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Marin Boucher

  (15 Apr 1589Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France  - 25 Mar 1671Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada )  

Marin Boucher was the child of Jacques Boucher and Francoise Paigne

Occupation: Mason

Did You Know?Did you know...In the French-speaking parishes of the Province of Quebec, lutins are considered as mischievous, fun-loving little spirits, which may be protecting or annoying household gods or demons, according to the treatment that they receive from the inmates of the house where they have chosen to dwell. It generally takes the form of a domestic pet, such as a dog, a cat, a bird, a rabbit, or even a reptile of the inoffensive species, or, again, rats and mice that have learned to become familiar with the members of a household.

Source: The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec

The Life of Marin Boucher

Marin Boucher
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Originally from St-Jean de Mortagne au Perche, Marin Boucher was born between 1587 and 1589. He married twice before embarking for New France. On 7 February 1611, he married Julienne / Jeanne Baril, daughter of Jean Baril, de La Barre, parish of St. Langis, Mortagne.
Julienne / Jeanne died on 15 December 1627, after having given him seven children.

On 15 June 1629, Jeanne Boucher, (sister of Marin), married in St-Jean de Mortagne, Thomas Hayot and became the ancestor of maternal families Hayot. Around the same years, Marin took a second wife, Perrine Malet, born between 1604 and 1606, daughter of Pierre Mallet and Jacqueline Liger from Courgeot in Mortagne au Perche. Gaspard Boucher, (brother of Marin) one of his son which is called STONE. Pierre married 2nd wedding to Jeanne Crevier, he gave to the governor but he became in Spring 1668 "Sieur de Boucherville". Source: Messire Pierre Boucher Edition. Beauchemin

The settlers had provided "perch" in New France were typically among the most enterprising. Marin Boucher was among them. Originally from the beautiful town of Mortagne au Perche, he came to settle in Canada in 1634 with his second wife, Périnne Malet and her children. Before his departure in 1633, he sold his house in Mortagne Jean Guyon who also was later emigrate to New France.

When the couple arrived in Quebec on June 4, 1634, Champlain is itself housed in the fort of Quebec. They are accompanied by three children, Jean Gallerani who was 15 months.

In 1635 when Samuel de Champlain died, he bequeathed to his last Marin Boucher habit in these terms: "I give in Marin, a mason, residing in the house Récollets fathers, the last dress that I make the stuff that I took the store. "
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Invention1591 - The flush toilet is invented (Sir John Harington, England)

Invention1592 - The thermometer is invented (Galileo, Italy)

Invention1608 - The telescope is invented (Galileo, Italy)



Title Les vieilles familles d'Yamachiche ...
Volumes 1-2 of Les vieilles familles d'Yamachiche, François Pierre Sévère Lesieur Desaulniers
Publisher C. O. Beauchemin & fils, 1898
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Feb 20, 2008
Page 121
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NewsIn 1626, Samuel de Champlain established in Château-Richer the first farm in the Saint Lawrence valley, to feed the people of Quebec city.


Canada1627 - Seigneurial system introduced by King Louis XIV of France, forbade settlement in New France by anyone other than Roman Catholics. (

1634 - Arrival in New France
"(I)-Martin Boucher (1589-1671) arrived Kebec 1634, married 1st. February 7, France Julienne Baril, d-1727; 2nd marriage 1628, France, (I)-Pierrine Mallet (1604-1687). Three child arrive with family (II)-Francois Boucher, b-1618, married September 3, 1641, Kebec, Florence Gareman; (II)-Louis Martin Boucher, b-1630 and (II)-Jean Galleran Boucher, b-1633."

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World History1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.

World History1638 - King Louis XIV born in France

Canada1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars

World History1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne

NewsIn 1646, Olivier Letardif, Lord and Chief Prosecutor, granted 20 concessions to the inhabitants of Château-Richer so that they could officially establish themselves properly.


Invention1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)

Canada1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer

Canada1665 - The Carignan-Salières Regiment destroys five Mohawk nation villages

Invention1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity

Habittans de Beauport The first census of New France (1666)
Marin Boucher ...........................77 Masson habittant

perrine Mallet ...........................60 sa femme

& Guillaume Bouchér ........................18 Fils
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Isle d'Orleans The first census of New France (1666)
Marin Boucher - 79 habittant

perrine Mallet - 62 sa femme

et guillaume Boucher - 19 fils
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1667 Census - Montmorency County, Quebec
Marin Boucher, habitant, 80 years
Perrine Malet, 63 years
Guillaume Boucher, 20 years
Andre Berlan, domestique, 18 years

They had 8 head of cattle and 20 arpents of land under cultivation.
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25 Mar 1671
Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada

Marriage(s) and Child(ren)

marriage Marin Boucher married Julienne Baril (DuBaril) -- Date: 07 FEB 1611 Place:  , France

"Marin Boucher, born between 1587 and 1589, was married twice before leaving for Canada. On 7 February 1611, he married Juliane Baril, daughter of Jean, living at LaBarre, in the parish of Saint-Langis-lez-Mortagne (Orne). Juliane died on 15 December 1627 and was buried at Saint-Langis the next day."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume IV, Page 64

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daughter Nicole Boucher (8 NOV 1611, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - 1634, , France)

son Jehan Boucher (15 MAR 1613, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - 21 MAY 1617, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France)

daughter Loyse Boucher (15 AUG 1615, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - 22 SEP 1617, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France)

son Francois Boucher (21 Nov 1617, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - 26 May 1672, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada)

daughter Thiennette Boucher (11 MAY 1620, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - , )

daughter Charlotte Boucher (15 JAN 1622, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - bef. 1634, , France)

daughter Marie Boucher (8 JUN 1625, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - , )

marriage Marin Boucher married Perrine Mallet -- Date: 29 MAR 1629 Place:  Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France

"Around 1629, Marin took a second wife, Perrine Malet."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume IV, Page 64

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son Louis Marin Boucher (29 Aug 1630, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - 18 Dec 1700, Québec (Quebec), Québec, Québec, Canada)

son Jean Galleron Boucher (16 February 1633, Saint-Langis-lès-Mortagne, France - 28 MAR 1714, Rivière-Ouelle (Riviere Ouelle), Kamouraska, Québec, Canada)

daughter Francoise Boucher (22 Jun 1636, Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada - 18 APR 1711, Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada)

son Pierre Boucher (13 Feb 1639, Québec (Quebec), Québec, Québec, Canada - 13 MAY 1707, Rivière-Ouelle (Riviere Ouelle), Kamouraska, Québec, Canada)

daughter Madeleine Boucher (4 Aug 1641, Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada - , )

daughter Marie Boucher (11 Apr 1644, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada - 15 JUL 1730, L'Ange-Gardien, Québec, Canada)

son Guillaume Boucher (5 MAY 1647, Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada - 1 JUL 1729, Château-Richer (Chateau Richer), Québec, Canada)

Death-related Information

name: Marrin Boucher
gender: Male
burial date: 29 Mar 1671
burial place: Chateau Richer, Montmorency, Quebec
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race: White
marital status: Unknown
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indexing project (batch) number: B03757-9
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1018161
reference number: P 189

"Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 04 Jan 2013), Marrin Boucher, ; citing reference P 189, FHL microfilm 1018161.

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