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immigrant Fille du Roi France  Marguerite  Berrin

  (b. abt. 1650Paris, France   d. 5 April 1679Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) )  

Marguerite Berrin was born abt. 1650 in Paris, France. Marguerite Berrin was the child of

Marguerite was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1675.

She married  Julien Bouin dit Dufresne 2 July 1675 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Julien Bouin dit Dufresne  was born 20 March 1639 in , France .  He died 17 February 1716 in L'Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada . 

Marguerite Berrin died 5 April 1679 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).


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Occupation: Fille du Roi

daughter of Pierre Berrin and Louise Ambiart

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Marguerite Berrin married immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier France Julien Bouin dit Dufresne-- Date: 2 July 1675 Place: Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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Added: 12/17/2014 10:48:01 AM  

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Canada/New France Charles-François Bouin dit Dufresne (b.13 May 1676, L'Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada  d. 1 November 1746, L'Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada)



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Fille du Roi
Berrin, Marguerite, (out-of-wedlock child, Jean-Baptiste b. 1673), m. Bouin, Julien, dit Dufresne, Jul. 2, 1675
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"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. "


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1675 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite Berrin and Julien Bouin dit Dufresne 2 July 1675, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1676 Birth of Child
Charles-François Bouin dit Dufresne was born 13 May 1676, L'Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada

Death
5 April 1679
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


Added: 12/17/2014 10:47:18 AM




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