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Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, the average couple in New France had 6 to 8 children, with one or more lost to disease during their childhood.

Source: Canada: A People's History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)


Over time, Quebec has gone through a series of name changes.

From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.


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The Château de la Rochepot is a 13th-century castle, later converted into a château, in the commune of La Rochepot in the Côte d'Or département in Burgundy, France. 

The castle was built in the 13th century on an outcrop of limestone to the north of the village of La Rochepot. As with many castles, it fell into ruin and it was only restored in the 19th century by the Carnot family.
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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag  François  Dessureau (Dessureaux)

  (b. 1632Burgundy, France   d. 20 March 1688Batiscan, Canada, New France )  

François Dessureau (Dessureaux) was born 1632 in Burgundy, France. François Dessureau (Dessureaux) was the child of

François was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

He married  Marie Bouart 3 March 1672 in Batiscan, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Marie Bouart  was born 22 March 1649 in , France .  She died 15 September 1712 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier) . 

François Dessureau (Dessureaux) died 20 March 1688 in Batiscan, Canada, New France .


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Occupation: Carignan-Salières soldier - Monteil Company

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)


François Dessureau (Dessureaux) married immigrant Fille du Roi flag Marie Bouart-- Date: 3 March 1672 Place: Batiscan, Canada, New France
Marriage record unavailable at Saint-Francois-Xavier, Batiscan, Quebec in Drouin Collection

"Francois Dessureaux lived at Trois-Riveres after he left the army. On 3 Mar 1672 he agreed to marry a widow, Marie Bouart, 20 yrs old, born in 1652 in Baignoux, in Poitou. She was the daughter of Francois and Jacquette Bilaude. Her first marriage at Quebec was to Jacques Antrade, son of Louis & Louise Mettayer, on Aug 16.1668. Francoise was said to be the son of Jean Dessureaux & Anne Poraux from Saint-Pantaleon in Bourgogne. He was nearly 40 when he married and lived barely 16 years after that. On March 20, 1688 he died. Marie Bouart made a 3rd marriage the following year. On Feb 7, 1689, still in Batiscan she married Jean Boismene dit Laplante, son of Francois & Jeanne Sauvestre. She died on Nov 1, 1712 at age 60." -- Source: Laforest, Thomas J., Our French Canadian Ancestors, Vol VII
Updated: 12/13/2014 9:28:19 AM


Children:
flag Marie Dessureau (Dessureaux) (b.abt. 1672, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 14 January 1733, Laval, Canada, New France )

flag Catherine Dessureau (Dessureaux) (b.abt. 1675, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 2 August 1748, Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets, Canada, New France)

flag Marie-Madeleine-Catherine Dessureau (Dessureaux) (b.7 September 1680, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 1 March 1748, Batiscan, Canada, New France )

flag Marie-Françoise Dessureau (Dessureaux) (b.abt. 1682, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 15 July 1758, Berthierville, Canada, New France )

flag François Dessureau (Dessureaux) (b.6 June 1683, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 4 February 1758, Batiscan, Canada, New France )

flag Jean-Baptiste Dessureau (Dessureaux) (b.22 April 1685, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 29 January 1738, Laval, Canada, New France )

flag Charles Dessureaux (b.10 July 1687, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 18 September 1689, Batiscan, Canada, New France )




Carignan-Salières Regiment Officers and Soldiers (who married Filles du Roi)
Dessureaux, François, dit Laplante, m. Marie Bouart, 03 Mar. 1672, contract Cusson
Soldier, Company: Monteil

The Carignan-Salières Regiment, June-Sept 1665, Quebec, Canada
Added: 9/14/2010 3:21:16 PM - Beckie  Updated: 9/15/2010 10:02:41 AM - Beckie

1672 Marriage / Partner
François Dessureau (Dessureaux) and Marie Bouart 3 March 1672, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1680 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine-Catherine Dessureau (Dessureaux) was born 7 September 1680, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1681 Canadian Census Batiscan
Francois des Sureaux, 50
Marie Bouart, 40
enfants:
Catherine, 6
Marie, 3
Madelaine, 2

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
Added: 3/1/2010 1:27:40 PM - Beckie  Updated: 3/1/2010 1:27:40 PM -

1683 Birth of Child
François Dessureau (Dessureaux) was born 6 June 1683, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1685 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste Dessureau (Dessureaux) was born 22 April 1685, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1687 Birth of Child
Charles Dessureaux was born 10 July 1687, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1688 Death
20 Mar 1688
Jean Dussureaux, age 55
Saint-Francois-Xavier, Batiscan, Quebec
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: 6/3/2009 10:00:09 AM - Beckie  Updated: 6/3/2009 - Beckie



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