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flag male ancestor  Charles-Thomas  COUILLARD

  (b. 10 May 1647 Québec, Canada, New France   d. 8 May 1715 Beaumont, Canada, New France )  

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Charles-Thomas COUILLARD was born 10 May 1647 in Québec, Canada, New France . Charles-Thomas COUILLARD was the child of Guillaume COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY   and   Marie-Guillemette HÉBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Guillaume COUILLARD and Élisabeth DE VESINS (maternal)  Louis HÉBERT and Marie ROLLET

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Charles-Thomas  married  Marie PASQUIER DE FRANCLIEU 10 January 1668 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marie PASQUIER DE FRANCLIEU  was born abt. 1647 in France.  Marie died 26 June 1685 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Charles-Thomas  married  (2) Louise COUTURE 25 June 1686 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Louise COUTURE  was born 19 March 1665 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Louise died 22 December 1751 in Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont).  Louise was the child of Guillaume COUTURE (COUSTURE) and Anne ÉMARD.

Charles-Thomas COUILLARD died 8 May 1715 in Beaumont, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Seigneur de Beaumont et des Islets


Details of the family tree of Charles-Thomas 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? The first commercial brewery in Canada was started in Quebec City by Jean Talon in 1668.
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Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - The Seigneurial System (1627 - 1854)
The seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modeled on the French feudal system. It began in New France in 1627 with the formation of the Compagnie des Cent-Associés (or Company of 100 Associates), which was initially responsible for handing out land grants and seigneurial rights. The land was divided into five by 15 kilometer plots, usually along major rivers like the St. Lawrence. They were then further subdivided into narrow, but long lots for settlement. These lots were usually long enough to be suitable for faming, and they provided everyone who lived on them with equal access to neighbouring farms and the river. There were three main groups of people who lived off the land in this system: Seigneurs, Habitants and Engagés

Charles-Thomas COUILLARD was a seigneur.
Seigneurs were the most important colonists, as they were usually in the military or aristocracy prior to being a settler. These seigneurs then were charged with the task of subdividing large parcels of land into five by 15 kilometer concessions, then renting this land to a habitant. Under regulations set up by the French government in France, the seigneur could also set up a court of law, set up a mill on his land and organize a commune.

Source: Canada in the Making (www.canadiana.ca/citm/index_e.html)


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