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Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies 974, de la Seineurie, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, QUÉBEC Established in 1723 Source: Google maps

Granted in 1656, "Grande-Anse" is one of the oldest seigniories of the Côte-du-Sud region. Known as "Les Aulnets" soon after, its memory was immortalized in the name given to the parish. Today, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies is a heritage and natural municipality bordered by the St. Lawrence.

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Église de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies
974, de la Seineurie, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, QUÉBEC
Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies
974, de la Seineurie, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, QUÉBEC
Established in 1723
Source: Google maps
Andre Dube
Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada

Andre Dube

"Andre Dube was one of three brothers from the village of Saint-Roch who were known for their dramatic sculptures of Quebec wild life. Often carving lamp bases with subjects ranging from Caribou to Buffalo and fighting Bears..."

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1657 - Seigniory (St. Roch Des Aulnais) Granted, April 1, 1657, to Nicholas Juchereau de St. Denis
Saint-Roch-des-Aulanies is the oldest municipality in the Regional County Municipality of L'Islet. Indeed, the territory of the current municipality opened up to colonization around 1680, when a group of families settled in the seigniory of Grande-Anse or Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, also known as Les Aulnets. , which had been granted in 1656 to Nicolas Juchereau de Saint-Denis.
1723 - Église de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies established at Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies
It was in 1722 that the parish of Saint-Roch-des-Aulnets was officially erected in 1722. Its name, attested for the first time on the occasion of the constitution of the parish, was transmitted to the current municipality. The appellation "Les Aulnets" recalls the presence of a large number of alders along the river Ferrée which crosses the locality. The form Aulnets, has been modified in written usage. Constituent Roch honors Saint Roch of Montpellier, priest and confessor in the south of France, considered the patron saint of carders, whose feast day is celebrated on August 16.
seigniory, in the co. of L'Islet, is bounded N.E. by Ste. Anne; s.w. by Reaume; in the rear by the T. of Ashford; in front by the St. Lawrence. - 3 leagues in breadth by 2 in depth. Granted, April 1, 1657, to Nicholas Juchereau de St. Denis, and is now the property of Lieutenant-Col. Duchesnay. - In the vicinity of the river, the land is low and intersected by some broken ridges of no great elevation, but about the rear boundaries the mountains from a chain of considerable height...

The Village of St. Roch is handsome and well situated at the entrance of the R. Feree, about half a league east of the Point of St. Roch, from which stretch extensive shoals the considerably narrow the deep water channel, and form a traverse difficult to be navigated. In the village, which consists of about 30 neat and comfortable houses, is one school where 35 scholars are instructed in French, English, and Latin, supported by the funds left by Mr. Verraux, late cure of this parish, who bequeathed his... Read MORE...

ST. ROCH DES AULNAIES, a post village in L'Islet co., Que., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the G. T. R., 78 miles below Quebec. It contains 6 stores. Pop. 100.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1895 - Saint Roch des Aulnaies
Saint Roch des Aulnaies, a post-village in L'Islet co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 78 miles below Quebec. It contains 6 stores. Pop. 100.
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
Saint Roch des Aulnaies, a post-village of L'Islet co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 78 miles below Quebec. 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-Roch-des-Aulnaies:
Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies Church (Église de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies): Start your journey with a visit to this historical church. Its architecture is a blend of simplicity and elegance, and it stands as a testament to the town's rich history.

Les Moulins de la Rivière-Ouelle: Explore the historic mills along the Rivière-Ouelle. The site showcases the industrial heritage of the region and offers a picturesque setting for a leisurely stroll.

Parc de la Pointe-de-Rivière-Ouelle: If you're a nature enthusiast, this park is a must-visit. Enjoy a peaceful walk along the river, have a picnic, or just take in the scenic beauty of the surroundings.

Maison Chapais: Immerse yourself in the local history by visiting Maison Chapais. This historic house provides insight into the life of Sir Thomas Chapais, a Father of Confederation. It's like stepping back in time!

L'Ébénisterie Saint-Roch: For those interested in crafts and woodworking, this workshop is a hidden gem. You can witness the... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorJean PELLETIER (19 April 1663, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) - 12 March 1739, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie-Anne GERBERT (23 February 1663, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer) - 11 June 1749, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorCharles PELLETIER (25 September 1671 , Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) - 30 December 1748, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie QUEVILLON (28 August 1673 , Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul) - 3 April 1752, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorRobert MORIN (1674, , France - bef. 28 August 1729, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorJoseph LEBEL (3 July 1677 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) - 6 August 1747 , Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorReine MENEUX (28 August 1680 , Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 1 November 1747, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie-Anne ST-PIERRE (2 February 1680, L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours) - 27 March 1756, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorMathurin MORILLON (1680, Poitiers, France - 28 July 1757, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada)

Ancestors Who Were Married in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorIgnace ST-PIERRE dit DESSAINT (1 January 1688 - 7 September 1772) and female ancestorMarie-Madeleine PELLETIER (17 February 1697 - 22 December 1760) married 15 June 1717
male ancestorLouis BOSSE (1650 - 10 September 1736) and female ancestorMarie-Anne BOURASSA (1680 - 5 November 1733) married abt. 1726
male ancestorMichel MORIN (4 August 1702 - 3 April 1734) and female ancestorMarie-Catherine MIVILLE dite DESCHÊNES (26 December 1702 - 23 February 1783) married 28 August 1729
male ancestorJoseph LEBEL (1702 - 11 May 1756 ) and female ancestorMarie-Anne DUVAL (16 October 1700 - 16 March 1759) married 9 January 1730
male ancestorAugustin LEMIEUX (4 February 1709 - 20 December 1755) and female ancestorMarie-Catherine BRISSON (19 November 1710 - 14 April 1759) married 14 November 1734
male ancestorJean-Baptiste GAGNON (1 March 1710 - 9 April 1783) and female ancestorMadeleine ST-PIERRE (20 April 1718 - 31 January 1736) married 18 January 1735
male ancestorJean-François BOUCHARD (21 December 1710 - 10 April 1756) and female ancestorAngélique PELLETIER (1715 - 13 April 1784) married 9 January 1736
male ancestorIgnace LEBEL (19 November 1711 - 17 July 1779) and female ancestorMarie-Josephe DUBE (29 September 1714 - 25 June 1773) married 30 October 1736
male ancestorAugustin LEBEL (22 October 1709 - 11 May 1781) and female ancestorGeneviève DUBE (17 March 1719 - 6 September 1738) married 30 October 1736
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