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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Leonard  PILOTE

  (b. abt. 1625 La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. 3 December 1665 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Leonard PILOTE was born abt. 1625 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Leonard PILOTE was the child of ?   and   ?

Leonard was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1663.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Denise GAUTHIER 26 May 1644 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Denise GAUTHIER  was born abt. 1625 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France.  She died 7 February 1695 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Leonard PILOTE died 3 December 1665 in Québec, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Leonard 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 early Quebec, French-Canadian women were dressed in a mantua, and an elegant headdress known as...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
  • 1644 Marriage / Partner
    Leonard PILOTE and Denise GAUTHIER 26 May 1644, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
  • 1653 Birth of Child
    Marguerite PILOTE was born 4 June 1653, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

  • 'Leonard, no less than the others, dreamed of New France. He talked it over with his pregnant wife and a decision was made in the spring of 1657: Leonard, with tears in his eyes, but hope in his heart, left his family, his town, the port, forever.

    On 19 September 1657, we pick up his trail again, before notary Claude Auber on the Beaupre coast, signing as a witness to a contract of marriage between Ancestor Pierre Tremblay and Ozanne Achon....Read MORE...


  • 1657 Birth of Child
    Jean PILOTE was born 16 September 1657, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
  • 1659
    'LEONARD HAD WORKED IN NEW FRANCE FOR TWO YEARS. IN THE SPRING OF 1659, WE BELIEVE THAT HE WROTE TO HIS WIFE, LIVING IN THE PARISH OF SAINT-NICOLAS, DIOCESE OF LA ROCHELLE, AS FOLLOWS: 'DENISE, IT IS HERE YOU MUST COME. I HAVE OBTAINED A BEAUTIFUL GRANT RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO QUEBEC. JOIN ME AS SOON AS YOU CAN. MY LOVE TO MARGUERITE! HOW BIG IS JEAN NOW? HOW GOES EVERY LITTLE THING WITH YOU?''


    THOMAS J. LAFOREST
    OUR FRENCH-CANADIAN ANCESTORS : ...Read MORE...


  • 1663 Birth of Child
    Pierre PILOTE was born 3 March 1663, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)


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Added: - Updated: 4/17/2016 10:48:57 AM

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