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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Jean  LEROUGE

  (b. abt. 1639 Paris, France   d. 29 September 1712 Charlesbourg, Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Jean LEROUGE was born abt. 1639 in Paris, France. Jean LEROUGE was the child of ?   and   ?

Jean was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1659.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Jeanne POTAGNE (POITEVIN) abt. 1659 in Paris, France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Jeanne POTAGNE (POITEVIN)  was born abt. 1640 in Paris, France.  She died aft. January 1689 in Charlesbourg, Québec, Québec, Canada (Bourg Royal). 

Jean LEROUGE died 29 September 1712 in Charlesbourg, Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: mason and surveyor

Details of the family tree of Jean 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? The habitant liked to be near his fellows, partly for his own safety against marauding redskins,...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
  • Bio
    Name: Jean le Rouge
    Relationship to Head: Chef de famille (Head)
    Baptism Date: 1639
    Spouse's Name: Jeanne Poitevin
    Burial Date: 30 sept. 1712 (30 Sep 1712)
    Burial Place: Charlesbourg Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2011.
    Original data: Tanguay, Cyprien. Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes...

  • Biography
    LE ROUGE, JEAN, mason and surveyor; b. in France 1639; buried 30 Sept. 1712 at Charlesbourg.

    It was Talon* who on 5 Nov. 1672 conferred upon Le Rouge “the office of surveyor in the [ . . . ] seigneurial jurisdiction of Quebec and in other parts of this country, to have, hold, and exercise the aforementioned office in conformity with the customary law of Paris.” Mason by trade, he was for many years Claude Baillif *’s partner.

    The...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1669 Birth of Child
    Marie LEROUGE was born 5 September 1669, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1670 Death of Child
    Marie LEROUGE died 17 September 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1671 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine LEROUGE was born 22 July 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • Jean LEROUGE
    1712 Death Saint-Charles-de-Charlesbourg, Charlesbourg, QC, Canada Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
  • 1712 Death
    29 September 1712
    Charlesbourg, Québec, Québec, Canada (Bourg Royal)

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