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HELP! immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor  Marie  MAJOR

  (b. 26 February 1637 St-Thomas-de-Touques, Normandie, France   d. 8 December 1689 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Marie MAJOR was born 26 February 1637 in St-Thomas-de-Touques, Normandie, France

Marie MAJOR was the child of ?   and   ?

Marie was a Fille du Roi , arriving in New France by 1668.
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Marie  married  Antoine ROY dit DESJARDINS 11 September 1668 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Antoine ROY dit DESJARDINS  was born 23 March 1635 in Burgundy, France.  Antoine died 10 July 1684 in Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine).  Antoine was the child of Olivier ROY and Anne BOUDARD.

Marie MAJOR died 8 December 1689 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Daughter of Jean Major and Marguerite Lepele.


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Marie MAJOR married immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag male ancestor Antoine ROY dit DESJARDINS-- Date: 11 September 1668 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).


Antoine ROY dit DESJARDINS was the child of Olivier ROY and Anne BOUDARD


Notre-Dame-de-Quebec
Anotine, son of Olivier Roy and Catherine Boderge
Marie, daughter of Jean Major and Marguerite Le Pele


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birth1637 Birth
26 February 1637
St-Thomas-de-Touques, Normandie, France

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Fille du Roi
Major, Marie , m. Roy, Antoine, dit Desjardins, Sep. 11, 1668

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marriage1668 Marriage / Partner
Marie MAJOR and Antoine ROY dit DESJARDINS 11 September 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1684 Death of Spouse/Partner
Antoine ROY dit DESJARDINS died 10 July 1684, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)
Added: 6/16/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 12/9/2022 6:27:15 PM

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