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  (b. 21 March 1665 Québec, Canada, New France   d. 8 May 1735 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Charles-Joseph AMYOT (AMIOT) DEVINCELOT was born 21 March 1665 in Québec, Canada, New France

Charles-Joseph AMYOT (AMIOT) DEVINCELOT was the child of Charles AMYOT (AMIOT)   and   Geneviève CHAVIGNY (CHANVIGNY) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Philippe AMYOT (AMIOT) dit VILLENEUVE and Anne CONVENT (COUVENT) (maternal)  François CHAVIGNY (CHANVIGNY) and Eleonore GRANDMAISON

Charles-Joseph AMYOT (AMIOT) DEVINCELOT died 8 May 1735 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: avigator, naval lieutenant, militia commander, seigneur


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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.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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

Charles-Joseph AMYOT (AMIOT) DEVINCELOT was a seigneur.
Seigneurs were the most important colonists, as they were usually in the military or aristocracy prior to being a settler. These seigneurs then were charged with the task of subdividing large parcels of land into five by 15 kilometer concessions, then renting this land to a habitant. Under regulations set up by the French government in France, the seigneur could also set up a court of law, set up a mill on his land and organize a commune.

Source: Canada in the Making (www.canadiana.ca/citm/index_e.html)


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birth1665 Birth
21 March 1665
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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AMIOT (Amyot) DE VINCELOTTE, CHARLES-JOSEPH, navigator, naval lieutenant, militia commander, seigneur; b. 23 March 1665 at Quebec, son of Charles Amiot* and Geneviève de Chavigny; buried 9 May 1735 in the same town.

Charles-Joseph received his elementary education at the Jesuit college in Quebec; then he studied the principles of navigation, doubtless under the direction of Martin Boutet*. In 1680 he received from his mother the fief of Vincelotte (Cap Saint-Ignace) that she herself had received in 1672 from Talon*. At 19, in 1684, he enlisted in the militia. He drew up a will the same year, before leaving “to travel and go to war in the king’s service against the Iroquois. “We find him again in 1693 when he presented a petition – successfully – to Louis de Buade* de Frontenac and Bochart de Champigny asking that his fief be enlarged; he wished, he wrote, to “contribute to the utmost of his ability to the development of this colony and work hard to establish himself there.”

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www.biographi.ca Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
1666 Quebec
Charles Amiot................................30 bourgeois
Geneviefve Chavigny .........................30 sa femme
Marie Amiot ..................................3 fille
Et Charles Amiot .............................1 fils

The first census of New France (1666)
The French In North America: 1500-1783
Kings and Queens1715 - September 1 - Louis XV becomes King of France
death1735 Death
8 May 1735
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

He died at the age of 70.
Added: 5/3/2015 11:23:04 AM - Updated: 4/21/2016 4:09:46 PM

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