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immigrant Fille a Marier France  Marie  Ferra (Feret)

  (b. abt. 1642, France   d. 17 February 1713Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean) )  

Marie Ferra (Feret) was born abt. 1642 in , France. Marie Ferra (Feret) was the child of

Marie was a Fille à Marier, arriving in New France by 1658.

She married  Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette 24 September 1658 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette  was born 21 May 1634 in , France .  He died 4 April 1699 in Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St Francois de l'Isle d'Orleans) . 

Marie Ferra (Feret) died 17 February 1713 in Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean).


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daughter of Jean Ferra and Joinette Hubert

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Marie Ferra (Feret) married immigrant France Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette-- Date: 24 September 1658 Place: Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. 


Notre-Dame-de-Quebec
Jacques Jahan, son of Sebastien Jahan and Jeanne Oudinet
Marie Ferra, daughter of Jean Ferra and Theinette Hubert


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Updated: 9/7/2010 12:51:52 PM


Children:
Canada/New France Louise Jahan (b.4 October 1661 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)  d. 14 October 1661, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer))

Canada/New France Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette (b.24 November 1663 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)  d. 16 April 1711, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City))

Canada/New France Jean Jahan (b.20 May 1665, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)  d. 19 May 1666, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer))

Canada/New France Marie Jahan dite Laviolette (b.9 February 1667, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 26 September 1719, Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St Francois de l'Isle d'Orleans))

Canada/New France Elisabeth Jahan (b.19 January 1669 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 21 April 1670, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)

Canada/New France Hippolyte Jahan (b.15 March 1671 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 13 November 1689 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)

Canada/New France Jeanne Jahan (b.07 October 1673, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 23 August 1689, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City))

Canada/New France Catherine Jahan (b.30 January 1676 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 21 April 1734, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal))

Canada/New France Marie-Elisabeth Jahan (b.03 December 1678 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 18 October 1750 , Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean))

Canada/New France François Jahan (b.14 June 1682 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 04 May 1699, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)

Canada/New France Geneviève Jahan (b.31 May 1684, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada  d. 16 September 1687 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)



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Fille a Marier

Filles a MarierFilles a Marier 1634-1662

"When the Company of 100 Associates began their settlement scheme, their plan of recruiting only families proved to be too costly, so instead they signed on single men; tradesman and labourers; who would be indentured for three years. However, this meant that more than 80% of the colonists were men, so even if they decided to stay at the end of their term, there was little hope of them starting a family, unless they chose a Canadian girl. But, since her family would never allow her, or her children, to leave their village; the company directors needed to avoid this from happening.

So instead, they began recruiting "marriagable young girls", who would first sign a contract in France and then be given passage and a small dowry to become the wife of a Quebec settler. You might wonder why these young girls (many under 16), would risk the dangers and hardships, which by now most of France were well aware of; but believe it or not; for many it was the best option.

At the time, marriages were arranged, so if the girl's family did not have the means to provide a sutable dowry, her only option was to become a nun, if she was Catholic; or marry beneath her station. In the case of the young Filles a Marier, though a marriage contract must be signed before departure, she had every right to refuse the union, once she met her husband-to-be. As a matter of fact, many of them did just that, and were provided safe passage home."
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France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne


1658 Marriage / Partner
Marie Ferra (Feret) and Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette 24 September 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June).

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Canada 1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal.

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1661 Birth of Child
Louise Jahan was born 4 October 1661 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a Crown colony with Québec becoming a Royal Province. Royal governors and other officials replaced...Read MORE...


1663 Birth of Child
Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette was born 24 November 1663 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)

1665 Birth of Child
Jean Jahan was born 20 May 1665, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)

Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

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1666 Death of Child
Jean Jahan died 19 May 1666, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La-Visitation-de-Notre-Dame du Chateau-Richer)

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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1667 Birth of Child
Marie Jahan dite Laviolette was born 9 February 1667, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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...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.

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1669 Birth of Child
Elisabeth Jahan was born 19 January 1669 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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).

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1670 Death of Child
Elisabeth Jahan died 21 April 1670, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

1671 Birth of Child
Hippolyte Jahan was born 15 March 1671 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

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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...Read MORE...


Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

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1673 Birth of Child
Jeanne Jahan was born 07 October 1673, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

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1676 Birth of Child
Catherine Jahan was born 30 January 1676 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

1678 Birth of Child
Marie-Elisabeth Jahan was born 03 December 1678 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

1681 Canadian Census Comte de St.-Laurent
Jacques Jahan, 50
Marie Ferra, sa femme, 40
enfants:
Jacques, 19
Marie, 15
Hippolyte, 10
Jeanne, 7
Catherine, 6
Elizabeth, 3

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
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1682 Birth of Child
François Jahan was born 14 June 1682 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

1684 Birth of Child
Geneviève Jahan was born 31 May 1684, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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1687 Death of Child
Geneviève Jahan died 16 September 1687 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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...Read MORE...


1689 Death of Child
Jeanne Jahan died 23 August 1689, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1689 Death of Child
Hippolyte Jahan died 13 November 1689 , Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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

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Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

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1699 Death of Spouse/Partner
Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette died 4 April 1699, Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St Francois de l'Isle d'Orleans)

1699 Death of Child
François Jahan died 04 May 1699, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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....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.

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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...Read MORE...


1711 Death of Child
Jacques Jahan dit Laviolette died 16 April 1711, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Death
17 February 1713
Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (St-Jean)


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