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Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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Where is Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada? 

Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans is a municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada, part of the L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality. The village is situated on the north-eastern tip of Orléans Island, and the municipality also includes the Madame and Ruau Islands, part of the Montmagny Archipelago.

In 1845, the Parish Municipality of Saint-François-Isle-d'Orléans was formed, but abolished in 1847 when it became part of the County Municipality. In 1852, the local post office opened. In 1855, the parish municipality was reestablished.

In 2003, the Parish Municipality of Saint-François became the Municipality of Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans.Wikipedia


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

1689 map
St-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec
by ROBERT DE VILLENEUVE
Québec : Société de généalogie de Québec, 1976
Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-François-de-Sales
341, chemin Royal, Saint-François-de-l’Île-d’Orléans, QUÉBEC G0A 3S0
Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-François-de-Sales
341, chemin Royal, Saint-François-de-l’Île-d’Orléans, QUÉBEC G0A 3S0
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Saint-François-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.

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

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1666 Census - There were 452 persons on the Island of Orleans

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1678 - The first church is built it Saint-François. It is made out of wood.

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1679 - The parish of Saint-François was officially founded in 1679.

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1707 - The second church is built it Saint-François. It is made out of wood.

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1734 - Construction of the first stone church in Saint-François lasted from 1734 to 1736.

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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...Read MORE...

1832 - The Parish of St. Francois de Salles,
by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, situated in fief ...Read MORE...

1873
ST. FRANCOIS D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of...Read MORE...

1906 Saint Francois d'Orleans
Saint Francois d'Orleans, a post-village of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans,...Read MORE...


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