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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   Antoine  BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR

  (b. 28 December 1667, France   d. 14 May 1743La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Antoine BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR was born 28 December 1667 in , France. Antoine BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR was the child of

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

He married  Marie-Renée COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE) abt. 1701 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marie-Renée COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE)  was born 15 February 1683 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) .  She died 9 February 1711 in Sorel, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of Antoine COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE) DE VILLIER and Marguerite PROVENCHER.

He married  (2) Françoise-Angélique MÉLINE 1 November 1711 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Françoise-Angélique MÉLINE  was born 10 February 1687 in Lauzon, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-de-Lévy) .  She was the daughter of Louis MÉLINE and Anne-Marie MASSARD.

Antoine BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR died 14 May 1743 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat de Carignan et bedeau

son of Antoine Brûlé and Marie Obry (Aulary)

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Antoine BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR married flag  Marie-Renée COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE)-- Date: abt. 1701 Place: Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France
Marie-Renée COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE) was the daughter of Antoine COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE) DE VILLIER and Marguerite PROVENCHER


flag  Louis BRÛLÉ (b.abt. 1703, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 2 January 1769, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Madeleine BILLY dite ST-LOUIS 13 February 1736

flag  Madeleine BRÛLÉ (b.20 September 1706, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France   d. 27 January 1775, Berthierville, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Antoine MOREAU 13 February 1736

Antoine BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR married flag  Françoise-Angélique MÉLINE-- Date: 1 November 1711 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
Françoise-Angélique MÉLINE was the daughter of Louis MÉLINE and Anne-Marie MASSARD



flag  Marie-Josephe BRÛLÉ (b.13 August 1712, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France   d. 21 December 1792, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada)
m. Daniel-Pierre NORMANDIN 30 November 1730

flag  Marguerite BRÛLÉ (b.3 June 1714, Sorel, Canada, New France  d. 16 July 1790, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Louis BALARD 1 June 1739

flag  Joseph BRULE (b.29 September 1721, Sorel, Canada, New France  d. 29 April 1804, Saint-Cuthbert, Lower Canada)
m. Marie-Anne SYLVESTRE 26 January 1750

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28 December 1667
, France

1706 Birth of Child
Madeleine BRÛLÉ was born 20 September 1706, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
1711 Marriage / Partner
Antoine BRÛLÉ dit FRANCOEUR and Françoise-Angélique MÉLINE 1 November 1711, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1711 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie-Renée COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE) died 9 February 1711, Sorel, Québec, Canada
1712 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephe BRÛLÉ was born 13 August 1712, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Ile Dupas)
1714 Birth of Child
Marguerite BRÛLÉ was born 3 June 1714, Sorel, Québec, Canada
1721 Birth of Child
Joseph BRULE was born 29 September 1721, Sorel, Québec, Canada
14 May 1743
La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Ile Dupas)

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