Quebec - Did you know?In New France, begging is forbidden, as it encourages laziness and idleness. New France suffered a serious food shortage, and many starved to death rather than admit to being poor. The French considered the potato as unfit for human consumption because the English are eating potatoes.
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Antoinette Bagau de Beaurenom was born 1652
in , France.
Antoinette Bagau de Beaurenom
was the child of
Antoinette was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1672.
She married Pierre Roberge dit Lacroix
22 October 1672
in Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
Pierre Roberge dit Lacroix
was born abt. 1638
in , France
He died 17 June 1710
in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
Antoinette Bagau de Beaurenom died bef. 8 January 1684
in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada.
Fille du Roi Bagau, Antoinette, dite De Beaurenom, m. Roberge, Pierre, dit Lacroix, Oct. 22, 1672 1663-1673 Filles du Roi
"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. "
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1672 Marriage / Partner Antoinette Bagau de Beaurenom and Pierre Roberge dit Lacroix 22 October 1672, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.
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