Henri Membertou (d. 1611). Chief of the Micmac Indians and ally of the French, he was the first Indian to be baptized in New France. He died at Port Royal in Acadie (present-day Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia).
The Habitation of Port Royal
The Habitation of Port Royal was the first permanent white settlement in America, north of the Spaniards. We have some scanty descriptions of it in the writings of Champlain and Lescarbot, and a few references in the Jesuit Relations...
the French Connection – Part 4 – the First Forts of New France
A chronology from The Forts of New France in Northeast America 1600-1763 by Rene Chartrand 1534 Jacques Cartier takes possession of Canada for France at Gaspe. The area is called New Fra…
Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 1 Jun 2017.
The following are the current Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Jun 2017. Featured image: New Zealand FamilySearch.org updates and
apothecary at the Port Royale settlement in Nova Scotia. Settled in 1605. This is what Louis Hebert's quarters would have looked like (For more on author #Sharon Desruisseaux, check out www.sharondnovels.com and on Facebook and Tumblr as sharondnovels, you can find her on twitter @Sharon Macdonald Dayan and on Goodreads too!) Happy Reading! :)