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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Martin  PRÉVOST (PROVOST)

  (b. 4 January 1611 Montreuil-sous-Bois, Bobigny, Paris, France   d. 27 January 1691 Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) was born 4 January 1611 in Montreuil-sous-Bois, Bobigny, Paris, France

Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) was the child of ?   and   ?

Martin was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1644.

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

Martin  married  Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH 3 November 1644 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH  was born abt. 1624 in Canada.  Marie Olivier died 10 September 1665 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Martin  married  (2) Marie D'ABANCOURT 8 November 1665 in Québec, Canada, New France .  Marie D'ABANCOURT  was born abt. 1619 in St-Vaux, Soissons, Aisne, France.  Marie died abt. 1680 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Marie was the child of Adrien D'ABANCOURT dit LACAILLE and Simone D'ORGEVILLE.

Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) died 27 January 1691 in Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: one of the pioneers of Beauport near Quebec

Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, 2, rue de Romainville, Montreuil-sous-Bois, France

son of Pierre Prevost and Charlotte Vié

Details of the family tree of Martin appear below.

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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.

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Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) married flag Native American female ancestor Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH-- Date: 3 November 1644 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

Martin Prévost, born on Jan. 4, 1611, is the son of Pierre Provost and Charlotte Vié (Vien) of Montreuil-sous-Bois, a suburb to the east of Paris. Martin had had four brothers and one sister. He came to Canada around 1639 and married in 1644. According to the official records of New France, Martin Prévost was the first white to marry an indian. The wife of Martin called Marie Olivier Sylvestre, was of the Algonquian tribe. Her name at birth was Manitouabéouich and she was given the Christian name d'Olivier in honor of her adoptive father, Olivier LeTardiff, interpreter and commissioner general of the company of the One Hundred Associations. Martin Prévost and his family moved from Quebec to Beauport. He died at age 80, on Jan. 27, 1691.

In the early history of Canada, it was not until Olivier LeTardif became the personal representative and interpreter for Samuel de Champlain that we first hear the name Manitouabewich. This young Indian, of the Huron Nation, had been hired as LeTardif's own scout and traveling companion. Manitouabewich had been converted to Christianity by the French missionaries, and as part of the baptismal ritual, had been given the Christian name of Roch, in honor of St.Roch, the patron saint. Olivier LeTardif and Roch Manitouabewich traveled together for many years. It was the responsibility of LeTardif to establish a network of fur trading posts for the "Company" that Champlain had based at Quebec (l'Habitation at Basseville)...

It was in the atmosphere of this respected family of Guillaume Hubou and his wife Marie Rollet (when she married Guillaume Hubou, she was the widow of Louis Hebert) that Marie Olivier Sylvestre met and married Martin Prevost, friend of the Hubou family and a very personal friend of Olivier LeTardif. This marriage was to be the first marriage on record between an Indian girl and a French colonist. The marriage took place on the third of January 1644 at Quebec. Recorded as witnesses to the ceremony was Olivier LeTardif and Quillaume Couillard (father-in-law of LeTardif). ancestry/ martinprevost.htm


flag baby girl ancestor Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST (b.21 December 1647, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 5 February 1648, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag girl ancestor Ursule PRÉVOST (b.13 December 1649, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 1 January 1661, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Louis PREVOST (b.abt. 1651, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 12 May 1686, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Françoise GAGNON 21 February 1672 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
m. Marguerite CARREAU 17 February 1681 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)

flag female ancestor Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST (b.7 January 1655, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 4 December 1700, Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France)
m. Michel AUBIN dit PARADIS 11 June 1670 in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

flag boy ancestor Antoine PRÉVOST (b.15 October 1657, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 16 March 1662, Québec, Canada, New France )

flag male ancestor Jean-Pascal PREVOST (b.31 January 1660, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Françoise CADIEUX dite COURVILLE 4 May 1690 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste PREVOST (b.16 May 1662, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 11 May 1737, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Canada, New France)
m. Marie-Anne GIROUX 18 August 1683 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
m. Geneviève SEDILOT 3 February 1712 in Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

flag female ancestor Thérèse PREVOST (b.3 June 1665, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 20 May 1743, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Michel GIROUX 18 August 1683 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) married immigrant flag female ancestor Marie D'ABANCOURT-- Date: 8 November 1665  Place: Québec, Canada, New France
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Marie D'ABANCOURT was the child of Adrien D'ABANCOURT dit LACAILLE and Simone D'ORGEVILLE

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birth1611 Birth
4 January 1611
Montreuil-sous-Bois, Bobigny, Paris, France

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PRÉVOST (Provost), MARTIN, one of the pioneers of Beauport near Quebec; b. c. 1611, son of Pierre Prévost and Charlotte Vien, of Montreuil-sur-le-Bois-de-Vincennes (now Montreuil-sous-Bois), near Paris; d. 26 Jan. 1691 at Beauport.

Prévost’s presence at Quebec is referred to in the documents of the notary Piraube as early as the year 1639. On 3 Nov. 1644, he married, at Quebec, Marie-Olivier-Sylvestre Manitouabeouich. This is the first marriage between a Frenchman and an Indian mentioned in Canadian historical records. The young bride had been given by her parents to the interpreter Olivier Letardif, who had been her godfather and had then had her brought up as a French girl in the home of Sieur Guillaume Hubou.

From the time of his marriage until his death, we find Martin Prévost settled at Beauport as an “habitant,” or farmer, which did not prevent him from having a piece of land and a house at Quebec in 1667. He was married a second time in 1665, to Marie d’Abancourt, the...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
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marriage1644 Marriage / Partner
Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) and Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH 3 November 1644, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1647 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST was born 21 December 1647, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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1648 Death of Child
Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST died 5 February 1648, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1649 Birth of Child
Ursule PRÉVOST was born 13 December 1649, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1655 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine PRÉVOST was born 7 January 1655, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1657 Birth of Child
Antoine PRÉVOST was born 15 October 1657, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1660 Birth of Child
Jean-Pascal PREVOST was born 31 January 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1661 Death of Child
Ursule PRÉVOST died 1 January 1661, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1662 Death of Child
Antoine PRÉVOST died 16 March 1662, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1662 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste PREVOST was born 16 May 1662, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
marriage1665 Marriage / Partner
Martin PRÉVOST (PROVOST) and Marie D'ABANCOURT 8 November 1665 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1665 Birth of Child
Thérèse PREVOST was born 3 June 1665, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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1665 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie Olivier SYLVESTRE MANITOUABEOUICH died 10 September 1665, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1666 Canadian Census - Beauport
Martin prevost ..............................55 habittant

Marie d'Abancourt ...........................48 sa fem. vefve de Jean Guillot

Louis prevost ...............................15 fils

Jean prevost .................................5 fils

Jean baptiste Prevost ........................4 fils

therese prevost .........................7 mois fille

Ellizabeth guillot ...........................9 fille

Marie Houarlin ..............................33 domestique Engaigé

Et pierre Rouzillot …………………….27 aussy Engaigé
The first census of New France (1666)
1686 Death of Child
Louis PREVOST died 12 May 1686, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
death1691 Death
27 January 1691
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
Added: 7/17/2010 4:20:55 PM - Updated: 3/29/2023 2:09:39 PM

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