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Canada/New France  Marie  Carreau

  (b. 20 March 1655Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)   d. 10 February 1722St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean) )  

Marie Carreau was born 20 March 1655 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). Marie Carreau was the child of Louis Carreau dit Lafraicheur and Jeanne Lerouge

She married  Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette 30 November 1669 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer) .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette  was born 26 April 1640 in Luçon (Lucon), France .  He died 14 July 1707 in St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean) . 

Marie Carreau died 10 February 1722 in St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean).


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Marie Carreau married immigrant France Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette-- Date: 30 November 1669 Place: Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. 


groom's name: Mederic Beslouin
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bride's name: Marie Carreaux
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marriage date: 30 Nov 1669
marriage place: Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec
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groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Unknown
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bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Unknown
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indexing project (batch) number: M01734-5
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1018161
reference number: P 142

"Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2KL-5NV : accessed 04 Jan 2013), Mederic Beslouin and Marie Carreaux, 30 Nov 1669; citing reference P 142, FHL microfilm 1018161.


Marriage found at L'Ange Gardien in Drouin Collection listed under marriages of people from Chateau-Richer.

"The eldest daughter of the second Carreau generation was named Marie. Born on 20 March 1655, she had been baptized at Quebec by Father Jerome Lalemant. Godfather: Jean Bourdon; Godmother: Marie Favery, wife of Pierre Legardeuer, Sieur de Repentigny. At the age of 14, Marie met Mery Blouin. They fell in love. On 5 November 1669, they signed a marriage contract in the presence of the notary Paul Vachon. They would live in joint ownership of property."

"Father Francois Fillon blessed the marriage on the following 30 November, and recorded the act in the registry at Chateau-Richer."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 32
Updated: 12/9/2014 10:33:33 AM


Children:
Canada/New France Marie-Françoise Blouin (b.abt. 1670, Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France)  d. bef. 1681, Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France))

Canada/New France Jean Blouin (b.11 July 1672, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)  d. 29 March 1745, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean))

Canada/New France Marie-Madeleine Blouin (b.12 May 1674, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)  d. 12 Septembr 1755, St-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St Francois de l'Isle d'Orleans))

Canada/New France Jacques Blouin (b.2 April 1676, Ste-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 16 January 1744, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean))

Canada/New France Anne Blouin (b.6 April 1678, Ste-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. December 1749, St-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)

Canada/New France Catherine Blouin (b.27 October 1680, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)  d. 12 January 1776, Ste-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)

Canada/New France Marie-Françoise Blouin (b.26 MAY 1688, Ste-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 30 December 1762, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean))

Canada/New France Gabriel Blouin (b.16 May 1691, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)  d. 11 March 1772, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean))

Canada/New France Geneviève Blouin (b.4 December 1693, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)  d. ,  )

Canada/New France Marie-Madeleine Blouin (b.2 January 1696, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)  d. 16 July 1791, Lauzon, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-Lévy))

Canada/New France Paul Blouin dit Laviolette (b.28 August 1699 , St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)  d. 06 August 1784, Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Lanoraie))



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1655 - Baptism
Baptism - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, Quebec, Canada
21 Mar 1655 - Marie Carreau
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
Added: 3/30/2009 2:53:28 PM - Beckie  Updated: 3/30/2009 - Beckie

Invention 1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)


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

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News 1660 - Shoes (Quebec)
The Jesuits claim the engage system was originated some time before this date to increase the population of Quebec. Their terms of employment were 3 years. Many of these engages became Coureurs de B...Read MORE...


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 priva...Read MORE...


News 1663 - The Great Earthquake (Quebec)
February 5: Just before the Great Earthquake, Quebec was in carnival, orgies, drinking bouts, and dances, not to speak of some things more serious, which may offend chaste ears and are better passed ...Read MORE...


News 1664 - Bathing and such (Quebec)
At this time the colonists rarely bathe, believing a bath would cause colic, headaches and vertigo. This European tradition usually resulted in a May bath with June weddings before they started to sm...Read MORE...


News 1665 - Notable citizens of Quebec
...Michel Filion and Pierre Duquet, notaries; Jean Madry, surgeon to the king's majesty; Jean Le Mire, the future syndic des habitants; Madame d'Ailleboust, widow of a former governor; Madame Couillar...Read MORE...


News On June 30, 1665, Companies of the Carignan-Saliere Regiment arrived in New France. This contingent consisted of 1,200 soldiers who set out to conquer the Iroquois territories further south.

