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Ancestor is complete! immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor  Marie  POMPONNELLE

  (b. abt. 1630 France   d. 18 November 1700 Varennes, Canada, New France )  

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Marie POMPONNELLE was born abt. 1630 in France. Marie POMPONNELLE was the child of Jean POMPONNELLE   and   Michelle BOULET

Marie was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1656.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Nicolas PETIT dit LAPRÉE 17 August 1656 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Nicolas PETIT dit LAPRÉE  was born abt. 1631 in France.  He died 26 June 1697 in Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes).  He was the son of Nicolas LEPETIT and Catherine ANCELIN (ASSELIN).

Marie POMPONNELLE died 18 November 1700 in Varennes, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Marie 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? On Sunday mornings, residents of New France attended Mass. The rest of the day was spent playing...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
  • 1656 Marriage / Partner
    Marie POMPONNELLE and Nicolas PETIT dit LAPRÉE 17 August 1656, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1657 Birth of Child
    Jeanne-Marie-Anne PETIT dite LAPRE was born 2 May 1657, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1658 Birth of Child
    Louis PETIT was born 4 August 1658, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1660 Birth of Child
    Pierre PETIT was born 6 March 1660, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1661 Birth of Child
    Jacques PETIT was born 10 November 1661, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1662 Birth of Child
    Paul PETIT dit LALUMIÈRE was born 1 November 1662, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Nicolas PETIT dit BEAUCHEMIN was born 23 October 1664, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1666 Les Trois Rivieres
    Nicolas Petit - 34 habitant

    Marie ponponnelle - 36 sa femme

    Louis petit - 8 fils

    Pierre petit - 6 fils

    Jeanne petit - 5 fille

    Paul petit - .4 fils

    Et Nicolas petit - 2 fils

    The first census of New France (1666)

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The birth of Dauntless Spirit

Thanks to Micheline Gadbois MacDonald for sending us the story of the "birth" of her book, Dauntless Spirit. Dauntless Spirit is a historical fiction based on the life of Marie Pomponnelle. The book, written in the form of a diary, provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the families who came to New France (Canada) from France in the 1600s.

Micheline is a direct descendant of Marie Pomponnelle.


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