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Saint Pierre de Montmagny, Quebec

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Our Genealogy Helper for Saint Pierre de Montmagny ...

Although we found mention of Saint Pierre de Montmagny during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Saint Pierre de Montmagny was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's 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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny (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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Saint Pierre de Montmagny ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Saint Pierre de Montmagny.

  • Typical abbreviation for Saint Pierre de Montmagny: St. Pierre De Montmagny

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny:

  • 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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.

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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • St. Francois Cemetery
    • St. Francois Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Francois Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Francois Cemetery
  • Cimetiere de St. Jean d'Orleans
  • St. Michel de Bellechasse Cemetery
  • Ste. Famille Cemetery
    • Ste. Famille Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ste. Famille Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ste. Famille Cemetery
  • St. Laurent Cemetery
    • St. Laurent Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Laurent Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Laurent Cemetery
  • L'Islet sur Mer Cemetery
    • L'Islet sur Mer Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the L'Islet sur Mer Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on L'Islet sur Mer Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • St. Etienne de Beaumont Cemetery
    • St. Pierre Old Cemetery
      • St. Pierre Old Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the west of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Pierre Old Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Pierre Old Cemetery
    • Ste. Petronille Cemetery
      • Ste. Petronille Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the west of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ste. Petronille Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ste. Petronille Cemetery
    • Mont - Marie Cemetery
      • Mont - Marie Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the west of Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mont - Marie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mont - Marie Cemetery
    • Petite Riviere St. Francois Cemetery
    • Cote de la Montagne Cemetery
    • St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery

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

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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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny and then turned east". While Saint Pierre de Montmagny could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Saint Pierre de Montmagny 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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny 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 Saint Pierre de Montmagny.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Pierre de Montmagny) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Pierre de Montmagny. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9139, Longitude: -70.6256    






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