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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Michel  GAMELIN

  (b. abt. 1640 France   d. 27 February 1677 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France )  

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Michel GAMELIN was born abt. 1640 in France. Michel GAMELIN was the child of ?   and   ?

Michel was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1661.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Michel  married  Marguerite CREVIER 10 October 1661 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Marguerite CREVIER  was born abt. 1645 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France.  Marguerite died 7 June 1707 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul).  Marguerite was the child of Christophe CREVIER and Jeanne ENARD.

Michel GAMELIN died 27 February 1677 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France .

Occupation: surgeon, colonizer, businessman

Born in Blois, France

Details of the family tree of Michel 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? In winter, most of Canada is covered by a thick layer of snow. In Quebec City, there is an average...Read MORE...
  • Biography
    GAMELAIN DE LA FONTAINE, MICHEL, surgeon, colonizer, businessman; b. in 1640 at Blois (France) if one is to believe the census of 1667; son of Michel Gamelain, a wine merchant, and Françoise Bellanger; d. c. 1676.

    The first mention made of him goes back to 1661, the year of his marriage to Marguerite Crevier, the sister of Jean Crevier de Saint-François. Gamelain lived at Trois-Rivières and later at Cap-de-la-Madeleine, where he received a...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • Michel GAMELIN
    Title Legends of Le Détroit
    Author James Valentine Campbell
    Edition 2
    Publisher T. Nourse, 1883
    Original from the University of Michigan
    Digitized Jul 13, 2007
    Length 317 pages
    Page 297

  • Michel GAMELIN
    Title Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie
    Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie, Cyprien Tanguay
    Author Cyprien Tanguay
    Published 1871
    Original from Oxford University
    Digitized Jun 9, 2006
    Page 250

  • 1661 Marriage / Partner
    Michel GAMELIN and Marguerite CREVIER 10 October 1661, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1666 Canadian Census Trois Rivieres
    Michel Gamelin, 27
    Marguerite Crevier, 24
    Ignace, 3
    Marguerite, 2
    Richard, serviteur, 22

    Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
  • 1677 Death
    27 February 1677
    Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

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