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Marie Major

Female 1637 - 1689  (52 years)    Has 2 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Marie Major 
    Relationshipwith Marie Therese Nadeau
    Born 26 Feb 1637  Saint-Thomas, Touques, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Baptized 26 Feb 1637  Saint-Thomas, Touques, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    1669  Batiscan, Champlain, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1681  Batiscan, Champlain, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Hospitalization 14 Nov 1689  Hôtel-Dieu du Précieux-Sang, Québec, Québec-Ville, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Listed in list of sick people. Shown as from the Paroisse de Toucque, près de Paris, age 52 
    Died 8 Dec 1689  Hôtel-Dieu du Précieux-Sang, Québec, Québec-Ville, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 8 Dec 1689  Hôtel-Dieu du Précieux-Sang, Québec, Québec-Ville, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • ORIGIN: Marie Major (or Mazol) probably came to Canada as part of the 97 filles du Roi (king's daughters) which arrived in the summer of 1668.

      HISTORICAL NOVEL: Sergine Desjardins has written a historical novel on our ancestor Marie Major. Click on the Marie Major link on her web site to read a brief summary. (Note this book is in French.)
    Person ID I208  Antoine_Roy
    Links To This person is also Marie Major (I35) in the Roys_in_France tree on this site
    The Roys_in_France tree was provided by Monsieur Pierre Le Clercq in 2006 based on his research on the Roy families in France in the Department of Yonne Archives.

    L'arbre Roys_in_France a été fourni par Monsieur Pierre Le Clercq en 2006 crée de ses recherches sur les familles Roy en France dans les archives du Départment de l'Yonne
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2014 

    Father Jean Major,   b. Saint-Thomas, Touques, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1650, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Marguerite Lepele 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Husband AncestorsAntoine Roy,   b. 1635, Joigny, Yonne, Bourgogne, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1684, Lachine, Île-de-Montréal, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Marriage Contract 6 Sep 1668  Greffe de Jean Lecomte, Québec, Québec-Ville, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 11 Sep 1668  Notre-Dame, Québec, Québec-Ville, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children
    +1. Pierre Roy,   b. 1669, Batiscan, Champlain, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1734, Repentigny, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     
    Family ID F196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    King's Daughters (Filles du Roi)
    King's Daughters (Filles du Roi)
    The King's Daughters (Filles du Roi) were women sent to the New France by the King to help populate the colony.

    Historical Maps
    Antoine Roy and Pierre Roy along the St. Lawrence
    Antoine Roy and Pierre Roy along the St. Lawrence
    Map showing the villages along the St. Lawrence. MouseOver popups on the village names provide pertinent facts on Antoine Roy dit Desjardins and his son Pierre Roy's presence in those villages.

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] Archives départementales de Calvados, (online), Touques Saint-Thomas B.M.S. 1628-1692 5 MI-EC page 16.
      Subscription site. Image of Marie's baptismal record in les Archives Departmentales du Calvados for Touques, Saint-Thomas B.M.S. 1628-1692 5 MI-EC page 16 was provided by Allen J. Voisine on 8 Oct 2011

    2. [S434] Les filles du Roi en Nouvelle-France: étude historique avec répertoire biographicque, Dumas, Silvio, (Our Roots / Nos Racines web site), page 291.
      online at Our Roots / Nos Racines

    3. [S426] Répertoire des Actes de Baptême du PRDH, Université de Montréal, (Release 1.10b, Copyright 1998-2000), ID #403521.
      shown as from Lisieux (meaning the diocese of)

    4. [S426] Répertoire des Actes de Baptême du PRDH, Université de Montréal, (Release 1.10b, Copyright 1998-2000), ID #97339.

    5. [S426] Répertoire des Actes de Baptême du PRDH, Université de Montréal, (Release 1.10b, Copyright 1998-2000), ID #412949.

    6. [S32] Drouin Collection, Québec Vital and Church Records, 1621-1967 (Ancestry, Gabriel Drouin, compiler, (Drouin Collection, Montreal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin), Hôtel-Dieu du Précieux-Sang de Québec 1689-1698 img 16.
      image from the Drouin Collection, Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967, Québec (Hôpitaux) (Québec (Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu du Précieux-Sang de Québec), registre des malades) > 1689-1698 > 16 was provided by Allen J. Voisine on 8 Oct 2011

    7. [S426] Répertoire des Actes de Baptême du PRDH, Université de Montréal, (Release 1.10b, Copyright 1998-2000), ID #72768.

    8. [S59] Antoine Roy dit Desjardins (1635 - 1684) et ses descendants, George Desjardins, s.j., (Editions du Bien Public 1971), LDS Film #1036635 item #3., page 12-14.

    9. [S59] Antoine Roy dit Desjardins (1635 - 1684) et ses descendants, George Desjardins, s.j., (Editions du Bien Public 1971), LDS Film #1036635 item #3., LDS Film #1036635 Item #3 p 16-17.
      Witnesses were Laurent Cambin, Pierre Fournier dit DesForges, and Jean DeLorme