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Natives, French Canadians, Acadians

French Canadian Pioneers: The Dumonts of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

Clement Dumont / Lamorinet | Marie-Madeleine Ducheron

March 25th, 1716 Quebec (Notre-Dame)

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Index: Filles du Roi

Filles du Roi _ King's DaughtersThe Filles du Roi were over 700 pioneer women who emigrated from France to Quebec in the middle of the 17th century. They were called the King’s Daughters because the King of France (Louis XIV) had underwritten their expenses to voyage to La Nouvelle France (New France). In fact, each Fille received not only her passage, but also a hope chest as well as room and board until her marriage. If interested you can read further at The Canadian Encyclopedia,  Of course, these were only some of the many thousands of French Canadian pioneer women who settled New France and who arrived either with their husbands or their parents and it also doesn’t include all of the Filles du Roi. The list includes only those Filles du Roi  who appear on this site because they’re part of my family tree or personal research I’ve done for other people. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Boyers of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

Anicet Boyer / Jolicoeur | Francoise-Marie Martin

February 26th, 1680 Neuville

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French Canadian Pioneers | The Charrons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

Claude Charron / Labarre | Elisabeth Damours

August 21st, 1684 Quebec (Notre-Dame)

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Richards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Claude Richard | Charlotte Perigneau dit Lamarche

September 30th, 1776, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Petits of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

St-Pierre-les-Besquets Quebec | Petit surname | Quebec French pioneers

Alexandre Petit | Marie Dat

September 8th, 1647 Dompierre-sur-Mer

[Occ. merchant] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Girards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Etienne Girard / Provencal | Francoise-Raphael Calve

June 2nd, 1752 Ste-Genevieve-de-Pierrefonds

[Occ. military, les troupes de la Marine, Cabanac]

Gabriel Girard / Lafleur | Genevieve Forcier

June 21st, 1762, St-Michel-d’Yamaska

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine]

Guillaume Girard | Louise Deviss

January 7th, 1748, Forges du St-Maurice

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Perraults of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Bernard Perot / Peyrote |Jean Perrault / Payrault / Poitevin | Marguerite Talon

February 22nd, 1704, Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. Carpenter – of barracks] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Roys of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

Andre Roy / Ray / Bellerose / Jolibois | Marie-Josephe Auclair

September 8th, 1752, Charlesbourg

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