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immigrant Fille a Marier France  Marie  Cholet

  (b. abt. 1640La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. 13 January 1700Montréal, Québec, Canada )  

Marie Cholet was born abt. 1640 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Marie Cholet was the child of

Marie was a Fille à Marier, arriving in New France by 1660.

She married  Jean Chaperon dit Péré 6 March 1660 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal) .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Jean Chaperon dit Péré  was born abt. 1635 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France .  He died 15 November 1709 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* . 

Marie Cholet died 13 January 1700 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .


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Marie Cholet married immigrant France Jean Chaperon dit Péré-- Date: 6 March 1660 Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)
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Canada/New France Jacques Chaperon (b.12 March 1661, Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 1 July 1710, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* )

Canada/New France Marie Chaperon (b.1664, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 1737, , Québec Province, Canada )

Canada/New France Catherine Chaperon (b.1666, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

Canada/New France Jean Chaperon (b.15 February 1668, Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 25 May 1730, Longue-Pointe, Montréal, Québec, Canada*)



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Fille a Marier

"When the Company of 100 Associates began their settlement scheme, their plan of recruiting only families proved to be too costly, so instead they signed on single men; tradesman and labourers; who would be indentured for three years. However, this meant that more than 80% of the colonists were men, so even if they decided to stay at the end of their term, there was little hope of them starting a family, unless they chose a Canadian girl. But, since her family would never allow her, or her children, to leave their village; the company directors needed to avoid this from happening.

So instead, they began recruiting "marriagable young girls", who would first sign a contract in France and then be given passage and a small dowry to become the wife of a Quebec settler. You might wonder why these young girls (many under 16), would risk the dangers and hardships, which by now most of France were well aware of; but believe it or not; for many it was the best option.

At the time, marriages were arranged, so if the girl's family did not have the means to provide a sutable dowry, her only option was to become a nun, if she was Catholic; or marry beneath her station. In the case of the young Filles a Marier, though a marriage contract must be signed before departure, she had every right to refuse the union, once she met her husband-to-be. As a matter of fact, many of them did just that, and were provided safe passage home." (http://www.thinal.co.cc/weallcamefromsomewhere/Kebec/filles_marier.html)
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France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne


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


1660 Marriage / Partner
Marie Cholet and Jean Chaperon dit Péré 6 March 1660, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)

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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France On August 26, 1660, Louis XIV made a triumphal entry into Paris with his wife, Marie-Therese. The royal couple took their places...
Louis XIV wasn't just a ceremonial king who represents the kingdom, but makes no decisions of his own... His regime was considered an absolute monarchy, and Louis XIV was the sole master. No...Read MORE...


1661 Birth of Child
Jacques Chaperon was born 12 March 1661, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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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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 and La Rochelle; 84 from Dieppe, 25 from La Rochelle. Only 15-20 were from good families, several...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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1668 Birth of Child
Jean Chaperon was born 15 February 1668, Montréal, 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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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. The population of New France had risen to 6,700 people, an increase of 168% in the eleven years...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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Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake St. Louis, its widest point in the Montreal area. On the opposite shore, the inhabitants of the...Read MORE...


Canada 1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps.

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Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

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Death
13 January 1700
Montréal, Québec, Canada



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