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immigrant Fille du Roi flag  Catherine  BASSET

  (b. abt. 1637, France   d. 16 November 1716Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Catherine BASSET was born abt. 1637 in , France. Catherine BASSET was the child of

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

She married  Pierre BOURGOIN 17 October 1667 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Pierre BOURGOIN  was born abt. 1641 in , France .  He died 12 September 1719 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) . 

Catherine BASSET died 16 November 1716 in Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Fille du Roi


Notes:
daughter of Guillaume Basset and Marguerite Carié ou Cavé


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Did You Know? Over time, Quebec 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 Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

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Did You Know? Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active agent in making the colony grow. He was expected to live on his land, to level the forest, to clear fields, and to make two blades of grass grow where one grew before. He was expected to have his seigneury surveyed into farms, or en censive holdings, and to procure, as quickly as might be, settlers for these farms. It was highly desirable, of course, that the seigneurs should lend a hand in encouraging the immigration of people from their old homes in France.

The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) - View in the Neighbourhood of Beauport, near Quebec ( Quebec ) 1840
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1956-62-99
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Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
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Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) - Old French Cottage, Beauport, Que.
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
Old French Cottage, Beauport, Que.
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) - Old House, Beauport, Que.
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
Old House, Beauport, Que.
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport) - Looking across the Esplanade to Beauport.
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
Looking across the Esplanade to Beauport.

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Catherine BASSET married immigrant flag Pierre BOURGOIN-- Date: 17 October 1667 Place: Québec, Canada, New France


Children:
flag Jacques BOURGOIN (b.14 May 1670, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag Marie-Catherine BOURGOIN (b.6 March 1674, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag Claude BOURGOIN (BOURGOUIN) (b.24 October 1676, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 24 December 1733, Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Canada, New France)

flag Pierre BOURGOIN (b.30 March 1681, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France   d. 19 November 1743, Lachenaie, Canada, New France )

flag Marie-Madeleine BOURGOIN (b.24 October 1683, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 14 June 1722, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )


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France 1638 - King Louis XIV born in France
History of France : Highlights from Louis XIV to Napoleon


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Canada 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars
Also known as the Beaver Wars.

Encouraged and armed by their Dutch and English trading partners, ...Read MORE...


Canada 1642 - The sieur de Maisonneuve founds Montréal (May 18).

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France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne


News 1645 - First religious service held in Beauport
The first known mention of a religious service in Beauport was in 1645 in the manor house of Robert ...Read MORE...


Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

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

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


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.

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News On August 26, 1660, Louis XIV made a triumphal entry into Paris with his wife, Marie-Therese. The royal couple took their places...
Louis XIV wasn't just a ceremonial king who represents the kingdom, but makes no decisions of his...Read MORE...


News 1662 - Church built in Beauport
The first place of worship in Beauport dates back to 1662 according to the records of the parish of ...Read MORE...


Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a Crown colony with Québec becoming a Royal Province. Royal governors and other officials replaced...Read MORE...


News 1666 Census - There were 185 people living at Beauport

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

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Filles du Roi
Basset, Catherine, m. Bourgouin, Pierre, dit Bourguignon, Oct. 17, 1667
1663-1673 Filles du Roi

"The filles du roi, or King's Daughters, were some 770 women who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France. Most were single French women and many were orphans. Their transportation to Canada and settlement in the colony were paid for by the King. Some were given a royal gift of a dowry of 50 livres for their marriage to one of the many unmarried male colonists in Canada. These gifts are reflected in some of the marriage contracts entered into by the filles du roi at the time of their first marriages.

The filles du roi were part of King Louis XIV's program to promote the settlement of his colony in Canada. Some 737 of these women married and the resultant population explosion gave rise to the success of the colony. Most of the millions of people of French Canadian descent today, both in Quebec and the rest of Canada and the USA (and beyond!), are descendants of one or more of these courageous women of the 17th century. "



1667 Marriage / Partner
Catherine BASSET and Pierre BOURGOIN 17 October 1667, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe ...Read MORE...


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

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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).

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1670 Birth of Child
Jacques BOURGOIN was born 14 May 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

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News 1673 - The mission Beauport de la Province de Quebec is established this year.

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Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
September: The last shipment of Filles du Roi arrived Quebec from France, and the program ended....Read MORE...


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

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Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

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1674 Birth of Child
Marie-Catherine BOURGOIN was born 6 March 1674, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1676 Birth of Child
Claude BOURGOIN (BOURGOUIN) was born 24 October 1676, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1681 Birth of Child
Pierre BOURGOIN was born 30 March 1681, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
1683 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine BOURGOIN was born 24 October 1683, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake...Read MORE...


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


News 1690 - October 18 - William Phips starts bombarding Québec with 37 ships and 2,200 men, after Count Frontenac refused to surrender; shelling has little effect, and after a defeat at Beauport on the 21st, the English retreat.

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

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

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News In 1698, 444 French colonists settled just east of Rivière Beauport, attracted by the flour mill and agricultural land.

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Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal
On August 4, 1701, some 40 Aboriginal nations gathered in Montreal. On that day, their representatives dinged the Treaty of Montreal. People in Montreal would remember this ceremony for a long time....Read MORE...


Canada 1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England.

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Canada 1710 - British Capture Port Royal, Rename Fort Anne
The Acadian community of Port Royal is captured by Francis Nickolson for the British and renamed it ...Read MORE...


Canada 1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession)
Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the...Read MORE...


News 1713 - February 18 - French invade under Jacques Cassard on Curacao

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France 1715 - September 1 - Louis XIV (King of France) dies
after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.
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Death
16 November 1716
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

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