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Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active agent in making the colony grow. He was expected to live on his land, to level the forest, to clear fields, and to make two blades of grass grow where one grew before. He was expected to have his seigneury surveyed into farms, or en censive holdings, and to procure, as quickly as might be, settlers for these farms. It was highly desirable, of course, that the seigneurs should lend a hand in encouraging the immigration of people from their old homes in France.

Source: The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of 'The Chronicles of Canada'] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922


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immigrant Fille du Roi France  Hélène  Calais

  (b. abt. 1656Paris, France   d. , Québec Province, Canada )  

Hélène Calais was born abt. 1656 in Paris, France. Hélène Calais was the child of

Hélène was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1673.

She married  Blaise Belleau dit Larose 25 September 1673 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Blaise Belleau dit Larose  was born abt. 1650 in , France . 


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Occupation: Fille du Roi

daughter of Pierre Calais and Marie Fosse

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Hélène Calais married immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier France Blaise Belleau dit Larose-- Date: 25 September 1673 Place: Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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Children:
Canada/New France Marie-Madeleine Belleau dite Larose (b.9 January 1677, Québec, Québec, Canada   d. 9 April 1711, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada* )

Canada/New France Jean-Baptiste Belleau dit Larose (b.28 January 1680, Québec, Québec, Canada   d. 15 June 1754, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada* )

Canada/New France Pierre Belleau dit Larose (b.abt. 1697, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 8 April 1775, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada* )

Canada/New France Angélique Belleau dite Larose (b.abt. 1698, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 20 August 1758, Contrecœur, Québec, Canada )



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Fille du Roi
Calais, Hélène, m. Belleau, Blaise, dit Larose, Sep. 25, 1673
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. "


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1673 Marriage / Partner
Hélène Calais and Blaise Belleau dit Larose 25 September 1673, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1677 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine Belleau dite Larose was born 9 January 1677, Québec, Québec, Canada

1680 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste Belleau dit Larose was born 28 January 1680, Québec, Québec, Canada



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