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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Robert  DROUIN

  (b. 16 August 1607 Mortagne, Perche, France   d. 1 June 1685 Château-Richer, Canada, New France )  

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Robert DROUIN was born 16 August 1607 in Mortagne, Perche, France . Robert DROUIN was the child of ?   and   ?

Robert was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1635.

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

Robert  married  Anne CLOUTIER 12 July 1637 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Anne CLOUTIER  was born 19 January 1626 in Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche).  Anne died 3 February 1648 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Anne was the child of Zacharie CLOUTIER and Xainte (Sainte) DUPONT.

Robert  married  (2) Marie CHAPELIER 29 November 1649 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Marie CHAPELIER  was born 6 January 1621 in France.  Marie died 15 March 1697 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Robert DROUIN died 1 June 1685 in Château-Richer, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Robert appear below.
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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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  • Bio
    Robert Drouin

    Robert Drouin was a native of the parish Pin, Perche. He was the son of Robert Drouin and Marie Dubois. He came to New France as a master briqueleur.

    On 12 July 1637, he married Anne Cloutier, daughter of Zacharie Cloutier and Xainte Dupont...

    Anne died prematurely on 2 February 1648...

    Robert Drouin married Mary Lachapelle, daughter of Jean Chapelier and Marguerite Dodier, the parish of St-Etienne,...Read MORE...

  • Biography
    DROUIN, ROBERT, pioneer on the Beaupré shore; baptized 6 Aug. 1607 at Pin-la-Garenne, Perche, son of Robert Drouin and Marie Dubois; d. 1 June 1685 and was buried at Château-Richer the next day.

    The date of Drouin’s arrival in Canada is not known, but it is certain that he was here by 1636. In 1641 he already had a farm near the Rivière aux Chiens on the Beaupré shore, although he did not receive the concession for it until 17 April 1646. By...Read MORE...

    Dictionary of Canadian Biography (
  • 1607 Birth
    16 August 1607
    Mortagne, Perche, France (Mortagne-au-Perche)
  • 1637 Marriage / Partner
    Robert DROUIN and Anne CLOUTIER 12 July 1637, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1641 Birth of Child
    Agnes DROUIN was born 21 January 1641, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1643 Birth of Child
    Geneviève DROUIN was born 19 October 1643, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1646 Birth of Child
    Jeanne DROUIN was born 5 November 1646, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1647 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Anne CLOUTIER died 3 February 1648, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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