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Catherine Annenontak was born abt. 1648
in , Canada.
was the child of
She married Jean Durand dit Lafortune
26 September 1662
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
The couple had (at least) 3 children.
Jean Durand dit Lafortune
was born abt. 1636
in , France
He died abt. 1672
in Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada*
She married (2) Jacques Couturier
28 June 1672
in Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada* (St-Joseph-de-Sillery)
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1646
in , France
He died abt. 1697
in , Québec Province, Canada
She married (3) Jean LaFond
28 August 1697
in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Ste-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (St-François-Xavier-de-Batiscan)
was born 21 May 1646
in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
He died 10 May 1716
in Batiscan, Québec, Canada
He was the son of Étienne LaFond dit Pepin and Marie Boucher.
Catherine Annenontak died 11 January 1709
in Batiscan, Québec, Canada .
1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal.
1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity "...According to the well-known story, it was on seeing an apple fall in his orchard at some time during 1665 or 1666 that Newton conceived that the same force governed the motion of the Moon and the ...Read MORE...
1666 Birth of Child Marie-Catherine Durand was born 4 June 1666, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada*
1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.
1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe and La Rochelle; 84 from Dieppe, 25 from La Rochelle. Only 15-20 were from good families, several...Read MORE...
1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.
1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2).
1708 Death of Child Marie-Catherine Durand died 23 November 1708, Batiscan, Québec, Canada
Death 11 January 1709 Batiscan, Québec, Canada
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