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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Noel  MORIN

  (b. abt. 1609 St-Étienne, Paris, France   d. 10 February 1680 Montmagny, Canada, New France )  

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Noel MORIN was born abt. 1609 in St-Étienne, Paris, France

Noel MORIN was the child of ?   and   ?

Noel was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1640.

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

Noel  married  Helene DESPORTES 9 January 1640 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Helene DESPORTES  was born abt. 1620 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Helene died 24 June 1675 in Montmagny, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas) (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire).  Helene was the child of Pierre DESPORTES and Françoise LANGLOIS.

Noel MORIN died 10 February 1680 in Montmagny, Canada, New France .

One of the first settlers of Quebec

son of Claude Morin and Jeanne Moreau

Details of the family tree of Noel appear below.

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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.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Noel MORIN


Noel MORIN married Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Helene DESPORTES-- Date: 9 January 1640 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
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Helene DESPORTES was the child of Pierre DESPORTES and Françoise LANGLOIS


"We do not know when nor how Noel Morin arrived at Quebec. He made his first official appearance in our national history at the home of notary Martial Piarude, on Tuesday, 27 December 1639. All the important people of the capital gathered to celebrate the signing of Noel's marriage contract, from Jean Bourdon to Jean Jolliet, including Robert Giffard, Guillaume and Louis Couillard, Father Jean Leseur, not to forget their great ladies."

"Why such solemnity? The bride was none other than Helene Desportes, daughter of Pierre and of Francoise Langlois, niece of Abraham Martin. Helene, the first white child born at New France, had been baptized at Quebec on 16 July 1620, according to Rene Jette. She went to France with her parents in 1629 and returned to Canada in 1634. Guillaume Hebert, son of Louis and of Marrie Rollet, married to Helen Desportes on the first of October 1634, had died at Quebec on 23 September 1639, leaving his wife with 3 children, including two who survived: Joseph and Francoise."

"... On Monday, 9 January 1640, the Jesuit Nicolas Adam blessed this union in the presence of the witnesses Nicolas Pivert and Robert Giffard, surgeon and seigneur in New France."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XVI, Pages 172-173

Children of Noel MORIN and Helene DESPORTES:

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Agnes MORIN (b.21 January 1641, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 30 August 1687, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Nicolas GAUDRY dit BOURBONNIÈRE 17 November 1653 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
m. Ignace BONHOMME dit BEAUPRÉ 12 January 1671 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Germain MORIN (b.14 January 1642 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 20 August 1702, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Louise MORIN (b.27 April 1643, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 28 April 1713, Château-Richer, Canada, New France )
m. Charles CLOUTIER 20 April 1659 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag male ancestor Nicolas MORIN (b.26 April 1644 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. abt. 1667, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste MORIN DE ROCHEBELLE (b.22 May 1645 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 11 December 1694, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Catherine DE BELLEAU 22 November 1667 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag baby girl ancestor Marguerite MORIN (b.29 September 1646 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 17 October 1646 , Québec, Canada, New France )

flag girl ancestor Helene MORIN (b.29 September 1647 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 9 May 1661, Québec, Canada, New France )

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie MORIN (b.19 March 1649, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 8 April 1730, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Alphonse MORIN dit VALCOURT (b.12 December 1650, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 29 August 1711, Montmagny, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Madeleine NORMAND 10 February 1670 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
m. Angélique DESTROISMAISONS 24 November 1692 in Cap-St-Ignace, Québec, Canada (Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola)

flag boy ancestor Noel MORIN (b.12 October 1652, Québec, Canada, New France   d. abt. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag male ancestor Charles MORIN (b.29 August 1654 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 4 October 1671, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Marie-Madeleine MORIN (b.28 December 1656, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 21 July 1720, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Gilles RAGEOT 29 May 1673 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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'Noel Morin was born about 1609 in Brie, a region of the Paris Basin. The town of Brie-Comte-Robert, today the arrondissement of Melun, department of Seine-et-Marne, claims the honor of having among its sons our Canadian Ancestor Morin. Noel was baptized at the church dedicated to Saint-Etienne and built in part in the thirteenth century... Noel Morin's mother had died by the time he came to New France.'

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XVI, Page 172

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marriage1640 Marriage / Partner
Noel MORIN and Helene DESPORTES 9 January 1640, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1641 Birth of Child
Agnes MORIN was born 21 January 1641, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1642 Birth of Child
Germain MORIN was born 14 January 1642 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1643 Birth of Child
Louise MORIN was born 27 April 1643, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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1644 Birth of Child
Nicolas MORIN was born 26 April 1644 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1645 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste MORIN DE ROCHEBELLE was born 22 May 1645 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1646 Birth of Child
Marguerite MORIN was born 29 September 1646 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1647 Birth of Child
Helene MORIN was born 29 September 1647 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1649 Birth of Child
Marie MORIN was born 19 March 1649, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1650 Birth of Child
Alphonse MORIN dit VALCOURT was born 12 December 1650, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1652 Birth of Child
Noel MORIN was born 12 October 1652, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1654 Birth of Child
Charles MORIN was born 29 August 1654 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1656 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine MORIN was born 28 December 1656, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1661 Death of Child
Helene MORIN died 9 May 1661, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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1666 Sainct Jean, Sainct Francois & Sainct Michel
Noel Morin - 57 charron habittant

helleine desportes - 46 sa femme

Nicolas Morin - 22 fils

Jean Baptiste Morin - 21 fils

Charles Morin - 11 fils

Alphonse Morin - 15 fils

Marie Magdelaine Morin - 9 fille

Marie Charlotte de poyetiers - 25 vefve de joseph hebert

et Jean Ballié - 26 domestique Engaigé
The first census of New France (1666)
1671 Death of Child
Charles MORIN died 4 October 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1675 Death of Spouse/Partner
Helene DESPORTES died 24 June 1675, Montmagny, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas) (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire)
1680 Death
'Noel Morin, probably on a visit to the home of his son Alphonse, died at Montmagny on 10 January 1680, in the middle of winter. The body of the deceased was buried in a small crypt at Saint-Thomas. His funeral was celebrated 5 days later at Quebec. Alphonse, Jean-Baptiste and Gilles Rageot signed the registry of Notre-Dame.'

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XVI, Page 179

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