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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Paul  VACHON

  (b. abt. 1630 Poitiers, France   d. 25 June 1703 Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )  
Cause of Death: smallpox

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Paul VACHON was born abt. 1630 in Poitiers, France. Paul VACHON was the child of ?   and   ?

Paul was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1650.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite LANGLOIS 22 October 1653 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Marguerite LANGLOIS  was born 3 September 1639 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She died 24 September 1697 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport).  She was the daughter of Noel LANGLOIS and Françoise GARNIER.

Paul VACHON died 25 June 1703 in Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: mason, notary, attorney, and clerk of court



Born La Copechagniere, Poitou, Vendee, France

Son of Vincent Vachon and Sapience Vateau


Details of the family tree of Paul 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? Behind each habitant"s house was a small addition used as a storeroom. Not far away were the barn...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
  • Bio
    From sites.rapidus.net/ mirobert/ DUBEAU%20anc.pdf (loosely translated into English)

    Paul Vachon

    Paul Vachon, was born circa 1630, the union of Vincent Vachon and The Sapienne Vateau de La Copechagnière, in Poitou. It is the current department of Vendée, district of La-Roche-sur-Yon, Canton de St-Fulgent, Luçon diocese.

    Towards 1650, aged about 20 years, he came to Canada. He married in Quebec City, October 22 1653, Marguerite...Read MORE...


  • Biography
    VACHON, PAUL, mason, seigneurial notary, seigneurial attorney, and clerk of court; b. c. 1630 at La Copechagnière (province of Poitou), son of Vincent Vachon and Sapience Vateau; d. 24 June 1703 at Beauport.

    Paul Vachon is supposed to have come to Canada around 1650, at the age of 20. According to a family tradition, he arrived with a few gold pieces sewn into the lining of his coat. On 22 Oct. 1653, at Quebec, he married Marguerite Langlois, ...Read MORE...


    www.biographi.ca Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1653 Marriage / Partner
    Paul VACHON and Marguerite LANGLOIS 22 October 1653, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1656 Birth of Child
    Paul VACHON was born 4 November 1656, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1658 Birth of Child
    Marguerite VACHON was born 1 September 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1660 Birth of Child
    Vincent VACHON was born 15 February 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1662 Birth of Child
    Marie-Louise VACHON was born 23 May 1662, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine VACHON was born 13 August 1664, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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