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(Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

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"Batiscan, bá'tees'köNo', or bat is-kan', or Sainte Geneviève de Batiscan, såNt zheh'neh’ve-èv' deh bA'tees'köNo', the chief town of Champlain co., Quebec, on the Batiscan, 6 miles from Batiscan Bridge. Pop. 274."

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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Eglise et Presbytere, Ste-Genevieve-de-Batiscan, P.Q. (Canada), est. 1833
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  • 1639 - Seigniory (Batiscan) granted March 3, 1639, to the Order of Jesuits
  • 1684 - Église de Saint-François-Xavier established at Batiscan
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1698 - October 14 - New France census shows: Batiscan with 422 inhabitants
    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_14
  • 1816 - Presbytère de Batiscan built
    www.bonjourquebec.com
  • 1832 - Batiscan,
    seignory, in the co. of Champlain, has the St. Lawrence in front, the S. of the Champlain and its aug. on the S.W., and Ste. Marie with the aug. to... Read MORE...

  • News  1841 - Boat upset by steamer
    On the 16th inst. a small boat crossing from Batiscan to St. Pierre les Becquet, Quebec, was upset by a steamer - three females were drowned; Mrs... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - Sinking of an American Barge Near Batiscan - The Captain Impaled on an Anchor Fluke
    The steamship Hibernian, when outward bound, near Batiscan, ran into an American barge loaded with sugar ans sunk her yesterday. The loss will be... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    BATISCAN, or St. GENEVIEVE DE BATISCAN, the chief town of the co. of Champlain, Que., situated on the River Batiscan, 6 miles in rear of Batiscan... 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...

  • 1906
    Sainte Genevieve de Batiscan, a post-village of Champlain co., Quebec, 10 miles from St. Anne de la Perade. Pop. about 250. 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
  • News  1910 - Parents of 23 Have Ten Children
    New York Tribune.
    Race suicide is not fashionable in Batiscan, a small town in the Province of Quebec. Edouard Jolicoeur, of Batiscan reached... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Batiscan, or Sainte Genevieve de Batiscan, the chief town of Champlain co., Quebec, on the Batiscan, 6 miles from Batiscan Bridge. Pop. about 300. 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, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

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