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Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)

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Where is Mortagne, Perche, France? 

Mortagne-au-Perche is a commune of the Orne département, in the Low-Normandy area of France. -- en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Mortagne-au-Perchewww.frenchwayoflife.net/ int/ ville.php? v=Mortagne-au-Perche

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1505 - Saint François convent (Mortagne-au-Perche) built in 1505 for the Clarisses congregation by Marguerite de Lorraine, duchess of Alençon and countess of the Perche.

www.ot-mortagneauperche.fr/ en/ history-and-monuments
From 1634 to 1663 Robert Giffard recruited some fifty heads of families who lived in his native Mortagne-au-Perche to come to New France.

The French-Canadian Heritage in New England, Gerard J. Brault, UPNE, 1986, Page 112
1796 - Mortagne, a town of France, in the department of Orne, noted for its serges and tanneries. It is 19 miles E of Seez, and 70 W. of Paris.

Brookes' General Gazetter Abridged, Richard Brookes, Pub. by B. Law, C. Dilly, 1796
1838 - (Mortagne-au-Perche) - The Crestien de Galais hotel was built in the 18th century. Jacques Crestien, captain of Hunting in the Perche province, lived there. It became the town hall in 1838.

www.ot-mortagneauperche.fr/ en/ history-and-monuments
1906
Mortagne, a town of France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Orne, 25 miles E. of...Read MORE...

Mortagne-Au-Perche
"Famous for the percheron horses who derive their name from this rural region, La Perche is an...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 66 ancestors who were born in Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche).
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Gaudry
flag  Jacques GAUDRY (25 January 1594, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche) - 1637, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche))

Lefebvre
immigrant flag  Pasquière LEFEBVRE (abt. 1627, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche) - 4 September 1696, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche))

Turgeon
immigrant flag  Charles TURGEON (3 September 1627, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche) - bef. 1705, Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche))
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1582
Jacques BOUCHER (1562 - 30 July 1611) & Françoise PAIGNE (1564 - November 1611)
married 30 June 1582

1611
Marin BOUCHER (15 April 1589 - 25 March 1671) & Julienne BARIL (DUBARIL) (1586 - 15 December 1627)
married 7 February 1611

1615
Jean GUYON (18 September 1592 - 30 May 1663) & Mathurine ROBIN (abt. 1597 - 17 April 1662)
married 12 June 1615

1628
Robert GIFFARD (abt. 1587 - 14 April 1668) & Marie RENOUARD (8 September 1599 - 1667)
married 12 February 1628

1629
Thomas HAYOT (AYOTTE) (1609 - 15 September 1673) & Marie-Jeanne BOUCHER (1596 - 1670)
married 15 July 1629

1632
Pierre PARADIS (20 July 1604 - 29 January 1675) & Barbe GUYON (19 April 1617 - 27 November 1700)
married 11 February 1632

1644
Jean POISSON (October 1618 - 1652) & Jacqueline CHAMBOY (February 1624 - November 1694)
married 8 May 1644

1649
Charles TURGEON (3 September 1627 - bef. 1705) & Pasquière LEFEBVRE (abt. 1627 - 4 September 1696)
married abt. 1649
 

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