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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Paul  VACHON

  (b. abt. 1630 La Copechagniere, Poitou, Vendee, France   d. 25 June 1703 Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )  
Cause of Death: smallpox

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Paul VACHON was born abt. 1630 in La Copechagniere, Poitou, Vendee, France. Paul VACHON was the child of ?   and   ?

Paul was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1650.

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

Paul  married  Marguerite LANGLOIS 22 October 1653 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Marguerite LANGLOIS  was born 3 September 1639 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Marguerite died 24 September 1697 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport).  Marguerite was the child of Noel LANGLOIS and Françoise GARNIER (GRENIER).

Paul VACHON died 25 June 1703 in Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: mason, notary, attorney, and clerk of court

Son of Vincent Vachon and Sapience Vateau

Details of the family tree of Paul 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? Before Vermont became a state they tried to become part of Quebec, but Quebec refused so Vermont joined the United States instead.

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Paul VACHON married Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marguerite LANGLOIS-- Date: 22 October 1653 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
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Marguerite LANGLOIS was the child of Noel LANGLOIS and Françoise GARNIER (GRENIER)


"Paul Vachon, born about 1630, son of Vincent Vachon and of Sapience Vateau, was a native of La Copechagniere, a town in the department of the Vendee, Arrondissement of La Roche-sur-Yon, Canton of Saint-Fulgent, Diocese of Lucon, in the ancient French Province of Poitou. Paul made the crossing to Canada in 1650 at the age of about twenty years. On 22 October 1653, he married Marguerite Langlois at Quebec. This young girl, a native of Beauport, was baptized at the Chapel of Quebec, the only one in the region at that time, by the Reverend Father Nicolas Adam, S.J., on 3 September 1639. Marguerite Aubert, the wife of Martin Grouvel, was her godmother. This fourteen-year-old fiancee was from a dignified family of New France, taht of Noel Langlois and of Francoise Garnier, who had lived in the region of Quebec since the spring of 1634."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume I, Page 251

The Myth and Reality of Family Incentives in New France: Unraveling the French Government and Catholic Church Connection

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Children of Paul VACHON and Marguerite LANGLOIS:

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Paul VACHON (b.4 November 1656, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 7 March 1729, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Marguerite VACHON (b.1 September 1658, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 24 June 1703, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Jean-Robert DUPRAC 6 January 1675 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

flag male ancestor Vincent VACHON (b.15 February 1660, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 3 December 1716, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Louise CADIEUX 25 June 1685 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie-Louise VACHON (b.23 May 1662, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 11 July 1715, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Leonard PAILLARD (PAILLE) 24 June 1678 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

flag female ancestor Marie-Madeleine VACHON (b.13 August 1664, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 25 September 1715, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Raphaël GIROUX 26 November 1681 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

flag girl ancestor Marie-Charlotte VACHON (b.12 September 1666, Québec, Canada, New France   d. ,  )

flag male ancestor Noel VACHON dit PAMERLAUX (b.13 January 1669, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 12 August 1699, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Monique GIROUX 24 October 1695 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

flag male ancestor Pierre VACHON (b.31 May 1671, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 17 January 1703, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Marguerite-Catherine SOULARD 5 March 1696 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

flag female ancestor Anne-Thérèse VACHON (b.23 July 1674, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 19 February 1721, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Jean TURGEON 8 November 1691 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

flag female ancestor Marie-Françoise VACHON (b.abt. 1676, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 28 December 1722, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Joseph-François BINET 4 February 1698 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
m. Jean-Baptiste L'ESPINAY (LEPINE) 4 February 1709 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

flag female ancestor Marie-Madeleine VACHON (b.8 January 1680, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 18 February 1703, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Pierre-Vincent VALLEE 23 November 1699 in Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

flag male ancestor Guillaume VACHON (b.2 December 1682, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 27 December 1702, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France )

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Paul Vachon

Paul Vachon, was born circa 1630, the union of Vincent Vachon and The Sapienne Vateau de La Copechagnière, in Poitou. It is the current department of Vendée, district of La-Roche-sur-Yon, Canton de St-Fulgent, Luçon diocese.

Towards 1650, aged about 20 years, he came to Canada. He married in Quebec City, October 22 1653, Marguerite Langlois, a native girl of Beauport, baptized at Quebec. Aged only 14, she was the daughter of Noël Langlois and Françoise Grenier of the Quebec region.

