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immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor  Catherine  BARRE

  (b. abt. 1640 France   d. 17 July 1707 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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BARRE Genealogy

Catherine BARRE was born abt. 1640 in France. Catherine BARRE was the child of ?   and   ?

Catherine was a Fille du Roi , arriving in New France by 1665.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Mathurin CHAILLE (CHAYER) 11 January 1665 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Mathurin CHAILLE (CHAYER)  was born 2 May 1633 in France.  He died 23 July 1707 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Catherine BARRE died 17 July 1707 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Daughter of Jacques Barre and Francoise Gauvritte

Details of the family tree of Catherine 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 New France, children of fur traders and their Indian wives were known as Metis.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Catherine BARRE

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Catherine BARRE married immigrant flag male ancestor Mathurin CHAILLE (CHAYER)-- Date: 11 January 1665 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, Quebec, Canada

"Catherine Barre, a young woman protected by the king, arrived in the country in the summer of 1664, it seems. She was the daughter of Jacques Barre and of Francoise Gauvrite, from Saint-Martin-de-RE in Aunis, diocese of La Rochelle. Catherine was a serious girl about 20 years old. Maurice Rivet, a lad from La Rochelle, spoke to her of marriage in the autumn of 1664. However, ancestor Rivet found serious competition in the person of Mathurin Chaille and gave up his marriage contract on 17 November of the same year. Mathurin courted Catherine until she accepted and decided to be united with im in the gonds of matrimony."

"At Beauport, on Tuesday, 30 December 1664, the house of Jacques Lamarie and of Marie Morin, his wife and Catherine's chaperone, was filled with visitors in their Sunday clothes... Notary Vachon read aloud Mathurin and Catherine's marriage contract. Everyone witnessed these civil promised drawn up according to the Coutume de Paris. The bride signed with elegance."

"In the chapel of Beauport, on Sunday, 11 January 1665, Father Charles de Lauzon, Sieur de Charny, blessed the union of Mathurin and Catherine in the presence of witnesses recorded in the registry of Notre-Dame de Quebec: Jacques Lemarie and Pierre Marcoux, residents of Beauport."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XVI, Pages 70-71


flag male ancestor Claude CHAILLE (CHAYER) (b.17 October 1665 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 13 December 1724, Cap-Santé, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Madeleine BRIERE 2 May 1689

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie-Thérèse CHAILLE (b.23 January 1667, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 27 October 1726, Deschambault, Canada, New France )
m. François NAU (NAULT) 1 July 1688

flag boy ancestor Michel CHAILLE (b.5 May 1671, Québec, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1681, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag male ancestor Jean CHAILLE (b.14 January 1674 , Sillery, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 13 November 1709, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Anne BRIERE 20 January 1698

flag male ancestor Henri CHAILLE (b.10 May 1676 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 1 July 1711, Cap-Santé, Canada, New France )
m. Renee DERY dite LAROSE 24 November 1700

flag male ancestor François CHAILLE (b.1 August 1678 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 3 February 1750, Pointe-du-Lac, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France* )
m. Françoise CASSAN 14 January 1709

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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of Catherine BARRE

Canada 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars

Canada 1642 - The sieur de Maisonneuve founds Montréal (May 18).

France 1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne

Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation.

France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.

Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June).

Canada 1660 - Adam Dollard des Ormeaux and about sixty others withstand an attack by over 500 Iroquois at Long Sault (May). It is traditionally said that the small party fights so well that the Iroquois decide not to attack Montréal.

Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer

Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

Fille du Roi

Barré, Catherine, m. Chaillé, Mathurin, Jan. 11, 1665

Filles du Roi

1665 Marriage / Partner
Catherine BARRE and Mathurin CHAILLE (CHAYER) 11 January 1665, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1665 Birth of Child
Claude CHAILLE (CHAYER) was born 17 October 1665 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Beauport, Quebec

Mathurin Chaillé, 25 habittant
Catherine Barré, 22 sa femme
Claude Chaillé, 1 fils
1666 Census of New France

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

Canada 1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2).

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

1667 Birth of Child
Marie-Thérèse CHAILLE was born 23 January 1667, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1671 Birth of Child
Michel CHAILLE was born 5 May 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1674 Birth of Child
Jean CHAILLE was born 14 January 1674 , Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)
1676 Birth of Child
Henri CHAILLE was born 10 May 1676 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1678 Birth of Child
François CHAILLE was born 1 August 1678 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1681 Canadian Census Seigneurie de Beauport

Mathurin Chaille, 40
Catherine Barre, sa femme, 40
Claude, 15
Therese, 14
Michel, 10
Jean, 8
Henry, 6
Francois, 3

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre

World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

Canada 1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps.

Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal

Canada 1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England.

1707 Death

"Catherine Barre died in the heat of the summer of 1707. On Sunday, 17 July, her mortal remains were laid to rest in the cemetery of Quebec. Father Francois Dupre mentioned in the registry the name of only a single witness, Jean Brassard, the sexton. He recorded Catherine's age as 70."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XVI, Page 75

Added: 3/12/2009 6:15:28 PM - Updated: 8/16/2015 1:11:00 PM

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