From the Archives: Maps? I Love Maps!

These are two maps of Île Jésus from 1911 (nowadays, the island is home to Ville de Laval which results from the amalgamation of all municipalities previously established thereon). On the far right of the first map, we may locate Saint-François-de-Sales Parish, and on the second one, we can see where the Tourvilles lived. You can bet for sure that the large lot occupied by Desale Tourville was Michel Tourville’s land (husband of Catherine Marié), at the time of his death in 1810.

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: #13 Restaurant Tourville (1955-1960)

After being kept away for months from this challenge, it is now time to get back on track and to write about, not an ancestor this time, but about a restaurant instead once owned by Eugène and Stéphanie Tourville’s family. Continue reading