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From: Frances LaChance <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] [QUEBEC] St. Foye and the people and the battle (KERR)
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2010 09:32:14 -0500
References: <D4873B60D74A434CABDD9ADD71632FD3@LivingRoom>
In-Reply-To: <D4873B60D74A434CABDD9ADD71632FD3@LivingRoom>


Betty;

I have no idea is this is near St-Foye.

Abraham Roberts, grocer & widower and Mary Kerr of the James Place, were
united in holy matrimony by virtue of a special license from the
Attorney General on the tenth day of November, in the year of our Lord,
one thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Eight, etc

Bourg-Louis (Methodist, Wesleyan Church) <javascript:;> > 1838
<javascript:;> > Image 26

Fran


Betty wrote:
> Hello,
>
> A researcher on the KERR Board is looking for information about a Miss KERR
> and Mr. ROBERTS who married in St. Foye in 1838. Out of curiousity,
> I searched "St. Foye" and found out there was a "Battle of St. Foye" in
> 1760.
>
> Then I found it mentioned in 2 on-line books about the history of Quebec:
>
> http://books.google.com/books?id=16sOAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA179&lpg=RA1-PA179&dq=%22St.+Foye%22&source=bl&ots=vDvo6obntY&sig=kwxpTcCcoqyanvTe_efelaP_hIg&hl=en&ei=q1FlS8isDJXwlAeuw6GUCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CA0Q6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=%22St.%20Foye%22&f=false
>
>
> http://books.google.com/books?id=OA4TAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA88&lpg=PA88&dq=%22St.+Foye%22&source=bl&ots=OjXLQ-vI0v&sig=jo2ffQq1ZwEKODn0xLQey4yamzs&hl=en&ei=PVNlS9__C5WUlAeo-o2UCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CBgQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=%22St.%20Foye%22&f=false
>
>
> I'm not finding a history of St. Foye, yet; it's probably part of the
> history of Quebec City. But, there are references on-line to people being
> born there during the late 1600's and marrying there in the early 1700's.
>
> I see on this site that what is now Quebec City had major changes during the
> 1760's.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_City
>
> Any comments?
>
>
> Betty (near Lowell, MA, USA)
>
>
> P.S. My KERR ancestors were part of a family-group which arrived in the
> Prov. of Quebec in 1820's, but they settled in Argenteuil County. From
> my 7 years of research on-line, I found out that KERR's arriving from 1800
> to 1850 settled in 3 different areas of the Province - Argenteuil County
> and in the Eastern Townships (Richmond and New Port, etc.). I don't
> remember reading about KERR's in the City of Quebec.
>
>
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