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French Canadian Pioneers: The Vandets of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi


QUEBEC SURNAMES: Vandet _ Ariot, Hariot LOCATIONS: Quebec | Filles du Roi


Rene Vandet / Vande  |  Renee Ariot / Hariot

April 11th, 1671 Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. servant]

Renee Ariot was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd notes below).

[Genealogical notes – French]




This series of  Early French Canadian Pioneers 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. 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).

Renee Ariot was a Fille du Roi. Renee’s parents were Bernardin Hariau and Marguerite Deslie. She was born about 1655. She died or was buried in St-Michel-de-Bellechasse on June 25th, 1715. [Genealogical notes – French].




Related Posts

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History


External Links

The Engages and Servants in Nouvelle France | Canadian Museum of History 


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