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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Jean  LEMIRE

  (b. abt. 1626 France   d. 5 October 1684 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Jean LEMIRE was born abt. 1626 in France. Jean LEMIRE was the child of ?   and   ?

Jean was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1653.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Jean  married  Louise MARSOLET 20 October 1653 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 13 children. Louise MARSOLET  was born 17 May 1640 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Louise died 18 April 1712 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Louise was the child of Nicolas MARSOLET and Marie BARBIER.

Jean LEMIRE died 5 October 1684 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: master-carpenter



son of Mathurin Lemire and Jeanne Vanier


Details of the family tree of Jean 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? To occupy their free time, the inhabitants of New France held soirées, when they would gather to...Read MORE...



Virtual Museum of New France. For more information visit www.historymuseum.ca/ virtual-museum-of-new-france
  • Biography
    LEMIRE, JEAN, master-carpenter; b. 1626 in France; in Quebec by 1653, when his marriage to Louise Marsolet is recorded; d. 1685 at Quebec.

    In civic records Lemire is named as preparing an estimate for the building of the presbytery in Quebec in November 1664; as preparing a report, along with Paul Chalifour – both are called “carpenters” (charpentiers) – on a house at Coulonge on 5 April 1664; and, on 21 June 1664, as delivering it. The most...Read MORE...


    www.biographi.ca Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1653 Marriage / Partner
    Jean LEMIRE and Louise MARSOLET 20 October 1653, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1658 Birth of Child
    Jeanne-Elisabeth LEMIRE was born 13 June 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1660 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine LEMIRE was born 3 February 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1662 Birth of Child
    Joseph LEMIRE was born 6 March 1662, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Anne LEMIRE was born 13 March 1664, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1666 Quebec
    Jean le Mire .............................40 Me. Charpentier
    Louise Marsollet ............................26 sa femme
    Jeanne le Mire ..............................8 fille
    Marie le Mire ................................6 fille
    Joseph le Mire ..............................4 fils
    Anne le Mire .................................2 fille
    Pierre Yvellin ..............................20 domestique Engaigé
    Et Jacques gautier...Read MORE...


    The first census of New France (1666) www.afhs.ab.ca/data/census/1666
  • 1666 Birth of Child
    Louise LEMIRE was born 10 May 1666, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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Added: 1/6/2015 12:53:14 PM - Updated: 2/28/2020 10:00:39 AM

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