immigrant Fille a Marier flag   Geneviève  DESPRÉS

  (b. abt. 1639 Paris, France   d. 11 May 1706 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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DESPRÉS Genealogy

Geneviève DESPRÉS was born abt. 1639 in Paris, France. Geneviève DESPRÉS was the child of

Geneviève was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1653.

She married  Louis COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY 29 April 1653 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Louis COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY  was born 18 May 1629 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  He died bef. 24 September 1678 in Montmagny, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas) (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire).  He was the son of Guillaume COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY and Marie-Guillemette HÉBERT.

Geneviève DESPRÉS died 11 May 1706 in Québec, Canada, New France .

daughter of Nicolas Despres and Madeleine Leblanc


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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Geneviève DESPRÉS

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Geneviève DESPRÉS married flag  Louis COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY-- Date: 29 April 1653 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Louis COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY was the son of Guillaume COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY and Marie-Guillemette HÉBERT


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flag  Jeanne COUILLARD (b.3 June 1654, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Paul DUPUIS 22 October 1668

flag  Charles COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY (b.6 December 1655, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 17 June 1656, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag  Jean-Baptiste COUILLARD (b.2 May 1657, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 8 March 1735, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag  Louis COUILLARD (b.29 November 1658, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 15 May 1728, Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France)
m. Marie FORTIN 4 May 1688

flag  Geneviève COUILLARD (b.24 October 1660, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag  Jacques COUILLARD (b.5 June 1665, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 23 August 1737, Montmagny, Canada, New France )
m. Elisabeth LEMIEUX 21 January 1691


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Canada 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars
Also known as the Beaver Wars.

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Canada 1642 - The sieur de Maisonneuve founds Montréal (May 18).

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France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne


Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

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1653 Marriage / Partner
Geneviève DESPRÉS and Louis COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY 29 April 1653, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1654 Birth of Child
Jeanne COUILLARD was born 3 June 1654, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1655 Birth of Child
Charles COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY was born 6 December 1655, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1657 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste COUILLARD was born 2 May 1657, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1658 Birth of Child
Louis COUILLARD was born 29 November 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June).

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France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.


Canada 1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal.

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1660 Birth of Child
Geneviève COUILLARD was born 24 October 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a...Read MORE...


1665 Birth of Child
Jacques COUILLARD was born 5 June 1665, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1666 Quebec

Louis Couillard Sr. de Lespinay .............34 bourgeois
Geneviefve Desprez...Read MORE...


Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

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Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe ...Read MORE...


Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

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Canada 1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2).

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Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

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Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
September: The last shipment of Filles du Roi arrived Quebec from France, and the program ended....Read MORE...


Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

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Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

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Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake...Read MORE...


World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.


Canada 1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps.

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Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

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Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal
On August 4, 1701, some 40 Aboriginal nations gathered in Montreal. On that day, their...Read MORE...


Canada 1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England.

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Death
11 May 1706
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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