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  (b. 14 January 1618 Rouen, France   d. 4 April 1701 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Guillaume COUTURE (COUSTURE) was born 14 January 1618 in Rouen, France. Guillaume COUTURE (COUSTURE) was the child of ?   and   ?

Guillaume was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1649.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Anne ÉMARD 18 November 1649 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Anne ÉMARD  was born 22 October 1627 in France.  She died 17 January 1700 in Lauzon, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-de-Lévy). 

Guillaume COUTURE (COUSTURE) died 4 April 1701 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: carpenter, a donné of the Society of Jesus, discoverer, interpreter, diplomat, judge of the seneschal’s court, first settler at Lévis

son of Guillaume Couture and Madeleine Mallet

Details of the family tree of Guillaume 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? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
  • Bio
    The story of Anne's husband is rather an interesting one. Originally he came to New France as a young Jesuit priest, who like many other zealots, wanted to put his life on the line in order to convert the Canadian people. So on June 26th, 1640; he handed over all of his wordly possessions, including land that he had inherited from his father; to his mother and sister and joined Father Rene Goupil on his mission to Quebec. Young Guillaume was...Read MORE... weallcamefromsomewhere/ Kebec/ anne_emard.html
  • Biography
    COUTURE, GUILLAUME (he sometimes signed himself Cousture), carpenter, a donné of the Society of Jesus, discoverer, interpreter, diplomat, judge of the seneschal’s court, first settler at Lévis; b. c. 1616 at Saint-Godard-de-Rouen (province of Normandy), son of Guillaume Couture and Madeleine Mallet; d. 1701.

    It is impossible, by reference to existing documents, to determine the year of his arrival in New France. The Jesuits, who in their...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1618 Birth
    14 January 1618
    Rouen, France
  • 1649 Marriage / Partner
    Guillaume COUTURE (COUSTURE) and Anne ÉMARD 18 November 1649, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1650 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste COUTURE dit LAMONDE was born 6 November 1650, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1652 Birth of Child
    Anne COUTURE was born 22 January 1652, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1654 Birth of Child
    Louis COUTURE was born 29 August 1654, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1656 Birth of Child
    Marguerite COUTURE was born 29 February 1656, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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Added: 12/6/2014 2:15:16 PM - Updated: 11/26/2018 7:51:42 PM

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