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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Louis  MOREAU

  (b. 6 January 1647 St-Georges-du-Bois, Charente-Maritime, France   d. 12 January 1683 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Louis MOREAU was born 6 January 1647 in St-Georges-du-Bois, Charente-Maritime, France. Louis MOREAU was the child of ?   and   ?

Louis was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1678.

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Louis  married  Elisabeth GAGNON 21 February 1678 in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Elisabeth GAGNON  was born 29 September 1661 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer).  Elisabeth died 1 March 1703 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier).  Elisabeth was the child of Robert GAGNON (GASGNON) and Marie PARENTEAU.

Louis MOREAU died 12 January 1683 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Tailleur, Chirurgien (Tailor, Surgeon)

Son of François Moreau and Françoise Tébault-Dubout

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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.

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birth1647 Birth
6 January 1647
St-Georges-du-Bois, Charente-Maritime, France
MOREAU – Contraction of Morineau, nickname given to an individual with a more or less dark complexion, in reference to the Moorish people, encountered during the crusades. Also, from the Latin 'Maurellus', from Maurus which means the Mauritanian, again the nickname of a dark-skinned individual. Finally, can come from the name of several localities in France.

Louis Moreau was baptized on January 6, 1647 in St-Georges-du-Bois, Charente-Maritime, France. Son of François Moreau and Françoise Tébault-Dubout, he married Élisabeth Gagnon, daughter of Robert Gagnon and Marie Parenteau, on February 21, 1678 on Île d'Orléans. From this union were born 2 children. Hired in La Rochelle as a tailor, he arrived in the country in 1668. He lived in Château-Richer and the Côte-de-Lauzon. In 1681, he owned 3 horned animals. He died as a result of an accident that occurred in his house in Côte-de-Lauzon on January 12, 1683 and was buried in Quebec three days later.
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marriage1678 Marriage / Partner
Louis MOREAU and Elisabeth GAGNON 21 February 1678, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
1679 Birth of Child
Elisabeth MOREAU was born 28 September 1679, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
1681 Birth of Child
Geneviève MOREAU was born 2 November 1681, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer)
death1683 Death
12 January 1683
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Added: 12/13/2014 9:41:25 AM - Updated: 3/4/2023 11:51:41 AM

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