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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor  Catherine  FORESTIER (FORTIER)

  (b. 6 January 1640 La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. 31 March 1694 Boucherville, Canada, New France )  

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Catherine FORESTIER (FORTIER) was born 6 January 1640 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Catherine FORESTIER (FORTIER) was the child of ?   and   ?

Catherine was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1657.

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

Catherine  married  Jacques MENARD dit LAFONTAINE 19 November 1657 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Jacques MENARD dit LAFONTAINE  was born abt. 1629 in France.  Jacques died 14 January 1707 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville). 

Catherine FORESTIER (FORTIER) died 31 March 1694 in Boucherville, Canada, New France .

daughter of Jean Fortier and Julienne Coeffes

Details of the family tree of Catherine 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 New France, the habitant's homes were commonly built of felled timber or of rough-hewn stone,...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
  • 1640 Birth
    6 January 1640
    La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
  • 1657 Marriage / Partner
    Catherine FORESTIER (FORTIER) and Jacques MENARD dit LAFONTAINE 19 November 1657, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1659 Birth of Child
    Marie MENARD dite LAFONTAINE was born 7 September 1659, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1660 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste MENARD was born 27 November 1660, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1662 Birth of Child
    Louis MENARD was born 28 July 1662, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Maurice MENARD dit LAFONTAINE was born 6 June 1664, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1666 Les Trois Rivieres
    Jacques Mesnard d. lafontaine - 38 habitant

    Catherine forestier - 29 sa femme

    Marie Mesnard - 6 fille

    Jean mesnard - 4 fils

    Louis Mesnard - 2 fils

    Maurice Mesnard - 2 jours fils

    Simon Caillouet - 35 domestique

    Et Hierosme langlois - 64 serrurier domestique
    The first census of New France (1666)
  • 1666 Birth of Child
    Jean MENARD dit BELLEROSE was born 16 March 1666, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

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