In 1655, he received the Lord Robert Giffard, Lord of Beauport, a concession of land in the village of Fargy, Lord of Beauport. In 1664, the concession was doubled. He had to hire a servant to look after them and continue to wander in many occupations.

He had many talents... To him and Mathurin Roy confided that the chapel and the sick room of the Hotel-Dieu de Quebec. In addition to its...Read MORE...

VACHON - contraction of Vacheron, the nickname given to a cow breeder. Paul Vachon was born around 1630 in La Copechagnière, Vendée, France. Son of Vincent Vachon and Sapience Rabaud, he married Marguerite Langlois, daughter of Noël and Françoise Garnier, on October 22, 1653 in Quebec. The couple have 12 children. Literate, this mason who arrived in 1650 became a notary for the seigneuries of Notre-Dame-des-Anges, Beauport, Beaupré and Île d’Orléans where he lived, for nearly 40 years. His son is the first priest born in the colony. In 1681, he owned 2 rifles, 1 pistol, 13 cattle and 35 acres of land. He died on June 24, 1703 of smallpox which took away his whole family and was buried the next day in Beauport.
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VACHON, PAUL, mason, seigneurial notary, seigneurial attorney, and clerk of court; b. c. 1630 at La Copechagnière (province of Poitou), son of Vincent Vachon and Sapience Vateau; d. 24 June 1703 at Beauport.

Paul Vachon is supposed to have come to Canada around 1650, at the age of 20. According to a family tradition, he arrived with a few gold pieces sewn into the lining of his coat. On 22 Oct. 1653, at Quebec, he married Marguerite Langlois, who was born in 1639 at Beauport; they had 12 children. Vachon was a mason by trade; in 1654, in association with Mathurin Roy, he was entrusted with the building of the chapel and the sick-ward of the Hôtel-Dieu of Quebec, the first stone of which was laid on 15 Oct. 1654 by the governor-general, Jean de Lauson*. Vachon was perhaps already living in the small town of Fargy, in the Beauport seigneury, where on 4 June 1655 Joseph Giffard made him a land grant of ten acres, of which he officially took possession on 23 Jan. 1656. These ten acres...Read MORE... Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
marriage1653 Marriage / Partner
Paul VACHON and Marguerite LANGLOIS 22 October 1653, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1656 Birth of Child
Paul VACHON was born 4 November 1656, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
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1658 Birth of Child
Marguerite VACHON was born 1 September 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1660 Birth of Child
Vincent VACHON was born 15 February 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1662 Birth of Child
Marie-Louise VACHON was born 23 May 1662, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1664 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine VACHON was born 13 August 1664, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1666 Habittans de Beauport
Mre paul Vachon .............................36 Notaire

Margueritte Langlois ........................22 sa femme

paul Vachon ..................................9 fils

Margueritte Vachon ...........................7 fille

Vincent Vachon ...............................5 fils

Louise Vachon ................................3 fille

Marie Magdelaine Vachon ................16 mois fille

Et Michel Aubin .............................22 domestique Engaigé
The first census of New France (1666)
1666 Birth of Child
Marie-Charlotte VACHON was born 12 September 1666, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1669 Birth of Child
Noel VACHON dit PAMERLAUX was born 13 January 1669, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1671 Birth of Child
Pierre VACHON was born 31 May 1671, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1674 Birth of Child
Anne-Thérèse VACHON was born 23 July 1674, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1680 Birth of Child
Marie-Madeleine VACHON was born 8 January 1680, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1681 Canadian Census Seigneurie de Beauport
Paul Vachon, 53
Marguerite Langlois, sa femme, 43
Vincent, 22
Madelaine, 17
Charlotte, 15
Noel, 13
Pierre, 10
Anne, 7
Marie, 5
Madelaine, 2
Pierre, domestique, 61

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
1682 Birth of Child
Guillaume VACHON was born 2 December 1682, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1697 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marguerite LANGLOIS died 24 September 1697, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1699 Death of Child
Noel VACHON dit PAMERLAUX died 12 August 1699, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1702 Death of Child
Guillaume VACHON died 27 December 1702, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)

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1703 Death
Died during a smallpox epidemic, on June 24, 1703. Death recorded at Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativite, Beauport, Quebec Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).
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