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History of Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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  • 1624 - January 3, 1624 - Founding of New France's First seigneuries at Cap Tourmente and Ile-d'Orleans.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ January_3

  • 1648 - Huron country destroyed, Hurons relocated to ile D'Orleans

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ pqztimeln.htm

  • 1675 - The first church in Saint-Jean was built in 1675

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/

  • On April 6, 1676, Île d’Orléans became a county divided into four burgs: Saint-Pierre, Saint-Jean, Sainte-Famille and Saint-Paul (renamed Saint-Laurent in 1698).

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans

  • 1679 - The parish of Saint-Jean was officially founded in 1679.

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/

  • 1680 - Mission Founded
    The area [Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans] was first colonized early in the 17th century. In 1680, a mission was founded and served by the priest of...Read MORE...


  • Saint-Jean-de-l
    1689 map
    St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec
    by ROBERT DE VILLENEUVE
    Québec : Société de généalogie de Québec, 1976
  • 1714 - Parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was formed
    In 1714, the Parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was formed and became a civil parish in 1722. It is believed that this name commemorates Jean de Lauson,...Read MORE...


  • 1734 - The Manoir Mauvide-Genest was constructed in 1734 by Jean Mauvide, a young surgeon in the King’s army who became Lord of the manor in 1752. (Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans)

    www.manoirmauvidegenest.com/ en/

  • Saint-Jean-de-l
    Eglise de St. Jean de L'Ile D'Orleans construite en 1734
  • 1759 - In the summer of 1759, Île d’Orléans was evacuated prior to the arrival of the Royal Navy and the English troops under the command of General Wolfe.
    He established a military camp on the island to keep watch on Quebec City and the channels of the St. Lawrence River. The buildings on the island...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - The Parish of St. Jean Baptiste,
    by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, is 2 1/ 4 leagues along the South Channel, extending from and...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    JEAN-DE-BAPTISTE (Saint), a parish and village of Lower Canada, in Orleans island.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • 1873
    ST. JEAN D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish in Montmorency co., Que , on the Island of Orleans, 22 miles below Quebec. Pop. 1,436.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

  • 1895 - Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans
    Saint Jean d’Orléans, a post-village in Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle of Orleans, 22 miles below Quebec
    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

  • 1906
    Saint Jean d'Orleans, a post-village of Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle of Orleans, 19 miles below Quebec.
    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

  • Saint-Jean-de-l
    Standard Drain Pipe Co., Saint Jean, P. Q.
  • Saint-Jean-de-l
    The barracks, view from the river, St. Jean, P. Q., Canada
  • 1956 - Religious Drowns Near St. Jean
    St. Jean, Que., July 10 - Guy Rheault, 20-year-old member of the order of the Brothers of Christian Schools, was drowned yesterday while swimming in ...Read MORE...




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada


Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
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1689 map
St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec
by ROBERT DE VILLENEUVE
Québec : Société de généalogie de Québec, 1976

Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
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Eglise de St. Jean de L'Ile D'Orleans construite en 1734

Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
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Standard Drain Pipe Co., Saint Jean, P. Q.

Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
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The barracks, view from the river, St. Jean, P. Q., Canada

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  • 1624 - January 3, 1624 - Founding of New France's First seigneuries at Cap Tourmente and Ile-d'Orleans.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ January_3
  • 1648 - Huron country destroyed, Hurons relocated to ile D'Orleans

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ pqztimeln.htm
  • 1675 - The first church in Saint-Jean was built in 1675

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
  • On April 6, 1676, Île d’Orléans became a county divided into four burgs: Saint-Pierre, Saint-Jean, Sainte-Famille and Saint-Paul (renamed Saint-Laurent in 1698).

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans
  • 1679 - The parish of Saint-Jean was officially founded in 1679.

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
  • 1680 - Mission Founded
    The area [Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans] was first colonized early in the 17th century. In 1680, a mission was founded and served by the priest of... Read MORE...

  • 1714 - Parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was formed
    In 1714, the Parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was formed and became a civil parish in 1722. It is believed that this name commemorates Jean de Lauson,... Read MORE...

  • 1734 - The Manoir Mauvide-Genest was constructed in 1734 by Jean Mauvide, a young surgeon in the King’s army who became Lord of the manor in 1752. (Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans)

    www.manoirmauvidegenest.com/ en/
  • 1759 - In the summer of 1759, Île d’Orléans was evacuated prior to the arrival of the Royal Navy and the English troops under the command of General Wolfe.
    He established a military camp on the island to keep watch on Quebec City and the channels of the St. Lawrence River. The buildings on the island... Read MORE...

  • 1832 - The Parish of St. Jean Baptiste,
    by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, is 2 1/ 4 leagues along the South Channel, extending from and... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    JEAN-DE-BAPTISTE (Saint), a parish and village of Lower Canada, in Orleans island.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1873
    ST. JEAN D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish in Montmorency co., Que , on the Island of Orleans, 22 miles below Quebec. Pop. 1,436. Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • 1895 - Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans
    Saint Jean d’Orléans, a post-village in Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle of Orleans, 22 miles below Quebec
    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
  • Isle D'Orleans, St. Jean historic district


    Isle D'Orleans, St. Jean historic district (www.youtube.com)
  • 1906
    Saint Jean d'Orleans, a post-village of Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle of Orleans, 19 miles below Quebec.
    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
  • 1956 - Religious Drowns Near St. Jean
    St. Jean, Que., July 10 - Guy Rheault, 20-year-old member of the order of the Brothers of Christian Schools, was drowned yesterday while swimming in ... Read MORE...

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