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"Saint Martin, såN" man'táx", a post-village in Laval co., Quebec, on Isle Jésus, 12 miles W. of Montreal."

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


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  • 1689 - Seigniory (Isle Jesus) Granted, with the Isles aux Vaches adjacent, 23rd Oct. 1689, to the bishop and ecclesiastics of the seminary of Quebec


  • Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada

  • "The parish of Saint-Martin, whose foundation was approved by Bishop Jean-Olivier Briand of Quebec in 1770, will be the fourth founded entity, 1774 on the territory of the island of Jesus.
    Located inland, at the crossroads of two large intersecting shores and where the Chemin de la Poste passes, the chosen location is also close to a...Read MORE...


  • February 16, 1774, Foundation of the parish of Saint-Martin; Mr. Louis Payet was the first resident parish priest; construction of the 1st presbytery

    http://www.unitestmartin.org/histoire/stmartin.htm

  • Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Martin
    UNITÉ PASTORALE SAINT-MARTIN
    Established 1780
    Source: Google maps
  • September 21, 1785 - Solemn Blessing of the First Church of Saint-Martin

    http://www.unitestmartin.org/histoire/stmartin.htm

  • 1832 - ISLE JESUS,
    seigniory, in the co. of Terrebonne, in length 21 m. and 6 at its greatest breadth; it lies N.W. of the island of Montreal, from which it is...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    ISLE-JESUS, a seignory of Lower Canada, in the co. of Terrebonne, separated from the mainland by the river St. Jean or Jesus, and from the island of...Read MORE...


  • July 14, 1870 Blessing of the cornerstone of the 2nd church of Saint-Martin

    http://www.unitestmartin.org/histoire/stmartin.htm

  • 1873
    LAVAL, (Isle Jesus,) a county in the W part of Quebec, 8 miles N W of Montreal, is formed by the Jesus and Prairie rivers, the branches on the Ottawa ...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Isle Jesus, an island of Quebec, 8 miles NW. of Montreal, bounded by the Jesus and Prairie rivers, branches of the Ottawa before it joins the St....Read MORE...




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