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Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1832 - The Parish of Petite Riviere, Cote de Beaupre,

by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by a decree of the council of state, March. 3, 1722, extends one l in front along the St. Lawrence. The road through the settlements of this parish is, for about 6 miles, well settled on each side, the houses neat and the farms in a respectable state of tillage. The road continues to La Martine, a settlement about 3 m. in the interior, whence it goes through Cote St. Antoine and Cote St. Gabriel, as far as the R. Remus, about 10 1/ 2 miles. At short intervals through this route are houses and farms in a flourishing state. From 8 to 900 barrels of eels are annually caught by the inhabitants in this parish and at des Caps in the neighbourhood.

Population 337
Churches, R.C. 1
Cures 1
Presbyteries 1
River craft 1
Tonnage 19
Keel boats 2

A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832

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