Marguerite Andrieu was born abt. 1644
in , France.
was the child of
Marguerite was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1673.
She married Pierre Augran
19 September 1673
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1634
in , France
He died 23 May 1713
in Québec, 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: 5/22/2015 4:45:55 PM - Beckie Updated: -
1673 Marriage / Partner Marguerite Andrieu and Pierre Augran 19 September 1673, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1679 Birth of Child Louise Augran was born 8 July 1679, Sorel, Québec, Canada
Added: 5/20/2015 8:27:08 AM
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