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  (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

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Joseph  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).  Catherine died 12 July 1714 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  Catherine was the child of Maurice POULIN (POULAIN) and Jeanne JALLAUT (JALAUX).

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

Occupation: interpreter, fur-trader, militia captain

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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.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Joseph GODEFROY


Joseph GODEFROY married flag female ancestor Catherine POULIN (POULAIN)-- Date: 21 October 1675 Place: Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France
Catherine POULIN (POULAIN) was the child of Maurice POULIN (POULAIN) and Jeanne JALLAUT (JALAUX)

Children of Joseph GODEFROY and Catherine POULIN (POULAIN):

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birth1645 Birth
20 July 1645
Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
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 river, by five leagues in depth, extending into the said lands and places not already granted.” Leneuf made a donation of his land to his nephew by a private agreement dated 15 Nov. 1667. The new seigneur rendered fealty and homage at Quebec on 7 July 1668.

Louis de Buade* de Frontenac allowed Vieuxpont to enlarge his seigneury by granting him a new concession on 23 Aug. 1674. It consisted of 15 acres, comprising the territory stretching “from the third to the fourth river.” He rendered fealty and homage for this on 26 Aug. 1677.

On 14...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
marriage1675 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)
1689 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste GODEFROY was born 31 January 1689, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1691 Birth of Child
Charlotte GODEFROY was born 18 September 1691, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

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Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
Anglican Church (1699)
1714 Death of Spouse/Partner
Catherine POULIN (POULAIN) died 12 July 1714, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1714 Death of Child
Marguerite GODEFROY died 12 July 1714, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
Added: 3/22/2015 6:23:39 PM - Updated: 4/21/2016 4:30:03 PM
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