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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Gaspard  BOUCHER

  (b. abt. 1599 Mortagne, Perche, France   d. 20 May 1662 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )  

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Gaspard BOUCHER was born abt. 1599 in Mortagne, Perche, France . Gaspard BOUCHER was the child of Jacques BOUCHER   and   Françoise PAIGNE

Gaspard was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1634.

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

Gaspard  married  Nicole LEMAIRE 12 December 1619 in France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Nicole LEMAIRE  was born abt. 1599 in France.  Nicole died 19 June 1652 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers). 

Gaspard BOUCHER died 20 May 1662 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .

He was born in Montagne (Notre Dame) Perche, France.

He married Dec. 12, 1619 in Mamers, Maine, France.

He arrived in Canada with his wife and four or five of their children in 1634 or 1635, or both years. In 1634, some 30-odd Percheron immigrants had crossed the ocean led by colonizing seigneur Robert Giffard. Gaspard may have been among the group. On their arrival, whenever they actually arrived, they were accommodated by Champlain in the 'habitation'. They soon after established themselves in the Notre-Dame-des-Anges seigneurie where Gaspard was engaged on the Jesuit farm. In March 21, 1646, Gaspard Boucher acquires a 24-arpents farm at Trois-Rivières.

Gaspard passed away on 20 May 1662 in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada in a house fire that also claimed the life of his wife Nicole.

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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
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1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Gaspard BOUCHER


Gaspard BOUCHER married immigrant flag female ancestor Nicole LEMAIRE-- Date: 12 December 1619 Place: , France
Mamers, Maine, France

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Origin of Surname
(French) A butcher; a blood-thirsty man.
An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.
marriage1619 Marriage / Partner
Gaspard BOUCHER and Nicole LEMAIRE 12 December 1619, , France
1620 Birth of Child
Charles BOUCHER was born 7 April 1620, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
1621 Birth of Child
Antoinette BOUCHER was born 6 August 1621, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
1622 Birth of Child
Pierre BOUCHER was born 1 August 1622, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
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1625 Birth of Child
Nicolas BOUCHER was born 9 September 1625, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
1628 Birth of Child
Charles BOUCHER was born 4 March 1628, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
1629 Birth of Child
Marie BOUCHER was born 22 January 1629, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
1631 Birth of Child
Marguerite BOUCHER was born 28 July 1631, St-Jean-de-Mortagne, France
1634 Birth of Child
Madeleine BOUCHER was born 28 July 1634, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
1649 Death of Child
Nicolas BOUCHER died 23 March 1649, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1652 Death of Spouse/Partner
Nicole LEMAIRE died 19 June 1652, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
death1662 Death
20 May 1662
Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
Added: 9/17/2010 3:27:26 PM - Updated: 4/3/2022 5:50:53 PM
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