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Beaumont, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Étienne, est 1714 60, ch. du Domaine, Beaumont, QUÉBEC Source: Google maps

Beaumont, Québec

The municipality of Beaumont extends over more than forty five square kilometers.

Beaumont is located in the administrative region of Chaudière-Appalaches and is part of the Regional County Municipality of Bellechasse.

From the shores of the Saint Lawrence to the Appalachians, the municipality stands out for its green spaces, which are among the most remarkable in Quebec.

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Beaumont, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-Étienne, est 1714
60, ch. du Domaine, Beaumont, QUÉBEC
Source: Google maps

Beaumont, Québec, Canada

Hotel Vincennes Cabins, Beaumont, Que. Route 2 Eight Miles East of Quebec City.

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  • 1672 - Seigniory (Beaumont) Granted Nov. 3d, 1672, to Sieur des Islets de Beaumont
    Beaumont was founded in 1672, when Intendant Jean Talon granted Charles Couillard the seigneury of Beaumont and François Bissot that of Vincennes.

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  • 1681 - Beaumont parish opened
  • 1714 - Église de Saint-Étienne established at Beaumont
  • 1832 - BEAUMONT,
    Seignory and Augmentation, in the co. of Bellechasse, lies between Vincennes and La Durantaie and is bounded in front by the St. Lawrence, and in the rear by St. Gervais; its breadth is 3/ 4 league, its depth 1 1/ 2. - Granted Nov. 3d, 1672, to Sieur des Islets de Beaumont; the augmentation, April 10th, 1713, to Sieur de Beaumont and is of the same dimensions as the original grant: they now belong to Fereol Roy, Esq. - The farms are 3 arpents in front by 40 in depth; and the lands conceded prior to 1759 were granted on the following terms: 20 sols per front arpent by 40 in depth, on sol for quit rent, one capon, the obligation of grinding corn at the Banal mill, and with a reservation of timber for the purpose of building churches, mills, & c. - The capon is supposed to have never been demanded. - A great many of these landholders neglected to take a legal contract of concession, thinking that the seignior's letter would be solely sufficient to secure them in quiet possession of their... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    BEAUMONT, a post village in Bellechasse co., Que., on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles from Quebec. It contains grist and saw mills and woollen factories. Pop. 600.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • News  1883 - 105 Year-old Wrestler?
    Beaumont, Quebec, has an athlete 105 years old, who wants to engage in a wrestling match. Old Time will soon give him a tussle. - [New Bedford Mercury]
    St. Albans Daily Messenger
    St. Albans, Vermont
    December 1, 1883
  • 1895 - Beaumont
    Beaumont, bo'môNa', a post-village in Bellechasse co, Quebec, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles below Quebec. It contains grist- and saw-mills and woollen factories. Pop. 600.
    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
  • 1916
    Beaumont, a post-village of Bellechasse co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles below Quebec. It contains grist-, saw- and woollen-mills. Pop. about 150.
    Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

  • 2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Beaumont, Quebec:
    Beaumont's Historic District: Start your visit by exploring Beaumont's historic district. Stroll along its charming streets, lined with well-preserved heritage buildings that reflect the village's rich history. Don't forget to bring your camera, as this area offers plenty of opportunities for beautiful photos.

    Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste: Visit the Église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, a beautiful Catholic church that dates back to the mid-19th century. Its stunning architecture and peaceful surroundings make it a must-see attraction.

    Beaumont Museum: To delve deeper into the village's history, make your way to the Beaumont Museum. This small museum showcases artifacts, photographs, and exhibits that provide insights into Beaumont's past. It's a great place to learn about the village's cultural heritage.

    La Belle Vallée Vineyard: Just a short drive from Beaumont, you'll find La Belle Vallée Vineyard. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy wine tastings and tours of this picturesque vineyard.... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Beaumont, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorVivien JEAN (1618, , France - 9 June 1708, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorPierre MOLLEUR dit LALLEMAND (1631, , France - 26 January 1729, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorÉtienne BLANCHON (1632, , France - 21 May 1712, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorToussaint LEDRAN (1634, , France - 8 July 1711, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorJean ADAM (1636, , France - 3 September 1711, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorJean-Pierre FORGUES dit MONROUGEAU (1637, , France - 29 May 1703, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
female ancestorFrançoise PILOIS (1639, Paris, France - 28 February 1713, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorRené CAUCHON (COCHON) dit LAVERDIÈRE (4 September 1640, , France - 12 December 1714, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
male ancestorFrançois MARQUET (1640, Poitou, France - 11 March 1715, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))

Ancestors Who Were Married in Beaumont, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorJean-Baptiste NADEAU (16 April 1669 - 1 March 1735 ) and female ancestorAnne CASSE (LACASSE) (29 August 1674 - 11 June 1754) married 1689
male ancestorDenis NADEAU (25 May 1673 - 3 March 1759) and female ancestorCharlotte CASSE (LACASSE) (21 June 1678 - 6 March 1722) married 9 November 1695
male ancestorFrançois MOLINET (1666 - 12 June 1702) and female ancestorJeanne LELIEVRE (22 March 1634 - 11 January 1728) married 8 February 1695
male ancestorRené ADAM (10 February 1674 - 27 September 1717) and female ancestorAnne MAILLOUX (MAILLOU) (1667 - 2 March 1736) married 1 May 1696
male ancestorPierre JEAN dit VIENS (19 September 1672 - 1 November 1737) and female ancestorMarguerite CASSE (LACASSE) (1679 - 16 April 1751) married 1697
male ancestorYves BECHET dit SANSOUCY (1662 - 19 May 1741) and female ancestorHenriette BALAN dite LACOMBE (1 February 1677 - 20 July 1715) married 13 February 1697
male ancestorBernard GONTHIER (1643 - 13 January 1716) and female ancestorMarie-Françoise FORGUES dite MONROUGEAU (1679 - 9 December 1740) married 4 November 1698
male ancestorPierre DUBOIS (7 October 1675 - 26 November 1743) and female ancestorMarie-Anne MAILLOUX (9 May 1682 - 18 December 1735) married 3 November 1699
male ancestorJean-Baptiste BALAN dit LACOMBE (13 December 1674 - 18 December 1758) and female ancestorJeanne MAILLOUX (4 July 1674 - 14 June 1715) married 16 November 1699
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