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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

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Gillette Bonne (Banne) - 1653 marriage contract
Gillette Bonne (Banne)

1653 marriage contract 

Gillette Bonne (Banne) - 1672 death sentence
Gillette Bonne (Banne)

1672 death sentence 

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immigrant Fille a Marier France  Gillette  Bonne (Banne)

  (b. 1636, France   d. 9 June 1672Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )  
Cause of Death: hanged

Gillette Bonne (Banne) was born 1636 in , France. Gillette Bonne (Banne) was the child of

Gillette was a Fille à Marier, arriving in New France by 1649.

She married  Marin Chauvin 1649 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marin Chauvin  was born abt. 1619 in , France .  He died 7 June 1651 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada . 

She married  (2) Jacques Bertault 27 July 1653 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Jacques Bertault  was born abt. 1626 in Poitiers, France .  He died 9 June 1672 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada . 

Gillette Bonne (Banne) died 9 June 1672 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .

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Daughter of Marin Bonne and Isabelle Boire.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

Gillette Bonne (Banne) married immigrant France Marin Chauvin-- Date: 1649 Place: Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France

Added: 7/14/2010 5:46:40 PM  
Updated: 8/26/2010 2:22:58 PM

Canada/New France Marie Chauvin (b.08 September 1650 , Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 31 March 1723, Boucherville, Canada, New France)

Gillette Bonne (Banne) married immigrant France Jacques Bertault-- Date: 27 July 1653 Place: Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France
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Updated: 7/14/2010 5:43:04 PM

Canada/New France Jacques Bertault (b.25 November 1654, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 1665, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )

Canada/New France Marguerite Bertault (b.21 December 1655, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 21 November 1687, Boucherville, Canada, New France)

Canada/New France Suzanne Bertault (b.18 December 1657, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 2 May 1739, Chambly, Canada, New France )

Canada/New France Isabelle-Elizabeth Bertault (b.23 January 1659, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 18 March 1736, Repentigny, Canada, New France )

Canada/New France Jeanne Bertault (b.29 March 1660, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 20 December 1698, Boucherville, Canada, New France)

Canada/New France Nicolas Bertault (b.26 February 1662, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. abt. 1672, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )

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Fille a Marier

"When the Company of 100 Associates began their settlement scheme, their plan of recruiting only families proved to be too costly, so instead they signed on single men; tradesman and labourers; who would be indentured for three years. However, this meant that more than 80% of the colonists were men, so even if they decided to stay at the end of their term, there was little hope of them starting a family, unless they chose a Canadian girl. But, since her family would never allow her, or her children, to leave their village; the company directors needed to avoid this from happening.

So instead, they began recruiting "marriagable young girls", who would first sign a contract in France and then be given passage and a small dowry to become the wife of a Quebec settler. You might wonder why these young girls (many under 16), would risk the dangers and hardships, which by now most of France were well aware of; but believe it or not; for many it was the best option.

At the time, marriages were arranged, so if the girl's family did not have the means to provide a sutable dowry, her only option was to become a nun, if she was Catholic; or marry beneath her station. In the case of the young Filles a Marier, though a marriage contract must be signed before departure, she had every right to refuse the union, once she met her husband-to-be. As a matter of fact, many of them did just that, and were provided safe passage home." (
Added: 9/15/2010 10:21:40 AM - Beckie  Updated: 9/15/2010 10:22:00 AM - Beckie

Gilette Banne
"Gillette Banne was born about 1636 in Argences, Caen, Bayeux, Normandy, France; the daughter of Marin Banne and Isabelle Boire. She arrived in the Quebec colony about 1649 as a Filles A Marier, contracted to Marin Chauvin."

"Marin was born about 1620 in Mesny, St. Mard, Reno, Tourouvre,...Read MORE...

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

1650 Birth of Child
Marie Chauvin was born 08 September 1650 , Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1651 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marin Chauvin died 7 June 1651, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1653 Marriage / Partner
Gillette Bonne (Banne) and Jacques Bertault 27 July 1653, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1654 Birth of Child
Jacques Bertault was born 25 November 1654, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1655 Birth of Child
Marguerite Bertault was born 21 December 1655, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1657 Birth of Child
Suzanne Bertault was born 18 December 1657, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1659 Birth of Child
Isabelle-Elizabeth Bertault was born 23 January 1659, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Canada 1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1660 Birth of Child
Jeanne Bertault was born 29 March 1660, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1662 Birth of Child
Nicolas Bertault was born 26 February 1662, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a Crown colony with Québec becoming a Royal Province. Royal governors and other officials replaced...Read MORE...

1666 Les Trois Rivieres
Jacques Bertaut - 40 habitant

gillette bonne - 30 sa femme

Marguerite Bertaut - 10 fille

Suzanne Bertaut - 8 fille

Eslisabeth Bertaut - 7 fille

Jeanne Bertaut - 6 fille

Et Nicolas Bertaut - 4 fils
The first census of New France (1666)
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Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 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). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1672 Murder
On 12 Aug 1671 “Elisabeth-Therese” married Julien (de) Latouche at Trois-Rivieres PQ. He was from the city, arrondissement, and diocese of LaRochelle, Aunis (now Charente-Maritime) France. She was 12 and a half years old at the marriage. He was about 30 years old and a former soldier in the...Read MORE...

9 Jun 1672 - executed
Executed for murder
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