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Bordeaux, France

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Where is Bordeaux, France? 

Bordeaux is a port city in southwest France, with one million inhabitants in its metropolitan area at a 2008 estimate. It is the capital of the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department. Its inhabitants are called Bordelais.wikipedia

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Bordeaux, France - Cathédrale Saint-André
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Bordeaux, France

Cathédrale Saint-André
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Bordeaux, France

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1096 - Cathédrale Saint-André established in Bordeaux
In 1462, Bordeaux obtained a parliament, but regained importance only in the 16th century when it...Read MORE...

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Bordeaux, a city in the SW. of France, capital of the department of Gironde (in Giuionne), on the...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

Bourdelais dit Breme
immigrant flag  Antoine BOURDELAIS dit BREME (1663, Bordeaux, France - , , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec))

Bourgoin (Bourgouin) dit Duverger
immigrant flag  Pierre BOURGOIN (BOURGOUIN) dit DUVERGER (abt. 1686, Bordeaux, France - 28 November 1718, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City))

Carreau dit Lafraicheur
immigrant flag  Louis CARREAU dit LAFRAICHEUR (1620, Bordeaux, France - 27 May 1693, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)) gravestone

Chauveau dit Tonnelier
immigrant flag  Pierre CHAUVEAU dit TONNELIER (11 October 1686, Bordeaux, France - 21 November 1754, Charlesbourg, Québec, Québec, Canada (Bourg Royal))

flag  Jean CLEMANCEAU (abt. 1680, Bordeaux, France - , )

Deniger dit Sansoucy
immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag  Bernard DENIGER dit SANSOUCY (bet. 1627-1645, Bordeaux, France - bet. 1700-18 January 1718, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis))

immigrant flag  Pierre DUPRÉ (abt. 1646, Bordeaux, France - 19 May 1723, Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul))

Dupré dit Mikinac
immigrant flag  François DUPRÉ dit MIKINAC (abt. 1700, Bordeaux, France - 19 August 1776, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception))

Fradet dit Defricheur
immigrant flag  Jean FRADET dit DEFRICHEUR (abt. 1668, Bordeaux, France - 6 February 1743, Saint-Vallier, Québec, Canada)

immigrant flag  David GIRAUDEAU (20 December 1663, Bordeaux, France - 26 January 1744, Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault))

Goyau dit Lagarde
immigrant flag  Guillaume GOYAU dit LAGARDE (1666, Bordeaux, France - 6 December 1708, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil))

Janot dit Belhumeur
immigrant flag  Pierre JANOT dit BELHUMEUR (abt. 1659, Bordeaux, France - 11 May 1733, Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny))

Lafetiere (Lacetiere)
immigrant flag  Jean-Baptiste LAFETIERE (LACETIERE) (abt. 1684, Bordeaux, France - 13 November 1764, Montréal, Québec, Canada )

immigrant Fille a Marier flag  Anne LAMARQUE (7 July 1648, Bordeaux, France - abt. 1686, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec))
immigrant flag  Jacques LAMARQUE (12 March 1643, Bordeaux, France - 12 August 1705, Montréal, Québec, Canada )

immigrant flag  Catherine LARAIRE (abt. 1664, Bordeaux, France - 15 December 1729, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine))

flag  Louis LEFORT (22 October 1717, Bordeaux, France - , )

Limoges-Amand dit Jolicoeur
immigrant flag  Pierre LIMOGES-AMAND dit JOLICOEUR (14 February 1669, Bordeaux, France - 1 September 1747, Terrebonne, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis-de-Terrebonne))

Payette dit St-Amour
immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag  Pierre PAYETTE dit ST-AMOUR (abt. 1641, Bordeaux, France - 25 January 1719, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles)) gravestone

flag  Nicolas PIZANNE (8 May 1717, Bordeaux, France - , )

immigrant flag  Joseph-Jean-Baptiste RENAUDET (bet. 1676-1692, Bordeaux, France - 24 December 1759, Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada (Pointe-Olivier))

immigrant flag  Jean RIVIERE (abt. 1655, Bordeaux, France - 23 August 1724, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer))

immigrant flag  Jean-Baptiste SAVIGNAC (abt. 1683, Bordeaux, France - 4 August 1748, Montréal, Québec, Canada )

St-Germain dit Gaussin
immigrant flag  Jean ST-GERMAIN dit GAUSSIN (abt. 1655, Bordeaux, France - 18 February 1728, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup))

immigrant flag  Etienne TALON (abt. 1671, Bordeaux, France - 1 July 1734, Montmagny, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas) (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire))

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