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immigrant flag male ancestor  Denis  BRIERE

  (b. abt. 1631 France   d. 24 April 1700 Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )  

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Denis BRIERE was born abt. 1631 in France. Denis BRIERE was the child of ?   and   ?

Denis was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1658.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Françoise-Marie BIGOT 8 May 1658 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Françoise-Marie BIGOT  was born 7 May 1632 in France.  She died 9 August 1706 in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Québec, Canada (St-Augustin). 

Denis BRIERE died 24 April 1700 in Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Denis 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? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...

Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
  • 1658 Marriage / Partner
    Denis BRIERE and Françoise-Marie BIGOT 8 May 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Sebastien LABRIERE was born 28 January 1664, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
  • 1666 Sillery
    denis Briere - 35 habittant

    francoise Bigot - 34 sa femme & precl vefve de Guilleboust

    denis Briere - 6 fils

    francoise Brière - 4 fille

    marie guilleboust - 15 fille

    Charles guilleboust - 12 fils

    Margueritte guilleboust - 9 fille

    et pierre Campaignard - 22 domestique Engaigé'
    The first census of New France (1666)
  • 1668 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste BRIERE dit LABORDE was born 21 May 1668, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
  • 1681 Canadian Census Signeurie de Maure
    Denis Briere (dit La Briere), 50
    Francoise Bigot, sa femmme, 50
    Charles, 27
    Denis, 22
    Jean, 13
    Charles, 10
    Joseph, 7

    Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
  • 1700 Death
    24 April 1700
    Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)

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Added: 7/25/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 6/9/2015 10:13:37 AM

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