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Ancestor is complete! immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor  Françoise  FAFARD

  (b. abt. 1621 France   d. 13 January 1702 Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )  

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FAFARD Genealogy

Françoise FAFARD was born abt. 1621 in France. Françoise FAFARD was the child of Jean FAFARD   and   Elisabeth THIBAULT

Françoise was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1647.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Mathurin MEUNIER 3 November 1647 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Mathurin MEUNIER  was born 22 April 1619 in Le Mans, France.  He died 8 October 1676 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer).  He was the son of Rene MEUNIER and Marie LEROUX.

Françoise FAFARD died 13 January 1702 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Françoise appear below.
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Françoise FAFARD

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Françoise FAFARD married immigrant flag male ancestor Mathurin MEUNIER-- Date: 3 November 1647 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Mathurin MEUNIER was the son of Rene MEUNIER and Marie LEROUX

3 Nov 1647

Marriage found at Notre Dame de Montreal in Drouin Collection

Mathurin Lemournier and Francoise Fafart


flag baby girl ancestor Barbe MEUNIER (b.24 November 1648, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 3 December 1648, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag baby boy ancestor Mathurin MEUNIER (b.3 December 1649, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 27 February 1650, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag baby boy ancestor Charles MEUNIER (b.3 December 1649, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 21 December 1649, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Jean MEUNIER (b.8 January 1651, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Marguerite HOUSSEAU 6 October 1670

flag female ancestor Françoise MEUNIER (b.13 September 1653 , Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. 18 January 1703, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France)
m. Charles POULIOT (POUILLOT) 5 June 1667
m. Jean-Paul MAHEU 30 September 1700

flag female ancestor Elisabeth MEUNIER (b.17 February 1656 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 10 April 1714, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France)
m. Isaac-Etienne PAQUET (PASQUIER) dit LAVALLEE 30 June 1670

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marguerite MEUNIER (b.4 August 1659, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 18 June 1733, Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France)
m. Pierre LABBE dit LACROIX 10 April 1674
m. Jean DEBLOIS dit GREGOIRE 13 June 1710

flag male ancestor Mathurin MEUNIER (b.8 December 1662 , Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. 14 February 1743, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Madeleine MENEUX 22 November 1684
m. Catherine BONHOMME 18 February 1705

immigrant flag male ancestor François MEUNIER (b.9 April 1665, , France  d. abt. 1726, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )
m. Angélique JACOB 18 February 1692

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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of Françoise FAFARD

Canada 1625: Arrival of the Jesuits in Quebec.

Canada In 1627, there were fewer than one hundred Europeans living in Québec.

Canada 1627 - Seigneurial system introduced by King Louis XIV of France, forbade settlement in New France by anyone other than Roman Catholics. (

Canada 1627 - The Company of One Hundred Associates (a.k.a. the Company of New France) is given a fur monopoly and title to all lands claimed by New France (April 29). In exchange, they are to establish a French colony of 4000 by 1643, which they fail to do

Canada 1629-1631: Quebec is in English hands, and most settlers return to France.

Canada 1632 - The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye enables France to regain possession of Canada.

Canada 1634-40 - The Huron nation is reduced by half from European diseases (smallpox epidemic, 1639).

Canada Between 1634 and August 1663, while the colony was governed by the Compagnie des Cent-Associés, about 262 women of marriageable age (Filles à marier) were recruited

France 1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.

France 1638 - King Louis XIV born in France

Canada 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars

Canada 1642 - The sieur de Maisonneuve founds Montréal (May 18).

France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne

Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

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

Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June).

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.

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer

Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

1647 Marriage / Partner
Françoise FAFARD and Mathurin MEUNIER 3 November 1647, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1648 Birth of Child
Barbe MEUNIER was born 24 November 1648, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1649 Birth of Child
Charles MEUNIER was born 3 December 1649, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1649 Birth of Child
Mathurin MEUNIER was born 3 December 1649, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1651 Birth of Child
Jean MEUNIER was born 8 January 1651, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1653 Birth of Child
Françoise MEUNIER was born 13 September 1653 , Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)
1656 Birth of Child
Elisabeth MEUNIER was born 17 February 1656 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1659 Birth of Child
Marguerite MEUNIER was born 4 August 1659, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1662 Birth of Child
Mathurin MEUNIER was born 8 December 1662 , Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
1665 Birth of Child
François MEUNIER was born 9 April 1665, , France

1666 Habittans de Beaupré

Jean Mounier - 47 habittant

Françoise fafar - 45 sa femme

Jean Mounier - 15 fils

Francoise Mounier - 13 fille

Ellisabeth Mounier - 10 fille

Margueritte Mounier - 6 fille

Mathurin Mounier - 3 fil

Et Francois Mounier - 2 fils
(CANADA) - 1666 Census of New France

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

1667 Census - Montmorency County, Quebec

Mathurin Musnier, habitant, 48 years
Francoise Fafard, 45 years
Jean Musnier, 17 years
Elisabeth Musnier, 12 years
Marguerite Musnier, 8 years
Mathurin Musnier, 5 years
Francois Musnier, 3 years

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

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).

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

1676 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mathurin MEUNIER died 8 October 1676, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)

1681 Census - Montmorency County, Quebec

Francoise Fafar, habitant, 50 years
Francois Meunier, 17 years
Mathurin Meunier, 16 years
(CANADA) - 1681 Census of New France

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre

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.

Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal

1702 Death

Francoise Fafart
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

name: Francoise Fafart
gender: Female
burial date: 13 Jan 1702
burial place: Ste Anne De Beaupre, Mont. I, Quebec
death date:
death place: Ste Anne De Beaupre, Montmouncy I, Quebec
age: 78
birth date: 1624
race: White
marital status: Widowed
spouse's name: Mathurin Meusnier
father's name:
father's birthplace:
mother's name:
mother's birthplace:
indexing project (batch) number: B02505-8
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1018040
reference number: p 1

"Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," index, FamilySearch (https:/ / pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F2PT-9SS : accessed 04 Jan 2013), Francoise Fafart, ; citing reference p 1, FHL microfilm 1018040.

Francoise is buried at:

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