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HELP! flag male ancestor  René  LAVOIE (DELAVOYE)

  (b. 3 April 1657 Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. 8 December 1731 Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France )  

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René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) was born 3 April 1657 in Château-Richer, Canada, New France . René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) was the child of René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE)   and   Anne GODIN (GAUDIN) and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Elie GODIN and Esther RAMAGE

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

René  married  Marguerite BOUCHARD 4 November 1683 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marguerite BOUCHARD  was born 15 October 1665 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer).  Marguerite died 6 April 1731 in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière).  Marguerite was the child of Claude BOUCHARD dit LEPETIT and Louise GAGNÉ (GASNIER).

René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) died 8 December 1731 in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France .

Baptism not available at Chateau-Richer in Drouin Collection. Records start at 1661.

Details of the family tree of René appear below.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE)


René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) married Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marguerite BOUCHARD-- Date: 4 November 1683 Place: Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).

Marguerite BOUCHARD was the child of Claude BOUCHARD dit LEPETIT and Louise GAGNÉ (GASNIER)

groom's name: Rene Delavoye
groom's birth date: 1657
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 26
bride's name: Marguerite Bouchard
bride's birth date: 1665
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 18
marriage date: 04 Nov 1683
marriage place: Sainte-Anne-De-Beaupré, Montmorency, Québec
groom's father's name: Rene Delavoye
groom's mother's name: Anne Godin
bride's father's name: Claude Bouchard
bride's mother's name: Louise Gasnier
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Single
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Single
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M01249-7
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1018040
reference number: p59

"Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949," index, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F2KV-RPP : accessed 05 Jan 2013), Rene Delavoye and Marguerite Bouchard, 04 Nov 1683; citing reference p59, FHL microfilm 1018040.

Marriage found in 1683 index for Drouin Collection at Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Rene {De} LaVoye and Marguerite Bouchard

"The census of 1681 indicates that Rene Lavoie was a domestic servant at the Seminary of Quebec. On 4 November 1683, he married Marguerite Bouchard, daughter of Claude and of Louise Gagne. The young couple were at their wooded estate in Petite-Riviere by 1684 there they raised ten children and accumulated some wealth...About 1722 this Rene occupied himself with fishing for porpoises. He was even a Captain in the militia for his region. Loved by all, Rene died on 8 December 1731, at the age of 74."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XI, Page 123

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

So Many Children! French-Canadian Family Size in the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries

Children of René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) and Marguerite BOUCHARD:

flag male ancestor François-Xavier LAVOIE (b.14 October 1684, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 13 February 1770, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marguerite SAVARD 12 February 1714 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

flag female ancestor Rosalie LAVOIE (b.25 April 1686 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 29 January 1717, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. François ROUSSET 27 November 1708 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

flag male ancestor Claude LAVOIE (b.19 February 1690, Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France   d. 13 February 1717, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste LAVOIE (b.3 January 1693 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 27 September 1748, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France )
m. Helene FORTIN 18 November 1721 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

flag female ancestor Elisabeth LAVOIE (b.19 December 1695 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 4 July 1714, Québec, Canada, New France )

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie LAVOIE (b.7 February 1698, Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France   d. 30 March 1780, La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Jean BISSONNET (BISSONNETTE) 19 July 1720 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

flag male ancestor Michel LAVOIE (b.6 March 1700, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 8 April 1779 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marie-Josephte FILION 7 November 1724 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Jacques LAVOIE (b.1 November 1702, Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France   d. 13 September 1758, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marie-Angélique TREMBLAY 23 November 1729 in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Catherine LAVOIE (b.3 September 1704 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 26 February 1779, Les Éboulements, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Jean TREMBLAY 21 April 1726 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

flag male ancestor Joseph LAVOIE (b.7 May 1707 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 21 September 1727, Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France )

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birth1657 Birth
3 April 1657
Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
marriage1683 Marriage / Partner
René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) and Marguerite BOUCHARD 4 November 1683, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)
1684 Birth of Child
François-Xavier LAVOIE was born 14 October 1684, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1686 Birth of Child
Rosalie LAVOIE was born 25 April 1686 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1690 Birth of Child
Claude LAVOIE was born 19 February 1690, Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
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1693 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste LAVOIE was born 3 January 1693 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1695 Birth of Child
Elisabeth LAVOIE was born 19 December 1695 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1698 Birth of Child
Marie LAVOIE was born 7 February 1698, Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
'In March of 1700, Louise (Gagne) gave her sons-in-law Rene Lavoie, Michel Tremblay, and Etienne Simard, each an arpent of grazing land...'
Laforest, Thomas J., Our French Canadian Ancestors, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, 1984
1700 Birth of Child
Michel LAVOIE was born 6 March 1700, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1702 Birth of Child
Jacques LAVOIE was born 1 November 1702, Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
1704 Birth of Child
Catherine LAVOIE was born 3 September 1704 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1707 Birth of Child
Joseph LAVOIE was born 7 May 1707 , Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
1714 Death of Child
Elisabeth LAVOIE died 4 July 1714, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1717 Death of Child
Rosalie LAVOIE died 29 January 1717, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1717 Death of Child
Claude LAVOIE died 13 February 1717, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1727 Death of Child
Joseph LAVOIE died 21 September 1727, Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
René LAVOIE (DELAVOYE) - 1731 Death Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de la Baie-Saint-Paul, QC, Canada
1731 Death Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de la Baie-Saint-Paul, QC, Canada Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).
death1731 Death
8 December 1731
Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
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