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  (b. abt. 1647 France   d. 6 January 1729 Montréal, Canada, New France )  

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Leonard PAILLARD (PAILLE) was born abt. 1647 in France. Leonard PAILLARD (PAILLE) was the child of ?   and   ?

Leonard was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1678.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Louise VACHON 24 June 1678 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Marie-Louise VACHON  was born 23 May 1662 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport).  She died 11 July 1715 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul).  She was the daughter of Paul VACHON and Marguerite LANGLOIS.

Leonard PAILLARD (PAILLE) died 6 January 1729 in Montréal, Canada, New France .

Occupation: master carpenter and millwright

Son of Andre Paillard and Catherine Geoffrey

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.
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Countries and Their Cultures - French-Canadians (
  • Biography
    PAILLARD (Paillart, Paillé, dit Paillard, Paillet), LÉONARD, known as Le Poitevin, master carpenter and millwright; b. 1647, son of André Paillard and Catherine Geoffroy of Bersac parish (department of Haute-Vienne); m. in 1678 at Beauport Louise-Marie Vachon, by whom he had nine children; buried 6 Jan. 1729 at the Hôpital Général of Montreal.

    Léonard Paillard possessed the very Canadian traits of ambition, versatility, and mobility. As a...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1678 Marriage / Partner
    Leonard PAILLARD (PAILLE) and Marie-Louise VACHON 24 June 1678, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1681 Canadian Census Petite Auvergne
    Leonard Paillard, 34
    Marie Vachon, sa femme, 22
    Leonard, leur, fils 1 1/ 2

    Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
  • 1681 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine PAILLARD was born 19 October 1681 , Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1683 Birth of Child
    Charles PAILLARD (PAILLE) was born 24 September 1683, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1685 Birth of Child
    Geneviève PAILLARD was born 10 December 1685, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1690 Birth of Child
    Marie-Louise PAILLARD (PAILLE) was born 29 June 1690, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1693 Birth of Child
    Gabriel PAILLARD (PAILLE) was born 11 March 1693 , Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

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