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immigrant Fille a Marier flag   Françoise  CREPEAU

  (b. 1645La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. 12 January 1695Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Françoise CREPEAU was born 1645 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Françoise CREPEAU was the child of

Françoise was a Fille à Marier, arriving in New France by 1662.

She married  Pierre LAT 20 December 1662 in Château-Richer, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Pierre LAT  was born 1636 in , France .  He died 23 April 1705 in Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) . 

Françoise CREPEAU died 12 January 1695 in Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France .
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Did You Know? Over time, Quebec 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 Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know? Quebec - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they planted crops, took animals to pasture, and fixed fences. They ploughed the land with a team of oxen, then seeded it. They also cultivated a vegetable garden. In summer the entire family worked in the fields from sunrise until sunset. In late summer, they harvested grain crops and took them to the seigneur"s mill for grinding. In the autumn, they put up preserves, chopped and stacked firewood, brought in animals, butchered and salted the meat, which they put into barrels, and prepared the soil for next season"s crop.

Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France -
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France -
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France -
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France - La Rochelle - Le Port et les Yachts
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
La Rochelle - Le Port et les Yachts
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - Église des Saints-Anges de Lachine
1400, rue Saint-Joseph, Lachine, QUÉBEC
Established 1678
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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - Pensionnat des Soeurs de Ste-Anne a Lachine, built around 1888
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - Bridge at Lachine
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
Bridge at Lachine
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine) - Old Windmill at Lachine, P. Que.
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
Old Windmill at Lachine, P. Que.

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Françoise CREPEAU married immigrant flag  Pierre LAT-- Date: 20 December 1662 Place: Château-Richer, Canada, New France
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Name: Pierre Lat
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Spouse's Name: Francoise Crespel
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Event Date: 20 Dec 1662
Event Place: Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec
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Race: White
Marital Status: Unknown
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Spouse's Race: White
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01734-5
System Origin: Canada-EASy
GS Film number: 1018161
Reference ID: P 126

"Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," index, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F2KL-GJ1 : accessed 21 April 2015), Pierre Lat and Francoise Crespel, 20 Dec 1662; citing Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec, reference P 126; FHL microfilm 1,018,161.

Children:
flag  Jean LAT (LELAT) (b.9 March 1665, Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1694, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag  Marie LAT (b.30 July 1666, Château-Richer, Canada, New France   d. 11 April 1748 , Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag  Pierre LAT (b.2 September 1667, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France  d. 22 October 1704, Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France )


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Fille a Marier

"When the Company of 100 Associates began their settlement scheme, their plan of recruiting only families proved to be too costly, so instead they signed on single men; tradesman and labourers; who would be indentured for three years. However, this meant that more than 80% of the colonists were men, so even if they decided to stay at the end of their term, there was little hope of them starting a family, unless they chose a Canadian girl. But, since her family would never allow her, or her children, to leave their village; the company directors needed to avoid this from happening.

So instead, they began recruiting "marriagable young girls", who would first sign a contract in France and then be given passage and a small dowry to become the wife of a Quebec settler. You might wonder why these young girls (many under 16), would risk the dangers and hardships, which by now most of France were well aware of; but believe it or not; for many it was the best option.

At the time, marriages were arranged, so if the girl's family did not have the means to provide a sutable dowry, her only option was to become a nun, if she was Catholic; or marry beneath her station. In the case of the young Filles a Marier, though a marriage contract must be signed before departure, she had every right to refuse the union, once she met her husband-to-be. As a matter of fact, many of them did just that, and were provided safe passage home." (http://www.thinal.co.cc/weallcamefromsomewhere/Kebec/filles_marier.html)

Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

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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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1662 Marriage / Partner
Françoise CREPEAU and Pierre LAT 20 December 1662, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
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 Crown colony with Québec becoming a Royal Province. Royal governors and other officials replaced...Read MORE...


1665 Birth of Child
Jean LAT (LELAT) was born 9 March 1665, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

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1666 Birth of Child
Marie LAT was born 30 July 1666, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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1667 Birth of Child
Pierre LAT was born 2 September 1667, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
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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News 1676 - established
Lachine, originally named Saint-Sulpice, was a vast domain granted to Robert Cavelier de La Salle...Read MORE...


News 1678 - Église des Saints-Anges de Lachine established at Lachine

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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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News 1694 - La Rochelle - In 1694 trade (in sugar from the West Indies, furs from Canada, triangular trade) flourished.

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Death
12 January 1695
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)

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