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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Leonard  ÉTHIER

  (b. 17 October 1638 Chirac, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France   d. 28 April 1689 Lachenaie, Canada, New France )  
Cause of Death: Captured and killed by the Iroquois.

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Leonard ÉTHIER was born 17 October 1638 in Chirac, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. Leonard ÉTHIER was the child of ?   and   ?

Leonard was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1670.

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

Leonard  married  Elisabeth GODILLON 22 September 1670 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Elisabeth GODILLON  was born 4 February 1649 in Notre-Dame, Hautes-Alpes, France.  Elisabeth died 24 January 1715 in Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie). 

Leonard ÉTHIER died 28 April 1689 in Lachenaie, Canada, New France .

Son of Etienne Ethier and Marguerite Sabelle

Look for this family in Laforest Volume XXIX

Details of the family tree of Leonard 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? Quebec has the oldest English language newspaper in North America.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Leonard ÉTHIER


Leonard ÉTHIER married immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor Elisabeth GODILLON-- Date: 22 September 1670 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).

Marriage found at Notre-Dame de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec in Drouin Collection

Leonard Ethier and Elisabeth Godillion

The Myth and Reality of Family Incentives in New France: Unraveling the French Government and Catholic Church Connection

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Children of Leonard ÉTHIER and Elisabeth GODILLON:

flag male ancestor Jacques ÉTHIER (b.4 October 1671, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. ,  )

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Elisabeth-Isabelle ÉTHIER (b.2 February 1673, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 26 May 1743, Lachenaie, Canada, New France )
m. Louis FORGET dit DESPATITS 2 March 1688 in Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)

flag male ancestor François ÉTHIER (b.23 October 1674, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 13 November 1738, Repentigny, Canada, New France )
m. Marguerite MILLOT 23 November 1701 in Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)
m. Marie-Thérèse REGEAS dite LAPRADE 24 January 1715 in Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie)

flag female ancestor Anne ÉTHIER (b.15 March 1676, Lachenaie, Canada, New France   d. 3 June 1713, Laval, Canada, New France )
m. Bertrand-Pierre LALONGE LEGASCON 17 April 1697 in Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)

flag male ancestor André-Léonard ÉTHIER (b.6 March 1678, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Canada, New France*   d. 1 November 1708, Lachenaie, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Marthe CHAUVIN 
m. Anne PERRON 24 April 1704 in Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marguerite ÉTHIER (b.24 December 1679, Lachenaie, Canada, New France   d. 26 November 1756, Sainte-Rose, Laval, Canada, New France )
m. Charles LABELLE 23 February 1705 in Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)

flag male ancestor René ÉTHIER (b.7 July 1682, Lachenaie, Canada, New France   d. 11 August 1752, Lanoraie, Canada, New France )
m. Marguerite-Madeleine REGEAS dite LAPRADE 03 May 1706 in Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)

flag baby girl ancestor Madeleine ÉTHIER (b.6 March 1684, Lachenaie, Canada, New France   d. 30 July 1684, Repentigny, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Ursule ÉTHIER (b.abt. 1686, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 6 August 1719, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Joseph BRUNET 5 April 1712 in Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Joseph ÉTHIER dit LECUYER (b.21 June 1688, Lachenaie, Canada, New France   d. 27 August 1741, Laval, Canada, New France )
m. Angélique LABELLE 28 November 1713 in Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)

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birth1638 Birth
17 October 1638
Chirac, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
marriage1670 Marriage / Partner
Leonard ÉTHIER and Elisabeth GODILLON 22 September 1670, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1671 Birth of Child
Jacques ÉTHIER was born 4 October 1671, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1673 Birth of Child
Elisabeth-Isabelle ÉTHIER was born 2 February 1673, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1674 Birth of Child
François ÉTHIER was born 23 October 1674, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
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1676 Birth of Child
Anne ÉTHIER was born 15 March 1676, Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
1678 Birth of Child
André-Léonard ÉTHIER was born 6 March 1678, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles)
1679 Birth of Child
Marguerite ÉTHIER was born 24 December 1679, Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
1681 Canadian Census Signeurie de La Chenaye
Leonard Ethier, sabottier, 40
Elizabeth Faudeloy (Godillion) sa femme, 30
Jacques, 10
Elizabeth, 8
Francois, 6
Anne, 4
Andre, 3
Marguerite 1 1/ 2

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

Also found in the same census at Ile-Jesus
Leonard Estier, sabottier, 37
Elizabeth Godillon, sa femme, 30
Jacques, 10
Elizabeth, 9
Francois, 7
Anne, 5
Leonard, 2

'The census of 1681 reports the existence of four heads of family living on the Ile Jesus: Michel Buisson, Olivier Charbonneau, Leonard Ethier and the 32 year old Guillaume Labelle.'

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XIV, Page 143
1682 Birth of Child
René ÉTHIER was born 7 July 1682, Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
1684 Birth of Child
Madeleine ÉTHIER was born 6 March 1684, Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
1688 Birth of Child
Joseph ÉTHIER dit LECUYER was born 21 June 1688, Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
death1689 Death
28 April 1689
Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
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