Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Charny , a village in Lévis county, Quebec, on the Chaudière river, and a division point on the Quebec Central and Canadian National Railways, 7 miles south-west of Lévis. It is named after Jean de Lauzon, Sieur de Charny, third seignior of Lauzon, who was killed by the Iroquois in 1661. It was created a parish in 1903, and a village in 1924.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 38.



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