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Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada - Église de Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal 1, rue de l’Église, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot, QUÉBEC Established 1786 Source: Google maps

Île-Perrot is a charming town located in the southwestern part of Québec, Canada. Situated on the island of Île Perrot in Lake Saint-Louis, it offers a tranquil and picturesque setting for both residents and visitors.

The island was granted by King Louis XIV’s representative, the Intendant Talon of New France, to its founder François-Marie Perrot then governor of Montreal on the 28th of October 1672.

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Église de Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal
1, rue de l’Église, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot, QUÉBEC
Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada

Église de Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal
1, rue de l’Église, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot, QUÉBEC
Established 1786
Source: Google maps

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The island (L'Île-Perrot) was granted by the Intendant Talon of New France to its founder François-Marie Perrot then Governor of Montreal on the 28th of October 1672.
The history of the colonization of Île Perrot, located 30 kilometers west of downtown Montreal, dates back to the mid-17th century. The island was ceded in October 1672 to François Marie Perrot, Governor of Montreal. The assignment was signed by Intendant Jean Talon, who was the uncle of Mr. Perrot's wife, Madame Madeleine Laguide Meynier.
1765 - Parish of Ste-Jeanne-de-Chantal-de-l'Île-Perrot is established at L'Ile Perrot

Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
The first parish priest did not arrive there until 1786, because previously there was no permanent population.
L'Île-Perrot - First set up as the parish municipality of Sainte-Jeanne-Chantal-de-l'Isle-Perrot in 1855.
1895 - Isle Perrot
Isle Perrot, eel pèR'Rö', an island in the river St. Lawrence, S.W. of the island of Montreal, between the Lake of Two Mountains and Lake St. Louis. It is about 7 miles long. Pop. 935.

Isle Perrot, a post-village in Vaudreuil co., Quebec, on the above island, 7 miles S. of Ste. Anne Bout de l'Isle.
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
Sainte-Jeanne-Chantal-de-l'Isle-Perrot was changed to L'Île-Perrot in 1946.
L'Île-Perrot, Qué, Town, pop 9927 (2006c), 9375 (2001c), inc 1955. L'Île-Perrot is one of 4 municipal entities to be found on Île Perrot, the island separating Lac des Deux-Montagnes and the Ottawa River from the ST LAWRENCE RIVER proper. The 3 other municipalities are Terrasse-Vaudreuil, PINCOURT and Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot. Connected by bridge to Île de Montréal since 1925, L'Île-Perrot is a residential suburb of MONTRÉAL, which is about 40 km to the east.
2023 - There are plenty of places to go and things to do in Île-Perrot. Here's a list of some of the top attractions and activities in the area:
Parc des Ancres (Anchors Park): This beautiful waterfront park is a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll or a family picnic. You can admire the stunning views of Lake Saint-Louis and explore the walking trails. The park also features several sculptures and anchors, giving it a unique maritime ambiance.

Verger Labonté: If you're visiting Île-Perrot in the fall, make sure to check out Verger Labonté. This orchard offers apple picking, pumpkin patches, and a variety of seasonal activities. It's a great place to experience the joys of harvest season.

Historical Society of Pincourt: Discover the rich history of the region at the Historical Society of Pincourt. They often host exhibitions and events that showcase the heritage and culture of Île-Perrot and the surrounding areas.

Fishing: Île-Perrot is a fantastic destination for fishing enthusiasts. You can try your luck at catching various species of fish in the Lake Saint-Louis. Make sure to check local regulations and obtain the... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorPierre MONTPETIT dit POITEVIN (15 November 1686, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - 5 October 1759, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
male ancestorAntoine HUNAULT (HUNEAULT) dit DESCHAMPS (8 March 1692, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul) - 30 May 1770, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
male ancestorFrançois-Marie SAUVÉ (27 August 1698, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - 14 October 1768, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
female ancestorMarie-Anne LEDUC (7 July 1702, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - 20 April 1794, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
male ancestorClaude GARNIER (GRENIER) (10 February 1703, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales) - 7 May 1760, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
male ancestorJean-Baptiste LEDUC (8 September 1710, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada - 31 March 1796, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
female ancestorMarie-Angelique BRUNET dite BOURBONNAIS (23 June 1711, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - 4 June 1795, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
female ancestorMarie-Angélique GIGNAC (1711, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 20 June 1802, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))
male ancestorEtienne LEGER (4 August 1711, Saint-Laurent, Montréal, Québec, Canada - 13 October 1803, Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal))

Ancestors Who Were Married in Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorJoseph DEREPENTIGNY (8 September 1769 - 1 March 1824) and female ancestorAgathe LEDUC (4 May 1767 - 27 October 1831) married 11 January 1790
male ancestorAntoine BOYER (30 November 1767 - 23 April 1806) and female ancestorJosephte LEDUC (14 August 1770 - 12 August 1832) married 25 January 1790
male ancestorLouis SEIZE (LOUISEIZE) (21 April 1764 - 23 September 1838) and female ancestorJosephte DENIS dite ST DENIS (1764 - 28 November 1855) married 15 November 1790
male ancestorFrançois BOURBONNAIS dit BRUNET (12 March 1744 - 11 October 1800) and female ancestorElisabeth GOULET (1753 - 12 November 1833) married 18 July 1791
male ancestorLouis HUNAULT (2 August 1764 - 3 June 1846) and female ancestorJosephte SABOURIN (14 January 1781 - 25 June 1804) married 21 November 1796
male ancestorCharles LEGAULT dit DESLAURIERS (15 September 1771 - 7 October 1804) and female ancestorMarguerite DAOUST (4 December 1779 - 24 January 1847) married 19 February 1798
male ancestorJoachim DEREPENTIGNY (1775 - ) and female ancestorAngelique BOURBONNAIS (25 March 1772 - 12 January 1864) married 23 April 1798
male ancestorHyacinthe MONTPETIT dit POTVIN (2 February 1776 - 12 July 1863) and female ancestorEuphronsine LEDUC (27 February 1782 - 30 April 1870) married 27 January 1801
male ancestorJoseph-Thomas LEDUC (24 February 1778 - 27 October 1855) and female ancestorIsabelle BOURBEAU (29 December 1781 - 16 December 1861) married 1 February 1802

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