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"Saint François d’Orléans, döR'là èN', a post village of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 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


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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

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

    www.canadiangenealogy.net/ chronicles/ new_france.htm

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

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

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

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

  • Saint-François-de-l
    1689 map
    St-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec
    by ROBERT DE VILLENEUVE
    Québec : Société de généalogie de Québec, 1976
  • 1707 - The second church is built it Saint-François. It is made out of wood.

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

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

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

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

  • 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. Francois de Salles,
    by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, situated in fief Argentenay, is 3 leagues in extent, 1 1/ 2 league...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    ST. FRANCOIS D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 miles below Quebec. Pop. 552.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

  • 1895 - Saint François d’Orléans
    Saint François d’Orléans, döR'là èN', a post village of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 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 Francois d'Orleans
    Saint Francois d'Orleans, a post-village of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 miles below Quebec. Pop. 150.
    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

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

    www.canadiangenealogy.net/ chronicles/ new_france.htm
  • 1678 - The first church is built it Saint-François. It is made out of wood.

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

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
  • 1707 - The second church is built it Saint-François. It is made out of wood.

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
  • 1734 - Construction of the first stone church in Saint-François lasted from 1734 to 1736.

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
  • 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. Francois de Salles,
    by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, situated in fief Argentenay, is 3 leagues in extent, 1 1/ 2 league... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    ST. FRANCOIS D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 miles below Quebec. Pop. 552.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • 1895 - Saint François d’Orléans
    Saint François d’Orléans, döR'là èN', a post village of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 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 Francois d'Orleans
    Saint Francois d'Orleans, a post-village of Quebec, co. of Montmorency, on the island of Orleans, 27 miles below Quebec. Pop. 150.
    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

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