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French Canadian Pioneers: The Bourbonnais of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 


Francois Bourbonnais / Brunet   |  Barbe Beauvais 

July 11th, 1672 Montreal

[Occ. -]

Jacques Bourbonnais / Joyaux  |  Marie Bouin

June 6th, 1757 Montreal

[Occ. mil., troupes de la Marine]


Variations and associated surnames

Brunet  – Dubois
Dumay  – Joyau(x)  – Miot
Sansregret  – Versailles



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 those particular French Canadian settlers. All these posts are intended as Finding Aides – a place to find possible clues and start your own research!



Related Posts

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers   

Core Index; Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History


First Nations Census Records – Bourbonnais Surname

Caughnawaga I.R. | Iroquois, Mohawk (1921)


External Links

Troupes de la Marine | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Siege of Quebec | Colonial Troops | Troupes de la Marine


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