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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Jacques  DUBOIS

  (b. abt. 1641 France   d. 15 March 1675 Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France )  

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Jacques DUBOIS was born abt. 1641 in France. Jacques DUBOIS was the child of ?   and   ?

Jacques was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1667.

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

Jacques  married  Catherine VIEILLOT dite MARANDA 18 October 1667 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Catherine VIEILLOT dite MARANDA  was born 20 October 1642 in Rouen, France.  Catherine died bef. 7 February 1689 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada. 

Jacques DUBOIS died 15 March 1675 in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France.

Occupation: habitant



son of Jacques Dubois and Jeanne Tinion


Details of the family tree of Jacques 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? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church...Read MORE...



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Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - The Seigneurial System (1627 - 1854)
The seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modeled on the French feudal system. It began in New France in 1627 with the formation of the Compagnie des Cent-Associés (or Company of 100 Associates), which was initially responsible for handing out land grants and seigneurial rights. The land was divided into five by 15 kilometer plots, usually along major rivers like the St. Lawrence. They were then further subdivided into narrow, but long lots for settlement. These lots were usually long enough to be suitable for faming, and they provided everyone who lived on them with equal access to neighbouring farms and the river. There were three main groups of people who lived off the land in this system: Seigneurs, Habitants and Engagés

Jacques DUBOIS was a habitant.
Habitants were usually farmers or labourers who were initially brought over from France to live on this land. They had to pay rent and taxes to the seigneur, though they co-owned the land with the seigneur, and even had to work entirely for the benefit of the seigneur a few days each year.

Source: Canada in the Making (www.canadiana.ca/citm/index_e.html)
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    Habitants played an essential role in creating a permanent, settled population along the St. Lawrence River. But it was not an easy life... Habitants had to clear the land, build a homestead, and plant and harvest a crop. The first task was never-ending, while the last one was annual. Building and repairing the house and barn were continual tasks. So were cutting and hauling firewood. The habitants had to be largely self-reliant in looking after all routine tasks such as cooking, baking, making furniture, and repairing tools. They had to attend to the educational and medical needs of the family. They had to endure the harsh physical climate and rough terrain, largely unaided by government support. The habitants had to pay taxes to the seigneurs and the church. Canada: The Story of Our Heritage by Elspeth Deir, John Fielding, Nick Brune, Peter Grant, Stephanie Smith Abram McGraw-Hill Ryerson School, 2000
    Habitants by Cornelius Krieghoff (1852) wikipedia
  • 1667 Marriage / Partner
    Jacques DUBOIS and Catherine VIEILLOT dite MARANDA 18 October 1667, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1668 Birth of Child
    François DUBOIS was born 12 November 1668, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1671 Birth of Child
    Clément DUBOIS was born 26 October 1671, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1673 Birth of Child
    Jeanne DUBOIS was born 28 September 1673, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1675 Death
    15 March 1675
    Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1675 Birth of Child
    Pierre DUBOIS was born 7 October 1675, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada


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Added: 2/4/2015 11:25:33 AM - Updated: 6/13/2015 12:45:27 PM

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