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History of L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

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  • 1647 - In 1647, the L'Assomption Seignory was granted to Pierre Legardeur de Repentigny, named after the river already named such since the seventeenth century.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1724 - (L'Assomption) - parish was formed, known thereafter as Saint-Pierre-du-Portage-de-l'Assomption and also as Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-du-Portage.

    www.prdh-igd.com/en/Carte/2301

  • 1766 - (L'Assomption) - In 1766, the village saw an influx of Acadian settlers.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • News 1826 - Terrible Accident
    From the Montreal Courant, of Sept. 2.
    We are informed that one day last week, a Canadian man at L'Assomption, was mowing hay near the river side,...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - L'ASSOMPTION,
    seigniory,, in the co. of Lachenaye, is bounded N.E. by St. Sulipice; S.W. by the S. of Lachenaye; in the rear by Kilkenny and Rawdon; in front by...Read MORE...


  • News 1834 - Unusual Murder
    A murder of the most barbarous nature was lately committed at L'Assomption under unusual circumstances. Two brothers, Raymond and Oliver Brien dit...Read MORE...


  • 1835 - Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge is established at L'Assomption

    www.gcatholic.org

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    Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge
    153, rue du Portage, L’Assomption, QUÉBEC
    Established 1835
    Source: Google maps

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  • 1837 - July 29, 1837 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meeting at l'Assomption

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_29

  • 1873
    L'ASSOMPTION, a county in the W. part of Quebec, bordering on the River St Lawrence. Area 158,761 acres It is watered by the Mascouche, Achigan and...Read MORE...


  • 1887 - A NEW APPOINTMENT.
    Mr. Hurteau, ex-M.P., L'Assomption, has been appointed superintendent of immigration for the Province of Quebec by the Federal Government. He will...Read MORE...


  • 1887 - The peaceful tenor and formidable possibilities of French-Canadian married life are illustrated by the information that at L'Assomption, Que., to-day twenty couples are to celebrate their golden weddings;
    one couple having been married seventy years. That couple were no doubt courting when the battle of Waterloo was fought.
    The Ottawa Journal
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    October 13, 1887

  • 1892 - Fell Through the Ice.
    MONTREAL, Jan. 5. - A rich farmer named Desjardins, his daughter and a boy named Roy, aged 13 years, broke through the ice at L'Assomption and were...Read MORE...


  • 1894 - EXTENSIVE LAND SLIDE.
    A landslide occurred on Lachigan river at l'Assomption on Saturday night. It started opposite Providence convent and extended nearly to the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - L'Assomption
    L’Assomption, the chief town of L'Assomption co., Quebec, on a peninsula formed by the L'Assomption River, 24 miles N. of Montreal. It contains about ...Read MORE...


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    Couvent, Congregation N.D., L'Assomption, P.Q. (Canada)
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    Bureau de Poste. - L'ASSOMPTION
  • 1905 - Église de Saint-Gérard-Majella is established at L'Assomption

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1916
    L'Assomption, a banking town, capital of L'Assomption co., Quebec, on a peninsula formed by the L'Assomption River, 24 miles N. of Montreal, on the...Read MORE...


  • L'Assomption
    L'Assomption was the result of the merger of the parish municipality of Saint-Pierre-du-Portage-de-l'Assomption (incorporated 1855) with the town of...Read MORE...




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Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge
153, rue du Portage, L’Assomption, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
Source: Google maps

L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
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L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
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Couvent, Congregation N.D., L'Assomption, P.Q. (Canada)

L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
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Bureau de Poste. - L'ASSOMPTION

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  • 1647 - In 1647, the L'Assomption Seignory was granted to Pierre Legardeur de Repentigny, named after the river already named such since the seventeenth century.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1724 - (L'Assomption) - parish was formed, known thereafter as Saint-Pierre-du-Portage-de-l'Assomption and also as Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-du-Portage.

    www.prdh-igd.com/en/Carte/2301
  • 1766 - (L'Assomption) - In 1766, the village saw an influx of Acadian settlers.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1826 - Terrible Accident
    From the Montreal Courant, of Sept. 2.
    We are informed that one day last week, a Canadian man at L'Assomption, was mowing hay near the river side,... Read MORE...

  • 1832 - L'ASSOMPTION,
    seigniory,, in the co. of Lachenaye, is bounded N.E. by St. Sulipice; S.W. by the S. of Lachenaye; in the rear by Kilkenny and Rawdon; in front by... Read MORE...

  • News  1834 - Unusual Murder
    A murder of the most barbarous nature was lately committed at L'Assomption under unusual circumstances. Two brothers, Raymond and Oliver Brien dit... Read MORE...

  • 1835 - Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge is established at L'Assomption

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1837 - July 29, 1837 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meeting at l'Assomption

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_29
  • 1873
    L'ASSOMPTION, a county in the W. part of Quebec, bordering on the River St Lawrence. Area 158,761 acres It is watered by the Mascouche, Achigan and... Read MORE...

  • 1887 - A NEW APPOINTMENT.
    Mr. Hurteau, ex-M.P., L'Assomption, has been appointed superintendent of immigration for the Province of Quebec by the Federal Government. He will... Read MORE...

  • 1887 - The peaceful tenor and formidable possibilities of French-Canadian married life are illustrated by the information that at L'Assomption, Que., to-day twenty couples are to celebrate their golden weddings;
    one couple having been married seventy years. That couple were no doubt courting when the battle of Waterloo was fought. The Ottawa Journal
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    October 13, 1887
  • 1892 - Fell Through the Ice.
    MONTREAL, Jan. 5. - A rich farmer named Desjardins, his daughter and a boy named Roy, aged 13 years, broke through the ice at L'Assomption and were... Read MORE...

  • 1894 - EXTENSIVE LAND SLIDE.
    A landslide occurred on Lachigan river at l'Assomption on Saturday night. It started opposite Providence convent and extended nearly to the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - L'Assomption
    L’Assomption, the chief town of L'Assomption co., Quebec, on a peninsula formed by the L'Assomption River, 24 miles N. of Montreal. It contains about ... Read MORE...

  • 1905 - Église de Saint-Gérard-Majella is established at L'Assomption

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1916
    L'Assomption, a banking town, capital of L'Assomption co., Quebec, on a peninsula formed by the L'Assomption River, 24 miles N. of Montreal, on the... Read MORE...

  • L'Assomption
    L'Assomption was the result of the merger of the parish municipality of Saint-Pierre-du-Portage-de-l'Assomption (incorporated 1855) with the town of... Read MORE...

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