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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   Pierre  FAYE dit VILLEFAGNAN

  (b. abt. 1637, France   d. 27 December 1692Québec, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Pierre FAYE dit VILLEFAGNAN was born abt. 1637 in , France. Pierre FAYE dit VILLEFAGNAN was the child of

Pierre was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

He married  Marie CHAUVET 16 August 1668 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Marie CHAUVET  was born abt. 1641 in , France .  She died aft. 10 April 1709 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) . 

Pierre FAYE dit VILLEFAGNAN died 27 December 1692 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan


Notes:
son of Jacques Fagnan and Isabelle Beguin


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Pierre FAYE dit VILLEFAGNAN married immigrant Fille du Roi flag  Marie CHAUVET-- Date: 16 August 1668 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
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Children:
flag  Elisabeth-Isabelle FAYE (b.31 March 1673, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 16 April 1750, L'Islet, Canada, New France )

flag  Marie-Anne FAILLY (FAYE) (b.30 June 1678, Charlesbourg, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag  Jean-Baptiste FAYE (FAGNAN) (b.24 November 1683, Charlesbourg, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )


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1668 Marriage / Partner
Pierre FAYE dit VILLEFAGNAN and Marie CHAUVET 16 August 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1673 Birth of Child
Elisabeth-Isabelle FAYE was born 31 March 1673, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1678 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne FAILLY (FAYE) was born 30 June 1678, Charlesbourg, Québec, Québec, Canada (Bourg Royal)
1683 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste FAYE (FAGNAN) was born 24 November 1683, Charlesbourg, Québec, Québec, Canada (Bourg Royal)
Death
27 December 1692
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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