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HELP! flag male ancestor  Jacques  DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU)

  (b. 9 February 1703 Longueuil, Canada, New France   d. 7 November 1769 La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) was born 9 February 1703 in Longueuil, Canada, New France . Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) was the child of Pierre DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU)   and   Marie-Anne CESAR dite LAGARDELETTE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) and Helene (Hellaine) DODIN (GODIN) (maternal)  François CESAR dit LAGARDELETTE and Anne DELESTRE

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

Jacques  married  Marie-Anne THIBAULT dite LEVEILLE 12 November 1725 in Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 15 children. Marie-Anne THIBAULT dite LEVEILLE  was born 8 May 1710 in Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rivière-des-Prairies)*.  Marie-Anne died 5 January 1778 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité).  Marie-Anne was the child of Pierre THIBAULT dit LEVEILLE and Catherine BEAUDRY.

Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) died 7 November 1769 in La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada .

Occupation: habitant

Details of the family tree of Jacques 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? Behind each habitant's house was a small addition used as a storeroom. Not far away were the barn and the stable, built always of untrimmed logs, the intervening chinks securely filled with clay or...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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

Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) was a habitant.
Habitants were usually farmers or labourers who were initially brought over from France to live on this land. They had to pay rent and taxes to the seigneur, though they co-owned the land with the seigneur, and even had to work entirely for the benefit of the seigneur a few days each year.

Source: Canada in the Making (

What is a Habitant? Habitants played an essential role in creating a permanent, settled population along the St. Lawrence River. But it was not an easy life...

Habitants had to clear the land, build a homestead, and plant and harvest a crop. The first task was never-ending, while the last one was annual. Building and repairing the house and barn were continual tasks. So were cutting and hauling firewood. The habitants had to be largely self-reliant in looking after all routine tasks such as cooking, baking, making furniture, and repairing tools. They had to attend to the educational and medical needs of the family. They had to endure the harsh physical climate and rough terrain, largely unaided by government support. The habitants had to pay taxes to the seigneurs and the church.

Canada: The Story of Our Heritage by Elspeth Deir, John Fielding, Nick Brune, Peter Grant, Stephanie Smith Abram; McGraw-Hill Ryerson School, 2000

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU)


Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) married Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie-Anne THIBAULT dite LEVEILLE-- Date: 12 November 1725 Place: Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal, Canada, New France Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).

Marie-Anne THIBAULT dite LEVEILLE was the child of Pierre THIBAULT dit LEVEILLE and Catherine BEAUDRY

Marriage recorded at Saint-Joseph-de-la-Riviere-des-Prairies, Montreal, Quebec

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Children of Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) and Marie-Anne THIBAULT dite LEVEILLE:

flag male ancestor Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.14 November 1726, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 20 December 1783 , Longueuil, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marie-Catherine-Anne DUMAIS 27 November 1747 in Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.21 August 1728, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 10 June 1797, La Prairie, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Jeanne DEMERS (DUMAIS) 1 May 1752 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
m. Reine BLANCHET 7 November 1791 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag male ancestor Pierre DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.16 June 1730, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 20 August 1798, La Prairie, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Josephe BEAUDIN 12 January 1757

flag female ancestor Marie-Anne DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.17 March 1732, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 7 January 1775, La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Pierre POUPARD (POUPART) 14 April 1749 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag female ancestor Marie-Elisabeth DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.22 August 1733, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 4 March 1798, La Prairie, Lower Canada )
m. François DUPUIS 10 February 1755 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag female ancestor Veronique DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.5 January 1735, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 27 February 1769, La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Michel GIROUX 26 February 1753 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag female ancestor Charlotte DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.28 August 1736, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. John ANDERSON abt. 1765

flag male ancestor Antoine DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.19 January 1738, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 29 June 1814, La Prairie, Lower Canada )
m. Thérèse DENEAU (DENIAU) dite DETAILLY 26 February 1759 in Saint-Constant, Québec, Canada

flag girl ancestor Marie-Madeleine DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.23 September 1739, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 14 March 1743, Boucherville, Canada, New France )

flag baby boy ancestor Joseph-Marie DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.31 July 1741, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 19 August 1741, Boucherville, Canada, New France )

flag girl ancestor Marie-Josephe DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.15 July 1742, Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 15 October 1749, La Prairie, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Charles DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.26 February 1744, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Monique LESTAGE 18 February 1765 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag boy ancestor Joseph DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.22 December 1745, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 12 October 1749, La Prairie, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Nicolas DENEAU (DENIAU) (b.14 December 1747, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 6 July 1814, Montréal, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Louise NORMANDIN 21 January 1771 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
m. Marie-Suzanne LEMIEUX 2 March 1778 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag male ancestor Joseph DENIAU (DAIGNEAU) (b.12 October 1751, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Marie-Agathe-Françoise SIMARD 22 August 1774 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

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1703 Birth
Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959
name: Jacques Deniau
gender: Male
baptism/ christening date: 09 Feb 1703
baptism/ christening place: Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil, Longueuil, Chambly, Quebec
birth date: 09 Feb 1703
birthplace: Longueuil, Chambly, Quebec
death date:
name note:
race: White
father's name: Pierre Deniau
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Marie Anne Cesar
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C02341-3
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1031703
reference number: P-2, B-2 (Mormon Genealogy Records)
marriage1725 Marriage / Partner
Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) (DAIGNEAU) and Marie-Anne THIBAULT dite LEVEILLE 12 November 1725, Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rivière-des-Prairies)*
1726 Birth of Child
Jacques DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 14 November 1726, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
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1728 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 21 August 1728, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1730 Birth of Child
Pierre DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 16 June 1730, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1732 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 17 March 1732, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1733 Birth of Child
Marie-Elisabeth DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 22 August 1733, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1735 Birth of Child
Veronique DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 5 January 1735, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1736 Birth of Child
Charlotte DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 28 August 1736, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1738 Birth of Child
Antoine DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 19 January 1738, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1739 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 23 September 1739, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1741 Birth of Child
Joseph-Marie DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 31 July 1741, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1742 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephe DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 15 July 1742, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1743 Death of Child
Marie-Madeleine DENEAU (DENIAU) died 14 March 1743, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
1744 Birth of Child
Charles DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 26 February 1744, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
1745 Birth of Child
Joseph DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 22 December 1745, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
1747 Birth of Child
Nicolas DENEAU (DENIAU) was born 14 December 1747, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
1749 Death of Child
Joseph DENEAU (DENIAU) died 12 October 1749, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

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1749 Death of Child
Marie-Josephe DENEAU (DENIAU) died 15 October 1749, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
1751 Birth of Child
Joseph DENIAU (DAIGNEAU) was born 12 October 1751, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
death1769 Death
7 November 1769
La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
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