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Francois Allard, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Francois Allard came from Notre-Dame-de-Blacqueville (France) and settled in Charlesbourg which is not far from Quebec City. On November 1st, 1671 he married Jeanne Anguille / Languille and together they had eight children. Five of their children went on to establish families. The couple were among the first to clear land in New France.

Jeanne Anguille was a Fille du Roi. Her parents were Michel Anguille and Etienne Toucherin of Artannes-sur-Indres (St-Maurice, France).  Five of their children went on to establish families. The couple were among the first to clear land in New France. Her maternal grandparents were Etienne Toucheran and Catherine Murnin.

 

Artwork by Franklin Arbuckle

 

 


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES


 

  • family was from Notre-Dame of Blacqueville (Rouen, Seine-Inferieure)
  • settled in the outskirts of Quebec in Charlesbourg
  • parents were Jacques Allard and Jacqueline Frerot
  • married Jeanne Anguille (or Languille) on November 1st, /670
  • had eight children
  • at the 1667 census he was an engage of Anne Ardouin (Jacques Badeau’s widow) at Notre-Dame des Anges (Quebec)
  • in 1670 he settle in Bourg la Reine (Charlesbourg) on land bought from Jean Michel on October 9th, 1681. This land consisted of thirteen aprons and he had two cattle
  • he died in 1726,  his wife in 1711

 


 

 

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