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Détroit 24 July 1701 to Québec 27 June 2008 by Gail Moreau-DesHarnais. This CD was produced in conjunction with her presentation “The Meeting of Two Worlds: Quest or Conquest.” Contents: 7 June 1710 list of inhabitants; 1710 Détroit Census (partial list); 1721 Détroit Land Grants (partial list); Détroit 1734 land grants (partial list); 1750 Détroit Census; Edward Cicotte Ledger (partial list); List of Men with Cadillac 1701; List of past issues of Michigan’s Habitant Heritage; Michigan Bibliography; Speech and PowerPoint Presentation: The Inhabitants of Détroit 1701-1763; French-Canadian Genealogy – Sources and Resources by Suzanne Boivin Sommerville.
All Sources are Not Created Equal – The Couc / Montour Family of Nouvelle France and the English Colonies by Suzanne Boivin Sommerville. Contents: Introduction – with some important definitions (7 pages); Narrative – Prologue and Narrative Account of the Couc / Montour Story – read this for an overview (11 pages); Part 1 – All Sources are Not Created Equal: Judging and reporting sources (7 pages); Part 2 – Persistent Errors regarding Pierre Couc and Marie Mitéouamegoukoué (14 pages); Part 3 – The Couc dit Lafleur de Cognac Children (8 pages); Part 4 – Louis Couc Montour and the New York Colonial Documents (9 pages); Part 5 – Isabelle Couc / Madame Montour – Two of her husbands: Joachim Germaneau and Pierre Téchenay/Tichenet, and the question of Outoutagan (Jean Leblanc) (13 pages); Part 6 – Interpreting Sources: Primary and Secondary – La Tichenet(te) /La Chenette / Madame Montour, Étienne Veniard, sieur de Bourgmont, and Antoine Laumet dit de Lamothe Cadillac (14 pages); Part 7 – The Proper Use of Sources – Madame Montour and Louis Montour: the English Language Secondary Sources (13 pages); Part 8 – The Ongoing Quest – Further confirmation of Madame Montour’s identity found in documents not previously connects to Isabelle Couc dite Lafleur de Cognac (18 pages); Part 9 – Fine-tuning the Secondary Sources, and some questions (17 pages); Part 10 – Isabelle’s children – Section I – Andrew Montour, son of Carondowana, and “Lewis” – brother of Andrew, Michel Germaneau, and Marie Anne Germaneau /Montour and several digressions (21 pages); Part 11 – Isabelle’s Children – Section 2 - Marie Anne Germaneau /Montour, her marriage to Jean Montary dit Jolycoeur, her contemporaries, and some amazing inter-connections (24 pages); Part 12 – Isabelle’s Children – Section 3 – Marie Anne Montour – the issue of her father, le nommé La Motte (11 pages); Part 13 – Isabelle’s Children – Section 4 – More on Marie Anne and those who knew her and her mother – some comments on Facts and Fiction and Myth.
Interpreter - Courtesy of Colonial Michilimackinac
Cornelius Krieghoff - Hunter Resitng Gun on a Snowshoe -Courtesy of The Athenaeum: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=57544