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French Canadian Pioneers: The Adams of Quebec

Guillaume Adam / Laramee | Catherine Charron

Feb 24, 1701, Longueuil

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine, Longueuil]

Jacques Adam / Jolicoeur  | Marie-Josèphe Barbot

May 1, 1752, Charlesbourg

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

Joseph Adam / Labranche | Marie-Josèphe Guinard

September 25, 1760, Yamamiche

[Occ. military, troupes de Montcalm, Languedoc, Marillac]

Jean Poliquin | Anne Adam

November 7th, 1671, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

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

Adam Quentin | Marie-Thérèse Pepin

February 7, 1757, Charlesbourg

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine, Lanaudiere]


Variations and associated surnames

Adams – Labranche – Laramée – Ledoux


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Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers   

Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

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 those particular French Canadian settlers. The 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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Depicts military (troupes de la Marine) of New France

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