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The ancestry of the Gagnon Family from Matagami, Qc, Can.

Updated November 27, 2000

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This is my genealogy. My name is Marc-Aurèle Gagnon, my father is named Jean-Robert. He and his 14 brothers and sisters were born (in the 40's and 50's) in and around the town of Rouyn, in the region of Abitibi, Québec. The whole family moved early on to Matagami, further up north. Today, the family is scattered across the province, but I hope this home page will be a way for us to keep in touch, by knowing our common roots.

Abitibi being a relatively young region, my grand-parents did not originate from that part of the province. My grand-father, Jean-Joseph Gagnon, was born in Chicoutimi (Saguenay region) in 1918 and my grand-mother, Marie-Paule Guimont, was born in Ste-Anne-de-la-Pocatière in 1920, near Cap-St-Ignace and l'Islet, about one hour east of Québec City on the south shore of the St-Lawrence River.

So this is their genealogy. I hope that by this page I will be able to help others find their roots as much as I will help my close relatives.

a word of caution...please be patient because I have accumulated a lot of info and I have very little time to build this page, so the info will comme in on a regular basis, but just a little at a time. Thank you for your comprehension. Marc Gagnon

Bonjour! Ceci est ma généalogie. Mon nom est Marc-Aurèle Gagnon et je suis originaire da la ville de Matagami dans la région "Nord du Québec". Mon père Jean-Robert et ses 14 frères et soeurs sont tous nés dans les environs de Rouyn, en Abitibi, dans les années 40 et 50. Mon grand père, Jean-Joseph Gagnon, est né à Chicoutimi en 1918 et ma grand-mère, Marie-Paule Guimont, est née à Ste-Anne-de-la-Pocatièredans le comté de l'Islet, à environ 1 heure à l'est de Québec sur la rive sud du fleuve St-Laurent.

J'ai créé ce site pour que les membres de ma famille, éparpillés au quatre coins de la province et en Ontario, puissent avoir un lien qui les unissent. Mais aussi pour que je puisse partager mon héritage avec ceux et celles qui peuvent en bénéficier indirectement, c'est-à-dire les personnes qui peuvent avoir une branche en commun avec moi.

Je vais essayer de mettre le plus de détails possible dans mon site, mais comme je suis récemment initié à ce site (genealogy.com), j'espère que vous me pardonnerez la lenteur de la construction de ma page.

bonne chasse!!! Marc

 
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