read MORE...

News  1885 - Blowing Up an Ice Bridge
Quebec, Ont., May 4. - The attempt to blow up the Cap Rouge ice bridge with 300 pounds of powder...Read MORE...

News  1896 - Ice Bridge Gives Way
The Cap Rouge ice bridge, near Montreal, gave way yesterday morning, and the last barrier to...Read MORE...

1912 - August 11, 1912 - Rainstorm lasting 108 hours drenches Cap-Rouge with 216 mm; Québec City gets 196 mm of rain.

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1916
Cap Rouge, a post-village of Quebec co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles above ...Read MORE...

Cap-Rouge
Cap-Rouge, Qué, City, pop 13 700 (2001c), 14 163 (1996c), 14 105 (1991c), area 6.81 km2, inc 1983,...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Croteau
flag  Louis CROTEAU (28 November 1672, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - 19 May 1747, Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Québec, Canada)

Harnois
flag  Marguerite HARNOIS (3 January 1677, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - 19 May 1747, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Québec, Canada)

Jean dit Denis
flag  Louis JEAN dit DENIS (19 November 1675, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - 28 November 1747, Terrebonne, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis-de-Terrebonne))

Lambert dit Champagne
flag  Marie-Florence-Isabelle LAMBERT dite CHAMPAGNE (18 November 1678, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - 5 January 1746, Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada )

Leboeuf
flag  Jean-Baptiste LEBOEUF (19 July 1674, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - , )

Routier (Routhier)
flag  Catherine ROUTIER (ROUTHIER) (12 February 1673, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Constantin dit Lavallee
immigrant flag  Guillaume CONSTANTIN dit LAVALLEE (abt. 1638, , France - 1673, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge))

Gareman dit LePicard
immigrant flag  Pierre GAREMAN dit LEPICARD (bet. 1590-1605, , France - 10 June 1653, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge))

Hayot (Ayotte)
immigrant flag  Thomas HAYOT (AYOTTE) (1609, , France - 15 September 1673, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge))

Jean dit Denis
immigrant flag  Denis JEAN dit DENIS (abt. 1632, , France - bef. 1681, Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge))
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1669
Mathurin GRÉGOIRE (abt. 1646 - 27 October 1728) & Françoise LOISEAU (abt. 1638 - 28 October 1728)
married 7 October 1669
Vincent CROTEAU (29 March 1644 - ) & Jeanne GODEQUIN (abt. 1647 - 4 October 1727)
married 22 September 1669

1698
Jean-Baptiste ROUTIER (ROUTHIER) (24 January 1670 - March 1747) & Marie-Madeleine-Marguerite TRUT (08 December 1677 - 16 December 1708)
married 1 January 1698
 

Cemeteries in Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

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