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immigrant flag male ancestor  Leonard  ÉTHIER

  (b. abt. 1644 France   d. abt. 1689 Lachenaie, Canada, New France )  
Cause of Death: Captured and killed by the Iroquois.

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ÉTHIER Genealogy

Leonard ÉTHIER was born abt. 1644 in France. Leonard ÉTHIER was the child of ?   and   ?

Leonard was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1670.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He 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 France.  She died 24 January 1715 in Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie). 

Leonard ÉTHIER died abt. 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? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to bring woe upon the people. ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
  • 1670 Marriage / Partner
    Leonard ÉTHIER and Elisabeth GODILLON 22 September 1670, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Cote St-Michel)
  • 1671 Birth of Child
    Jacques ÉTHIER was born 04 October 1671, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Cote St-Michel)
  • 1673 Birth of Child
    Elisabeth-Isabelle ÉTHIER was born 2 February 1673, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Cote St-Michel)
  • 1674 Birth of Child
    François ÉTHIER was born 23 October 1674, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Cote St-Michel)
  • 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
    enfants:
    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
    enfants:
    Jacques, 10
    Elizabeth, 9
    Francois, 7
    Anne, 5
    Leonard, 2

    'The census of...Read MORE...



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