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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Quentin  MORAL

  (b. abt. 1622 France   d. 9 May 1686 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )  

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Quentin MORAL was born abt. 1622 in France. Quentin MORAL was the child of ?   and   ?

Quentin was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1655.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Marguerite MARGUERIE aft. 1651 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Marie-Marguerite MARGUERIE  was born 12 September 1620 in Rouen, France.  She died 26 November 1700 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers). 

Quentin MORAL died 9 May 1686 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .

Occupation: seigneur de St. Quentin


Details of the family tree of Quentin 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? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - The Seigneurial System (1627 - 1854)
The seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modeled on the French feudal system. It began in New France in 1627 with the formation of the Compagnie des Cent-Associés (or Company of 100 Associates), which was initially responsible for handing out land grants and seigneurial rights. The land was divided into five by 15 kilometer plots, usually along major rivers like the St. Lawrence. They were then further subdivided into narrow, but long lots for settlement. These lots were usually long enough to be suitable for faming, and they provided everyone who lived on them with equal access to neighbouring farms and the river. There were three main groups of people who lived off the land in this system: Seigneurs, Habitants and Engagés

Quentin MORAL was a seigneur.
Seigneurs were the most important colonists, as they were usually in the military or aristocracy prior to being a settler. These seigneurs then were charged with the task of subdividing large parcels of land into five by 15 kilometer concessions, then renting this land to a habitant. Under regulations set up by the French government in France, the seigneur could also set up a court of law, set up a mill on his land and organize a commune.

Source: Canada in the Making (www.canadiana.ca/citm/index_e.html)
  • Bio
    MORAL, Quentin... who, during his lifetime, was a judge and a civil and criminal lieutenant for the king in Trois-Rivières. His exact arrival date in Canada is unknown but it could have been around 1645. He was born in a village called St. Quentin in Lorraine, France about 1620. In approximately 1652, he married the widow of Jacques Hertel. The woman was Marie Marguerie, sister of the well-respected interpreter and fur trader, François...Read MORE...


  • 1651 Birth of Child
    Marie-Jeanne MORAL was born 14 February 1651, France or Quebec?
  • 1655 Birth of Child
    Marie MORAL was born 31 October 1655, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1656
    Cape Magdalen (two acres by 20 within the jurisdiction of this place) Volume I, 1st part, page 34, 1668. Quentin Moral de St. Quentin had obtained the grant in 1656.

    Title Report
    Author Public Archives Canada
    Published 1885
    Page 31
  • 1658 Birth of Child
    Marie-Gertrude MORAL was born 22 March 1658, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1661 Birth of Child
    Marie-Marthe MORAL was born 1 January 1661, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • Quentin MORAL
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    1686 Death - Vieilles Forges, Trois-Rivieres, QC, 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.
  • 1686 Death
    9 May 1686
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)


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