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Saint-Gervais, Quebec (Canada)

Municipalité de Saint-Gervais

Last modified: 2013-06-29 by rob raeside
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[Saint-Gervais coat of arms] image contributed by Luc Baronian

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This coat of arms shows the Acadian flag in the canton. Saint-Gervais parish was founded by 13 Acadian refugee families, in the fief the Livaudière or Nouvelle-Cadie, who settle d there in 1756 after being expelled from their homeland. The Acadians left about 15 years later for nearby areas, and Saint-Gervais was resettled by Scots and French-Canadians. The two first rangs of the parish still recall the original Acadian settlers: Première Cadie and Deuxième Cadie.
Luc Baronian, 16 June 2005