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From: Alain Gariépy <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] [QUEBEC] St. Foye and the people and the battle (KERR)
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2010 23:35:20 -0500
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Fran & Betty

Bourg-Louis is now part of Saint-Raymond, Co Portneuf, QC

Sainte-Foy and Bourg-Louis are about one hour drive apart.

The past actor Glenn Ford was born there (Bourg-Louis)

Alain
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frances LaChance" <>
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Sent: Sunday, January 31, 2010 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: [QUEBEC] St. Foye and the people and the battle (KERR)


> 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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