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From: "Lauraine Syrnick" <>
Subject: Re: [QUEBEC-HESSIANS] Germans in Mascouche Question
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 12:23:00 -0600
Have you looked into the possibility of them being United Empire Loyalists?
Many of the UE people were Deutch. It seems some Hessians married in NY to
families who supported loyalist views.
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From: "Philip Cochran" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 11:09 AM
Subject: [QUEBEC-HESSIANS] Germans in Mascouche Question
> Hello list hoping someone can help, not really Hessian question but
> I saw Dominiques recent information on a marriage at St. Henri de
> and was wondering if anyone knew why so many Germans may have settled in
> this parish? The reason I am asking is that I have four Siblings who I
> believe are from Germany that also settled in Mascouche, though all
> indications are that they were not Hessians.
> I have the following:
> Abraham Maher/Myers/Maer (married Victoire Lagace)
> Jean Maher/Myers/Maer (married Isabelle McDonald)
> Jacob Maher/Myers/Maer (married Angelique Taillon)
> Sophie Maher and her husband Christophe Laporte (he is also listed in
> records as being from Germany).
> There is a possible 5th sibling Andre Maher/Myers/Maer who married a
> Francoise Gauthier that was living in the area.
> Anyone know why the Germans seem to settle in this area?
> We are discussing those soldiers of the American Revolution who were
> supplied by German princes to the British King George III for the defence
> of Canada and after the war settled in Quebec.
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