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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Mathurin  MOREAU

  (b. 9 April 1641 Champdeniers, Deux-Sèvres, France   d. abt. 1712 Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Mathurin MOREAU was born 9 April 1641 in Champdeniers, Deux-Sèvres, France. Mathurin MOREAU was the child of ?   and   ?

Mathurin was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1667.

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Mathurin  married  Marie GIRARD 8 May 1667 in Sillery, Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marie GIRARD  was born abt. 1640 in France.  Marie died 8 December 1708 in Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy). 

Mathurin MOREAU died abt. 1712 in Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Domestique de Pierre Maufay

Son of Louis Maureau and Jeanne Douineau-Laurence

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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? In New France, on the week-days of summer every one wore a straw hat which the women of the household spent part of each winter in plaiting. In cold weather the knitted "tuque" made in vivid colors wa
Mathurin was a Domestique de Pierre Maufay.
The term domestique, or domestic servant, whether it was used in France or in New-France, was associated with: Servants working in a home; Agricultural servants; Personal servants; Any person at the service of another, without specifics.

Domestique also included all servants, of any type, working for religious communities and hospital staff, which represented an important group in the colony.

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1641 Birth
9 April 1641
Champdeniers, Deux-Sèvres, France
MOREAU – Contraction of Morineau, nickname given to an individual with a more or less dark complexion, in reference to the Moorish people, encountered during the crusades. Also, from the Latin 'Maurellus', from Maurus which means the Mauritanian, again the nickname of a dark-skinned individual. Finally, can come from the name of several localities in France.

Mathurin Moreau was baptized on April 9, 1641 in Champdeniers, Deux-Sèvres, France. Son of Louis Maureau and Jeanne Douineau-Laurence, he married the widow of Antoine Rouillard, Marie Girard, daughter of Michel and Charlotte Desnoyers, on May 8, 1667 in Sillery. The couple have 4 children. Arrived in 1664, he was confirmed in Quebec in 1665. He owned land in the region of Quebec, notably in Sillery. In 1670, he received property from the Rouillard estate which was disputed by his heirs and, in order to avoid a lawsuit, he ceded his rights to them in 1692. He died in Ste-Foy after August 1, 1712, the date on which his son...Read MORE...

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1667 Marriage / Partner
Mathurin MOREAU and Marie GIRARD 8 May 1667, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
1668 Birth of Child
Louis MOREAU was born 9 March 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1673 Birth of Child
Michel MOREAU was born 13 May 1673, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
1708 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie GIRARD died 8 December 1708, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)
Added: 3/18/2015 11:38:12 AM - Updated: 3/4/2023 11:54:13 AM

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