Francoise Gagnon Genealogy
Ancestry Pedigree Chart for Francoise Gagnon
Francoise Gagnon was the child of Mathurin Gagnon Gasgnon and Francoise Godeau and the grandchild of
(paternal) Pierre Gagnon and Renee Roger
She was born in Québec City, Québec, Canada and died in Beauport, Québec, Canada
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Baptism - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Married Louis Prevost 21 Feb 1672 in Chateau-Richer, Quebec
The Life of Francoise Gagnon
"Francoise was born and baptized on 15 December 1655 at Quebec. She married Louis Prevost, son of Martin and of Marie-Olivier Sylvestre, on 21 February 1672 at Chateau-Richer... Francoise died on 30 May 1680 and was buried the next day at Beauport."
Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume I, Page 103
1656 - The pendulum clock (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)
1659 - 6 October 1659. Edict of the King in Council at Paris, dated the seventh day of March, 1657, forbidding the inhabitants, merchants, ship captains, sailors, passengers and all others from trading, in any way whatever, with the Indians, in wine or brandy, under pain of corporal punishment. (Sessional Papers: Volume 24, Issue 2, Quebec Province Legislature, January 1, 1890))
When Francoise was around 8 years old: 1663 - Quebec becomes a royal province
The first Filles du roi ('King's Daughters') arrive in New France during the summer
1665 - The Carignan-Salières Regiment destroys five Mohawk nation villages, weakening Iroquois resolve to keep fighting. (www.worldatlas.com)
1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity.
Population of 3,215 French inhabitants residing in New France
1666 Canadian Census - Beaupre The first census of New France (1666) http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/census/1666
Mathurin Gaignon - 58 habittant
francoise goudrau - 30 sa femme
Marie gaignon - 16 fille
Mathurin gaignon - 12 fils
francoise gaignon - 7 fille
Margueritte Gaignon - 3 fille
Jacques Gaignon - 1 fils
Jean Auty - 22 domestique engaigé
Et thomas Langlois - 20 aussy domestique Engaigé
1667 - Signing of a peace treaty with the defeated Iroquois
1669 - 19th August 1669. Ordinance compelling all the inhabitants of Canada to keep their cattle either on the common pastures or on their own concessions from the melting of the snow, until after the harvest. (Sessional Papers: Volume 24, Issue 2, Quebec Province Legislature, January 1, 1890))
1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is formed and granted trade rights over all territory draining into Hudson Bay
1675 - King Philip's War
The expression coureur des bois is coined to name those who bypass Royal officials and deal directly with the First Nations in the fur trade
Death of Francoise Gagnon
30 May 1680
Beauport, Québec, Canada
Added: 9/16/2008 12:00:00 AM - 1
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