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News 1665 - December 13: A peace treaty with the Iroquois is made in Quebec.
...1664 was also the year when Louis XIV decided on a final solution to Canada's Iroquois problem. He sent the famous Carignan regiment of troops under the capable command of the veteran Marquis de Tr...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


News 1666 - January 9 - M. de Courcelles started from Quebec with 300 men from the regiment of Carignan-Salieres and 200 volunteers, habitants,
using sledges drawn by mastiff dogs, for Fort St. Theresa, nine miles above the present village of Chambly, The weather was so severe that the soldiers nearly perished from cold.
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Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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News 1667 - February 4 - The officers of the Carignan Regiment gave a ball at Quebec the first given in Canada, sixty years after the founding of the colony.
After the coming of the Carignan Regiment, there was a decline in the standard of morals.
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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 a...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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1669 Marriage / Partner
Marie Carreau and Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette 30 November 1669, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)

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
Jean Blouin was born 11 July 1672, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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 since...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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1674 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine Blouin was born 12 May 1674, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

News 1675 - The first church in Saint-Jean was built in 1675

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1676 Birth of Child
Jacques Blouin was born 2 April 1676, Ste-Famille, 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 1676 - Quebec
October 13: Quebec at this time is a very pretty village being divided into Upper and Lower village. The Lower Village contain warehouses and the homes of the merchants. The Upper Village houses th...Read MORE...


1678 Birth of Child
Anne Blouin was born 6 April 1678, Ste-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

News 1679 - The parish of Saint-Jean was officially founded in 1679.

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News 1680 - Mission Founded
The area [Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans] was first colonized early in the 17th century. In 1680, a mission was founded and served by the priest of Sainte-Famille.
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1680 Birth of Child
Catherine Blouin was born 27 October 1680, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)

1681 Canadian Census Comte de St.-Laurent
Emery Blouart (Mederic Blouin), 40
Marie Carreau, sa femme, 26
enfants:
Jean, 9
Marie, 8
Jacques, 5
Anne, 3
Marguerite, 1

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
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News Until the year 1682, the houses in the Lower Town (of Quebec) were of wood.
On the 5th August, in that year, a fire took place which consumed the whole of the buildings, except one house. All the merchandise in the stores, which were full, was destroyed ; and as expressed in ...Read MORE...


Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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1688 Birth of Child
Marie-Françoise Blouin was born 26 MAY 1688, Ste-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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 hamlet...Read MORE...


World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.


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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1691 Birth of Child
Gabriel Blouin was born 16 May 1691, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)

1693 Birth of Child
Geneviève Blouin was born 4 December 1693, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)

1696 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine Blouin was born 2 January 1696, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)

Invention 1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)


News 1698 - October 14 - New France census shows: 1,460 houses in the city of Québec, 1,988 inhabiants

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1699 Birth of Child
Paul Blouin dit Laviolette was born 28 August 1699 , St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)

News 1700 (Quebec)
The French population in the Colony of Canada numbered about fifteen thousand. The Crown ceded almost all the riverfront; from Quebec to Montreal. This opened nearly two hundred seigneurs for rural ...Read MORE...


Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal
On August 4, 1701, some 40 Aboriginal nations gathered in Montreal. On that day, their representatives dinged the Treaty of Montreal. People in Montreal would remember this ceremony for a long time. A...Read MORE...


Canada 1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England.

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1707 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette died 14 July 1707, St-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)

News 1709 - Quebec merchants establish a Chamber of Commerce for the first time. Prior to this time meetings or public assemblies were not allowed.

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Canada 1710 - British Capture Port Royal, Rename Fort Anne
The Acadian community of Port Royal is captured by Francis Nickolson for the British and renamed it Fort Anne, and the community, Annapolis Royal. Daniel d'Auger de Subercase (1661-1732), with less t...Read MORE...


News 1711 - Québec Expedition
The Québec Expedition was a British attempt to attack Québec during Queen Anne's War. On July 30, a fleet of ships set sail from Boston, Massachusetts. They reached the Gulf of the Saint Lawrence Rive...Read MORE...


Canada 1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession)
Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the French.
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News 1714 - Parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was formed
In 1714, the Parish of Saint-Jean-Baptiste was formed and became a civil parish in 1722. It is believed that this name commemorates Jean de Lauson, Seneschal in New France and son of Governor Lauson, ...Read MORE...


1722 Death
"Thus after 15 years of widowhood, Marie Carreau left her loved ones on 10 February 1722. The son of the former governor of Trois-Rivieres, curate Nicolas-Michel Boucher, sang the requiem of the mortal remains of the deceased, in the presence of numerous relatives. The witnesses named in the registr...Read MORE...



Saint-Jean Cemetery Saint-Jean Capitale-Nationale Region Quebec, Canada

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