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  (b. 5 June 1645 Rouen, France   d. 7 August 1724 Boucherville, Canada, New France )  

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Jacques BOURDON was born 5 June 1645 in Rouen, France. Jacques BOURDON was the child of ?   and   ?

Jacques was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1672.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie MENARD dite LAFONTAINE 8 February 1672 in Boucherville, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 14 children. Marie MENARD dite LAFONTAINE  was born 7 September 1659 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  She died 2 July 1726 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville).  She was the daughter of Jacques MENARD dit LAFONTAINE and Catherine FORESTIER (FORTIER).

Jacques BOURDON died 7 August 1724 in Boucherville, Canada, New France .

Occupation: process-server, clerk of court, and notary

son of Jean Bourdon and Marguerite Legris

Details of the family tree of Jacques 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)
  • Jacques BOURDON
    Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes (Collection Tanguay), Québec, 1608 à 1890
  • Biography
    BOURDON, JACQUES, process-server, clerk of court, and notary; baptized 5 June 1645 in the church of Saint-Godard at Rouen, son of Jean Bourdon and Marguerite Legris; buried 7 Aug. 1724 at Boucherville.

    In our opinion, J.-Edmond Roy has wrongly identified Jacques Bourdon with the “J. Bourdon” who was a clerk in the court registry of the Conseil Souverain in 1664. It was rather at Montreal, in the autumn of 1666, that Bourdon began his career,...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1645 Birth
    5 June 1645
    Rouen, France
  • Jacques BOURDON
    1672 marriage Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
  • 1672 Marriage / Partner
    Jacques BOURDON and Marie MENARD dite LAFONTAINE 8 February 1672, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
  • 1675 Birth of Child
    Marie BOURDON was born 8 August 1675, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)
  • 1678 Birth of Child
    Anne BOURDON was born 19 May 1678 , Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles)
  • 1680 Birth of Child
    Jacques BOURDON was born 15 February 1680 , Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)

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