He married Jeanne Vilain
28 October 1670
in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1655
in Paris, France
She died 18 December 1711
in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Mathurin Bernier died 27 January 1678
in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* .
We next meet Jean-Baptiste Villain at Montreal. On 18 Oct. 1670 he was present as cousin of the fiancée at the signing of the private marriage contract concluded between Mathurin Bernier, a native of Bessay (near Luçon), and Jeanne Villain, “daughter of Jean Villain and of the late Jeanne Barbé, her father and mother, of the parish of Saint-Jacques-la-Boucherie in Paris.” Ten days later the parish priest of Notre-Dame in Montreal drew up the marriage certificate of the Berniers; in it Jeanne Villain is called “daughter of Jean Villain, master gold- and silversmith in Paris, and of Jeanne Barbé.”
Gérard Morisset, “VILLAIN, JEAN-BAPTISTE,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 1, University of Toronto/ Université Laval, 2003
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Children: Elisabeth Bernier (b.3 October 1671, Montréal, Québec, Canada d. 2 February 1747, Montréal, Québec, Canada )
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 Marriage / Partner Mathurin Bernier and Jeanne Vilain 28 October 1670, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)
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).
Death 27 January 1678 Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*
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