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immigrant Fille du Roi flag  Renée  CHANFRAIN

  (b. abt. 1649Paris, France   d. 7 March 1684Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France )  

Renée CHANFRAIN was born abt. 1649 in Paris, France. Renée CHANFRAIN was the child of

Renée was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1669.

She married  Pierre GARAND 27 October 1669 in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Pierre GARAND  was born 15 January 1644 in , France .  He died 7 January 1700 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada . 

Renée CHANFRAIN died 7 March 1684 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France.
Occupation: Fille du Roi
Over time, Quebec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? In the typical habitant dwelling-house, often reached by a ladder, was a loft or attic running the full area of the house, but so low that one could touch, the rafters everywhere. Here the children, often a dozen or more of them, were stowed away at night on mattresses of straw or feathers laid along the floor. As the windows were securely fastened, even in the coldest weather this attic was warm.

Source: Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
daughter of Vincent Chanfrain and Marguerite LeBreton

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Paris, France

Paris, France - Paris - Les Grands Boulevards (1900)
Paris, France
Paris - Les Grands Boulevards (1900)
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Paris, France

Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada -
Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada


Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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Renée CHANFRAIN married immigrant flag Pierre GARAND-- Date: 27 October 1669 Place: Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France


Children:
flag Marie-Thérèse GARAND (b.14 July 1672, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 13 May 1715, La Durantaye, Canada, New France)

flag Marie-Madeleine GARAND (b.31 August 1675, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 7 July 1724, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )

flag Pierre GARAND (b.26 November 1679, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 6 September 1743, Beaumont, Canada, New France )

flag Anne GARAND (b.30 May 1681, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 20 July 1691, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France)

flag Marie-Catherine GARAND (b.6 March 1684, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 11 November 1760, Champlain, Canada )

flag Marie-Madeleine GARAND (b.6 March 1684, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 13 November 1713, Château-Richer, Canada, New France )



Events During the Lifetime of Renée CHANFRAIN

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Invention 1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)
"In 1656 Dutch mathematician, astronomer, physicist and horologist Christiaan Huygens invented the...Read MORE...


Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June).

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France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.


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.

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Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a Crown colony with Québec becoming a Royal Province. Royal governors and other officials replaced...Read MORE...


Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

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Invention 1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity
"...According to the well-known story, it was on seeing an apple fall in his orchard at some time...Read MORE...


Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe ...Read MORE...


Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

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Fille du Roi
Chanfrain, Renée, m. Garand, Pierre, Oct. 27, 1669
1663-1673 Filles du Roi

"The filles du roi, or King's Daughters, were some 770 women who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France. Most were single French women and many were orphans. Their transportation to Canada and settlement in the colony were paid for by the King. Some were given a royal gift of a dowry of 50 livres for their marriage to one of the many unmarried male colonists in Canada. These gifts are reflected in some of the marriage contracts entered into by the filles du roi at the time of their first marriages.

The filles du roi were part of King Louis XIV's program to promote the settlement of his colony in Canada. Some 737 of these women married and the resultant population explosion gave rise to the success of the colony. Most of the millions of people of French Canadian descent today, both in Quebec and the rest of Canada and the USA (and beyond!), are descendants of one or more of these courageous women of the 17th century. "



1669 Marriage / Partner
Renée CHANFRAIN and Pierre GARAND 27 October 1669, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
Canada 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).

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Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

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1672 Birth of Child
Marie-Thérèse GARAND was born 14 July 1672, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
September: The last shipment of Filles du Roi arrived Quebec from France, and the program ended....Read MORE...


Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

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Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

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News 1675 - A chapel was raised in Saint-Laurent in 1675.

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1675 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine GARAND was born 31 August 1675, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
News On April 6, 1676, Île d’Orléans became a county divided into four burgs: Saint-Pierre, Saint-Jean, Sainte-Famille and Saint-Paul (renamed Saint-Laurent in 1698).

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News 1679 - The parish of Saint-Paul (later known as Saint-Laurent) was officially founded in 1679.

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1679 Birth of Child
Pierre GARAND was born 26 November 1679, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
1681 Birth of Child
Anne GARAND was born 30 May 1681, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
Death
7 March 1684
Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

1684 Birth of Child
Marie-Catherine GARAND was born 6 March 1684, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
1684 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine GARAND was born 6 March 1684, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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