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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? New France was born and nurtured in an atmosphere of religious devotion. To the habitant the Church was everything--his school, his counselor, his almsgiver, his newspaper, his philosopher of things...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Jean LEMIRE


Jean LEMIRE married flag female ancestor Louise MARSOLET-- Date: 20 October 1653 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Louise MARSOLET was the child of Nicolas MARSOLET and Marie BARBIER

Children of Jean LEMIRE and Louise MARSOLET:

flag female ancestor Jeanne-Elisabeth LEMIRE (b.13 June 1658, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 17 February 1707, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Pierre GLAUMONT dit BEAUREGARD 22 November 1676 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Marie-Madeleine LEMIRE (b.3 February 1660, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 12 March 1736, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Pierre MOREAU dit LATAUPINE (LATOPINE) 27 November 1677 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag male ancestor Joseph LEMIRE (b.6 March 1662, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 4 February 1703, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Anne HEDOUIN dite LAFORGE 1 April 1685 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
m. Jeanne-Françoise NORMAND 13 November 1690 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Anne LEMIRE (b.13 March 1664, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 11 June 1750, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Laurent TESSIER dit DUCHATEAU 20 October 1681 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
m. Marc-Antoine DESJARDINS 9 November 1694 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Louise LEMIRE (b.10 May 1666, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 22 June 1727, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Pierre PEPIN dit LAFORCE 20 October 1681 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Catherine-Eleonore LEMIRE (b.20 March 1668, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 19 May 1749, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Jean RAYMOND dit BELLEGRADE 4 November 1686 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
m. Louis-Michel CAVELIER (LECAVELIER) 11 September 1707 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

flag female ancestor Marie-Anne LEMIRE (b.26 May 1669, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 19 December 1749, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Gedeon CATALOGNE 11 August 1690 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag baby boy ancestor Charles LEMIRE (b.24 May 1673, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 23 June 1673, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag girl ancestor Marie-Charlotte LEMIRE (b.6 April 1674, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 21 July 1677, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Jean-François LEMIRE dit GONNEVILLE (b.2 July 1675, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 22 August 1754 , Maskinongé, Canada, New France )
m. Françoise-Louise FOUCAULT 5 February 1701 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

flag male ancestor Jean LEMIRE (b.5 September 1676, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 1 November 1754, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Elisabeth BAREAU 30 July 1703 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

flag girl ancestor Helene LEMIRE (b.28 August 1678, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 20 March 1681 , Québec, Canada, New France )

flag baby boy ancestor Pierre LEMIRE (b.7 May 1681, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 18 May 1681, Québec, Canada, New France )

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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 important notice of him, however, is as a carpenter working on the enlargement programme for the cathedral of Quebec undertaken in 1684. A contract for the work was signed by him 4 Jan. 1684, and he is credited with constructing “out of oak from Batiscan” a clocher on the south tower of the cathedral, under the direction of Claude Baillif. Since he died soon after beginning work on the cathedral, it is to be presumed that Lemire constructed the clocher on the ground for later installation; perhaps it was finished, after his death, by one of his ...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
marriage1653 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 ..........................20 engaigé poigneur
The first census of New France (1666)
1666 Birth of Child
Louise LEMIRE was born 10 May 1666, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1668 Birth of Child
Catherine-Eleonore LEMIRE was born 20 March 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1669 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne LEMIRE was born 26 May 1669, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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1673 Birth of Child
Charles LEMIRE was born 24 May 1673, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1674 Birth of Child
Marie-Charlotte LEMIRE was born 6 April 1674, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1675 Birth of Child
Jean-François LEMIRE dit GONNEVILLE was born 2 July 1675, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1676 Birth of Child
Jean LEMIRE was born 5 September 1676, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1677 Death of Child
Marie-Charlotte LEMIRE died 21 July 1677, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1678 Birth of Child
Helene LEMIRE was born 28 August 1678, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1681 Death of Child
Helene LEMIRE died 20 March 1681 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1681 Birth of Child
Pierre LEMIRE was born 7 May 1681, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
death1684 Death
5 October 1684
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Added: 1/6/2015 12:53:14 PM - Updated: 2/28/2020 10:00:39 AM
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