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Jean Bourbon

  (1653, France  - abt. 05 Dec 1690La Prairie, Québec, Canada )  
Cause of Death: killed by Iroquois

Jean Bourbon

Son of Jean Bourdon and Thoinette Poivre

Jean was killed along with several other settlers of Laprairie by Iroquois. The burned remains of their settlement was discovered two days later by missionaries, who buried the bodies.

Did You Know?Did you know...French-Canadian couples getting married are not supposed to wear new shoes at the wedding. Grains, confetti, or nuts are showered at the married couples, wishing them good luck and fertility.

Source: French-Canadian Culture ( /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)

The Life of Jean Bourbon

, France
Invention1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)

Canada1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer

Canada1665 - The Carignan-Salières Regiment destroys five Mohawk nation villages

Invention1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity

News1669 - Mission Established
The mission Laprairie de la Province de Quebec near Ville-Marie (Montreal), is established this year, as an Iroquois Mission, by Father Pierre Raffeix (1633-1724), a Jesuit. It was moved around over time and eventually settled at Kalmawake, opposite...Read MORE...

1680 Marriage
Jean Bourbon married Marie Anne Benoist 27 FEB 1680 in Boucherville, Longueuil, Québec, Canada

1681 Canadian Census Prairie de la Magdelaine
Jean Bourbon, 28
Marie Benoist, sa femme, 16

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
Added: 3/1/2010 9:35:35 PM - 1  Updated: 3/1/2010 9:35:35 PM -

World History1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren)

marriage Jean Bourbon married Marie Anne Benoist -- Date: 27 FEB 1680 Place:  Boucherville, Longueuil, Québec, Canada
Source: Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. 

Marie Anne Benoist was the daughter of Paul Benoit dit Livernois and Isabelle Elisabeth Gobinet

Marriage record found in index for Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville in Drouin Collection. Unable to find the actual record.

groom's name: Jean Bourdon
groom's birth date: 1653
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 27
bride's name: Marie Anne Benoist
bride's birth date: 1665
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 15
marriage date: 27 Feb 1680
marriage place: Boucherville, Chambly, Quebec
groom's father's name: Jean Bourdon
groom's mother's name: Thoinette Poivre
bride's father's name: Paul Benoist
bride's mother's name: Elisabeth Gobinet
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Single
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Single
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M01663-9
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1031703
reference number: P-19 M-2

"Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 05 Jan 2013), Jean Bourdon and Marie Anne Benoist, 27 Feb 1680; citing reference P-19 M-2, FHL microfilm 1031703.

Added:   Updated: 1/5/2013 2:47:55 PM


daughter Barbe Bourbon (1681, La Prairie, Québec, Canada - 26 Jan 1754, La Prairie, Québec, Canada)

daughter Marguerite Bourbon (18 Jan 1685, La Prairie, Québec, Canada - 04 January 1723, Longueuil, Québec, Canada)

daughter Marie Anne Bourbon (19 April 1686 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada - 27 Nov 1687, La Prairie, Québec, Canada)

daughter Marie Anne Bourbon (6 Jan 1689, La Prairie, Québec, Canada - , )


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