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Ancestor is complete! flag male ancestor  Joseph  GODEFROY

  (b. 20 July 1645 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. abt. 1716 Québec Province, Canada )  

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Joseph GODEFROY was born 20 July 1645 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France . Joseph GODEFROY was the child of Jean GODEFROY dit LINCTOT   and   Marie LENEUF DU HÉRISSON and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Mathieu LENEUF and Jeanne LEMARCHAND

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Catherine POULIN (POULAIN) 21 October 1675 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Catherine POULIN (POULAIN)  was born 9 August 1658 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  She died 12 July 1714 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  She was the daughter of Maurice POULIN (POULAIN) and Jeanne JALLAUT (JALAUX).

Joseph GODEFROY died abt. 1716 in Québec Province, Canada.

Occupation: interpreter, fur-trader, militia captain


Details of the family tree of Joseph 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? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
  • Biography
    GODEFROY DE VIEUXPONT (Vieux-Pont), JOSEPH, interpreter, fur-trader, militia captain; b. 20 July 1645 at Trois-Rivières, sixth child of Jean Godefroy* de Lintot and Marie Leneuf, d. c. 1716. Governor Huault* de Montmagny had been his godfather.

    In 1649 his uncle, the Sieur Michel Leneuf* Du Hérisson, had been granted the fief of Vieuxpont: “one league of land along the St Lawrence River, in the locality of Trois-Rivières and going up the said ...Read MORE...


    www.biographi.ca Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1645 Birth
    20 July 1645
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1675 Marriage / Partner
    Joseph GODEFROY and Catherine POULIN (POULAIN) 21 October 1675, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1676 Birth of Child
    Marguerite GODEFROY was born 3 December 1676, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1678 Birth of Child
    Louis GODEFROY was born 13 September 1678, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1680 Birth of Child
    Catherine-Michelle GODEFROY was born 24 November 1680, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1683 Birth of Child
    Pierre GODEFROY was born 20 August 1683, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1684 Birth of Child
    Jacques GODEFROY was born 26 June 1684, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)


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Added: 3/22/2015 6:23:39 PM - Updated: 4/21/2016 4:30:03 PM

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