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Philippe Amyot, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Philippe Amyot dit Villeneuve only survived three years as a colonist in Canada. He arrived about 1636 with his wife Anne Convent and their two sons. He died in 1639 so the Amyots descend from this couple’s two sons Jean and Mathieu.

 

 


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES


 

  • among the earliest settlers of New France
  • this Amyot took the name of Villeneuve
  • came from near Soissons (France) about 1636 with this wife Anne Convent and his two children
  • his wife remarried after his death in 1639 (to Jacques Maheu)

 


 

 

Artwork by El Senecal

 

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