Goals 



To regroup the descendants (direct and by marriage) of André Marsil and Marie Lefebvre.
 

  • organizes an outing at the sugar shack and a cultural activity.
  • Members are informed through a “Letter to the members” and the “ Express”. 

To promote the research, publication and distribution of history and genealogy works.
 

History of the first two generations of Marcil, Mercille… in America is presented in a “History and genealogy bulletin”.

Achievements

Highlights

1991:
First gathering in Longueuil where a mass was celebrated at the co-cathedral Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue to commemorate the 320th wedding anniversary of André Marsil and Marie Lefebvre.

18th October 1992:
The founding committee welcomes the Marsil in La Prairie.

1992: 
The Association of André Marsil’s descendants is incorporated and the acronym  (ADAM) is born.

1993:
First annual general assembly of the members. 

1994: 
The  logo is approved.

26 March 1995:
invites its members and their guests at the sugar shack.  This spring outing becomes an annual event.

1996:
First “Letter to the members”.

2000:
The “Letter to the members” is divided.  The part pertaining to our ancestors is concentrated in the “History and genealogy bulletin”.  The 17th Bulletin is sent out in May

2000:
Modified by-laws are approved at the 7th general assembly of the members.

14 October 2001:
The Marcil, Mercille... are invited in Waterloo by Mme. Jeannine Vandal Marcil, member of the municipal council. 

18 August 2002:
The History Society of the RCM Assomption welcomes the  members.

10 November 2002:
The annual assembly is held at the Marsil Museum in Saint-Lambert.

2003:
The www.famillesmarcil.qc.ca  website is launched and the Coat of arms identifying the Marsil of America is created.

24 August 2003: 
Historical visit to Saint-Urbain Premier for the town’s 150th birthday. 

29 August 2004:
Fête champêtre in Bromont. 

2005:
The  Express is sent via e-mail.

29 August 2005:
In collaboration with the History Society of Saint-Eustache,  receives the Marcil, Mercille of the region. 

25 and 26 August 2007:
Second provincial gathering of the Marsil in Longueuil to celebrate the 350th birthday of the territory where the first generations of Marsil settled.

5 October 2008:
Marsil meeting in Terrebonne. 

12 and 13 September 2009:
Provincial gathering in Trois-Rivières for the 375th birthday of the city where the common ancestors of the Marcil, Mercille… of America got married. 

2009:
Launch of the Marsil-Link to complement information pertaining to the Marcil, Mercille… 

2010:
Rejuvenation of the  website. 

26 September 2010:
Marsil Meeting in La Prairie.