(20 Mar 1655
Québec, Québec, Québec, Canada
- 10 Feb 1722
Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
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Did you know...Black cats have always had a rather suspicious reputation as associates of sorceresses and witches, but it is singular that among [French Canadian] peasants they are regarded as protecting goblins, and that no one would think of parting with them, chasing them away, or ill-treating them in any manner. Lucky is the man whose house, or barn, or stable, has been chosen as a home by a large family of black cats.
The Life of Marie Carreau
Source: The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)
Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
"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 over in silence than mentioned. Heaven and earth...Read MORE...
"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 smell too bad. The brides carried a bouquet of flo...Read MORE...
"December 13: A peace treaty with the Iroquois is made in Quebec. "
The Carignan-Salières Regiment destroys five Mohawk nation villages
Isaac Newton discovers gravity
"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 are real young ladies and well brought, up accordi...Read MORE...
Marie Carreau married Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette 30 Nov 1669 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada
"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 the program had begun. This didn't include the ...Read MORE...
1681 Canadian Census Comte de St.-Laurent
Emery Blouart (Mederic Blouin), 40
Marie Carreau, sa femme, 26
Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
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William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.
The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)
"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 settlement, and three of four families engage in ...Read MORE...
Signing of the Great Peace of Montréal between 39 First Nation tribes and the French Colonial government
"Quebec merchants establish a Chamber of Commerce for the first time. Prior to this time meetings or public assemblies were not allowed. "
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 River without incident. On August 22, 850 soldiers and...Read MORE...
Marriage(s) and Child(ren)
"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 registry : Jean Pepin, Antoine Fortier and Joseph Audet."
Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 38
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Marie Carreau married
Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette
-- Date: 30 Nov 1669 Place:
Château-Richer, Québec, Canada
Source: 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
groom's birth date:
bride's name: Marie Carreaux
bride's birth date:
marriage date: 30 Nov 1669
marriage place: Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec
groom's father's name:
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name:
bride's mother's name:
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Unknown
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Unknown
bride's previous husband's name:
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
Added: Updated: 1/3/2013 8:39:15 PM
Marie Francoise Blouin (abt. 1670, - bef. 1681, )
Jean Blouin (11 Jul 1672, Québec, Québec, Québec, Canada - 29 Mar 1745, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Marie Madeleine Blouin (12 May 1674, L'Île d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 12 Sep 1755, L'Île d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Jacques Blouin (2 Apr 1676, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 16 January 1744, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Anne Blouin (6 Apr 1678, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - Dec 1749, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Catherine Blouin (27 October 1680, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 12 January 1776, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Marie Francoise Blouin (26 MAY 1688, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 30 DEC 1762, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Gabriel Blouin (16 May 1691, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 11 March 1772, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)
Genevieve Blouin (4 Dec 1693, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada - , )
Marie Madeleine Blouin (2 Jan 1696, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 16 July 1791, Lauzon, Levis, Québec, Canada)
Paul Blouin (28 August 1699 , Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 06 August 1784, Lanoraie, Berthier, Québec, Canada)
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