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Ancestor is complete! flag female ancestor  Helene  DESPORTES

  (b. abt. 7 July 1620 Québec, Canada, New France   d. 24 June 1675 Montmagny, Canada, New France )  

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Helene DESPORTES was born abt. 7 July 1620 in Québec, Canada, New France . Helene DESPORTES was the child of Pierre DESPORTES   and   Françoise LANGLOIS and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Guillaume-Jean LANGLOIS and Jeanne MILLET

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Guillaume HÉBERT 1 October 1634 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Guillaume HÉBERT  was born abt. 1610 in Paris, France.  He died 23 September 1639 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  He was the son of Louis HÉBERT and Marie ROLLET.

She married  (2) Noel MORIN 9 January 1640 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Noel MORIN  was born abt. 1609 in France.  He died 10 February 1680 in Montmagny, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas) (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire). 

Helene DESPORTES died 24 June 1675 in Montmagny, Canada, New France .

said to be the first white child born in New France


Details of the family tree of Helene 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 the French-speaking parishes of the Province of Quebec, lutins are considered as mischievous,...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
  • Biography
    DESPORTES, HÉLÈNE (Hébert; Morin), said to be the first white child born in New France, daughter of Pierre Desportes and Françoise Langlois; m. Guillaume Hébert in October 1634; m. secondly Noël Morin 9 Jan. 1640 at Quebec; d. 24 June 1675.

    The date of Hélène’s birth has not been definitely fixed. Dionne says that she came to Quebec with her parents in 1613, Sulte that she was born in Quebec about 1622. Statistics from other sources indicate...Read MORE...


    www.biographi.ca Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1634 Marriage / Partner
    Helene DESPORTES and Guillaume HÉBERT 1 October 1634, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1636 Birth of Child
    Joseph HÉBERT was born 1 October 1636, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1638 Birth of Child
    Françoise HÉBERT was born 23 January 1638, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1639 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Guillaume HÉBERT died 23 September 1639, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1639 Birth of Child
    Angélique HÉBERT was born 2 August 1639, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1640 Marriage / Partner
    Helene DESPORTES and Noel MORIN 9 January 1640, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1641 Birth of Child
    Agnes MORIN was born 21 January 1641, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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