immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   Mathieu  GERVAIS LE PARISIEN

  (b. abt. 1648 Paris, France   d. 31 January 1728 Longueuil, Canada, New France )  

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Mathieu GERVAIS LE PARISIEN was born abt. 1648 in Paris, France. Mathieu GERVAIS LE PARISIEN was the child of

Mathieu was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

He married  Marie-Michelle PICARD 31 August 1676 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Marie-Michelle PICARD  was born 6 July 1661 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  She died 15 April 1710 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of Jacques-Hughes PICARD dit LAFORTUNE and Marie-Anne-Antoinette LIERCOURT.

Mathieu GERVAIS LE PARISIEN died 31 January 1728 in Longueuil, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Carignan-Salières soldier - Grandfontaine Company

Born at St-Maur-des-Fosses,au Cretil,Arch de Paris,France

Lived in district of Creteil, Paris (Val-de-Marne). Went to Canada in 1665 as a soldier in the French Army (Carnignan Seilles regiment), to fight the French Indian wars.
Marriage contract drawn 10 Aug. 1676 by Basset. Source:

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Mathieu GERVAIS LE PARISIEN

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Mathieu GERVAIS LE PARISIEN married flag  Marie-Michelle PICARD-- Date: 31 August 1676 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Marie-Michelle PICARD was the daughter of Jacques-Hughes PICARD dit LAFORTUNE and Marie-Anne-Antoinette LIERCOURT

Marriage found at Notre-Dame de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec in Drouin Collection

Mathieu Gervais and Michel Picard


flag  Jeanne GERVAIS (b.05 August 1679 , La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 31 October 1765, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada)
m. Jean-Baptiste LALONDE 24 October 1701

flag  Marie-Romaine GERVAIS (b.4 February 1681 , La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 15 December 1756, Longueuil, Canada, New France )
m. Charles MARCIL (MARSIL) 25 November 1700

flag  Jean-Mathieu GERVAIS (b.10 February 1683, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 5 September 1730, Longueuil, Canada, New France )
m. Jeanne-Françoise RONCERAY 11 June 1708

flag  Marguerite GERVAIS (b.21 November 1684 , La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 22 November 1723 , Pointe-Claire, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Louis NEVEU 9 October 1718

flag  Pierre GERVAIS (b.16 December 1686 , La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. bef. 17 July 1722, La Prairie, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Catherine PLANTE 13 November 1719

flag  Marie-Catherine GERVAIS (b.7 May 1689 , La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 9 January 1763, La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Jean-Baptiste POUPARD (POUPART) 23 February 1716

flag  Anne GERVAIS (b.21 June 1692 , La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 16 March 1769, Pointe-Claire, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Jean PILON 18 November 1714

flag  Marie-Anne GERVAIS (b.17 March 1697, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 05 December 1787, , Québec Province, Canada )
m. Noël LEFEBVRE dit LACISERAYE 6 August 1722

flag  Mathieu GERVAIS (b.30 November 1699, La Prairie, Canada, New France   d. 18 June 1753, Longueuil, Canada, New France )
m. Josephte ROBIDOU (ROBIDOUX) 30 October 1719

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1728 Death Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil, Longueuil, QC, Canada
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

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

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

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.

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer


Gervais, Mathieu (Parisien)
The Carignan-Salières Regiment, June-Sept 1665, Quebec, Canada

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

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive

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

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).

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

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

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

1676 Marriage / Partner
Mathieu GERVAIS LE PARISIEN and Marie-Michelle PICARD 31 August 1676, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1679 Birth of Child
Jeanne GERVAIS was born 05 August 1679 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)

1681 Canadian Census Prairie de la Magdelaine

Mathieu Gervais, 35
Michelle Picard, sa femme, 20
Mathieu, leur fils, 1

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882

1681 Birth of Child
Marie-Romaine GERVAIS was born 4 February 1681 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1683 Birth of Child
Jean-Mathieu GERVAIS was born 10 February 1683, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1684 Birth of Child
Marguerite GERVAIS was born 21 November 1684 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre

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

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

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

Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal

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.

Canada 1710 - British Capture Port Royal, Rename Fort Anne

Canada 1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession)

France 1715 - September 1 - Louis XIV (King of France) dies

1686 Birth of Child
Pierre GERVAIS was born 16 December 1686 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1689 Birth of Child
Marie-Catherine GERVAIS was born 7 May 1689 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1692 Birth of Child
Anne GERVAIS was born 21 June 1692 , La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1697 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne GERVAIS was born 17 March 1697, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1699 Birth of Child
Mathieu GERVAIS was born 30 November 1699, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)
1710 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie-Michelle PICARD died 15 April 1710, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1723 Death of Child
Marguerite GERVAIS died 22 November 1723 , Pointe-Claire, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joachim-de-la-Pointe-Claire)
31 January 1728
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

name: Mathieu Gervias
gender: Male
burial date: 01 Feb 1728
burial place: St. Antoine De Longueuil, Chambly, Quebec
death date: 31 Jan 1728
death place: St Antoine De Longueuil, Chambly, Quebec
age: 80
birth date: 1648
race: White
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indexing project (batch) number: B03669-9
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1031703
reference number: S 2

"Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," index, FamilySearch (https:/ / pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F2PP-G7H : accessed 04 Jan 2013), Mathieu Gervias, 31 Jan 1728; citing reference S 2, FHL microfilm 1031703.

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