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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Sebastien  PROVENCHER

  (b. abt. 1634 France   d. abt. 1710 Nicolet, Canada, New France )  

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Sebastien PROVENCHER was born abt. 1634 in France. Sebastien PROVENCHER was the child of ?   and   ?

Sebastien was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1663.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite MANCHON 22 January 1663 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marguerite MANCHON  was born 28 March 1637 in France.  She died 28 January 1688 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine). 

He married  (2) Marie-Catherine GUILLET 14 May 1691 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Marie-Catherine GUILLET  was born 8 February 1656 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She died 19 January 1717 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly).  She was the daughter of Pierre-Simon GUILLET dit LAJEUNESSE and Jeanne ST-PERE dite CHAMPOUX.

Sebastien PROVENCHER died abt. 1710 in Nicolet, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Sebastien 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? Women in New France worked very hard. They had to take care of the house, cook for the family, take ...Read MORE...



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  • 1658
    Sebastien was hired by M. Pierre Boucher (sieur de Grosbois) in May 1658 to come live at Cap-la-Madeleine which had been first called Faverell River in 1647, then Cap-des-Trois-Rivières in 1651, and had become Cap-de-la-Madeleine on May 2 1652.

    The only requirement Mr. Boucher had made for his success in Canada was that Sebastien should not be lazy.
    User - PomalaBlack, 8/14/2019

  • 'On 15 May 1662, our ancestor received his first concession of land.' (at Cap-de-la-Madeleine)

    Thomas J. Laforest
    Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume V, Page 204
  • 1663 Marriage / Partner
    Sebastien PROVENCHER and Marguerite MANCHON 22 January 1663, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
  • 1674 Birth of Child
    Jean-François PROVENCHER was born 1 February 1674, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
  • 1678 Birth of Child
    Marie-Catherine PROVENCHER was born 23 April 1678, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
  • 1688 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Marguerite MANCHON died 28 January 1688, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
  • Sebastien PROVENCHER
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    1691 Marriage Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Cap-de-la-Madeleine
    Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
  • 1691 Marriage / Partner
    Sebastien PROVENCHER and Marie-Catherine GUILLET 14 May 1691, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)


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