A Canadian Family

Natives, French Canadians, Acadians

French Canadian Pioneers: The Lepines of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Montreal - early historical view

Gabriel Lepine / Berard | Genevieve Ayotte

October 23rd, 1673, Charlesbourg

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Jean-jacques Ferdasne de Lepin | Marie-Elisabeth Bayeux

April 8th, 1760, Caen (St-Martin)

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Pierre Lepine / Dagenais| Anne Brandon

November 17th, 1665, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. tailor]

Anne Brandon was a Fille du Roi. She died at the Lachine Massacre.

Rene Lepine / Bisson / Boisson | Louise Valet

September 16th, 1670, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-]

Claude Chasle |  Andree Lepine / Lespine

November 19th, 1668

Andree was a Fille du Roi.

Francois Boucher dit Vin d’Espagne | Anne La Rochelle Lepine

April 21st, 1664

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

Moise Faure  | Marie Lepine / Lespine

October 29th, 1677

Marie was a Fille du Roi.

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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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