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Native American flag female ancestor  Marie Olivier  SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH

  (b. abt. 1624 Canada   d. 10 September 1665 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH was born abt. 1624 in Canada. Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH was the child of ?   and   ?

Marie Olivier was a Native American.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) 3 November 1644 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST)  was born 4 January 1611 in Montreuil-sous-Bois, Bobigny, Paris, France.  He died 27 January 1691 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport). 

Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH died 10 September 1665 in Québec, Canada, New France .

daughter of Roch Manitouabeouich and Outchibahanoukoueou
Huron tribeswoman

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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? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to do many things for people. ...Read MORE...

The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH

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Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag male ancestor Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST)-- Date: 3 November 1644 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - PRDH - Universite de Montreal

Martin Prévost, born on Jan. 4, 1611, is the son of Pierre Provost and Charlotte Vié (Vien) of Montreuil-sous-Bois, a suburb to the east of Paris. Martin had had four brothers and one sister. He came to Canada around 1639 and married in 1644. According to the official records of New France, Martin Prévost was the first white to marry an indian. The wife of Martin called Marie Olivier Sylvestre, was of the Algonquian tribe. Her name at birth was Manitouabéouich and she was given the Christian name d'Olivier in honor of her adoptive father, Olivier LeTardiff, interpreter and commissioner general of the company of the One Hundred Associations. Martin Prévost and his family moved from Quebec to Beauport. He died at age 80, on Jan. 27, 1691.

In the early history of Canada, it was not until Olivier LeTardif became the personal representative and interpreter for Samuel de Champlain that we first hear the name Manitouabewich. This young Indian, of the Huron Nation, had been hired as LeTardif's own scout and traveling companion. Manitouabewich had been converted to Christianity by the French missionaries, and as part of the baptismal ritual, had been given the Christian name of Roch, in honor of St.Roch, the patron saint. Olivier LeTardif and Roch Manitouabewich traveled together for many years. It was the responsibility of LeTardif to establish a network of fur trading posts for the "Company" that Champlain had based at Quebec (l'Habitation at Basseville)...

It was in the atmosphere of this respected family of Guillaume Hubou and his wife Marie Rollet (when she married Guillaume Hubou, she was the widow of Louis Hebert) that Marie Olivier Sylvestre met and married Martin Prevost, friend of the Hubou family and a very personal friend of Olivier LeTardif. This marriage was to be the first marriage on record between an Indian girl and a French colonist. The marriage took place on the third of January 1644 at Quebec. Recorded as witnesses to the ceremony was Olivier LeTardif and Quillaume Couillard (father-in-law of LeTardif). ancestry/ martinprevost.htm


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1644 Marriage / Partner
Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH and Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) 3 November 1644, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1647 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST was born 21 December 1647, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1648 Death of Child
Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST died 5 February 1648, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1649 Birth of Child
Ursule PRÉVOST was born 13 December 1649, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1655 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST was born 7 January 1655, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1657 Birth of Child
Antoine PRÉVOST was born 15 October 1657, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1660 Birth of Child
Jean-Pascal PREVOST was born 31 January 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1661 Death of Child
Ursule PRÉVOST died 1 January 1661, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1662 Death of Child
Antoine PRÉVOST died 16 March 1662, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1662 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste PREVOST was born 16 May 1662, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
10 September 1665
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1665 Birth of Child
Thérèse PREVOST was born 3 June 1665, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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