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French Canadian Pioneers: The Merciers of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Charles Mercier / Lajoie  | Marie Anne LahaiseFrancois Mercier hunter and voyageur

June 22nd, 1761, L’Assomption

[Occ. military, troupes de Montcalm, Berry]

[Baptismal record]

Charles Mercier / Montigny | Marguerite Audet

May 25th, 1741 Quebec (Notre-Dame)

Joseph Mercier / Laviolette | Marie-Louise Proteau

May 1st, 1752, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. troupes de la Marine]

Julien Mercier | Marie Poulin

January 18th, 1654, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-]  [Baptismal record]

Martin Mercier | Mathurine Leroux

February 5th, 1674, Ste-Famille (Ile-d’Orelans)

[Occ. journalier – day labourer]

[Baptismal record]


Jean Boudart | Catherine Mercier 

November 2nd, 1642, La Rochelle (Ste-Marguerite)


Michel Maillou | Jeanne Mercier

February 9th, 1659, Brie-sous-Matha (St-Pierre)

[Occ.-]  [Baptismal record]


Variations and associated surnames

Augustin  –  Beaurepos  –  Bonrepos

Caudebec  –  Codbec  –  Colbec  –  Dufort

Gagnon  –  Gentil  –  Lafontaine  –  Lajoie  –  Laplante

Laviolette  –  Lépine  –  Lespine  –  Lilois  –   Longpré

Marcier  –  Messier  –  Normandeau  –  Sansregret



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!



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