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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Nicolas  MARSOLET

  (b. abt. 1587 Rouen, France   d. 15 May 1677 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Nicolas MARSOLET was born abt. 1587 in Rouen, France. Nicolas MARSOLET was the child of ?   and   ?

Nicolas was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1637.

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

Nicolas  married  Marie BARBIER 19 March 1637 in Rouen, France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marie BARBIER  was born 20 May 1619 in Rouen, France.  Marie died 21 February 1688 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Nicolas MARSOLET died 15 May 1677 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Bourgeois et Coureur Des Bois

One of the first settlers of Quebec

Details of the family tree of Nicolas 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? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church cemetery. After a period of time, if donations stop coming from the family, the stone is removed to make...Read MORE...

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Nicolas MARSOLET


Nicolas MARSOLET married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Marie BARBIER-- Date: 19 March 1637 Place: Rouen, France
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

PRDH does not have record of this marriage, however there are records of the baptisms of their many children, the first one in Quebec in 1637

Children of Nicolas MARSOLET and Marie BARBIER:

flag female ancestor Marie-Marguerite MARSOLET (b.22 February 1638, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 24 November 1711, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Mathieu DAMOUR (D'AMOURS) dit DESCHAUFOURS 30 April 1652 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Louise MARSOLET (b.17 May 1640 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 18 April 1712, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Jean LEMIRE 20 October 1653 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag male ancestor Joseph MARSOLET (b.31 May 1642 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Geneviève MARSOLET (b.10 August 1644, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 17 December 1702, Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )
m. Michel GUYON 4 September 1662 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Marie-Madeleine MARSOLET (b.27 September 1646, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 5 May 1734, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. François GUYON 4 September 1662 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag male ancestor Louis MARSOLET (b.30 September 1648, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag male ancestor Jean MARSOLET (b.20 April 1651, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 6 March 1715, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Marguerite COUTURE 19 February 1689 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
m. Marie-Anne BOLDUC 28 May 1690 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag girl ancestor Anne MARSOLET (b.10 June 1653, Québec, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag girl ancestor Elisabeth MARSOLET (b.29 September 1655, Québec, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag girl ancestor Marie MARSOLET (b.20 July 1661 , Québec, Canada, New France   d. 22 February 1671, Québec, Canada, New France )

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MARSOLET DE SAINT-AIGNAN, NICOLAS, interpreter, clerk in the fur trade, ship’s master, trader, and seigneur, coming from the neighbourhood of Rouen – perhaps from Saint-Aignan-sur-Ry, as his name suggests; b. 1587, if the burial certificate is to be believed, or 1601, according to the 1666 census; d. 15 May 1677 at Quebec.

Historians do not agree as to the date of Marsolet’s arrival in New France: some favour 1608, others 1613 or 1618. The only affirmation that is at all explicit comes from Champlain; recounting the events of 1629, he wrote of Pierre Raye, Étienne Brulé, and Marsolet that he had taken them “upon our expeditions over fifteen or sixteen years before.” Now we know that Champlain had in fact left France in 1613 for a sixth stay in Canada, during which time he went up the Ottawa River as far as Allumette Island in the Algonkin country. In our opinion it was in this year that Marsolet, a future interpreter of the Montagnais and Algonkin languages, landed in the colony,...Read MORE...

Dictionary of Canadian Biography (
marriage1637 Marriage / Partner
Nicolas MARSOLET and Marie BARBIER 19 March 1637, Rouen, France
1638 Birth of Child
Marie-Marguerite MARSOLET was born 22 February 1638, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1640 Birth of Child
Louise MARSOLET was born 17 May 1640 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1642 Birth of Child
Joseph MARSOLET was born 31 May 1642 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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1644 Birth of Child
Geneviève MARSOLET was born 10 August 1644, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1646 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine MARSOLET was born 27 September 1646, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1648 Birth of Child
Louis MARSOLET was born 30 September 1648, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1651 Birth of Child
Jean MARSOLET was born 20 April 1651, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1653 Birth of Child
Anne MARSOLET was born 10 June 1653, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1655 Birth of Child
Elisabeth MARSOLET was born 29 September 1655, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1661 Birth of Child
Marie MARSOLET was born 20 July 1661 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1666 Quebec
Nicolas Marsollet ...........................65 bourgeois
Marie Le Barbier ............................47 sa femme
Jean Marsollet ..............................14 fils
Marie Marsollet ..............................4 fille
Et Jean Belleville ..........................22 domestique engaigé
The first census of New France (1666)
1671 Death of Child
Marie MARSOLET died 22 February 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
death1677 Death
15 May 1677
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Added: 9/8/2009 2:51:50 PM - Updated: 9/13/2019 7:46:47 AM
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