Did you know...In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New France. Allowances were granted to familes with ten or more children. Bonuses were provided to men who married before age 20 and to women who married before age 16. Free education was promised to the 26th child! (Yes, the 26th child.)
Source: History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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She married Joseph Guyon dit Lemoine
03 March 1710
in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Ste-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (St-François-Xavier-de-Batiscan)
The couple had (at least) 5 children.
Joseph Guyon dit Lemoine
was born 27 April 1682
in L'Ange-Gardien, Québec, Canada
He died 14 March 1754
in Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
He was the son of Joseph Guyon and Geneviève Cloutier.
Elisabeth Guillet died 16 December 1783
in Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres).
1711 Birth of Child Elisabeth Guyon (Dion) dite Lemoine was born 13 February 1711, Grondines, Québec, Canada (Deschambault-Grondines)
1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession) Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the French. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
1713 Birth of Child Joseph Guyon (Dion) was born 3 February 1713, La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Ste-Anne-de-la-Perade)
1719 Birth of Child Ignace Guyon dit Lemoine was born 19 September 1719, Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La-Purifiation)
1728 Birth of Child Augustin Guyon was born 18 June 1728, Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748
www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm The establishment of Halifax in 1749 engrained a solid colonized British presence on the Atlantic Coast.
Britain founds Halifax to counter the French presence at Louisbourg. www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.
February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.
June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.
Death 16 December 1783 Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
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