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Did You Know?Did you know...On February 5, 1663, a great earthquake was felt throughout Northeastern North America. No deaths were recorded, but some people got the scare of their lives. For the clergy in New France, the cause was obvious. The earthquake was a sign of devine anger. For a time, this put a stop to the liquor trade between the settlers and the Native people.

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

La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France -
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France


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immigrant France  Étienne  Trudeau

  (b. 15 September 1641La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. 22 July 1712Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) )  

Étienne Trudeau was born 15 September 1641 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Étienne Trudeau was the child of

Étienne was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1667.

He married  Adrienne Barbier 10 January 1667 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) .  The couple had (at least) 14 children. Adrienne Barbier  was born 20 August 1652 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) .  She died aft. 31 August 1721 in Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France) .  She was the daughter of Gilbert Barbier and Catherine Delavaux (Delavau).

Étienne Trudeau died 22 July 1712 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie).

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Étienne Trudeau married Canada/New France Adrienne Barbier-- Date: 10 January 1667 Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. 

Adrienne Barbier was the daughter of Gilbert Barbier and Catherine Delavaux (Delavau)

"Etienne Trudeau married Adrienne Barbier on 10 January 1667. Charles Le Moyne was present, as was the father of Adrienne, Gilbert Barbier, a carpenter. He had been one of the group of twelve colonists who arrived in Montreal in August of 1642. He was also treasurer and the first warden of the Church of Notre-Dame, appointed 21 November 1657... The mother of Adrienne, Catherine La Vau, was a pious woman..."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume I, Page 241

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Updated: 3/17/2010

Canada/New France Étienne Trudeau (b.14 November 1667, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. 12 February 1748, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil))

Canada/New France Pierre Trudeau (b.24 September 1669, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. 26 February 1740, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie))

Canada/New France Marie Trudeau (b.27 January 1672, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. 03 April 1744, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie))

Canada/New France François Trudeau (b.21 December 1673, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. ,  )

Canada/New France Toussaint Trudeau (b.19 January 1676, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. 12 February 1753, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil))

Canada/New France Nicolas Trudeau (b.20 February 1678, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. 20 June 1699, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil))

Canada/New France Jean-Baptiste Trudeau (b.11 April 1680, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. ,  )

Canada/New France Joseph Trudeau (b.19 July 1682, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. ,  )

Canada/New France Charles Trudeau (b.24 March 1684, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)  d. 20 March 1742, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil))

Canada/New France Laurent Trudeau (b.7 March 1686, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)  d. ,  )

Canada/New France Louis Trudeau (b.3 December 1687, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)  d. 22 March 1758, Varennes, Québec, Canada)

Canada/New France Bertrand Trudeau (b.6 August 1689, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)  d. ,  )

Canada/New France Augustin Trudeau (b.23 September 1691, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)  d. 18 November 1709, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil))

Canada/New France Jacques-Antoine Trudeau (b.15 November 1694, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)  d. ,  )

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15 September 1641
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne

Etienne Trudeau, the Ancestor of all the Trudeaux
"Etienne Trudeau, the Ancestor of all the Trudeaux, was said to be the son of Francois, Master Mason, and of Catherine Matinier, of Notre-Dame-de-Cogne, in the city of La Rochelle. He had been baptized in another parish of the same city: Saint-Marguerite, on 15 September 1641. His godparents were Et...Read MORE...

France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.

France On 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...

1667 Marriage / Partner
Étienne Trudeau and Adrienne Barbier 10 January 1667, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe and La Rochelle; 84 from Dieppe, 25 from La Rochelle. Only 15-20 were from good families, several a...Read MORE...

1667 Birth of Child
Étienne Trudeau was born 14 November 1667, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

18th August 1668
13th August 1668.— Complaint made by Jean Baptiste Migeon de Bran- sac, procureur fiscal of Montreal, against Etienne Tru- deau. accusing him of having struck and insulted him, by using injurious remarks concerning him while in the discharge of his duty ; the said Migeon therefore asks for the arres...Read MORE...

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

8th July, 1669
8th July 1669.— Petition presented by Etienne Trudeau, asking payment from Mr. Banchaud of the sum of two hundred and seventy-five livres for work done.

Sessional Papers: Volume 24, Issue 2
Quebec Province Legislature
January 1, 1890
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1669 Birth of Child
Pierre Trudeau was born 24 September 1669, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

Canada 1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1672 - 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 -

1672 Birth of Child
Marie Trudeau was born 27 January 1672, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

Canada 1673 - 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...

Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1673 Birth of Child
François Trudeau was born 21 December 1673, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1676 Birth of Child
Toussaint Trudeau was born 19 January 1676, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

1678 Birth of Child
Nicolas Trudeau was born 20 February 1678, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

1680 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste Trudeau was born 11 April 1680, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

1682 Birth of Child
Joseph Trudeau was born 19 July 1682, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

1684 Birth of Child
Charles Trudeau was born 24 March 1684, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1686 Birth of Child
Laurent Trudeau was born 7 March 1686, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

1687 Birth of Child
Louis Trudeau was born 3 December 1687, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Canada 1689 - 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...

1689 Birth of Child
Bertrand Trudeau was born 6 August 1689, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Canada 1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps. acadtime.htm -

Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October) about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1691 Birth of Child
Augustin Trudeau was born 23 September 1691, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

1694 Birth of Child
Jacques-Antoine Trudeau was born 15 November 1694, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

1699 Death of Child
Nicolas Trudeau died 20 June 1699, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Etienne Trudeau, the Ancestor of all the Trudeaux
"...the couple spent nine years with their son Charles and his wife Madeleine Loisel on the farm of Etienne at Longueuil, which henceforth would be managed by his son. The donation called for the son to take care of the old folks by giving them butter, milk, and eggs, in addition to wheat, peas, etc...Read MORE...

Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal
On August 4, 1701, some 40 Aboriginal nations gathered in Montreal. On that day, their representatives dinged the Treaty of Montreal. People in Montreal would remember this ceremony for a long time. A...Read MORE...

Canada 1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1709 Death of Child
Augustin Trudeau died 18 November 1709, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Canada 1710 - British Capture Port Royal, Rename Fort Anne
The Acadian community of Port Royal is captured by Francis Nickolson for the British and renamed it Fort Anne, and the community, Annapolis Royal. Daniel d'Auger de Subercase (1661-1732), with less t...Read MORE...

22 July 1712
Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

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