Paquet, Marguerite King's Daughter

Female 1646 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Paquet, Marguerite 
    Suffix King's Daughter 
    Born 1646 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I101557  32 Generations
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2013 

    DNA Tests  mtDNA-8517 Stirling, William Richard (18 Apr 2011)

    Father Paquet, Mery,   b. 28 Mar 1614, St Jean Baptiste de Poitiers Poitou France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1679, Bourg Royale Charlesbourg Quebec Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Beaumont, Vincente Ratte,   b. 1622, St Jean Baptiste de Poitiers Poitou France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1658, St Jean Baptiste de Poitiers France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1637  Poitiers France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F48137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Biville, Francois,   b. 1635, St Nicolas Boulogne France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1675, Quebec City Quebec Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1670  Notre Dame de Qubec Qubec Qc Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Line in Record @F10661@ (MN 15566) from GEDCOM file not recognized:
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      CHAN31 Oct 2005
    Children 
     1. Biville, Catherine,   b. 14 Mar 1674, Notre Dame de Qubec Qubec Qc Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1746, Petite Rivie St Franois Charlevoix Qc Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F48134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The filles du roi, or King's Daughters, were courageous women who were sent to New France by King Louis XIV of France between 1663 and 1673. They numbered over 750 and consisted of country girls, village girls and orphans. These young women of marriageable age and capable of bearing children were part of King Louis' program to promote the settlement of and increase the population of New France. Their transportation and settlement expenses, as well as a dowry of 50 livres for many of them, were assumed by the royal treasury.
      Between June and September of 1665, the Carignan Salières Regiment arrived in Québec city. These regular French troops were sent by King Louis XIV in response to the Iroquois (Mohawk Indian) threat which had plagued the colony for many years. The Regiment consisted of 20 companies plus 4 companies which were detached from other regiments, some 1200 soldiers and officers in all. A series of forts were established along the Richelieu River and a successful attack against the Iroquois in their own territory were effective and brought about the signing of a peace treaty in July 1667.
      Although most of the regiment returned to France, over 450 men were discharged and stayed to permanently settle in New France. Many of these ex-soldiers married the newly arrived filles du roi. Four companies remained until 1671 when they too were discharged and many of the men settled. This virtually left all of the colony without a garrison and transferred it's dependence back to the local militia.
      There is an interesting story associated with one ancestor who married a King's Daughter. Married in France and arriving in New France in 1662, Pierre Piché was planning to have his wife Marie Lefebvre join him after he was settled. Three months later, a letter from his brother Louis informed him that Marie had died. Now as a widower and free to remarry, he married Catherine Durand in 1665, a King's Daughter. In 1671 he found out that his first wife was alive so he went back to France to get her and return to New France. On the voyage back Marie his first wife died. Pierre arrived back in New France widowed a second time. Fortunately his marriage to Catherine was rehabilitated in 1673 by the Church and his life continued where it had left off.
      Name: Marguerite (Paquet) Pasquier
      Sex: F
      Birth: ENV. 1645 in VieName: Marguerite (Paquet) Pasquier
      Sex: F
      Birth: ENV. 1645 in Vienne,Poitou,Poitiers, FR
      Death: JUILLET 1698 in Beaumont, Québec
      Father: Méry (Paquet) Pasquier b: 1610 in St. Paul de Vendeure, FR
      Mother: Vincente Beaumont b: 1619
      Marriage 1 François Biville-dit-Picard b: ENV. 1630
      Marriage 2 Bernard Gontier b: 1643 in St-Severin de Paris, FR
      Married: 20 JAN. 1676 in Notre-Dame de Québec City, Québec
      Children
      1. Louis (Gauthier) Gonthier b: 27 FÉV. 1679 in Québec City, Québec
      2. Bernard Gontier b: 01 OCT. 1676 in Québec City, Québec
      3. Jean-Baptiste Gontier
      4. Marguerite Gontier
      5. Marie-Hélène Gontier
      !BIRTH-PARENTS-CHRISTENING-SPOUSE-DEATH: L'Abbe Cyprien Tanguay, DICTIONNA IRE
      GÉNÉALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES CANADIENNE, 1608-1800; Volume 1, p 56, V ol 2, p 299.
      Parents are Mery Pasque and Vincente Beaumont.
      Md #2 26 Jan 1676 BERNARD Gontier.
      nne,Poitou,Poitiers, FR
      Death: JUILLET 1698 in Beaumont, Québec
      Father: Méry (Paquet) Pasquier b: 1610 in St. Paul de Vendeure, FR
      Mother: Vincente Beaumont b: 1619
      Marriage 1 François Biville-dit-Picard b: ENV. 1630
      Marriage 2 Bernard Gontier b: 1643 in St-Severin de Paris, FR
      Married: 20 JAN. 1676 in Notre-Dame de Québec City, Québec
      Children
      1. Louis (Gauthier) Gonthier b: 27 FÉV. 1679 in Québec City, Québec
      2. Bernard Gontier b: 01 OCT. 1676 in Québec City, Québec
      3. Jean-Baptiste Gontier
      4. Marguerite Gontier
      5. Marie-Hélène Gontier
      !BIRTH-PARENTS-CHRISTENING-SPOUSE-DEATH: L'Abbe Cyprien Tanguay, DICTIONNA IRE
      GÉNÉALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES CANADIENNE, 1608-1800; Volume 1, p 56, V ol 2, p 299.
      Parents are Mery Pasque and Vincente Beaumont.
      Md #2 26 Jan 1676 BERNARD Gontier.