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Our Genealogy Helper for Petite Allemagne ...

Although we found mention of Petite Allemagne during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Petite Allemagne was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Petite Allemagne (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Petite Allemagne. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Petite Allemagne:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Quebec

Cemeteries Near Petite Allemagne ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Petite Allemagne.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Petite Allemagne covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Lac Nomininque Cemetery
  • Lac Saguary Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lac Saguary Cemetery
    • Lac Saguary Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Petite Allemagne.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac Saguary Cemetery
  • Mont St. Michel Cemetery
  • Val-Barrette Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Val-Barrette Cemetery
    • Val-Barrette Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Petite Allemagne.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Val-Barrette Cemetery
  • Lac des Escorces Cemetery
  • Lac St. Paul Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lac St. Paul Cemetery
    • Lac St. Paul Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Petite Allemagne.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac St. Paul Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Grace Church Anglican Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Petite Allemagne. See our List of 1890's Communities around Petite Allemagne.

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The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Petite Allemagne and then turned west". While Petite Allemagne could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Petite Allemagne as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Petite Allemagne could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Quebec community named Petite Allemagne.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Petite Allemagne) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petite Allemagne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2914, Longitude: -74.9922    






















 

 

 

 

 


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