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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Jean-Paul  GODEFROY

  (b. abt. 1602 France   d. France )  

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Jean-Paul GODEFROY was born abt. 1602 in France

Jean-Paul GODEFROY was the child of ?   and   ?

Jean-Paul was an immigrant, arriving by 1646.

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Jean-Paul  married  Marie-Madeleine LEGARDEUR 3 October 1646 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marie-Madeleine LEGARDEUR  was born abt. 1625 in France?.  Marie-Madeleine was the child of Pierre LEGARDEUR DE REPENTIGNY and Marie FAVERY DE POMEAU.

son of Robert Godefroy and Marguerite Marteau

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Jean-Paul GODEFROY married  female ancestor Marie-Madeleine LEGARDEUR-- Date: 3 October 1646 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Marie-Madeleine LEGARDEUR was the child of Pierre LEGARDEUR DE REPENTIGNY and Marie FAVERY DE POMEAU




Children of Jean-Paul GODEFROY and Marie-Madeleine LEGARDEUR:

flag female ancestor Barbe GODEFROY (b.3 September 1648, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )

flag female ancestor Marie-Charlotte GODEFROY (b.28 May 1650, Québec, Canada, New France   d. , )



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GODEFROY, JEAN-PAUL, interpreter, trading clerk at Trois-Rivières, businessman, comptrollergeneral of the Communauté des Habitants, naval commander, and counsellor; b. c. 1602 in Paris, of a family from Normandy; d. in 1668 or shortly before, probably in France.

He was the son of Robert Godefroy, who was king’s counsellor and treasurer-general for supplementary war expenses, and, in 1627, one of the Compagnie des Cent-Associés, and of Marie Marteau, of the parish of Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs in Paris.

Several historians have settled on 1626 as the date of Jean-Paul Godefroy’s arrival in New France. It is nevertheless quite possible that he came as early as 1623. Indeed Champlain, in his Voyages, speaks in that year of “a sailor named Jean Paul,” whom Laverdière identifies, somewhat hastily perhaps, as Godefroy. In any event it is certain that, even before the Kirke episode [see Sir David Kirke], Godefroy was one of Champlain’s interpreters, and returned to Europe with him in...Read MORE...


Dictionary of Canadian Biography (www.biographi.ca)

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marriage1646 Marriage / Partner
Jean-Paul GODEFROY and Marie-Madeleine LEGARDEUR 3 October 1646, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1648 Birth of Child
Barbe GODEFROY was born 3 September 1648, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1650 Birth of Child
Marie-Charlotte GODEFROY was born 28 May 1650, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Added: 5/4/2015 10:10:52 AM - Updated: 6/14/2015 1:08:52 PM

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