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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Antoine  DRAPEAU

  (b. 11 January 1648 France   d. 23 August 1717 Beaumont, Canada, New France )  

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Antoine DRAPEAU was born 11 January 1648 in France. Antoine DRAPEAU was the child of ?   and   ?

Antoine was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1669.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Charlotte JOLY 20 August 1669 in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Charlotte JOLY  was born abt. 1648 in France.  She died 2 December 1718 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Antoine DRAPEAU died 23 August 1717 in Beaumont, Canada, New France .

Born in Fontenay-le-Comte, France


Details of the family tree of Antoine 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.
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Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
  • Birth
    'Antoine Drapeau, son of Pierre and of Marguerite Mergatonne, was born about 1646 in the parish of Notre-Dame, town of Fontenay-le-Comte, today the capital of the arrondissement of the department of Vendee, part of the former province of Poitou... When about 20 years old, Antoine heard the call of the sea, to the unknown America. The death of his father eased the burden of separation. He bid his adieux to his loved ones, shouldered his seabag...Read MORE...


  • 1666 Census
    'From the census of 1666, we learn that Antoine Drapeau was already living among our people on the Ile d'Orleans. He was in the service of Antione Pepin dit Lachance, and stated he was 24 years old.'

    Thomas J. Laforest
    Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XVIII, Page 94
  • 1669 Marriage / Partner
    Antoine DRAPEAU and Charlotte JOLY 20 August 1669, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1670 Birth of Child
    Louise DRAPEAU was born 26 December 1670, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1672 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste DRAPEAU was born 9 June 1672, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1674 Birth of Child
    Marie-Anne DRAPEAU was born 06 May 1674 , Berthier-sur-Mer, Québec, Canada (Berthier-en-Bas) (Berthier)
  • 1678 Birth of Child
    Zacharie DRAPEAU was born 19 September 1678 , Lauzon, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-de-Lévy)
  • 1681 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste DRAPEAU was born 3 January 1681 , L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)


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