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Ancestor is complete! immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor  Marie  CHEFDEVILLE

  (b. 5 June 1631 France   d. 23 November 1708 Montréal, Canada, New France )  

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Marie CHEFDEVILLE was born 5 June 1631 in France. Marie CHEFDEVILLE was the child of ?   and   ?

Marie was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1654.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Andre DEMERS dit DUMETS 7 January 1654 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Andre DEMERS dit DUMETS  was born 3 February 1627 in Dieppe, France.  He died 17 July 1711 in Montréal, Québec, Canada . 

Marie CHEFDEVILLE died 23 November 1708 in Montréal, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Marie appear below.
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marie CHEFDEVILLE

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Marie CHEFDEVILLE married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag male ancestor Andre DEMERS dit DUMETS-- Date: 7 January 1654 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Marriage found at Notre-Dame de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec in Drouin Collection

Andre Dumets and Marie Chedeville


flag female ancestor Marie DEMERS (b.28 October 1655, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 24 April 1687, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Nicolas NERVAUX 14 August 1668
m. Jean ROY 26 January 1672

flag male ancestor Nicolas DEMERS (b.6 August 1657 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Marie-Barbe JETTE 23 October 1679

flag male ancestor Andre DEMERS (b.24 October 1659, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 17 January 1707, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Anne JETTE 02 September 1686

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste DEMERS (b.31 August 1661 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 25 October 1690, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Cunegonde MASTA 25 February 1686

flag male ancestor Michel DEMERS (b.3 October 1663 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 15 October 1687 , Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Elisabeth-Isabelle-Marie JETTE 27 November 1685

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Barbe DEMERS (DUMAY) (b.8 August 1665, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 7 September 1699, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Canada, New France* )
m. Jacques COITEUX 4 November 1680

flag male ancestor Charles DEMERS (b.13 June 1667 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 21 January 1749, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Elisabeth PAPIN dite MERCADIER 17 February 1689
m. Catherine-Marie JETTE 9 October 1707
m. Madeleine CAUCHON 23 April 1719

flag female ancestor Marie DEMERS (b.abt. 1669, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 20 January 1741, Longueuil, Canada, New France )
m. Jean BOURHIS 22 October 1686
m. Charles VARRY dit VIGNERON 1 November 1712

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Robert DEMERS (b.11 January 1671, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 23 May 1741, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Madeleine JETTE 26 April 1694

flag female ancestor Martine DEMERS (b.24 September 1675 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 9 June 1755, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Canada, New France* )
m. Paul JETTE 16 September 1697

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5 June 1631
, France

Marie Chefdeville

"Marie Chefdeville was born on June 05, 1631, at Chevausse, Villiers, Sou St. Leu, Poitou, France; the daughter of Jean Chefdeville and Marguerite Jesiovum. She arrived in the Quebec Colony as a Filles A Marier, contracted to be the bride of Andre Demers. They were married January 23, 1653 in Montreal."

"Andre was born on February 03, 1628 in St Jacques, Dieppe, Rouen, Normandy, France; the son of Jean Demers and Barbe Mauger. He and Marie...Read MORE...

Canada 1632 - The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye enables France to regain possession of Canada.

Canada 1634-40 - The Huron nation is reduced by half from European diseases (smallpox epidemic, 1639).

Canada Between 1634 and August 1663, while the colony was governed by the Compagnie des Cent-Associés, about 262 women of marriageable age (Filles à marier) were recruited

France 1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.

France 1638 - King Louis XIV born in France

Canada 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars

Canada 1642 - The sieur de Maisonneuve founds Montréal (May 18).

France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne

Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.

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

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.

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer

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

1654 Marriage / Partner
Marie CHEFDEVILLE and Andre DEMERS dit DUMETS 7 January 1654, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1655 Birth of Child
Marie DEMERS was born 28 October 1655, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1657 Birth of Child
Nicolas DEMERS was born 6 August 1657 , Montréal, Québec, Canada
1659 Birth of Child
Andre DEMERS was born 24 October 1659, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1661 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste DEMERS was born 31 August 1661 , Montréal, Québec, Canada
1663 Birth of Child
Michel DEMERS was born 3 October 1663 , Montréal, Québec, Canada
1665 Birth of Child
Barbe DEMERS (DUMAY) was born 8 August 1665, Montréal, Québec, Canada

1666 Montreal

André demay - 35 habitant

Marie chef deville - 30 sa femme

Marie demay - 10 fille

Nicolas demay - 9 fils

André demay - 5 fils

Jean baptiste demay - 3 fils

Michel demay - 1 fils

Et Barbe demay - 6 mois fille

Pierre gadois laisné - 72 habitant

Louise Moger - 68 sa femme

Jean baptiste gadois - 25 fils arquebusier

pierre Villeneufve - 25 domestique...

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

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

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).

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

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

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

1667 Birth of Child
Charles DEMERS was born 13 June 1667 , Montréal, Québec, Canada
1671 Birth of Child
Robert DEMERS was born 11 January 1671, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1675 Birth of Child
Martine DEMERS was born 24 September 1675 , Montréal, Québec, Canada


"André Dumets 50 ans, Marie Chedeville sa femme 45 ans, André 22 ans, Michel 18 ans, Charles 14 ans, Marie 12 ans, Robert 10 ans, Paul 8 ans, Martine 6 ans, 2 fusils et 20 arpents en valeur."
(CANADA) - 1681 Montreal Census

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

1687 Death of Child
Marie DEMERS died 24 April 1687, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1687 Death of Child
Michel DEMERS died 15 October 1687 , Montréal, Québec, Canada


July 6, 1688 - Petition of Andre Demers and of Marie Chefdeville, his wife, relative to a lot of land at Ste Marie and also to call a family council to name a tutor and subrogate tutor to Catherine Demers, a minor, and a curator ad hoc to the widow Jette.

Title Report
Author Québec (Québec). Secretary's Office
Published 1891
Original from the New York Public Library
Digitized May 9, 2006
Page 212

Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre

World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

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

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

Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal

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.

1690 Death of Child
Jean-Baptiste DEMERS died 25 October 1690, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1699 Death of Child
Barbe DEMERS (DUMAY) died 7 September 1699, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles)
1707 Death of Child
Andre DEMERS died 17 January 1707, Montréal, Québec, Canada

1708 Death

Death found at Notre-Dame de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec in Drouin Collection

23 Nov 1708

Marie Chedeville Demers
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

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