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Ancestor is complete! immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor  Marguerite  BONNEFOY

  (b. abt. 1648 Rouen, France   d. 14 November 1700 Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )  

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Marguerite BONNEFOY was born abt. 1648 in Rouen, France. Marguerite BONNEFOY was the child of ?   and   ?

Marguerite was a Fille du Roi , arriving in New France by 1667.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Jacques ACHON 4 December 1667 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Jacques ACHON  was born 14 February 1635 in France.  He died 10 April 1670 in Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales).  He was the son of Jean ACHON and Hélène REGOURDE dite REGNAUD.

She married  (2) Claude CARPENTIER 24 August 1671 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Claude CARPENTIER  was born 10 May 1636 in France.  He died 27 February 1709 in Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales). 

Marguerite BONNEFOY died 14 November 1700 in Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Marguerite 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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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marguerite BONNEFOY

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Marguerite BONNEFOY married immigrant flag male ancestor Jacques ACHON-- Date: 4 December 1667 Place: Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France
Jacques ACHON was the son of Jean ACHON and Hélène REGOURDE dite REGNAUD

Marriage record not found at Saint-Anne-de-Beaupre in Drouin Collection for this date.

"Marguerite had signed a marriage contract on the Beaupre Coast on 4 December 1667. Her future husband was none other than Jacques Achon, the brother of Ozanne Achon married to Ancestor Pierre Tremblay. The Bonnefoy-Achon couple settled on a farm at L'Ange-Gardien, near Chateau-Richer, where in the census of 1667 Jacques Achon and Charles Davenne together owned 16 arpents of land under cultivation and 4 head of cattle... Unfortunately, Jacques died after the birth of his second daughter and before the fulfillment of all his dreams. His burial act has been lost."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XIX, Page 79


Marguerite BONNEFOY married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag male ancestor Claude CARPENTIER-- Date: 24 August 1671 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Claude Carpentier, son of Florent Carpentier and Marie Gerlet
Marguerite de Ste. Foy, widow of Jacques Achon

"On 9 July 1671, Claude and Marguerite went to the home of the notary Gilles Rageot to ratify their marriage contract... Claude and Marguerite celebrated their marriage at Quebec without fanfare, on the following 24 August."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XIX, Page 80


Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste CARPENTIER (b.29 July 1672, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 25 May 1738, Cap-Santé, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Françoise GENTIL (GENTY) 18 April 1701

flag female ancestor Elisabeth CARPENTIER (b.25 December 1673, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 30 May 1735, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )
m. Jean-François DUBUC 20 November 1696

flag male ancestor Alexis CARPENTIER (b.6 December 1675, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 5 September 1731, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Canada, New France)
m. Marie MARIEN 26 April 1701

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Benoit CARPENTIER (b.2 February 1678, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 5 December 1729, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )
m. Therese DUBOCQ (DUBEAU) 30 May 1708

flag male ancestor Antoine CARPENTIER (b.17 March 1680, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 23 November 1736, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Thérèse MAILLOUX (MAILLOU) 21 May 1708
m. Marguerite TREPANIER 12 October 1717
m. Marie-Madeleine MARCOUX 6 November 1730

flag male ancestor François CARPENTIER (b.3 November 1682, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 23 December 1749, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Anne BÉLAND 17 January 1707

flag male ancestor Claude CARPENTIER (b.29 July 1684, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 7 July 1728, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Françoise CARON 17 January 1718
m. Geneviève-Michele MARCHAND 26 April 1722

flag male ancestor Louis CARPENTIER (b.21 July 1686, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. February 1724, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Étienne CARPENTIER (b.13 May 1688, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 2 February 1724, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )
m. Charlotte BLANCHON 25 November 1715

flag male ancestor Joseph CARPENTIER (b.8 July 1690, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 30 May 1735, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Canada, New France)
m. Marie-Louse SÉVIGNY dite LAFLEUR 9 November 1716
m. Marie-Anne BELAND 9 November 1729

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Marguerite BONNEFOY
1700 Death Saint-Francois-de-Sales, Neuville, Quebec
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967


"Marguerite was born at Saint-Denis de Duclair, about 1648, in the arrondissement of Rouen, in Normandy. After the death of her father Pierre, she left her relatives and her mother Marie Andrieu to come to Canada as a girl protected by the king."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XIX, Page 79

France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.

Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June).

Canada 1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal.

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer


Bonnefoy, Marguerite, dite Ste-Foy, m. 1: Achon, Jacques, contract Dec. 4, 1667, m. 2: Carpentier, Claude, Aug. 24, 1671
Filles du Roi

Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

Canada 1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2).

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

1667 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite BONNEFOY and Jacques ACHON 4 December 1667, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)



1670 Death of Spouse/Partner
Jacques ACHON died 10 April 1670, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1670 Birth of Child
Louise ACHON was born 13 April 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1671 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite BONNEFOY and Claude CARPENTIER 24 August 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1672 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste CARPENTIER was born 29 July 1672, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1673 Birth of Child
Elisabeth CARPENTIER was born 25 December 1673, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1675 Birth of Child
Alexis CARPENTIER was born 6 December 1675, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1678 Birth of Child
Benoit CARPENTIER was born 2 February 1678, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1680 Birth of Child
Antoine CARPENTIER was born 17 March 1680, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)

1681 Canadian Census Signeurie de Dombour Neuville

Claude Carpentier, charpentier, 45
Marguerite Ste. Foye (de Ste. Foye ou Bonnefoy), sa femme, veuve Hachon (Jacques Achon), 33
Anne Achon, 13
Louise Achon, 12
Jean Carpentier, 9
Elizabeth Carpentier, 8
Alexis Carpentier, 6
Benoist Carpentier, 4
Antoine Carpentier, 2

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882

1682 Birth of Child
François CARPENTIER was born 3 November 1682, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1684 Birth of Child
Claude CARPENTIER was born 29 July 1684, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre

World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

Canada 1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps.

Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

1686 Birth of Child
Louis CARPENTIER was born 21 July 1686, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1699 Death of Child
Anne ACHON died 14 February 1688, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1688 Birth of Child
Étienne CARPENTIER was born 13 May 1688, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1690 Birth of Child
Joseph CARPENTIER was born 8 July 1690, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)

1700 Death

"On 14 November 1700, the curate Jean Basset accompanied the mortal remains of Marguerite Bonnefoy to the cemetery of Neuville. Following the cortege were her husband, her children and three witnesses recorded in the registry: Antoine Bordeleau, Pierre Constantineau and Francois Labadie..."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XIX, Page 84

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