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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag  Antoine  GROS dit LAVIOLETTE

  (b. abt. 1640Champagne, France   d. 23 September 1687Montréal, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Antoine GROS dit LAVIOLETTE was born abt. 1640 in Champagne, France. Antoine GROS dit LAVIOLETTE was the child of

Antoine was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

He married  Jacqueline AUBRY 9 September 1670 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Jacqueline AUBRY  was born 15 March 1642 in , France .  She died 22 January 1702 in Montréal, Québec, Canada . 

Antoine GROS dit LAVIOLETTE died 23 September 1687 in Montréal, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan - company La Varenne


Notes:
son of Jean Gros and Marguerite Aupy


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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.

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Did You Know? Quebec - Did you know? People of New France were rewarded for having large families - 10 children - 300 pounds per year; 12 children - 400 pounds.

Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
Did You Know? What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Canada 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)
Champagne, France - Cathédrale Saint-Étienne
Châlons-en-Champagne, MARNE, CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE
Established 13th century
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Montréal, Québec, Canada  - Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montréal
110, rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QUÉBEC
Established 1678
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Montréal, Québec, Canada  - St. James Cathedral, Montreal.

Ancienne cathédrale Saint-Jacques
Former Cathedral of St. James
rue Saint-Denis & rue Sainte-Catherine E, Montréal, QUÉBEC
Established 1825
Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Montréal, Québec, Canada  - MONTREAL - Rue Ste. Catherine Quest. (St. Catherine Street West.)
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Antoine GROS dit LAVIOLETTE married immigrant Fille du Roi flag Jacqueline AUBRY-- Date: 9 September 1670 Place: Québec, Canada, New France


Children:
flag Marie-Therese LEGROS dite LAVIOLETTE (b.3 September 1671, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 2 February 1688, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag Jean-Baptiste LEGROS dit LAVIOLETTE (b.20 December 1673, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 18 May 1765, Lachine, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada )

flag Nicolas LEGROS dit LECOMPTE (b.22 November 1678, Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 26 December 1720, Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag Marie-Anne LEGROS (b.23 June 1681, Sault-St-Louis, Canada, New France   d. 8 April 1761, Sault-St-Louis, Canada )

flag Catherine-Louise LEGROS (b.17 November 1683, Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 22 December 1719, Lachine, Montréal, Canada, New France )


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

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News 1642 - Fort Maisonneuve
Fort Maisonneuve (Montreal) is established by (I)-Paul de Maisonneuve (1612-1676) at Point Calliere ...Read MORE...


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

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News 1643 - Ville-Marie (Montreal) had grown from 50 people to 70 people by this year.

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


News 1644 - Iroquois attack Montreal on March 16

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News 1645 - Treaty with the Iroquois. The peace is broken a few months later. (Montreal)

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News 1646 to 1653 - War with the Iroquois (Montreal)

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News 1648 - Adrienne Du Vivier arrives; she and her husband, Augustin Hébert, are often referred to as "Montreal's First Citizens."

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Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

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News 1650 to 1653 - 50 men held Fort Montreal
Only 50 men held Fort Montreal. Between 1650 and 1653, 32 French settlers were killed by the...Read MORE...


News 1650 - Montreal Status Report
The wheat crop this year was excellent especially at Montreal. The Iroquois had driven most of the ...Read MORE...


News 1651 - On July 26, 200 Iroquois attack the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal.

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News 1652 - Montreal
Fifty miles beyond is the Great Island of Mont Reale, 180 miles distant from Kebec, which was...Read MORE...


News 1653 - Life in Montreal
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News 1653 - Congregation of Notre Dame founded in Montreal

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News 18th March, 1658 - Right to Bear Arms in Montreal
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News 9th July, 1658 - Forbidding the Sale of Liquor to Indians (Montreal)
Renewed orders, forbidding the sale of liquor to the Indians, under pain of confiscation and a fine ...Read MORE...


News 1659 - New Laws (Montreal)
18th January, 1659. — By-law to put an end to riots and desertions arising from drunkenness and...Read MORE...


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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News After being destroyed during the French Wars of Religion, the Benedictine Abbey at Hautvillers was rebuilt and replanted its vineyards.
By 1661, the Abbey had 25 acres (10 ha) of vineyards but were also receiving tithes in the form of...Read MORE...


News 20th September 1662. — Firing guns during the night, or going out after retreat, prohibited. (Montreal)

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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...


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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News 1669 - Respecting the Divine (Montreal)
2nd April, 1669. — Ordinance of the King prohibiting inn-keepers from furnishing the people of the...Read MORE...


1670 Marriage / Partner
Antoine GROS dit LAVIOLETTE and Jacqueline AUBRY 9 September 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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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News 7th March 1670 — Ordinance instructing the inhabitants of Montreal to mark their sacks and bags when they bring them to the mill.

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1671 Birth of Child
Marie-Therese LEGROS dite LAVIOLETTE was born 3 September 1671, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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
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Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

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1673 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste LEGROS dit LAVIOLETTE was born 20 December 1673, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

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News 1678 - Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montréal established at Montréal

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1678 Birth of Child
Nicolas LEGROS dit LECOMPTE was born 22 November 1678, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
1681 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne LEGROS was born 23 June 1681, Sault-St-Louis, Québec, Canada (Kahnawake)
1683 Birth of Child
Catherine-Louise LEGROS was born 17 November 1683, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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Death
23 September 1687
Montréal, Québec, Canada

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