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"Repentigny, reh-posteen'yee', a post-village in L'Assompption co., Quebec, on the St. Lawrence, 18 miles N.E. of Montreal. Pop. 300."

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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  • The seigniory of Repentigny was established in 1640.
    Certain officers of the Carignan regiment obtained concessions that would eventually bear their name (Berthier, Lavaltrie, La Noraye, etc.), and they ... Read MORE...

  • 1670 - Repentigny was founded in 1670 by Jean-Baptiste Le Gardeur, son of Seigneur Pierre Le Gardeur. During the town's first 250 years, Repentigny was only inhabited by a few hundred peasants, or habitants, and was an agricultural community.
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  • In 1677, the first population census only shows 30 inhabitants in Repentigny.
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  • 1684 - Église de la Purification-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie established in Repentigny
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  • 1691 - Killed
    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...

  • 1832 - The Parish of Repentigny or Notre Dame d l'Assomption (L'Assomption seigniory)
    is nearly in the shape of a Presq' Isle in the front of the fief; it extends to the S.W. limit of St. Sulpice, and is otherwise bounded by the rivers ... Read MORE...

  • 1859 - REPENTIGNY, a town of Lower Canada, in the district and 18 m. N. of Montreal, and co. of Leinster, on the l. bank of the St. Lawrence.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 6 Publisher A. Fullarton,
  • 1873
    L'ASSOMPTION, a river of Quebec, takes its rise in the rear of Joliette co., and following a very serpentine course of over 100 miles through much... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Repentigny, a post-village in L'Assomption co., Quebec, on the St. Lawrence, 18 miles NE. of Montreal. Pop. 100. 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
  • Repentigny
    Repentigny, Qué, City, pop 72 218 (based on the 2001c), 53 824 (1996c), 49 630 (1991c), area 61.77 km2, was created on 1 June 2002 by the... Read MORE...

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