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Did You Know?Did you know...Throughout 17th century Quebec, it was not uncommon to see older men marrying young girls. Such unions were auhtorized because women were, for a long time, far less numerous than men in the colony.

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

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immigrant France  Adrien  Quevillon (Couvillon)

  (b. abt. 1645France   d. abt. 1692Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France) )  
Cause of Death: killed by Iroquois

Adrien Quevillon (Couvillon) was born abt. 1645 in France. Adrien Quevillon (Couvillon) was the child of

Adrien was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1672.

He married  Jeanne Hunault 2 February 1672 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Jeanne Hunault  was born 2 November 1658 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) .  She died 5 September 1748 in Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Riviere des Prairies)* .  She was the daughter of Toussaint Hunault (Huneault) dit Deschamps and Marie Lorgueil-Arcouet.

Adrien Quevillon (Couvillon) died abt. 1692 in Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France).

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Son of Nicolas Quevillon and Marie Vauguelin.

Death record NOT found at L'Enfant Jesus de la Pointe aux Trembles, Point aux Trembles, Quebec in Drouin Collection

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

Adrien Quevillon (Couvillon) married Canada/New France Jeanne Hunault-- Date: 2 February 1672 Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal)
Thanks to Gail 

Jeanne Hunault was the daughter of Toussaint Hunault (Huneault) dit Deschamps and Marie Lorgueil-Arcouet

Marriage found at Notre-Dame de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec in Drouin Collection

Adrien Quevillon and Jeanne Hunault

Updated: 9/7/2010 4:37:19 PM

Canada/New France Marie Quevillon (b.28 August 1673 , Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal)  d. 03 April 1752, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, L'Islet, Québec, Canada (St Roch des Aulnaies))

Canada/New France Marguerite Quevillon (b.14 May 1676 , Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*  d. bef. 08 June 1703, Québec (Quebec), Québec, Canada (Quebec City))

Canada/New France Pierre Quevillon (b.13 November 1678, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*  d. aft. 1693, Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France))

Canada/New France Françoise-Angélique Quevillon (b.12 March 1681, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal)  d. , )

Canada/New France Jean-Baptiste Quevillon (b.25 July 1683, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*  d. 11 April 1753, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal))

Canada/New France Catherine Quevillon (b.14 March 1686, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada*  d. 30 March 1781, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal))

Canada/New France François Quevillon (b.abt. 1688, Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France)  d. 04 March 1740 , Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal))

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France1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.

FranceOn 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 oppositio...Read MORE...

1666 Census - Montreal, Quebec
Louis Artus Desailly, ecuyer, juge royal, 40 years
Anne Francoise Bourduceau, 28 years
Marie Angelique Artus, 6 years
Suzanne Artus, 3 years
Marie Artus, 6 months
Adrien Cavillon, laboureur, domestique, engage, 21 years
Pierre Poupardeau, domestique, engage, 22 years
The first census of New France (1666)
Added: 1/26/2010 5:56:33 PM - Gail  Updated: 1/26/2010 - Gail

1672 Marriage / Partner
Adrien Quevillon (Couvillon) and Jeanne Hunault 2 February 1672, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal)

Canada1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
September: The last shipment of Filles du Roi arrived Quebec from France, and the program ended. The population of New France had risen to 6,700 people, an increase of 168% in the eleven years since...Read MORE...

Canada1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1681 Census - Montreal, Quebec
Adrien Cuvillon, cordier, habitant, 40 years
Jeanne Hunault, 25 years
Marie Cuvillon, 9 years
Marguerite Cuvillon, 6 years
Pierre Cuvillon, 3 years
Angelique Cuvillon, 1 year
1681 Census - New France
Added: 1/26/2010 5:55:39 PM - Gail  Updated: 1/26/2010 - Gail

Canada1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake St. Louis, its widest point in the Montreal area. On the opposite shore, the inhabitants of the hamlet...Read MORE...

Canada1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps. acadtime.htm -

Canada1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October) about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Jeanne Huneault and her husband, Adrien Quevillon, who had six children, were captured at the time of the Iroquois attacks on Riviere-des-Prairies and Lachenaye in 1692 and 1693.

Adrien was killed and Jeanne, with her daughters, Angelique, about 11 or 12 years old, and Catherine, between 6 and 7 ...Read MORE...

Added: 7/29/2008 12:00:00 AM

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