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Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before crossing the Atlantic, the indentured workers had signed a contract providing for a predetermined stay. Most of them saw it as a temporary contract, not a permanent move. The fact that more than half of them nevertheless stayed on shows that New France had a real power of attraction.

Source: History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.


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.


Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) - 1649 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Cap de la Madeleine
First land concessions 1649
The map above shows the first land concessions on the Cap. One sees Pierre and Mathurin's lots (5th and 6th from right). On a modern map of Cap de la Madeleine, Pierre's land was, according to Marcel Trudel, author of
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
1649 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Cap de la Madeleine
First land concessions 1649
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immigrant France  François  Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau)

  (b. abt. 1625, France   d. 10 February 1669Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France )  

François Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was born abt. 1625 in , France. François Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was the child of

François was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1665.

He married  Suzanne Lecompte 1665 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Suzanne Lecompte  was born abt. 1639 in , France .  She died 24 December 1666 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) . 

François Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) died 10 February 1669 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France .


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François Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) married immigrant Fille du Roi France Suzanne Lecompte-- Date: 1665 Place: , Québec Province, Canada


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Canada/New France Michel Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) (b.24 December 1666, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France   d. 12 May 1731, Bécancour, Nicolet, Canada, New France )



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France 1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.


France 1638 - King Louis XIV born in France
History of France : Highlights from Louis XIV to Napoleon


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France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne


France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.


France On August 26, 1660, Louis XIV made a triumphal entry into Paris with his wife, Marie-Therese. The royal couple took their places...
Louis XIV wasn't just a ceremonial king who represents the kingdom, but makes no decisions of his own... His regime was considered an absolute monarchy, and Louis XIV was the sole master. No...Read MORE...


Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

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1666 Death of Spouse/Partner
Suzanne Lecompte died 24 December 1666, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

1666 Birth of Child
Michel Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was born 24 December 1666, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
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...Read MORE...


Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

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Death
10 February 1669
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)



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