immigrant Fille a Marier flag   Catherine  DELAVAUX (DELAVAU)

  (b. abt. 1620 France   d. 11 April 1688 Montréal, Canada, New France )  

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Catherine DELAVAUX (DELAVAU) was born abt. 1620 in France. Catherine DELAVAUX (DELAVAU) was the child of

Catherine was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1650.

She married  Gilbert BARBIER 14 November 1650 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Gilbert BARBIER  was born 13 January 1617 in France.  He died 15 November 1693 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles). 

Catherine DELAVAUX (DELAVAU) died 11 April 1688 in Montréal, Canada, New France .

daughter of Alexandre de Lavau and Louise de Renel

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Catherine DELAVAUX (DELAVAU)

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Catherine DELAVAUX (DELAVAU) married immigrant flag  Gilbert BARBIER-- Date: 14 November 1650 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.

Marriage found at Notre-Dame de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec in Drouin Collection


flag  Charles BARBIER (b.7 August 1651, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 28 February 1657, Montréal, Canada, New France )

flag  Adrienne BARBIER (b.20 August 1652, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. aft. 31 August 1721, , Québec Province, Canada )
m. Étienne TRUDEAU 10 January 1667

flag  Barbe BARBIER (b.9 January 1654, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 24 January 1694, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Canada, New France* )
m. Toussaint BEAUDRY 24 November 1670

flag  Agathe BARBIER (b., , Québec Province, Canada   d. abt. 1655, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag  Gabriel BARBIER (b.6 September 1656, Montréal, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag  Nicolas BARBIER (b., , Québec Province, Canada   d. 11 August 1691, La Prairie, Canada, New France )

flag  Charles-Henri BARBIER (b.8 November 1660 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 8 June 1691, Repentigny, Canada, New France )
m. Marie PIGEON 13 June 1684
m. Marguerite CUSSON 25 October 1688

flag  Marie BARBIER (b.1 May 1663 , Montréal, Canada, New France   d. 19 May 1739, Montréal, Canada, New France )

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Canada 1625: Arrival of the Jesuits in Quebec.
Jesuits begin missionary work among the Indians in the Québec area. Jean de Brébeuf founds missions ...Read MORE...

Canada In 1627, there were fewer than one hundred Europeans living in Québec.
That year the Compagnie des Cent-Associés was created by Cardinal Richelieu to capitalize on the...Read MORE...

Canada 1627 - The Company of One Hundred Associates (a.k.a. the Company of New France) is given a fur monopoly and title to all lands claimed by New France (April 29). In exchange, they are to establish a French colony of 4000 by 1643, which they fail to do about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1629-1631: Quebec is in English hands, and most settlers return to France.
The adventurer David Kirke takes Québec for Britain (July 19, 1629). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1632 - The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye enables France to regain possession of Canada.

Canada 1634-40 - The Huron nation is reduced by half from European diseases (smallpox epidemic, 1639). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

France 1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.

France 1638 - King Louis XIV born in France
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Canada 1641 - Beginning of French and Iroquois Wars
Also known as the Beaver Wars.

Encouraged and armed by their Dutch and English trading partners, ...Read MORE...

Canada 1642 - The sieur de Maisonneuve founds Montréal (May 18). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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

Canada 1648-49 The Iroquois disperse the Huron nation. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1650 Marriage / Partner
Catherine DELAVAUX (DELAVAU) and Gilbert BARBIER 14 November 1650, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1651 Birth of Child
Charles BARBIER was born 7 August 1651, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1652 Birth of Child
Adrienne BARBIER was born 20 August 1652, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1654 Birth of Child
Barbe BARBIER was born 9 January 1654, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1656 Birth of Child
Gabriel BARBIER was born 6 September 1656, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1657 Death of Child
Charles BARBIER died 28 February 1657, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Canada 1659 - François de Laval arrives in Québec as vicar general of the pope (June). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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

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. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1660 Birth of Child
Charles-Henri BARBIER was born 8 November 1660 , Montréal, Québec, Canada
Canada 1663 - Québec becomes a royal province. The first Filles du roi (Kings Daughters) arrive in New France during the summer
In 1663, the King Louis XIV took over direct control of the government of New France, making it a...Read MORE...

1663 Birth of Child
Marie BARBIER was born 1 May 1663 , Montréal, Québec, Canada

1666 Census - Montreal, Quebec


Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe ...Read MORE...

Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
September: The last shipment of Filles du Roi arrived Quebec from France, and the program ended....Read MORE...

Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

1681 Canadian Census Ville de Montreal

Gilbert Barbier, charpentier, 64
Catherine Delavau, sa femme, 61
Gabriel, 26
Nicolas,...

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -


July 21, 1687 - Appearance of Catherine Delavau, wife of Gilbert...Read MORE...

11 April 1688
Montréal, Québec, Canada

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