Quebec - Did you know?About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number, 27,000 arrived alive... All in all of the 27,000 immigrants, 14,000, or a little more than half, settled in New France.
Source: History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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She married Thecle Cornelius Aubry
10 September 1670
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
The couple had (at least) 2 children.
Thecle Cornelius Aubry
was born abt. 1636
in , Ireland
He died 24 November 1687
in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*
Jeanne Chartier died 30 October 1695
in Montréal, Québec, Canada .
"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 11:16:50 AM - Beckie Updated: -
1670 Marriage / Partner Jeanne Chartier and Thecle Cornelius Aubry 10 September 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).
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