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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Robert  GIGUERE dit DESPINS

  (b. 9 March 1616 France   d. August 1709 Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )  
Age: 93

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Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS was born 9 March 1616 in France

Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS was the child of ?   and   ?

Robert was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1645.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Robert  married  Marie-Aimee MIVILLE 2 July 1652 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 13 children. Marie-Aimee MIVILLE  was born 8 December 1635 in Notre Dame, Brouage, Saintes, Saintonge, France.  Marie-Aimee died 9 December 1713 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre).  Marie-Aimee was the child of Pierre MIVILLE dit LESUISSE and Charlotte MAUGIS.

Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS died August 1709 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France .

Born in Tourouvre, France


Details of the family tree of Robert 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 - What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Québec from France it was a custom to add a 'dit' nickname to the surname. The English translation of 'dit' is 'said'. The Colonists of Nouvelle France added 'dit' names as distinguishers. A settler might have wanted to differentiate their family from their siblings by taking a 'dit' name that described the locale to which they had relocated. The acquiring of a 'dit' name might also be the result of a casual adoption, whereby the person wanted to honor the family who had raised them. Another reason was also to distinguish themselves by taking as a 'dit' name the town or village in France from which they originated. This custom ended around 1900 when people began using only one name, either the 'dit' nickname or their original surname.

Source: American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS

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Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Marie-Aimee MIVILLE-- Date: 2 July 1652 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).


Marie-Aimee MIVILLE was the child of Pierre MIVILLE dit LESUISSE and Charlotte MAUGIS


"On 2 July 1652, Robert Giguere married Aymee Miville. She was born at Bourage in France, from the marriage of Pierre Miville dit le Suisse and of Charlotte Maugis."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume II, Page 100


So Many Children! French-Canadian Family Size in the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries


Children of Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS and Marie-Aimee MIVILLE:

flag female ancestor Charlotte GIGUERE (b.23 October 1653, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Laurent PHILIPPE dit LAFONTAINE 15 October 1669 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

flag male ancestor Martin GIGUERE dit DESPINS (b.2 January 1655, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. , , Québec Province, Canada )
m. Marie-Françoise PINARD 7 May 1682 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)

flag female ancestor Jeanne GIGUERE (b.22 July 1657, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 28 March 1673, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Marie GIGUERE (b.12 April 1659, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 4 August 1710, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )
m. Jean-Baptiste PATISSIER dit SAINT-AMAND 10 January 1678 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste GIGUERE (b.abt. 1660, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 17 April 1750, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Louise MAGNAN 22 January 1704 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

flag male ancestor Robert GIGUIERE (b.28 January 1663, Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. 10 December 1711, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Pierre GIGUERE (b.9 August 1665, Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag female ancestor Anne GIGUERE (b.16 September 1668, Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. 7 November 1762, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada )
m. Pierre POULIN 13 November 1689 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

flag male ancestor Étienne GIGUERE (b.25 May 1670, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. 8 November 1749, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Madeleine MERCIER 21 June 1701 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

flag female ancestor Anges GIGUERE (b.27 December 1671, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. ,  )

flag male ancestor Joseph GIGUERE (b.13 August 1673, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. 20 December 1741, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France )
m. Angélique MERCIER 11 November 1698 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

flag female ancestor Agnes GIGUERE (b.19 March 1675, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. 27 July 1760, Kamouraska, Canada )
m. Charles MARQUIS 7 January 1698 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)
m. Joseph BLONDEAU dit LAFRANCHISE 10 October 1701 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Marguerite GIGUERE (b.5 June 1678, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France   d. 13 September 1723, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Jean-Baptiste BAU (LEBEAU) dit LALOUETTE 1 April 1704 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)



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birth1616 Birth
9 March 1616
, France

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'On 9 March 1616, in the parish of Saint-Aubin or Tourouvre, Michell Jornal gave birth to Robert Giguere, her 16th child. The son of Jehan Giguere, Robert would come to be responsible for the spread of his surname throughout New France, and subsequently, North America... There is no reason to believe that he did not come to Canada about 1645 and then do his service of indenture for at least three years, or maybe even five or six.'

