Quebec - Did you know?Bread was made from both wheat and rye flour, the product of the seigneurial mills. Corn cakes were baked in Indian fashion from ground maize. Fat salted pork was a staple during the winter, and nearly every habitant laid away each autumn a smoked supply of eels from the river. Game of all sorts he could get with little trouble at any time, wild ducks, geese, and partridges. Following the Indian custom, venison was smoked and hung on the kitchen beams, where it kept for months until needed. Salted or smoked fish had also to be provided for family use, since the usages of the Church required that meat should not be used upon numerous fast-days.
Source: Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Marguerite was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1670.
She married Jean Robitaille
27 November 1670
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1642
in , France
He died 22 March 1715
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Marguerite Bulté died 25 June 1732
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).
"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. "
Added: 3/31/2015 11:02:21 AM - Beckie Updated: -
1670 Marriage / Partner Marguerite Bulté and Jean Robitaille 27 November 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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).
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. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
1715 Death of Spouse/Partner Jean Robitaille died 22 March 1715, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1727 Death of Child Charles-François Robitaille died 11 March 1727, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (St-François-de-Sales-de-Neuville)
Death 25 June 1732 Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Added: 2/18/2015 9:52:10 AM
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