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Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Mathias 280, ch. des Patriotes, Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, QUÉBEC Established 1739

Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, located in the administrative region of Montérégie, extends over more than 48 kilometres. The locality is part of the regional county municipality of Rouville.

Saint-Mathias is located on the south shore, about 35 kilometers east of the Island of Montreal, opposite the Bassin de Chambly.

Several industries are located in the municipality, such as Fraco Products, one of the most important companies in the world for the manufacture of mobile work platforms, or Perfect Equipment, a superb company producing equipment for the construction industry. Agriculture is also developed there.

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Église de Saint-Mathias
280, ch. des Patriotes, Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, QUÉBEC
Established 17
Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-Mathias
280, ch. des Patriotes, Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, QUÉBEC
Established 1739 eglisesdenosancetres.htm

Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada

Point Olivier, Beloeil Mountain, and the Chambly Basin ( Quebec ) (about 1840)
Library and Archives
Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada

Point Olivier, Beloeil Mountain, and the Chambly Basin ( Quebec ) (about 1840)
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-47-58

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1739 - Église de Saint-Mathias established at Saint-Mathias
Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu was founded in 1739 and was formerly known as L'Immaculée-Conception-de-la-Pointe-à-Olivier, then Saint-Olivier in honor of Bishop Jean-Olivier Briand , Bishop of Quebec.
It was in 1809 that the name of Saint-Mathias was assigned to it in honor of the apostle of the same name.
1832 - ROUVILLE,
county, in the district of Montreal is bounded N.W. by the river Richelieu or Chambly, together with all the island in that river nearest to the county; E. and N.E. by the counties of Missiskoui and Richelieu; and S. by the S. boundary of the province... This co. has many corn and saw-mill establishment and is highly productive in grain of every kind. The northern section is populated by Canadians and its southern is chiefly inhabited by Americans, Scotch and Irish. It contains the parishes of St. Hilaire, Pointe Olivier, St. Jean Baptiste, Henryville, Georgevill, and St. Thomas.
A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832
1837 - November 28 - Lower Canada Rebellion
Êdouard Malhiot leads Patriote rebels in skirmish against George Wetherall's British troops; two killed at Pointe-Olivier, Québec; most have fled on hearing of the defeat at St-Charles. St-Mathias, Québec todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ November_28
ST. MATHIAS, a post village and parish in Rouville co., Que., on the Richelieu river, 8 miles from St. Hilaire Station. The village contains a church and several stores. Pop. 260; of parish 939.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
Saint Mathias, a post-village of Rouville co., Quebec, on the Richelieu River, 8 miles S. of St. Hilaire station. Pop. 150.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
2023 - Let's explore some places to visit and activities to enjoy in and around Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu:
Parc de la Commune:

Start your exploration at Parc de la Commune, a beautiful park along the Richelieu River. Enjoy a leisurely stroll, have a picnic, or simply relax by the water.

Église Saint-Mathias:

Visit the Église Saint-Mathias, the town's historic church. Explore its architecture and, if possible, attend a local event or service.

Vignoble Domaine Bresee:

If you appreciate wine, head to Vignoble Domaine Bresee. This local vineyard offers wine tastings, tours, and a chance to learn about the winemaking process.

Mont Saint-Bruno National Park:

Take a short drive to Mont Saint-Bruno National Park. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and birdwatching. In the winter, the park is a great spot for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

Richelieu River:

Explore the Richelieu River by renting a kayak or canoe. It's a fantastic way to experience the natural beauty of the region.

Musée des Patriotes de Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu:

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorFrançois DEMERS (5 March 1712 - 25 February 1775) and female ancestorMarguerite POIRIER (23 April 1711 - 10 September 1742) married 24 November 1739
male ancestorLouis LEBEAU (16 February 1716 - 24 October 1760) and female ancestorMarie-Angélique BESSETTE (BESSET) (29 July 1718 - 31 August 1777) married 24 November 1739
male ancestorJean-Baptiste BERTRAND (1720 - 19 April 1777) and female ancestorElisabeth LEGRAIN dite LAVALLÉE (17 December 1721 - 7 July 1806) married 22 June 1741
male ancestorJean-Baptiste JEAN dit VIENS (19 October 1713 - 21 March 1787) and female ancestorCharlotte LEGRAIN dite LAVALLÉE (30 November 1719 - 27 October 1801) married March 1742
male ancestorAntoine CUSSON (20 July 1706 - 20 April 1765) and female ancestorMarie-Louise NOLET (13 March 1721 - 9 January 1777) married May 1743
male ancestorNicolas LAGÜE dit SANSCARTIER (12 November 1717 - ) and female ancestorMarie-Josephe LITTLEFIELD (LETREFIL) (23 April 1725 - 28 April 1747) married 7 April 1744
male ancestorLouis-Basile MAILLOT (5 December 1720 - 23 August 1791) and female ancestorAgathe-Louise TROUILLET dite LAJEUNESSE (26 June 1726 - 29 May 1764) married 26 April 1745
male ancestorFrançois DAVIGNON dit BEAUREGARD (8 June 1721 - 22 October 1796) and female ancestorMarie-Françoise MASSÉ dite SANCERRE (15 January 1725 - ) married 18 April 1746
male ancestorJoseph MORIN (26 May 1720 - ) and female ancestorMarie-Anne CLAVEAU (29 September 1724 - 9 October 1763) married 21 February 1746

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