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immigrant Fille a Marier flag  Marguerite  GUILLEBOURDEAU

  (b. abt. 1620, France   d. 20 October 1662Québec, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Marguerite GUILLEBOURDEAU was born abt. 1620 in , France. Marguerite GUILLEBOURDEAU was the child of

Marguerite was a Fille à Marier, arriving in New France by 1650.

She married  Jean BAILLARGEON 20 November 1650 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Jean BAILLARGEON  was born abt. 1612 in , France .  He died abt. 1681 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) . 

Marguerite GUILLEBOURDEAU died 20 October 1662 in Québec, Canada, New France .
Notes:
daughter of Louis Guillebourdeau and Marie Maguin


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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? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before crossing the Atlantic, the indentured workers had signed a contract providing for a predetermined stay. Most of them saw it as a temporary contract, not a permanent move. The fact that more than half of them nevertheless stayed on shows that New France had a real power of attraction.

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Marguerite GUILLEBOURDEAU married immigrant flag Jean BAILLARGEON-- Date: 20 November 1650 Place: Québec, Canada, New France


Children:
flag Jeanne BAILLARGEON (b.4 May 1651, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 19 August 1729, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag Nicolas BAILLARGEON (b.22 February 1654, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 2 September 1712, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag Louis BAILLARGEON (b.26 October 1656, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )


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Fille a Marier

"When the Company of 100 Associates began their settlement scheme, their plan of recruiting only families proved to be too costly, so instead they signed on single men; tradesman and labourers; who would be indentured for three years. However, this meant that more than 80% of the colonists were men, so even if they decided to stay at the end of their term, there was little hope of them starting a family, unless they chose a Canadian girl. But, since her family would never allow her, or her children, to leave their village; the company directors needed to avoid this from happening.

So instead, they began recruiting "marriagable young girls", who would first sign a contract in France and then be given passage and a small dowry to become the wife of a Quebec settler. You might wonder why these young girls (many under 16), would risk the dangers and hardships, which by now most of France were well aware of; but believe it or not; for many it was the best option.

At the time, marriages were arranged, so if the girl's family did not have the means to provide a sutable dowry, her only option was to become a nun, if she was Catholic; or marry beneath her station. In the case of the young Filles a Marier, though a marriage contract must be signed before departure, she had every right to refuse the union, once she met her husband-to-be. As a matter of fact, many of them did just that, and were provided safe passage home." (http://www.thinal.co.cc/weallcamefromsomewhere/Kebec/filles_marier.html)

Canada 1625: Arrival of the Jesuits in Quebec.
Jesuits begin missionary work among the Indians in the Québec area. Jean de Brébeuf founds missions ...Read MORE...


Canada In 1627, there were fewer than one hundred Europeans living in Québec.
That year the Compagnie des Cent-Associés was created by Cardinal Richelieu to capitalize on the...Read MORE...


Canada 1627 - The Company of One Hundred Associates (a.k.a. the Company of New France) is given a fur monopoly and title to all lands claimed by New France (April 29). In exchange, they are to establish a French colony of 4000 by 1643, which they fail to do

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Canada 1629-1631: Quebec is in English hands, and most settlers return to France.
The adventurer David Kirke takes Québec for Britain (July 19, 1629).
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Canada 1632 - The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye enables France to regain possession of Canada.


Canada 1634-40 - The Huron nation is reduced by half from European diseases (smallpox epidemic, 1639).

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France 1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.


France 1638 - King Louis XIV born in France
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News 1639 - Hôtel-Dieu de Québec was founded by Augustinians
Father Paul Le Jeune made a call in 1635 for women to help evangelize the Indians in the New World. ...Read MORE...


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 1647 - Notre-Dame de Québec Cathedral is constructed
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Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

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1650 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite GUILLEBOURDEAU and Jean BAILLARGEON 20 November 1650, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
News 1650 - September 1: Father Gabriel Druillettes (1610-1681) departed Quebec for Boston to establish an alliance with New England against the Iroquois, but he was unsuccessful.

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1651 Birth of Child
Jeanne BAILLARGEON was born 4 May 1651, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
News 1652 - Kebec
Kebec is 120 miles upstream from Tadusac and is a fortress of the French. It is constructed upon a ...Read MORE...


1654 Birth of Child
Nicolas BAILLARGEON was born 22 February 1654, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1656 Birth of Child
Louis BAILLARGEON was born 26 October 1656, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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.


News 1660 - Shoes (Quebec)
The Jesuits claim the engage system was originated some time before this date to increase the...Read MORE...


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...


Death
20 October 1662
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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