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What is the history of Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada ?

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(Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)

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"Becancour, the chief town of Nicolet co., Quebec, is at the mouth of the Becancour River, 80 miles S.W. of Quebec. It has several mills, and a large trade. 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


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  • 1647 - Seigniory (Becancour) granted April 16, 1647, to Sieur de Becancour


  • 1669 to 1672 - Becancour - The first French missionary contact with the local Abenaki occurred in 1669, and a permanent European settlement was established 3 years later.

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  • Becancour
    Bécancour, QC, city, pop 11 134 (2006c), 11 051 (2001c), inc 1965. Bécancour is located almost directly opposite Trois-Rivières on the south shore of ...Read MORE...


  • 1702 - Becancour - In 1702, a small fort was erected on the site to protect against Iroquois attack.

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  • 1716 - Parishes of La Nativite de Notre Dame and St. Pierre de Becancour are established

    Guide to Quebec Catholic Parishes and Published Parish Marriage Records, Compiled Jeanne Sauve White

  • 1722 - Église de la Nativité de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie established at Bécancour

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  • 1802 - Église de Saint-Grégoire established at Bécancour

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  • 1825 - Église de Saint-Édouard-de-Gentilly established at Bécancour

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  • Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Édouard-de-Gentilly, est. 1825
    865, av. des Hirondelles, Bécancour, QUÉBEC
    Source: Google maps
  • 1832 - BECANCOUR,
    seigniory, in the co. of Nicolet, is bounded S.W. by Godefroi, N.E. by fief Dutord and by the townships of Aston and Maddington in the rear. 2 1/ 4 l. ...Read MORE...


  • 1845 - Église de Sainte-Gertrude established at Bécancour

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  • 1859
    A seigniory lying along the lower part of the Becancour river (in Lower Canada); about 7 m. long and 6 m. in breadth. Pop. 2,752.

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  • 1868 - Église de Sainte-Angèle-de-Laval established at Bécancour

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  • 1873
    BECANCOUR, the chief town of Nicolet co., Que., is situated at the mouth of the Becancour river, 5 miles from Doucet's, 7 miles from Three Rivers. It ...Read MORE...


  • News 1892 - Becancour, Que. - The bridge across the Becancour river at this point was carried away by ice last night.

    Saginaw News
    Saginaw, Michigan
    April 7, 1892

  • Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada
    Church - Gentilly
  • 1903 - Église du Précieux-Sang established at Bécancour

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  • Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada
    Église du Précieux-Sang, est. 1903
    7525, Route du Missouri, Bécancour, QUÉBEC
    Église de Bécancour
    Paroisse: Précieux-Sang
    Source: www.originis.ca900

  • 1916
    Becancour, the chief town of Nicolet oo., Quebec, is at the mouth of the Becancour River, 80 miles WSW. of Quebec. It has several mills and a large...Read MORE...




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