A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

French-Canadian Pioneers: The Michauds of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi


Louise Michaut was also a Fille du Roi. She was a sister of the previously mentioned Francoise Michel Michau.


Florent (Flaurens) Michaud / Michau | Marguerite Samson

November 21st, 1725, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. wigmaker]

[Baptismal record]


Pierre Michaud / Micheau | Marie Ancelin

October 2nd, 1667  Chateau-Richer

[Occ. Engage]

 [Genealogical notes + primary documents – French]



Jean Daniau / Laprise | Louise Michaut

September 10th, 1670, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. mil., Carignan-Salieres, de La Fouille]

Louise Michaut was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd note below)


Gilles Dupont | Francoise Michel / Michaud

August 10th, 1670, Cap-de-la-Madeleine

Francoise Michel Michaud was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd note below).



Variations and associated surnames

Chabole  – Giroux – Michau – Michel

Poirier – Raymond – Sauvage – Sirois

Vaneau – Vienneau


This series of Early French Canadian Pioneer microposts is dedicated to the earliest settlers of Quebec. If you are new to the genealogy of French-speaking Canadians, please be aware that the earliest French settlers can also descend from the Acadian pioneers who originally settled in what are now Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. In addition, please note that any Native related links refer back to other posts citing census, marriage or other documents with indigenous or Metis individuals of that surname, however those individuals do not necessarily descend from these particular French Canadian settlers. All these posts are intended as Finding Aides – a place to find possible clues and start your own research!

Filles du Roi is the name that’s been given to about 700/800 women who emigrated from France to Quebec in the middle of the 17th century. They were called the King’s Daughters because Louis XIV (King of France) had sponsored their trips to the New World. Each Fille received her passage, a hope chest and room and board until her marriage (read further at The Canadian Encyclopedia).

Francoise Michel Michau was a Fille du Roi.  Her parents were Briside Michaut (a farmer on the Loge-aux-Convers farm) and Marguerite Matret. Francis was baptized on August 18th, 1649 and died after February 8th, 1685 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec. [for Quebec information see above] [Genealogical notes + primary documents – French]

Louise Michaut was also a Fille du Roi. She was a sister of the previously mentioned Francoise Michel Michau. The entire Michault family were originally esidents of Loge-aux-Convers in Sennevoy-le-Haut, France. (for Quebec information see above).




Related Posts

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Riviere-Ouelle, Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

Index: Riviere-Ouelle Cemetery (Haute-Riviere)

Albert m. Michaud, Kamouraska, Quebec

Michaud m. Lagace (Van Buren, 1851)

Lagace/Mignier Marriages – A Canadian Family Tree (1)

Theriault Marriages (Brides) Extracted from Canadian Family Tree (1)

A Canadian Family Database: Some MICHAUD marriages

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History


First Nations Census Records – Michaud Surname

Michipicoten River | First Nations, Mixed (1901)  March 2021

Pic I.R. | Ojibway (1911)

Wabigoon | inc. Lac Seul … | Ojibway (1911)

White Dog Post | Ojibway, Chippewa (1911)


First Nations Marriage Records – Michaud Surname

BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

MICE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  



External Links

The Engages and Servants in Nouvelle France | Canadian Museum of History 


Carignan-Salières Regiment | The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Carignan-Salières Regiment (1665-1669) | Archives Canada 

Carignan-Salieres | Canada A People’s History




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