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French Canadian Pioneers: The Leclercs of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Leclerc Family Tree | Quebec Leclerc Genealogy

Guillaume Leclerc |  Marie -Therese Huneault

November 14th, 1676, Montreal (Notre-Dame)


Jacques Leclerc  |  Marie-Anne de Couagne

February 19th, 1703, La Rochelle

[Occ. merchant]

Jacques Leclerc  |  Marie-Anne Douaire

November 19th, 1736, merchant

[Occ. merchant]

Jean Leclerc / Clerc / Lafrensay  |  Genevieve Circe

Jan 23rd, 1706, St-Ours

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine, St-Ours],

Jean Leclerc / Le Bouteleux  |  Marie Couet

November 11th, 1669, Ste-Famille (Ile-d”Orleans)


Jean-Baptiste Leclerc  |  Marie-Amable Gareau

June 12th, 1752, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine]

Julien Leclerc  |  Elisabeth Sevigny dit Lafleur

September 4th, 1736, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. Hotel]

Nicolas  Leclerc / Leclair  |  Marie-Charlotte Gingras

August 16th, 1740, St-Augustin-de-Desmaures

[Occ. millworker]

Pierre Leclerc  |  Elisabeth Rondeau

February 7th, 1690, St-Pierre (Ile-d’Orleans)


Robert Leclerc  |  Marie Jalais dit Jallay

July 9th, 1680, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. servant]

Sauveur-Germain Leclerc  |  Genevieve Hervieux

January 9th, 1717, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. merchant]

Vincent Chretien  |  Anne Leclerc

about 1668, Ste-Famille (Ile-d”Orleans)

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

Nicolas Leblond  |  Marguerite  Leclerc

October 13th, 1661, Chateau-Richer


Julien Bloys dit Brasdargent |  Marguerite  Leclerc

November 26th, 1665, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

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


Variations and associated surnames

Auclair – Bilmer – Blondin – Cap-Breton – Clair

Clerc – Clere – Clerimbert – Couture – Fleurant – Florent

Francoeur – Houde – Houle – Jolicoeur – Laderoute –  Lafrenaie – Lafrenaye – Lafresnaye

Lavigne – Le Bouteleau – Lebouleteau – Lebouteleau – Lebouteleux – Leclaire(e) – Lecuyer – Lescuier

L’Escuyer – Maufay – Montfort – Pauperet – Petitclerc – St-Laurent – Sureau


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Native/First Peoples/Metis Marriages of Eastern Canada | J

Native/First Peoples/Metis Marriages of Eastern Canada | P

Evelyn in Montreal: Michaud m. Lagace (Van Buren, 1851)

Headstone: Vallee Alexandre, Leclerc M. Louise | Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene (Mercier, Roussillon, QC)

Leclerc Alphonse, Laberge Marie, Leclerc Leandre, Vallee | Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene (Mercier, Roussillon, QC) Indexes: Quebec & New Brunswick Cemeteries

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).

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  1. I was sure I would find my Leclercs in this group but no luck.


    Comment by Lori E | June 1, 2009 | Reply

  2. Guillaume LeClerc and Marie Therese Hunault were both killed by Iroquois. there was a daughter, Marie-Anne Leclerc (1685-1730) on November 21, 1712 in St-Francois. She married Jacques Lebelle (1688-1748) on November 21, 1712. This couple had at least 6 children.
    Jacques married Marie Suzanne Daze in 1730, after Marie-Anne’s death.


    Comment by Michele Martin | August 27, 2011 | Reply

    • Michele, I knew that Marie Therese was killed by the Iroquois but I have no record of Guillaume was killed the same way. Certainly wasn’t killed the same time as his wife.


      Comment by Mary Jane Poole | December 24, 2015 | Reply

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