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume II, Page 99
Biography
GIGUÈRE - from the old French 'giguer' which means 'to frolic, to jump, to fidget'. Nickname given to one who is restless, playful. Robert Giguère was baptized on March 9, 1616 in Saint-Aubin-de-Tourouvre, Orne, France. Son of Jean Giguère and Michelle Journel, he married Aimée Miville, daughter of Pierre and Charlotte Maugis, on February 2, 1652 in Quebec. From this union were born 13 children. He would have arrived in the country between 1644 and 1650, the year he settled in Sainte-Anne-du-Petit-Cap. He died in August 1709, in Sainte-Anne.
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marriage1652 Marriage / Partner
Robert GIGUERE dit DESPINS and Marie-Aimee MIVILLE 2 July 1652, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

He was 36 years old.
1653 Birth of Child
Charlotte GIGUERE was born 23 October 1653, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Robert was 37 years old.
1655 Birth of Child
Martin GIGUERE dit DESPINS was born 2 January 1655, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 38 years old.
1657 Birth of Child
Jeanne GIGUERE was born 22 July 1657, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Robert was 41 years old.
1659 Birth of Child
Marie GIGUERE was born 12 April 1659, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Robert was 43 years old.
1663 Birth of Child
Robert GIGUIERE was born 28 January 1663, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)

Robert was 46 years old.
1665 Birth of Child
Pierre GIGUERE was born 9 August 1665, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)

Robert was 49 years old.
1666 Habittans de Beaupré
Robert giguiere - 50 habittant

Aymée Minville - 27 sa femme

Charlotte Giguiere - 12 fille

Martin Giguiere - 11 fils

Jeanne Giguiere - 9 fille

Marie Giguiere - 7 fille

Jean Giguiere - 6 fils

Robert Giguiere - 3 fils

pierre Giguiere - 8 mois fils

Et Simon d'Orillage - 22 domestique Engaigé
The first census of New France (1666)
1668 Birth of Child
Anne GIGUERE was born 16 September 1668, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)

Robert was 52 years old.

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marriage1669 Marriage of Child
Charlotte GIGUERE married 15 October 1669, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre) to Laurent PHILIPPE dit LAFONTAINE
1670 Birth of Child
Étienne GIGUERE was born 25 May 1670, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 54 years old.
1671 Birth of Child
Anges GIGUERE was born 27 December 1671, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 55 years old.
1673 Death of Child
Jeanne GIGUERE died 28 March 1673, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 57 years old.
1673 Birth of Child
Joseph GIGUERE was born 13 August 1673, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 57 years old.
1675 Birth of Child
Agnes GIGUERE was born 19 March 1675, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 59 years old.
marriage1678 Marriage of Child
Marie GIGUERE married 10 January 1678, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre) to Jean-Baptiste PATISSIER dit SAINT-AMAND
1678 Birth of Child
Marguerite GIGUERE was born 5 June 1678, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

Robert was 62 years old.
marriage1682 Marriage of Child
Martin GIGUERE dit DESPINS married 7 May 1682, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre) to Marie-Françoise PINARD
marriage1689 Marriage of Child
Anne GIGUERE married 13 November 1689 , Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre) to Pierre POULIN
marriage1698 Marriage of Child
Agnes GIGUERE married 7 January 1698, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre) to Charles MARQUIS
marriage1698 Marriage of Child
Joseph GIGUERE married 11 November 1698, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre) to Angélique MERCIER
marriage1701 Marriage of Child
Étienne GIGUERE married 21 June 1701, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre) to Marie-Madeleine MERCIER
marriage1701 Marriage of Child
Agnes GIGUERE married 10 October 1701, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) to Joseph BLONDEAU dit LAFRANCHISE
marriage1704 Marriage of Child
Jean-Baptiste GIGUERE married 22 January 1704, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul) to Louise MAGNAN
marriage1704 Marriage of Child
Marguerite GIGUERE married 1 April 1704, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre) to Jean-Baptiste BAU (LEBEAU) dit LALOUETTE
death1709 Death
August 1709
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

He died at the age of 93.
Added: - Updated: 4/29/2023 11:46:03 PM
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