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What is the history of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* ?

People, Pictures, Old Postcards and Stories From the Past

(L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles)

Explore Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures and genealogy.
"Pointe aux Trembles en Haut, post vil., Quebec, co. Hochelaga, 10 m. from Montreal"

The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew
John Murdoch Harper
January 1, 1890
London : J. Walker

"Point-aux-Trembles is on the north est of the Ile of Montreal. It was 27 years after the foundation of Ville-Marie, that the first concession of land in Pointe-aux-Tremble was given by the priests of the seminar of Saint-Suplice de Ville-Marie.

Pointe-aux-Trembles is located where the St Lawrences and the Rivieres-des-Prairies join and was selected as a location to help defend Montreal.

On 5 April 1669, M. Queylus, gave 60 arpents of land to Jean Oury dit Lamarche and to others with the condition that a church and moulin be built.

Toussaint Beaudry bought, for 220 livres his first property there on 9 September 1670, from Pierre Bareau dit LaGogue, a soldier at the garrison of Montréal – between Pierre Papin and François Bau. He settled their with his wife Barbe Barbier and their 10 children.

The construction d’un moulin a farine was not built until 1672. As the population grew, the priests started having mass and administering sacrements in the house of a colonist Francois Bau and his wife, Francoise Bugon.

The Sieur Picote de Belestre was granted the concession on 28 July 1671 establishing the parish of L’Engant-Jesus. A wooden fort was build at Pointe-aux-Trembles as early as 1675, a windmill followed in 1677 and in 1678 the church was built.

A priest from the Sulpiciens would celebrate mas every Sunday for three years at Pointe-aux-Trembles. It wasn’t until 1674 that the community started planning for the building of a church.

This was the first church, L’Enfant Jesus, build outside of Montreal itself. It was a stone church that measured 36 feet by 24 feet..."

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  • 1674 – Pointe-aux-Trembles is founded

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1670s_in_Canada

  • 1678 - Église du Saint-Enfant-Jésus de la Pointe-aux-Trembles established at Pointe-aux-Trembles

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*
    Église du Saint-Enfant-Jésus de la Pointe-aux-Trembles
    11, boul. Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QUÉBEC
    Established 1678
    Source: Google maps
  • April 1691 - Burned
    April: Point Aux Trembles is attacked, with thirty homes being burned. In retaliation, at Repentigny; a few miles down river, forty or more...Read MORE...


  • 1719 – Pointe-aux-Trembles windmill is built at the corner of Notre-Dame Street and Third Avenue. Its three storeys make it the tallest windmill in Quebec that still stands

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1719_in_Canada

  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*

  • 1775 - December 2 - American Revolutionary War - Gen Richard Montgomery joins up with Benedict Arnold's force at Pointe aux Trembles, 25 km up river from Quebec, to take over command of the attack on Quebec.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ December_2

  • News 1832 - Cholera
    Oct. 26 - We learn that within the last ten days, nine persons have died of cholera at the parish of Pointe aux Trembles, about twenty miles above...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - The Parish of Pointe aux Trembles,
    by a regulation made Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, extends along the St. Lawrence, from the upper end of Isle...Read MORE...


  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*
    The Educational Institution at Pointe Aux Trembles, near Montreal
    EVANGELICAL CHRISTENDOM by J.H. MERLE D.AUBIFNE D.D., 1848
  • 1859
    MONTREAL, an island of Lower Canada, at the confluence of the Grand Ottawa river with the St. Lawrence, 580 m. from the mouth of the latter river. It ...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    POINTE AUX 'TREMBLES EN HAUT, a post village ii Hochelaga co., Que., on the Island of Montreal, 10 miles from Montreal. It contains a French...Read MORE...


  • News 1879 - The Pointe Aux Trembles Disaster
    Searching for the Victims Still Going On - Affecting Services in the Parish Church

    Quebec, July 21, 1879
    Dr. A. G. Belleau, the district coroner, ...Read MORE...


  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are...Read MORE...


  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*

  • 1901 - August 13, 1901 - Canadian Army opens new military shooting range in Pointe-aux-Trembles

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ August_13

  • 1906
    Pointe aux Trembles (en Haut), a post-village of Hochelga co., Quebec, on the island of Montreal, 10 miles below Montreal. It has a creamery, sash...Read MORE...


  • News 1912 - Village Wiped Out by Fire
    MONTREAL, June 29. - The village of Pointe Aux Trembles was almost wiped out by fire which broke out late yesterday, destroying fifty houses and...Read MORE...


  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*
    Chapelle de la Reparations
  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*
    Chapelle de la Reparations


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