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Genealogy site look and feel was updated on 29 Sep 2019 and should be more responsive on mobile devices. It also now provides some new features:

  • Siblings row which also shows spouses
  • Earliest Ancestors - you may need to Click to find earliest ancestors, response may be delayed.
  • Patriarch and Matriarch row that shows the end of the paternal (father to father to father or Y-DNA) and maternal (mother to mother to mother or mtDNA) line
  • Spouses for the Children's row section
  • Sosa bullets for my Dad's ancestors

Thanks to all our Veterans who served in Civil War on this 155th anniversary of the 1864 battles.  Click the link to search for Civil War veterans from the St John Valley. 

Thanks to all our Veterans who served in World War II on this 75th anniversary of D-Day.  Click the link to search for World War II veterans from the St John Valley. 

For Memorial Day 2012, we added a Korean War Veterans search for veterans from the St John Valley or who are related in our genealogy database.

You can also search our previous World War I and Vietnam Veterans databases.  The Vietnam Veterans database only contain those who died in Vietnam at this time.

Note that these databases are still a work in progress, so if you have additional veteran information, please contact us using the link at the bottom of the page.

Genealogy site look and feel was updated on 25 Dec 2012 that now is starting to include Census transcripts on my personal family lineage.  Site was further updated in January and February 2013 to add links between different Roy ancestral lines, including the research of Monsieur Pierre Le Clercq, first vice-chairman (premier vice-président) of the Société généalogique de l'Yonne of the International Academy for Genealogy, published with permisssion as the Roys in France.


Photos

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Arseneault, Catherine
Arseneault, Catherine
Picture of Catherine Arseneault from Grandma's farm on Soucy Hill provided by Uncle Joe Nadeau 
  8 Oct 2020

Histories

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A Founding Mother in New France
A Founding Mother in New France
Francoise Garnier and Noel Langlois in New France 
  10 Oct 2020

Historical Maps

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Antoine Roy and Pierre Roy along the St. Lawrence
Antoine Roy and Pierre Roy along the St. Lawrence
Map showing the villages along the St. Lawrence. MouseOver popups on the village names provide pertinent facts on Antoine Roy dit Desjardins (blue popups) and his son Pierre Roy's presence (green popups) in those villages. 
  1 Oct 2020
Map of St Louis, Kamouraska
Map of St Louis, Kamouraska
The above map is an extract of the map of the Seigneurie de St Louis de Kamouraska from Kamouraska (1674-1948) by Alexandre Paradis, p.m.e., page 34.

Map of the lots in Kamouraska around 1726. When you MouseOver the lots in the map, a popup will display information on our ancestors who owned land in St Louis de Kamouraska. In Canada the arpent has an official definition of 191.835 English feet.

For ancient land measurements see the interactive Dictionary of Units of Measurement 
  28 Sep 2020