immigrant Fille du Roi flag   Michelle  CHARLIER (CHARTIER)

  (b. abt. 1644 Paris, France   d. 28 January 1729 Saint-Sulpice, Canada, New France )  

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Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) was born abt. 1644 in Paris, France. Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) was the child of

Michelle was a Fille du Roi , arriving in New France by 1668.

She married  Masse BEGNIER (BESNIER) 9 October 1668 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Masse BEGNIER (BESNIER)  was born 18 February 1626 in France.  He died 27 July 1683 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation). 

She married  (2) Laurent CASTEL 23 January 1684 in Champlain, Canada, New France .  Laurent CASTEL  was born abt. 1659 in France.  He died 19 March 1710 in Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres). 

She married  (3) Louis PETIT 19 March 1710 in Varennes, Canada, New France .  Louis PETIT  was born 4 August 1658 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada .  He died 12 March 1728 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville).  He was the son of Nicolas PETIT dit LAPRÉE and Marie POMPONNELLE.

Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) died 28 January 1729 in Saint-Sulpice, Canada, New France.

daughter of Jacques Charlier and Marguerite LeComte

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER)

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Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) married immigrant flag  Masse BEGNIER (BESNIER)-- Date: 9 October 1668 Place: , Québec Province, Canada
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

According to PRDH, there was a 1668 marriage contract between Masse Beignet and Michelle Charier in an undetermined place in Quebec.


flag  Louis BEGNIER (BESNIER) (b.abt. 1669, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 17 September 1738 , Saint-Sulpice, Canada, New France)
m. Jacqueline CHARRON 3 September 1698
m. Madeleine LESIEGE 31 July 1719

flag  Marie-Jeanne BEGNIER (BESNIER) (b.abt. 1671, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 29 July 1747, Saint-Sulpice, Canada, New France)
m. Leon DEGAME (DEGANNE) 9 February 1687

flag  Marie-Anne BEGNIER (BESNIER) (b.abt. 1675, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 3 April 1710, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. René BAUDOIN (BEAUDOIN) 28 January 1697

flag  Angélique BEGNIER (BESNIER) (b.abt. 1676, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 26 October 1756 , Saint-Sulpice, Canada, New France)
m. Thomas DUHAMEL dit SANSFAÇON 22 October 1698

flag  Étienne BEGNIER (BESNIER) (b.abt. 1680, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 14 July 1716, Sorel, Canada, New France)
m. Elisbeth GAZAILLE dite BLETTE 24 May 1716

Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) married immigrant flag  Laurent CASTEL-- Date: 23 January 1684 Place: Champlain, Canada, New France


Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) married flag  Louis PETIT-- Date: 19 March 1710  Place: Varennes, Canada, New France
Louis PETIT was the son of Nicolas PETIT dit LAPRÉE and Marie POMPONNELLE


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1668 Marriage
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Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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

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. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a...Read MORE...

Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe ...Read MORE...

1668 Marriage / Partner
Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) and Masse BEGNIER (BESNIER) 9 October 1668, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

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Charlier, Michelle, m. 1: Besnier, Massé, contract Oct. 9, 1668, m. 2: Castel, Laurent, Jan. 23,...Read MORE...

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
September: The last shipment of Filles du Roi arrived Quebec from France, and the program ended....Read MORE...

Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1683 Death of Spouse/Partner
Masse BEGNIER (BESNIER) died 27 July 1683, Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)
1684 Marriage / Partner
Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) and Laurent CASTEL 23 January 1684, Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)
Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake...Read MORE...

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. acadtime.htm -

Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October) about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal
On August 4, 1701, some 40 Aboriginal nations gathered in Montreal. On that day, their...Read MORE...

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. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1710 Marriage / Partner
Michelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) and Louis PETIT 19 March 1710 , Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)
Canada 1710 - British Capture Port Royal, Rename Fort Anne
The Acadian community of Port Royal is captured by Francis Nickolson for the British and renamed it ...Read MORE...

1710 Death of Spouse/Partner
Laurent CASTEL died 19 March 1710, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)
1710 Death of Child
Marie-Anne BEGNIER (BESNIER) died 3 April 1710, Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)
Canada 1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession)
Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the...Read MORE...

France 1715 - September 1 - Louis XIV (King of France) dies
after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch. -

1716 Death of Child
Étienne BEGNIER (BESNIER) died 14 July 1716, Sorel, Québec, Canada
1728 Death of Spouse/Partner
Louis PETIT died 12 March 1728, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
28 January 1729
Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada


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