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immigrant flag male ancestor  François  PELLETIER dit ANTAYA

  (b. abt. 1635 France   d. 14 May 1690 Sillery, Québec, Canada, New France )  

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François PELLETIER dit ANTAYA was born abt. 1635 in France. François PELLETIER dit ANTAYA was the child of Nicolas PELLETIER   and   Jeanne DEVOISY (ROUSSI)

François was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1636.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite-Madeleine MORISSEAU 26 September 1661 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marguerite-Madeleine MORISSEAU  was born abt. 1642 in France.  She died 15 December 1707 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul). 

François PELLETIER dit ANTAYA died 14 May 1690 in Sillery, Québec, Canada, New France .

For more information, see www.delmars.com/ family/ perrault/ 509.htm

"The name “Antaya” is associated uniquely with the descendants of François Pelletier and Marguerite Morisseau, who married on September 26, 1661, at the Mission Saint-Joseph in Sillery. François was the son of Nicolas Peltier and Jeanne de Vousy, originally from the parish of Gallardon, today within the department of Eure-et-Loir in France. He was the first to bear this name, and his descendants are the only ones to bear it today. It is therefore a name that belongs solely to these sons and daughters of Québec."

Source: association.pelletier.net/ GrandesFamilles/ NicolasPelletier/ Antaya_eng.html

"...Their first six children baptized at Sillery are: Marie-Angelique, 14 Oct 1662 Francois-Xavier, 02 Dec 1663 Joseph, 22 Mar 1665 Marguerite-Agnes, 30 Aug 1666 and Genevieve, 16 Mar 1668. The other five are baptized at Sorel: Catherine, 1670 Michel, 1674 Jean-Baptiste-Pierre, 20 Jul 1676 Elisabeth, 18 Sep 1677 and Louise 22 Sep 1678. Only eight of them married..."

Source: home.centurytel.net/ gmgordon/ peltr.html


Details of the family tree of François appear below.
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic...Read MORE...



Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France (www.apointinhistory.net/ feudal-system.php)
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Québec from France it was a custom to add a 'dit' nickname to the surname. The English translation of 'dit' is 'said'. The Colonists of Nouvelle France added 'dit' names as distinguishers. A settler might have wanted to differentiate their family from their siblings by taking a 'dit' name that described the locale to which they had relocated. The acquiring of a 'dit' name might also be the result of a casual adoption, whereby the person wanted to honor the family who had raised them. Another reason was also to distinguish themselves by taking as a 'dit' name the town or village in France from which they originated. This custom ended around 1900 when people began using only one name, either the 'dit' nickname or their original surname.

Source: American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
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    1661 Marriage Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    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.
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    Title Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie, Cyprien Tanguay Author Cyprien Tanguay Published 1871 Original from Oxford University Digitized Jun 9, 2006 Page 470
  • 1659-1661
    'Francois traveled with his brother-in-law, Noel Jeremie, Sieur of la Montagne, interpreter and clerk at the trading posts of the Domaine du Roi (King's Domain). Francois married a native woman at the post of Tadoussac, in the presence of the Jesuit priest Albanel, in April, 1660 without any publication (of marriage bans) or advance notice of any kind. This caused a considerable reaction; this marriage was hardly accepted in the religious...Read MORE...


  • 1661 Marriage / Partner
    François PELLETIER dit ANTAYA and Marguerite-Madeleine MORISSEAU 26 September 1661, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1662 Birth of Child
    Marie-Angélique PELLETIER dite ANTAYA was born 14 October 1662, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
  • 1663
    'Francois Pelletier is in the service of the King to take care of the soldiers of the garrison in May, 1663. The couple established themselves on the land of Nicolas Pelletier, father, master carpenter, in the concession of the natives on the hill of St. Francois Xavier, Parish of Sillery.'
    Source: home.centurytel.net/ gmgordon/ peltr.html

  • 1663 Birth of Child
    François-Xavier PELLETIER dit ANTAYA was born 2 December 1663, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
  • 1665 Birth of Child
    Joseph PELLETIER dit ANTAYA was born 22 March 1665, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)


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