Jacques Achon Genealogy
Ancestry Pedigree Chart for Jacques Achon
Jacques Achon was the child of Jean Isaac Achon and Helene Regourde dit Regnaud and the grandchild of
He was born in Chambon, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France and died in Neuville, Québec, Canada
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Birth of Jacques Achon
14 Feb 1635
Chambon, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France
1638 - King Louis XIV born in France.
When Jacques was around 6 years old: 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars (www.worldatlas.com)
1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne.
1653 - The population of Québec is 2,000
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 Jacques was around 28 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
1667 - Signing of a peace treaty with the defeated Iroquois
Jacques Achon married Marguerite Bonnefoy 4 Dec 1667 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada
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))
Death of Jacques Achon
10 Apr 1670
Neuville, Québec, Canada
Jacques Achon - Marriage(s) and Child(ren)
Jacques Achon married
-- Date: 4 Dec 1667 Place:
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada
Marriage record not found at Saint-Anne-de-Beaupre in Drouin Collection for this date.
"Marguerite had signed a marriage contract on the Beaupre Coast on 4 December 1667. Her future husband was none other than Jacques Achon, the brother of Ozanne Achon married to Ancestor Pierre Tremblay. The Bonnefoy-Achon couple settled on a farm at L'Ange-Gardien, near Chateau-Richer, where in the census of 1667 Jacques Achon and Charles Davenne together owned 16 arpents of land under cultivation and 4 head of cattle... Unfortunately, Jacques died after the birth of his second daughter and before the fulfillment of all his dreams. His burial act has been lost."
Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XIX, Page 79
Family Group Record
for Jacques Achon and Marguerite Bonnefoy
Anne Achon (abt. 1668, - 14 Feb 1688, Neuville, Québec, Canada)
Louise Achon (13 Apr 1670, Québec City, Québec, Canada - 12 Jan 1721, Québec City, Québec, Canada)
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