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Lavaltrie, a village in Berthier county, Quebec, on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 35 miles east of Montreal. It is named after Séraphin Marganne, Sieur de Lavaltrie, to whom the seigniory of Lavaltrie was granted in 1672. It is in a prosperous agricultural district.

W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 400p., p. 2.
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  • 1672 - Seigniory (Lavaltrie) granted Oct. 29, 1672, to Sieur de Lavaltrie
  • 1732 - Église de Saint-Antoine established in Lavaltrie
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  • 1832 - LAVLATRIE and its augmentation,
    seigniory, in the co. of Berthier, is bounded N.E. by Lanoraye and its augmenation; S.W. by St. Suplpice; in the rear by the T. of Kildare; in front... Read MORE...

  • 1839 - Total Loss of the John Bull Steamer, by Fire.
    Mr. Thomos, Purser of the John Bull Steamer, arrived yesterday at noon with the intelligence that that splendid boat was totally consumed by fire,... Read MORE...

  • 1847 Fires
    On the night of the 23d ult., the house of Medard Perrault, at Lavaltrie, near Montreal, was burned, and four lives lost, two men and two children. Springfield Republican
    Spokane, Washington
    February 8, 1847
  • 1873
    LAVALTRIE, a post village and river port in Berthier co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 35 miles N.E of Montreal. It contains several ... Read MORE...

  • 1892 - Sisters Die in Fire
    Yesterday at Lavaltrie, Canada, the two daughters of Amede Lachance, aged 4 and 10 years, were burned to death in their father's house. Middletown Times-Press
    Middletown, New York
    August 17, 1892
  • News  1913 - Counterfeit Money Source - Canadian Authorities Raid Shack in Little Village of Lavaltrie
    Six Men are Captured
    Complete Plant: Press. Plates and Paper: Building Resembles Arsenal.
    MAKE NIGHT ATTACK
    Officers Smash Door, Rush in Upon... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Lavaltrie, a post-village of Berthier co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 35 miles NE. of Montreal. Pop. 250. 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, 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

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