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French Canadian Pioneers: The Coiriers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 


Coirier, Pierre  |  Claudine-Philiberte PahinSeptember 18th, 1673 Quebec



Pierre Coirier  |  Claudine-Philiberte Pahin

September 18th, 1673 Quebec

Claudine-Philiberte was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd note below).


Clement Guerin | Perrine Coirier

June 30th, 1665 Chaix (St-Etienne) (Vendee, France)

[Occ. settler, arrived with wife and daughter]



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!


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).

Claudine-Philiberte Pahin was a Fille du Roi. She was baptized on January 31st, 1645. She was the daughter of a soldier of the Chalon-sur-Saone citadel. Her parents were Francois Pahin and Benoite de Foucherand. She died after March 3rd, 1687.



Filles du Roy



Related Posts

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

French Canadian Pioneers: The Guerins of Quebec 

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History




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