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HELP! immigrant flag female ancestor  Jeanne  DÉFOSSÉ

  (b. abt. 1639 France   d. 7 November 1698 Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France )  

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Jeanne DÉFOSSÉ was born abt. 1639 in France. Jeanne DÉFOSSÉ was the child of ?   and   ?

Jeanne was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1670.

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

Jeanne  married  Louis DORÉ 1 September 1670 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Louis DORÉ  was born abt. 1636 in France.  Louis died 9 November 1696 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Jeanne DÉFOSSÉ died 7 November 1698 in Neuville, Portneuf, Canada, New France .

daughter of Vincent Défossé and Noëlle Desnoyers

Details of the family tree of Jeanne 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.
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  • Jeanne DÉFOSSÉ
    Women in New France generally took on the domestic roles of wives, mothers, and housekeepers. They were, however, viewed more as equals than their counterparts in Europe, and worked the fields along with their male relations as well as participated in business. Women were even allowed to be seigneurs, due to the fact that many men were involved in the fur trade or military, and/or often died before their wives, thus willing to them their land and titles. Social Order and Life in New France ( ~tshannon/ hist106web/ Canada/_private/ social%20order.htm)
    Habitants by Cornelius Krieghoff (1852) wikipedia
  • 1670 Marriage / Partner
    Jeanne DÉFOSSÉ and Louis DORÉ 1 September 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1671 Birth of Child
    Louis DORÉ was born 28 August 1671, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1678 Birth of Child
    Françoise DORÉ was born 16 April 1678, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1680 Birth of Child
    Étienne DORÉ was born 9 February 1680, Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)
  • 1696 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Louis DORÉ died 9 November 1696, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1698 Death
    7 November 1698
    Neuville, Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-de-Sales)

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Added: 2/8/2015 12:28:39 PM - Updated: 1/8/2020 8:30:26 AM

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