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French Canadian Pioneers: The Prud’hommes of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Index: Filles du Roi


French Canadian surnames: Prud-homme, Larcheveque, Sansquartier, Tessier Locations: Montreal, Quebec


Jean Prud’Homme  |  Félicité Larchevêque

May 28th, 1726  Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. settler]


Jean-Baptiste Prud’homme / Sansquartier  |  Marie-Anne Tessier

October 29th, 1737 Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. mil., sergeant, troupes de la Marine]



Variations and associated surnames

Dupuis  – Faguy  – Faille
Nantais  – Préjean  – Saint-Pierre


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. The posts are intended as Finding Aides – a place to find possible clues and start your own research!



Related Posts

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Index: Beauharnois Old Cemetery

Index: Headstones of Cimetiere Sainte-Philomene

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 301 – 320

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History


External Links

Troupes de la Marine | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Siege of Quebec | Colonial Troops | Troupes de la Marine


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