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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Toussaint  TOUPIN

  (b. abt. 1616 Mortagne, Perche, France   d. 10 August 1676 Château-Richer, Canada, New France )  

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Toussaint TOUPIN was born abt. 1616 in Mortagne, Perche, France . Toussaint TOUPIN was the child of ?   and   ?

Toussaint was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1645.

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

Toussaint  married  Marguerite BOUCHER 25 December 1645 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Marguerite BOUCHER  was born 28 July 1631 in St-Jean-de-Mortagne, France.  Marguerite died abt. 1667 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer).  Marguerite was the child of Gaspard BOUCHER and Nicole LEMAIRE.

Toussaint  married  (2) Marie BOURDON 3 June 1669 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Marie BOURDON  was born 5 March 1634 in Rouen, France.  Marie died 27 April 1705 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer). 

Toussaint TOUPIN died 10 August 1676 in Château-Richer, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat

Details of the family tree of Toussaint 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, boys who were married at age 20 or younger and girls who were married at age 16 or younger were awarded the sum of 20 pounds each on their wedding day.
Toussaint was a Soldat.
The soldat, or soldier, is the first military rank in the army, at the first level of military hierarchy.

Some of the first soldiers to set foot on Canadian soil were French or English men, hired by companies engaged in exploration or the fur trade. These companies were responsible for all costs associated with the soldiers: recruitment, overseas travel, equipment, maintenance and salary. The soldiers were responsible for protecting the expeditions and their interests.

A Soldier's Tale: Life as a Soldat in 18th Century New France

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Toussaint TOUPIN


Toussaint TOUPIN married immigrant flag female ancestor Marguerite BOUCHER-- Date: 25 December 1645 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

Marguerite BOUCHER was the child of Gaspard BOUCHER and Nicole LEMAIRE

PRDH indicates that Toussaint Toupin and Marguerite Boucher signed a contract of marriage in 1645 at an undetermined place in Quebec, Canada.

"Toussaint and Marguerite Boucher, the sister of the future governor, signed a marriage contract under private agreement on 25 December 1645. Gaspard promised to give 200 livres and 'other effects' to his daughter. The bride had the right to the customary dowry. The marriage act is no longer in our registries. Marguerite, daughter of Gaspard and of Nicole Lamarre, had been baptized at Saint-Jean de Mortagne on 28 July 1631."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 191

Children of Toussaint TOUPIN and Marguerite BOUCHER:

Toussaint TOUPIN married immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor Marie BOURDON-- Date: 3 June 1669  Place: Québec, Canada, New France
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"After the death of his first wife, Toussaint Toupin met Marie Bourdon, daughter of Louis and of Madeleine Prunier, baptized on 5 March 1634 at the church of Saint-Candele-Vieil in Rouen. She was the widow of Jean Gloria, King's notary, mother of 6 children including 3 living daughters. The widower and the widow fell in love. Son Jean Toupin and daughter Marie Gloria also fell in love. The marriage bans were made together at the church of Notre-Dame de Quebec. On Monday , 3 June 1669, there was a double marriage: the father and the son, and the mother and the daughter. Father Henri de Bernieres blessed these two unions in the presence of the same witnesses: Denis-Joseph Ruette, Sieur d'Auteuil, Tierry Delestre, Gilles Rageot and Nicolas Gaudreau..."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Pages 195-196

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1639 Sillery
'This young 23-year-old man appeared for the first time in the registries on 25 April 1639 at Sillery, where he was godfather to an Iroquois, baptized by Father Claude Pijart, with the name of Charles Chechouekhe.'

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 191
marriage1645 Marriage / Partner
Toussaint TOUPIN and Marguerite BOUCHER 25 December 1645, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1648 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste TOUPIN dit DUSAULT was born 10 December 1648, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1651 Birth of Child
Marie TOUPIN was born 19 August 1651, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1655 Birth of Child
Antoine TOUPIN was born 5 February 1655, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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1659 Birth of Child
Marguerite TOUPIN was born 16 February 1659 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1660 Birth of Child
François TOUPIN was born 10 June 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1666 Quebec
Toussaint Toupin - 50 Me. de barques

Margueritte Boucher - 32 sa femme

Jean Toupin - 16 fils

Marie Toupin - 14 fille

Anthoine Toupin - 10 fils

Et francois Toupin - 5 fils
The first census of New France (1666)
marriage1669 Marriage / Partner
Toussaint TOUPIN and Marie BOURDON 3 June 1669 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1670 Birth of Child
Jeanne TOUPIN was born 9 February 1670 , L'Ange-Gardien, Montmorency, Québec, Canada
1672 Birth of Child
Elisabeth-Ursule TOUPIN was born 1 May 1672 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
1675 Birth of Child
Jean-Toussaint TOUPIN was born 7 January 1675 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
1676 Death
'The years flew by quickly. Touissant was approaching his sixtieth birthday and still supporting young children. On 15 May 1676, he rented his house at Quebec to Jean LeLerouge. On the following 10 August, Toussaint Toupin, Sieur DuSault, de Belair et Duclos, Seigneur des Ecureuils, left his last port of call for a new land. He was a great man. Father Francois Fillon presided at the funeral th enxt day, a Sunday. His descendants took over, as always.'

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 197
name: Toussaint Toupin
gender: Male
burial date: 11 Aug 1676
burial place: Chateau Richer, Montmorency, Quebec
death date: 10 Aug 1676
death place: Chateau Richer
birth date:
race: White
marital status: Unknown
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indexing project (batch) number: B03757-9
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1018161
reference number: P 191

'Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955,' index, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F2PB-TZG : accessed 04 Jan 2013), Toussaint Toupin, 10 Aug 1676; citing reference P 191, FHL microfilm 1018161.
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1616-1676. HERE RESTS

La Visitation de Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer
Chateau Richer
Quebec, Canada
Toussaint TOUPIN - 1676 Death. La Visitation du Notre Dame, Chateau-Richer, Quebec
1676 Death. La Visitation du Notre Dame, Chateau-Richer, Quebec Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).
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