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French Canadian Pioneers: The Perraults of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Bernard Perot / Peyrote |Jean Perrault / Payrault / Poitevin | Marguerite Talon

February 22nd, 1704, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. Carpenter – of barracks]

Jacques Perrault / Perreau | Marie-Elisabeth Navers

January 10th, 1724, Chateau Richer

[Occ. surgeon]

Jean Perrault / Payrault / Poitevin | Marie-Anne Menard

June 27th, 1752, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. -]

Julien Perrault | Rochefort | Marie-Madeleine Maugras

January 7th, 1726, St-Francois-du-Lac

[Occ. Cloth Merchant]

Nicolas Perrault / Perrot | Madeleine Raclos / Raclot

November 11th, 1671, Cap-de-la-Madeleine

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

Pierre Perrault / Peirard / St-Pierre | Louise Heritier ou Ethier

November 27th, 1730, Montreal (Notre-Dame)


Pierre-Francois Perrot | Marie-Genevieve Poulin

April 11th, 1763, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. military, troupes de Montcalm, Berry, Set-Felix]

Variations and associated surnames

Chateauguay – Dérisy – Désiry – Desrochers – Duchesne – Erisy

Joyal – Lagorce – Pairaut/Pereau /Perrot – Quercy – Rochefort

Sainte-Geneviève – Saint-Pierre – Turbal – Vildaigre – Villedaigre


Related Posts

Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

Pic I.R. Census Surnames | Ojibway

Garden River I.R. Ojibway Census Surnames

Manitowaning I.R. Census Surnames | Ojibway

Descendants of Philippe Theriault and his wives Tharsile Plourde and Mathilde Theriault

Image source: 

Banq, Coin Craig & Perrault

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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