Saving Montréal: La grande recrue de 1653, by Michael Burke. This article was one of two articles chosen as the best article of the year for 2015.
Pigs and a Vision: “a certain glimpse of realities seldom found in textbooks” from the Lives of Madeleine Bourgery and Anne Baillargeon, by Suzanne Boivin Sommerville
Catherine Pillard or Le Plat - see our Medical Issues DNA Page
Pierre Chesne dit Saint-Onge, by Gail Moreau-DesHarnais and Diane Wolford Sheppard - See the articles about his son, grandson, great-grandson, and great-great grandson (Pierre Chesne dit Labutte, I - III and Pierre Labutte) on the French Canadian and Native Families' Page. A portrait of another great-grandson, Francis Palawonza Godfroy, War Chief of the Miami, also appears on the same page.
Articles about the Deshêtres Family:
The True Wife of Louis Deshêtres in 1760 Detroit: Thérèse Damours de Louvières, daughter of Marie Josèphe de Tonty, by Suzanne Boivin Sommerville - This article was published in January 2007.
The Rest of the Story - Louis [Antoine] Deshêtres and Marie Thérèse Damours de Louvières, by Loraine M. DiCerbo - This article was published in January 2007.
The Excommunication of Louis Gonzague Deshêtres and Louise Beaulieu, by Loraine DiCerbo. This article was chosen as the best article of the year for 2006.
The Combined Children of Marie Louise Thérèse Beaulieu and Louis Gonzague Deshêtres dit Pigeon, by Loraine M. DiCerbo - This article was published in October 2006.
An Additional Child of Antoine Deshêtres and Marie Charlotte Chevalier, by Loraine DiCerbo - This article was published in July 2008.
Additional Information about Louis Deshêtres Labrosse, by Loraine M. DiCerbo - This article was published in January 2009.
Loraine DiCerbo's May 2013 photograph of the
plaque in Québec which names the founders
The François Janis Family of the Detroit River Region and the Nicolas Janis Family of Kaskaskia (Illinois) and Ste. Genevieve (Missouri): Another Example of Brothers Confused One for the Other, by Gail Moreau-DesHarnais - This article was one of two articles chosen as best article of the year for 2010.
Robert Navarre, First Royal Notary in Détroit – Part IV, by Gail Moreau-DesHarnais - see our Research in France page for Gail's articles about his origins in France.
Mystery Woman Marie Penne, Peme, Peine, Pelle, etc., Wife of Jean Guénet at Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, daughter of Antoine Boichu dit Peyme, and our Connection to King Louis the VIIIth of France: A Journey through a Maze of Spellings, Transcriptions, and Alternate First Names, by Suzanne Boivin Sommerville
Hillary Rodham Clinton's French-Canadian Ancestry, by Gail Moreau-DesHarnais and Diane Wolford Sheppard - This article was chosen as the best article of the year for 2007.
Loraine DiCerbo's May 2013 Photo of the plaque naming the First Colonists of Montréal