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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Louis  GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS

  (b. abt. 1636 France   d. abt. 1715 La-Pérade, Canada, New France )  
Age: 79

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Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS was born abt. 1636 in France

Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS was the child of Antoine GUILBAUT   and   Marie MOREL

Louis was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1670.

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

Louis  married  Marie LEFEBVRE 13 October 1670 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marie LEFEBVRE  was born abt. 1645 in France.  Marie died 4 December 1728 in La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade).  Marie was the child of Pierre LEFEBVRE and Michelle JOVET.

Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS died abt. 1715 in La-Pérade, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Pionnieret habitant.

Born in Bourg-de-Denant, France

Details of the family tree of Louis 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 - 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)
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

Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS 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 (www.canadiana.ca/citm/index_e.html)

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 Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS


Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS married immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor Marie LEFEBVRE-- Date: 13 October 1670 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Marie LEFEBVRE was the child of Pierre LEFEBVRE and Michelle JOVET

Source - Dictionaire généalogique des familles canadiennes. Cyprien Tanguay

Notre-Dame de Québec.

Le treixième jour du mois d'octobre mil six cent soixante-dix, après la publication faite de trois bans de mariage le trente-unième du mois d'aoust, le septième et quatorzième de septembre de la présente année, entre Louis Guibault habitant de la coste St-Ange, fils de deffunt Anthoine Guilbault et de Marie Morel, les père et mère de la paroisse du bourg de Denant proche Fontenay le Compte Evesché de la Rochelle d'une part. Et Marie Le Febvre fille de deffunt Pierre Le Febvre et de Michelle Jouet les père et mère de la paroisse de St-Martin en la ville et Evesché de Soissons d'autre part. Et ne s'estant découvert aucun empêchement, Je Henry de Bernières prestre curé de l'église paroissiale de Notre-Dame de Québec les ay en la dite Eglise solennellement par paroles de présents conjoints en mariage et leur ay donné la bénédiction nuptiale selon la forme prescrite par la Ste Eglise en présence de Jean Maheu, Estienne Blanchon de la Rose et Louis Princeaux.

H. DeBernières. Prêtre.

contrat de mariage: 25 août 1670 (Source: Contrat de mariage devant le notaire Becquet le 25 août 1670 -

Children of Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS and Marie LEFEBVRE:

flag male ancestor Jean GUILBAULT-GRANDBOIS (b.12 September 1671, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 8 January 1750, Batiscan, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Louise DASSYLVA (DASYLVA) 15 October 1696 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
m. Marie ROCHEREAU 30 November 1709 in La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade)

flag male ancestor Edmond GUIBAULT dit GRANDBOIS (b.28 September 1672, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 30 October 1743, Batiscan, Canada, New France )
m. Marguerite CAMPAGNA 9 April 1720 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
m. Josephe ROBERT ST-AMANT 2 November 1727 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

flag male ancestor François GUILBAUT dit GRANDBOIS (b.abt. 1674, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 5 May 1756, La-Pérade, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Simone MAILHOT (MAILLOT) July 16, 1708 in La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade)

flag female ancestor Marie-Anne GUIBAULT (b.abt. 1677, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 4 May 1764, Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada)
m. Mathurin SIONNEAU 1694 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

flag male ancestor Antoine GUIBAULT dit GRANDBOIS (b.24 March 1680, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 17 December 1749, La-Pérade, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Anne MAILLOT 7 February 1711 in Deschaillons, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Deschaillons)

flag male ancestor Joseph GUILBAULT-GRANDBOIS (b.21 March 1684, La-Pérade, Canada, New France   d. 25 March 1772, La-Pérade, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marie-Madeleine CHAREST 25 May 1723 in La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade)

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marriage1670 Marriage / Partner
Louis GUILBAULT dit GRANDBOIS and Marie LEFEBVRE 13 October 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1671 Birth of Child
Jean GUILBAULT-GRANDBOIS was born 12 September 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1672 Birth of Child
Edmond GUIBAULT dit GRANDBOIS was born 28 September 1672, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1680 Birth of Child
Antoine GUIBAULT dit GRANDBOIS was born 24 March 1680, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1684 Birth of Child
Joseph GUILBAULT-GRANDBOIS was born 21 March 1684, La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade)
marriage1696 Marriage of Child
Jean GUILBAULT-GRANDBOIS married 15 October 1696, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) to Marie-Louise DASSYLVA (DASYLVA)
marriage1708 Marriage of Child
François GUILBAUT dit GRANDBOIS married July 16, 1708, La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade) to Marie-Simone MAILHOT (MAILLOT)
marriage1709 Marriage of Child
Jean GUILBAULT-GRANDBOIS married 30 November 1709, La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade) to Marie ROCHEREAU
marriage1711 Marriage of Child
Antoine GUIBAULT dit GRANDBOIS married 7 February 1711, Deschaillons, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Deschaillons) to Marie-Anne MAILLOT
Added: 5/6/2010 10:39:17 AM - Updated: 2/16/2020 9:18:52 AM

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