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(Saint-Jacques-de-Montcalm) (Saint Jacques de l’Achigan)

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"Saint Jacques de l’Achigan, såN* zhàk deh là' she'göN', a post-village of Quebec, co. of Montcalm, 13 miles N.N.W. of L'Assomption. It has a church, a convent, a brewery, &c. Pop. 800."

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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Église de Saint-Jacques
102, rue Saint-Jacques, Saint-Jacques, QUÉBEC
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  • 1770 - First settlers, the Acadians came from Boston; they called the place Saint-Jacques-de-la-Nouvelle-Acadie.
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  • 1772 - Appointment of the first resident priest in St-Jacques
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  • 1774 - Église de Saint-Jacques established at Saint-Jacques
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  • 1832 - L'ASSOMPTION,
    county, in the district of Montreal, is bounded N.E. by the co. of Berthier; S.W, by the co. of Lachenaye; in the rear by the province line; in front ... Read MORE...

  • 1845 - Parish of Saint-Jacques-de-Saint-Sulpice formed at St-Jacques
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  • 1847 - Parish of Saint-Jacques-de-Saint-Sulpice abolished at St-Jacques
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  • 1855 - Parish of Saint-Jacques-de-l'Achigan established at St-Jacques
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  • 1873
    ST. JACQUES DE L' ACHIGAN. a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Montcalm, on the River Lac Oureau, 13 miles from L'Assomption. The village... Read MORE...

  • 1884 - Tobacco cultivation begins at St-Jacques
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  • 1900 - April 4 - Fire in the convent of Sœurs Sainte-Anne in St-Jacques
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  • 1906
    Saint Jacques (de l'Achigan), a post-village of Montcalm co., Quebec, 13 miles NNW. of L'Assomption, on the Great Northern R. of Canada. Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
  • 1917 - The village municipality of Saint-Jacques-de-l'Achigan shortens its name to Saint-Jacques
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