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Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada -

St-Jacques-le-Mineur, Municipalité de Paroisse de
The rural municipality that includes and surrounds the Village of St-Jacques-le-Mineur. It is part of the MRC des Jardins-de-Napierville. (45.28N/ 73.42W)

St-Jacques-le-Mineur (village)
A village located on Rte 217, 6.4mi (10.3km) north of Napierville, at the corner of Rue Principale and Boul. Édouard-VII. (45.277N/ 73.418W)

Cimetière de St-Jacques-le-Mineur
There are two catholic cemeteries in St-Jacques-le-Mineur, both located near the parish church,0.5mi (0.8km) north of the corner of Rue Principale and Boul. Édouard-VII. The old cemetery is located on the left side of the parish church. (45.280N/ 73.417W) The new cemetery is located a short distance to the right of the parish church. (45.281N/ 73.416W) ~qcchatea/ cemeteries/

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Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada

Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur Church
Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada

Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur Church

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Settlement begins around 1830
Historically, the real beginnings of settlement, which began timidly at the end of the 18th century by people from L'Acadie and Saint-Philippe, date back to 1830, with the founding of the mission of Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, canonically erected in 1834 and civilly in 1857 as a parish.
1840 - Parish of St-Jacques-le-Mineur is established

Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
1845 - Parish is established
On the municipal level, a first creation occurred in 1845 and the parish municipality became part of the county municipality of L'Acadie in 1847. New erection in 1855, under the same name as the parish and the post office established in 1851 , this one coming from the geographical location of the place, near Saint-Philippe. However, Philip and James the Minor, both apostles, were celebrated on the same day, May 11, according to the liturgical calendar. James the Minor, that is to say, the youngest, would be the son of Alphaeus, considered one of the first religious leaders of Jerusalem, presumed author of an Epistle which bears his name. He would have perished by stoning in the year 62.
1851 - St-Jacques-le-Mineur Post Office opens ~qcchatea/ placenames/
ST. JACQUES LE MINEUR, a post Village and parish in Laprairie co., Que., 5 miles from L'Acadie. The village contains 4 stores and 3 hotels. Pop. 500; of parish 1,835.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1895 - St. Jacques Le Mineur
ST. JACQUES LE MINEUR, a post village and parish in Laprairie co., Que., 5 miles from L'Acadie. The village contains 1 Roman Catholic church, 2 stores and 2 hotels. Pop. 500; of parish 1393.
Crossby, Peter Alfred. Lovell's gazetteer of British North America. (John Lovell & Son)., 1895
Saint Jacques le Mineur, a post-village of Laprairie co., Quebec, 5 miles from L'Acadie. Pop. 200.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur:
Église Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur: Start your visit with a trip to the local church, Église Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur. This beautiful church is not only a place of worship but also a historic landmark in the village. Admire its architecture and perhaps attend a service if you're interested in experiencing the local culture.

Picnic at Parc Jean-Paul Brulois: Pack a picnic and head to Parc Jean-Paul Brulois. This peaceful park provides a lovely setting for outdoor dining, relaxation, or a leisurely stroll. You can also bring a book and enjoy some quiet reading amidst nature.

Explore Montérégie Wine Route: Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur is part of the Montérégie region, which is known for its vineyards and wineries. Take a scenic drive along the Montérégie Wine Route, stopping at local wineries to sample some of Quebec's finest wines.

Visit Domaine de Lavoie: Just a short drive away from Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, you'll find Domaine de Lavoie, a picturesque vineyard and cidery. You can take... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada

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female ancestorMarie-Josephte PIEDALUE (15 August 1749, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 31 December 1840, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorJoseph LAMARQUE (1765, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 14 December 1846, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie-Anne VIAU (1 August 1765, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 24 May 1844, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorJoseph-Francois MONET (28 January 1769, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 14 March 1846, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorAngélique DUQUET dite DESROCHERS (24 December 1770, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 19 February 1842, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorAugustin TREMBLAY (14 December 1772, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 28 August 1855, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorMichel REMILLARD (26 February 1773, Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse, Québec, Canada - 20 January 1845, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie MARCHAND (1 April 1775, Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly) - 17 November 1847, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorPierre SURPRENANT (15 February 1775, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité) - 11 July 1849, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada)

Ancestors Who Were Married in Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorAugustin TREMBLAY (14 December 1772 - 28 August 1855) and female ancestorMarie MARCHAND (1 April 1775 - 17 November 1847) married 23 June 1845
male ancestorJoseph GAMACHE (21 June 1823 - 4 July 1906) and female ancestorDomithilde ROBERT (30 September 1822 - 8 December 1879) married 23 February 1846
male ancestorMichel CYRIAC dit RAPONNEAU (TIRIAC) (12 October 1821 - 2 September 1884) and female ancestorFlavie MORIN (22 September 1826 - aft. 1901) married 23 November 1847
male ancestorDavid TREMBLAY (15 September 1824 - ) and female ancestorEsther PERRIER (1827 - ) married 9 November 1847
male ancestorEdouard DUPONT (20 September 1814 - 30 April 1869) and female ancestorAurelie DEROME (15 August 1818 - 6 March 1911) married 25 January 1847
male ancestorJacques GIROUX (20 February 1820 - ) and female ancestorApolline TREMBLAY (22 August 1812 - ) married 5 October 1847
male ancestorPierre BOYER (12 August 1821 - 1895) and female ancestorCeleste (Stazille) TREMBLAY (28 March 1834 - 19 November 1914) married 21 October 1851
male ancestorJean-Baptiste COUPAL (30 August 1822 - 9 January 1882) and female ancestorCesarie BEAUSOLEIL (15 December 1833 - 23 May 1911) married 13 May 1856
male ancestorToussaint CARON (1836 - 16 November 1909) and female ancestorCaroline ROULLIER (1834 - 18 October 1916) married 29 September 1857
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