Quebec - 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.
Source: The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
Paris - Les Grands Boulevards (1900)
Don't end up on this site as someone's ancestor!
Who are you searching for?
Specify search criteria below. Then SEARCH. NOTE: If you don't know the whole name or are unsure of the spelling, specify part of the name.
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* (St-Enfant-Jésus)
Jeanne Chartier died 30 October 1695
in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal).
"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).
Death 30 October 1695 Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)
Added: 2/18/2015 10:59:03 AM
Is Jeanne Chartier YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more.
If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to Jeanne Chartier, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.
This FREE genealogy website is a collection of contributions from many generous "family" members who want to share their family with others. We are not necessarily related to or researching a person just because their name is on this site. While we do our best to be accurate, we sometimes make mistakes. Please use this information as a guide. Verify the information with your own research. If you find any errors, please email us and report them. Thanks!