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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Pierre  DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE

  (b. 25 October 1624 La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. abt. 1692 Champlain, Canada, New France )  

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Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE was born 25 October 1624 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE was the child of ?   and   ?

Pierre was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1653.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Pierre  married  Marie-Françoise JOBIN dite LAJEUNESSE 16 January 1653 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 13 children. Marie-Françoise JOBIN dite LAJEUNESSE  was born abt. 1632 in France.  Marie-Françoise died 6 July 1702 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation). 

Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE died abt. 1692 in Champlain, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Sieur du Sable

son of Jacques Dandonneau and Isabelle Fain

Details of the family tree of Pierre 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.

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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 (

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE


Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE married Ancestor is complete!immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor Marie-Françoise JOBIN dite LAJEUNESSE-- Date: 16 January 1653 Place: , Québec Province, Canada
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

According to PRDH, a marriage contract was signed between Pierre Dandonneau and Francoise Jobin at an undetermined place in Quebec, Canada in 1653.

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Children of Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE and Marie-Françoise JOBIN dite LAJEUNESSE:

flag male ancestor Louis DANDONNEAU dit LESABLÉ (b.9 April 1654 , Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 3 September 1709, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France )
m. Jeanne-Marguerite LENOIR 8 October 1684 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag female ancestor Marie-Jeanne DANDONNEAU dite LAJEUNESSE (b.20 July 1655, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 20 July 1703, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Jacques BABIE DE RAINVILLE 1 June 1670 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

flag baby girl ancestor Marguerite DANDONNEAU dite LAJEUNESSE (b.10 January 1657, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1659, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )

flag girl ancestor Elisabeth DANDONNEAU (b.12 April 1658, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marguerite DANDONNEAU dite LAJEUNESSE (b.20 June 1659, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 22 March 1740, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France )
m. Jacques BRISSET (BRISSETTE) dit COURCHESNE 15 November 1672 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

flag female ancestor Marie-Renee DANDONNEAU (b.abt. 1661, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 14 April 1736, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. Adrien NEVEU DE BACQUEVILLE 24 September 1679 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)
m. Pierre MOULIN 26 April 1700 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag female ancestor Stephanie-Henriette-Étiennette DANDONNEAU (b.28 December 1662, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 03 January 1723, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. Pierre MERCEREAU dit LASAVANE 4 September 1678 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie Françoise PETRONILLE DANDONNEAU (b.4 January 1665, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 8 May 1711, Detroit, French Settlement (now Michigan))
m. Jean DESROSIERS DU TREMBLE 20 January 1682 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag male ancestor Étienne DANDONNEAU (b.abt. 1665, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )

flag female ancestor Marie-Louise DANDONNEAU (b.abt. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )
m. Joseph AUBUCHON dit DESALLIERS 26 April 1688 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag male ancestor Jacques DANDONNEAU (b.abt. 1670, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )
m. Catherine DUTEAU 11 January 1695 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag female ancestor Françoise-Marguerite DANDONNEAU (b.29 September 1677, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 6 October 1709, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Françoise-Petronille DANDONNEAU (b.abt. 1684, , Québec Province, Canada   d. bef. August 1712, , Québec Province, Canada )
m. Henri BELISLE dit LAMARRE 26 November 1705 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

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birth1624 Birth
25 October 1624
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
DANDONNEAU, dit Lajeunesse, PIERRE, settler; baptized 25 Oct. 1624 at La Rochelle (France), son of Jacques Dandonneau and Isabelle Fain; d. 1702 at Champlain.

Pierre Dandonneau was one of the most earnest and tenacious settlers in the early years of the colony. He does not even seem to have engaged in fur-trading. He arrived in Canada around 1647, was sent to the little town of Trois-Rivières, and worked first for Jean Godefroy* de Lintot as an indentured employee. A land grant was made to him on 21 April 1652, and he quickly became one of the chief settlers of the locality. When, on 16 Jan. 1653, he signed his marriage contract with Françoise Jobin, a “king’s daughter” (fille du roi) living at the Sieur de Lintot’s house, personages as influential as the governor of the town, Jacques Leneuf* de La Poterie, and Pierre Boucher, the commandant of the fort, were present. Dandonneau acquired land grants on the islands situated at the mouth of the St Maurice River.

In 1664 he left...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
marriage1653 Marriage / Partner
Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE and Marie-Françoise JOBIN dite LAJEUNESSE 16 January 1653, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
1654 Birth of Child
Louis DANDONNEAU dit LESABLÉ was born 9 April 1654 , Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1655 Birth of Child
Marie-Jeanne DANDONNEAU dite LAJEUNESSE was born 20 July 1655, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
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1657 Birth of Child
Marguerite DANDONNEAU dite LAJEUNESSE was born 10 January 1657, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1658 Birth of Child
Elisabeth DANDONNEAU was born 12 April 1658, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1659 Birth of Child
Marguerite DANDONNEAU dite LAJEUNESSE was born 20 June 1659, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1662 Birth of Child
Stephanie-Henriette-Étiennette DANDONNEAU was born 28 December 1662, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1665 Birth of Child
Marie Françoise PETRONILLE DANDONNEAU was born 4 January 1665, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1666 Les Trois Rivieres
Pierre bandonneau (Dandonneau) d. lagenesse .38 habitant

françoise Jobin - 34 sa femme

Louis bandonneau - 11 fils

Jeanne Bandonneau - 9 fille

Marguerite bandonneau - 6 fille

Marie bandonneau - 4 fille

Estienne bandonneau - 3 fils

françoise bandonneau - 1 fille

Jean langlois dit lapareille - 24 domestique
The first census of New France (1666)
Pierre DANDONNEAU dit LAJEUNESSE - 1668 Trois-Rivieres  Title	Report Author	Public Archives Canada Published	1885 Page 51
1668 Trois-Rivieres

Title Report
Author Public Archives Canada
Published 1885
Page 51

1677 Birth of Child
Françoise-Marguerite DANDONNEAU was born 29 September 1677, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1681 Canadian Census Champlain
Pierre Dandoneau (dit Lajeunesse, sieur du Sable), 55
Francoise Jobin, sa femme, 48
Marie, 17
Louise, 15
Jacques, 11
Francoise, 4
Pierre Le Jamble, 30
Jacques Dupuy, 31
Marie Benoist, 9

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882

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