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Did you know...an old farmer in a parish [in the province of Quebec] gave a good thrashing to a boy who had innocently killed a small yellow snake which he had seen crawling along the grass in front of his house. The old man said that he would have preferred losing his best horse rather than see that snake killed. It had been living in his cellar for some years past, and he considered it as a good lutin [spirit] which brought him luck and prosperity.
Source: The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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(b. abt. 1646
d. 15 February 1671
Boucherville, Québec, Canada
Charlotte Lamarche was born abt. 1646
was the child of
Family Group Record
Charlotte was a Fille du Roi, arriving in New France by 1669.
She married Jacques Lussier
30 September 1669
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1646
in Paris, Ile-de-France, France
He died 12 June 1713
in Sorel, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-de-Sorel)
Charlotte Lamarche died 15 February 1671
in Boucherville, Québec, Canada.
Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)
Charlotte Lamarche married Jacques Lussier
-- Date: 30 September 1669 Place: Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
Notre-DameAdded: 8/1/2010 12:29:30 PM Updated: 5/1/2016 8:47:36 AMChildren: Marie Lussier (b.03 February 1671 , Boucherville, Québec, Canada d. 20 May 1695, Boucherville, Québec, Canada)
1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.
Fille du Roi
Lamarche, Charlotte, m. Lussier, Jacques, Sep. 30, 16691663-1673 Filles du Roi
"The filles du roi, or King's Daughters, were some 770 women who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France. Most were single French women and many were orphans. Their transportation to Canada and settlement in the colony were paid for by the King. Some were given a royal gift of a dowry of 50 livres for their marriage to one of the many unmarried male colonists in Canada. These gifts are reflected in some of the marriage contracts entered into by the filles du roi at the time of their first marriages.
The filles du roi were part of King Louis XIV's program to promote the settlement of his colony in Canada. Some 737 of these women married and the resultant population explosion gave rise to the success of the colony. Most of the millions of people of French Canadian descent today, both in Quebec and the rest of Canada and the USA (and beyond!), are descendants of one or more of these courageous women of the 17th century. "
Added: 9/14/2010 1:50:21 PM - Beckie Updated: 9/15/2010 9:27:39 AM - Beckie
1669 Marriage / Partner
Charlotte Lamarche and Jacques Lussier 30 September 1669 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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).
fccs.ok.ubc.ca/ about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -
15 February 1671
Boucherville, Québec, Canada
1671 Birth of Child
Added: 8/1/2010 12:28:41 PM
Marie Lussier was born 03 February 1671 , Boucherville, Québec, Canada