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  Étienne  Trudeau

  (15 September 1641La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France  - 22 July 1712Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) )  

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

He married  Adrienne Barbier 10 January 1667 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) .  The couple had (at least) 14 children. Adrienne Barbier  was born 20 August 1652 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) .  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 (Montreal).

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

News1642 - Fort Maisonneuve
Fort Maisonneuve (Montreal) is established by (I)-Paul de Maisonneuve (1612-1676) at Point Calliere ...Read MORE...

News1643 - Ville-Marie (Montreal) had grown from 50 people to 70 people by this year. public/ dgarneau/ french13.htm -

News1644 - Iroquois attack Montreal on March 16

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History -

News1645 - Treaty with the Iroquois. The peace is broken a few months later. (Montreal)

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History -

News1646 to 1653 - War with the Iroquois (Montreal)

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History -

News1648 - Adrienne Du Vivier arrives; she and her husband, Augustin Hébert, are often referred to as "Montreal's First Citizens."

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History -

News1650 to 1653 - 50 men held Fort Montreal
Only 50 men held Fort Montreal. Between 1650 and 1653, 32 French settlers were killed by the Iroquoi...Read MORE...

News1650 - Montreal Status Report
The wheat crop this year was excellent especially at Montreal. The Iroquois had driven most of the ...Read MORE...

News1651 - On July 26, 200 Iroquois attack the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal.

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History -

News1652 - Montreal
Fifty miles beyond is the Great Island of Mont Reale, 180 miles distant from Kebec, which was former...Read MORE...

News1653 - Congregation of Notre Dame founded in Montreal

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History -

News1653 - Life in Montreal
The Jesuit vision of the Mountain of Montreal is a mission to convert the Natives and stop French ex...Read MORE...

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

News18th March, 1658 - Right to Bear Arms in Montreal
By-law permitting the inhabitants of Villemarie to provide themselves with guns and ammunition, to d...Read MORE...

News9th July, 1658 - Forbidding the Sale of Liquor to Indians (Montreal)
Renewed orders, forbidding the sale of liquor to the Indians, under pain of confiscation and a fine ...Read MORE...

News1659 - New Laws (Montreal)
18th January, 1659. — By-law to put an end to riots and desertions arising from drunkenness and stri...Read MORE...

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...

News20th September 1662. — Firing guns during the night, or going out after retreat, prohibited. (Montreal)

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News1666 Census - Montreal or Ville-Marie was scarcely more important than Three Rivers. The population of the whole district numbered only 625.
A fort built by Maisonneuve and Ailleboust at Pointe-a-Callieres; the house of the Sulpicians at the...Read MORE...

Invention1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1667 Marriage / Union
Étienne Trudeau and Adrienne Barbier 10 January 1667, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal)

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...

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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News1669 - Respecting the Divine (Montreal)
2nd April, 1669. — Ordinance of the King prohibiting inn-keepers from furnishing the people of the t...Read MORE...

News7th March 1670 — Ordinance instructing the inhabitants of Montreal to mark their sacks and bags when they bring them to the mill.

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News1678 - Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montréal established at Montréal -

World History1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

News1694 - La Rochelle - In 1694 trade (in sugar from the West Indies, furs from Canada, triangular trade) flourished. what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history -

News1697 - The English and French make peace.
The Jesuit joined the Ville-Marie (Montreal) merchants to persuade the French Government to dismant...Read MORE...

News1698 - October 14 - New France census shows: 639 houses in Montreal, 1,185 inhabitants todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_14 -

Invention1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)

News17th-18th Century - Basilique Cocathédrale Saint-Pierre (cath. of Saintes until 1790) established in La Rochelle -

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...

News1700 - Ville-Marie is renamed Montreal.

News1706 - Life in Montreal
The Montreal farmer's market opened this year, and farmers are forced to first to bring their produc...Read MORE...

22 July 1712
Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal)

Marriage / Union(s) and Child(ren)

Étienne Trudeau married  Adrienne Barbier-- Date: 10 January 1667 Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) 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

Added: 6/18/2009 10:44:47 AM  
Updated: 3/17/2010

 Étienne Trudeau (14 November 1667, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - 12 February 1748, Longueuil, Québec, Canada)

 Pierre Trudeau (24 September 1669, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - 26 February 1740, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal))

 Marie Trudeau (27 January 1672, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - 03 April 1744, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal))

 François Trudeau (21 December 1673, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - ,  )

 Toussaint Trudeau (19 January 1676, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - 12 February 1753, Longueuil, Québec, Canada)

 Nicolas Trudeau (20 February 1678, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - 20 June 1699, Longueuil, Québec, Canada)

 Jean-Baptiste Trudeau (11 April 1680, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - ,  )

 Joseph Trudeau (19 July 1682, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - ,  )

 Charles Trudeau (24 March 1684, Longueuil, Québec, Canada - 20 March 1742, Longueuil, Québec, Canada)

 Laurent Trudeau (7 March 1686, Longueuil, Québec, Canada - ,  )

 Louis Trudeau (3 December 1687, Longueuil, Québec, Canada - 22 March 1758, Varennes, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Cap Saint-Michel) (île Sainte Thérese))

 Bertrand Trudeau (6 August 1689, Longueuil, Québec, Canada - ,  )

 Augustin Trudeau (23 September 1691, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Montreal) - 18 November 1709, Longueuil, Québec, Canada)

 Jacques-Antoine Trudeau (15 November 1694, Longueuil, Québec, Canada - ,  )

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